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I’ve been experimenting for years with knitted mittens for my kids. We live near Ottawa, Canada, and playing outside here is serious business. This year, I’ve reluctantly admitted to myself that plain old knitted mittens are great for moving from the house to the cold van, but they just don’t suffice for serious playing in the ...
This gorgeous snowflake motif is a traditional Scandinavian design. As soon as I saw it, visions of cowls danced in my head. It’s delightful and comforting, like venturing out into a fresh snow fall dressed in warm woolies, then retiring inside to watch nature’s show from a cozy chair with a cup of coffee, a good book, and knitting close by.
Obla is a stranded slouchy hat with a simple, repeating, all-over Fair Isle motif. The longest you’ll have to carry a colour is 3 sts, so there is no need to worry about weaving in the strands to prevent long floats because there aren’t any. The majority of the rows are my favourite, alternating colours every other stitch.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Need a breezy, interesting project for summertime? The Sea Glass Shawl features some relaxing stockinette stripes and some fun lace -- both charted AND written. Knitting it from the bottom up means the cast off is almost nonexistent. And the lovely, drapey CotLin creates a shawl that’s perfect wear for summer evenings, breezy adventures, a...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
The Scrunchy Ombre Arm Warmers combine two of any knitter’s favorite things: using those up tiny ball balls of leftover sock yarn and stripes. By creating a stripe patterning that repeats and overlaps, there are not only less ends to weave in but it also opens the possibilities for endless color gradients. These simple-yet-addictive arm warmers ...