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Knitting: Mittens, Gloves
Glittens are a glove-mitten hybrid. Mittens keep your fingers together for warmth, but gloves give more dexterity. The glitten gives you the best of both worlds with warmth and dexterity built right in. This is especially helpful for hunters, dog walkers, and others who need finger/thumb dexterity during cold weather. With the addition of a spec...
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
This swirly little snowflake is a quick knit! Pattern gives instructions for double-pointed needles with options for working in two circular needles or The Magic Loop, if preferred. The pattern includes needle sizes used for #10 Crochet Cotton, fingering weight yarn, and worsted weight yarn. The Gypsy Snowflake knits up easily to bring a little ...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This small blanket is the perfect size to cover your baby in a stroller or car seat or playpen without the added bulk of a large blanket. It also is a good size for a preemie. Instructions are given for making the blanket wider and/or longer.
Knitting: Afghan block
You can now make afghan squares any size you desire with this easy pattern. No more guessing if you have the right size for a swap because you can see exactly how big your square is as you go! Want to add lots and lots of colors? Easy instructions for multiple colors included! The edges are made so they are easy to stitch together or crochet aro...
Whether they have a mustache or a monocle, these two are high class brothers of the sheep world! Use bits of yarn and a few stitches of embroidery before putting them on your fingers to wiggle for a giggle!
This snowflake was named after my rescued Beagle-mix, Emma. It is a lovely addition to holiday decorating, window ornaments, package toppers, or anywhere you want a bit of festive cheer! Little bits of thread and a little bit of time will have you in a blizzard before you know it!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
During the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. I was fascinated by the way the snowboards went a short smooth way to the beginning of the half pipe, then did multiple twists, flips, and spins to finally end up with a long straight slide at the end. I thought there had to be a way to get that interpreted in knitting because it was just so awesome ...
Knitting: Bag - Other
“The galaxy is on Orion’s belt.” (MIB, the movie) This amulet bag is for our SciFi geek friends - your very own galaxy you can carry with you. It even has a place for a small bit of cash or any wee bit of space junk you might encounter on your travels.
Knitting: Bag - Other
This Western-style amulet bag is just the right size for a spare bit of change or a small treasure to carry with you. It is incredibly soft and can be made with any sport weight chenille yarn. Also makes a nice little extra gift for the very young lady in your life.
Knitting: Scarf, Poncho, Shawl / Wrap
This shawl can be made any size with any yarn. Knit two and they easily can be made into a poncho. Whether a full-sized shawl, shoulder shawl, scarf, or poncho, this simple pattern with just a touch of lace will be a favorite!
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
You can make this elegant scarf with just one ball of laceweight yarn. If you have two balls of yarn, you can lengthen and widen it easily into a shawl. Beautiful way to use that one ball of laceweight yarn in your stash. Can just as easily be made with a heavier weight yarn. All knit, so if you are averse to purling, this is a good pattern for ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Mid-calf Socks
Combine simple knitting and crocheting to show off your multiple skills. The granny squares are made and the knitting progresses off of them. The braid on the hat could be duplicated on the socks. Sizes of the cap will fit a child (small adult), adult, or large adult head. The socks are sized for a medium woman’s foot (7 through 9).
Knitting: Cuffs, Beanie, Toque
Come and join us for the October KAL at A Big Comfy Doghouse. The KAL includes the opportunity to donate a hat to the Cancer Center of Maine and how to receive a FREE pattern of your choice from dogyarns! See details in the October KAL thread!
September KAL: The Cotton Guest Towel pattern will be on sale for half price from August 26 to September 15, 2013! This is a lovely quick knit for yourself, a hostess gift, a teacher gift, a holiday gift…well, you get the picture - great for many gift-giving occasions! Please join us in A Big Comfy Doghouse for the September KAL!
Use a smaller needle size and/or laceweight yarn to make the scarf narrower. Use a larger needle size and/or heavier yarn to make the scarf wider - worsted weight would make it almost a shawl. It can be any length, just stop when you either have it the length you want or are about to run out of yarn. Great for that one-and-a-bit skein of fingeri...