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Knitting: Cowl
Using two colors of The Periwinkle Sheep Alpaca Merino DK, this cowl features a slipped stitch pattern that works up quickly and is easily memorized. It is knit in the round and can be worn as a single loop or doubled for extra warmth on chilly days. The word for cowl in Italian is “cappucio”.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Using Iron Horse Farm worsted weight Blueface Leicester/ Shetland, this hat has a construction where you knit the brim in a long strip. After the strip is joined, the stitches are picked up and then worked in a wonderful, textured stitch pattern that is quick and easy to memorize.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The children’s book “Go, Dog. Go!” by P.D. Eastman was always a favorite of our children. There is a series of times one of the dogs asks another “Do you like my hat?” Every time I make a hat I try it on and ask our children the same question. Even as teenagers they break into the cadence of the rhyming story. I ori...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Using Cascade 220 Superwash in two colors, this hat has an interesting chained stitch pattern that uses purl stitches and slipped stitches to create a wonderful texture. The slouchy hat knits up very quickly and you can easily get two hats out of the two skeins if you reverse the colors.
Knitting: Mittens
Using two colors of Iron Horse Farm worsted weight Blueface Leicester/ Shetland, these mittens have corrugated ribbing which merges seamlessly into a slipped stitch pattern. The resulting fabric is surprisingly stretchy and has a wonderful depth and interest. The strong vertical lines with subtle horizontal lines resemble railroad tracks.
Knitting: Decorative - Other
When our son was little he couldn’t say pronounce an “s” and an “n” next to each other - instead he would switch it around. As a result, “snowman” became “noseman”. So here is Noseman the Snowman! This project is knit flat and seamed up the back. Use your imagination and combine fun colors fo...
Knitting: Scarf
Using Classic Elite Yarns Bella Lino, the self-striping yarn combined with the stitch pattern creates chevrons that are reminiscent of Missoni fabrics. The scarf is reversible as well. Blocking creates wonderful points at the ends further enhancing the chevron pattern. You will definitely need Just One More Scarf!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Using Cascade 220 as the main color and Noro Kureyon as the contrast color, this hat has an unusual slipped stitch pattern. The contrast yarn is never knit instead it is woven in and out of the knit/slipped stitches of the main color. As a result, it is a fast knit with an interesting texture and extra warmth.
Knitting: Necklace
Using three different yarns, this i-cord necklace is assembled in a way that you get several necklace styles all in one. It can be worn twisted, braided, straight or knotted - a completely versatile necklace! As the song says “you know you look so good” - Twist and Shout!
Knitting: Cowl
Knit on the bias using two colors, this cowl has diagonal lines of solid and variegated yarns. The variegated section has yarn over lace sections to add to the detail. Belle Linee is Italian meaning beautiful lines. The cowl can be worn single loop, double loop or even as a shrug over your shoulders.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Using two colors of Iron Horse Farm worsted weight Blueface Leicester/ Shetland, this hat uses a slipped stitch pattern that resembles a spiral staircase wrapping around the hat. I knew I had done well when my daughter tried it on and requested one of her own.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Using two colors of Iron Horse Farm Sport weight superwash merino/cashmere, this slouchy hat has a wonderful textured pattern that results in soft, bouncy fabric. It is very stretchy so only one size is necessary. It definitely isn’t your average slouch.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Using two colors of Iron Horse Farm worsted weight Blueface Leicester/Shetland, these mitts have corrugated ribbing which merges seamlessly into a slipped stitch pattern. The resulting fabric is surprisingly stretchy and has a wonderful depth and interest. The strong vertical lines and subtle horizontal lines look like railroad tracks.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Using a solid and a variegated yarn, this toque has a cable cast-on with corrugated ribbing for the brim. The stitch pattern uses slipped stitches and allows the variegated yarn to stand out. It reminded me of a Tiffany lamp, hence the name Tiffany Toque.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat is knit with a provisional cast on. You work all the ribbing and the top of the hat in one color then you pick up the provisional cast on stitches and knit the lining in another color. When the hat is done you end up with two hats in one as it is totally reversible. The gauge is a bit tighter than the called for with worsted weight yarn...
Knitting: Cowl
Using slipped stitches, this clever yet simple mock colorwork pattern allows your favorite variegated yarns to shine. This is knit in the round alternating yarn colors every two rows. It makes a nice pair with the Mock Colorwork Fleckle Mitts. One skein in each colorway will easily produce a pair of mitts and a cowl.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Using slipped stitches, this clever yet simple mock colorwork pattern allows your favorite variegated yarns to shine. This is knit in the round alternating yarn colors every two rows. It results in an interesting and very stretchy fabric. This hat makes a nice partner with the Mock Colorwork Fleckle Mitts or the Fleckle Cowl!
Knitting: Cowl
This cowl works up very quickly in super bulky yarn. Using dropped stitches, it creates a loosely knit yet cozy cowl. It is a fun and easy to memorize pattern - you won’t want to stop at just one!
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
These miniature sweaters are perfect for using up leftover bits and bobs of yarn. You can let your imagination go and create any kind of sweater - striped, cabled or whatever pattern inspires you. They are great for decorating wreaths, trees or even on a gift.
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
Using worsted weight yarn, these miniature Santa Hats are quick and easy to make. They are perfect for holiday ornaments or to decorate gifts.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
When my daughter requested a hat “with bobbles” we came up with this design that merges two different cable and bobble panels for a front/back motif and side motifs as well. Cables plus bobbles equal “cabobbles”! The hat is knit in the round using DK weight yarn.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Using slipped stitches, this clever yet simple mock colorwork pattern allows your favorite variegated yarns to shine. These mitts are knit in the round alternating yarn colors every two rows. The thumb gusset is knit in stockinette stitch to further showcase the variegated yarn.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The children’s book “Go, Dog. Go!” by P.D. Eastman was always a favorite of our children. There is a series of times one of the dogs asks another “Do you like my hat?” Every time I make a hat I try it on and ask our children the same question. Even as teenagers they break into the cadence of the rhyming story. This ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I found this stitch pattern while making a boy’s sweater and fell in love with it. I decided to make a matching hat. Knit from bulky yarn from the bottom up, it is a quick, easy to memorize knit resulting in a distinctive look.
Knitting: Mittens
I found this stitch pattern while making a boy’s sweater and fell in love with it. I decided to make a matching hat and mittens were soon to follow. Knit from bulky yarn, these mittens are a quick knit.
Knitting: Vest
When I saw this Speckle Rib stitch pattern, I just had to put these classic colors together in a vest for a baby boy. With a polo shirt it looks like a classic golfer’s outfit so it is named the Vardon Vest after the famous British golfer, Harry Vardon. The pattern is worked from the bottom up in two pieces using a 3-needle bind-off at the shoul...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This baby blanket takes two wonderful lace patterns and puts them together so there is a center panel that echoes the rest of the lace surrounding it. This pattern/formula is written for a DK weight yarn but by adjusting the stitches on either side of the panel you can use other weight yarns. Additionally the pattern can be adjusted in length ba...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This size 6-18 month hat is inspired by the Camilla Baby Pullover by Carrie Bostick Hoge. It uses the same Fan Pattern on the side of the hat making an almost cloche effect.
Knitting: Cardigan
The word “farfalle” is Italian for butterfly. This 3-6 month size cardigan has 3 butterflies gracing its front. The ribbing echoes the butterfly effect with an unusual wrapped stitch. It is knit in one piece from the bottom up.
Knitting: Scarf