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So called “Lucky” because this cardigan not only is knit in bright green yarn and features a lace pattern reminiscent of four leaf clovers, but also because this is my first original garment design ever! The piece is an easy knit that looks great on many different body types. This cardigan is knit from the top down in one piece (no s...
This pattern is ideal for beginners. These basic mittens are worked in the round - the cuff is knit on smaller needles and the body is worked on the larger needles. They look great in a variety of yarns, knit up quickly, and are highly functional. Try adding simple embellishments for added pizazz or attach them with an i-cord or braid - my favor...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Inspired by the infamous red hat donned by Kirsten Dunst as the charming flight attendant, Claire, in the film Elizabethtown. This re-creation of the beanie is worked in sock weight yarn and features alternating ribbed cables. Centered double decreases bring the top of the hat to a close. Block your hat over a dinner plate for a slightly slouchy...
Crochet: Christmas Stocking
This unusually constructed stocking is a great holiday multi-tasker. Learn how to make an afterthought knitted heel, play with crochet fan stitch, and become proficient at Kitchener stitch, all while creating an heirloom stocking to treasure for years to come.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Note: The row gauge is more important than the stitch gauge in this pattern. If you’re meeting the 6.5 rows/inch, then each 16 row stripe should equal about 2.5 inches. Therefore, 8 stripes equals a hat that is 20” in circumference. For best results, knit a large swatch and block it to check your row gauge. You can then check yourself again afte...
This project is knit lengthwise in a mosaic patten inspired by the one used in “Blythe” by Jane Ellison, published in Noro Family. The scarf is constructed in such a way that the stockinette background is created by breaking the yarn at the end of every row and rejoining it on the opposite end so that you are nearly always knitting o...
Crochet: Cup / Mug, Accessories - Other
Cardboard is a bulky disposable material. Help keep it out of our landfills with a reusable crochet coffee cup cozy. Uses up tiny scraps of yarn, makes a great gift for that avid caffeine addict in your life, and is proof that green can be fashionable!
Knitting: Earflap Hat
This Unicorn Hat is perfect for children both old and young. Make one for Halloween or other costumed event … or just for fun! If you don’t want a unicorn hat (who wouldn’t!?!?), you can skip all of the embellishments for a great basic earflap hat that requires just one skein of super soft Malabrigo Rasta.