Kim Haesemeyer

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Knitting: Baby Blanket
This hooded baby towel is worked on the bias (knit diagonally) just like a garter stitch blanket but with cotton yarn. The hood is knit separately and then seamed after the towel is worked. Hood in sample is seamed with crochet, but any seaming method is acceptable.
Knitting: Pullover, Tee
Finished Chest Circumference: 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44)”/76 (81, 86, 91, 97, 102, 107, 112)cm
Knitting: Scarf
Knitting: Vest
This seamless vest is a fast knit and the Classy is just lovely to work with. The vest does have waist shaping and a three needle bind off at the shoulders to keep it seamless. The neck and armhole trim is also worked in the round and added after the body of the vest is knit.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Hesitant to knit socks because of such small gauge? You have found your sock patten because these are worked in DK weight yarn at 5.5 stitches per inch. What is faster than DK weight socks? Worsted weight! So I included a worsted weight version as well. Both are 5.5 stitches per inch but different row gauges (see below). Both patterns are inclu...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Hesitant to knit socks because of such small gauge? You have found your sock patten because these are worked in DK weight yarn at 5.5 stitches per inch. What is faster than DK weight socks? Worsted weight! So I included a worsted weight version as well. Both are 5.5 stitches per inch but different row gauges (see below). Both patterns are inclu...
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
1 skein of Plymouth Yarns Fantasy Naturale will make 2 large or 3 small washcloths.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Fresh and light for summer, this bubble pattern is an easy four stitch, four row repeat that gives striking results. Worked in the round from the top down.
Knitting: Mittens
A simple mitten pattern with no seaming, knit in the round, from cuff to tip. A great way to use that special sock yarn too pretty to hide in your shoes. And with six different sizes, you can make a pair for everyone you know.
Knitting: Mittens
Because each “flame” has it’s own bobbin in this modified intarsia technique, the mittens can be worked in the round. The main color continues to be worked as usual when working in the round, while each bobbin of contrast color zig zags across the wrong side of the fabric. Because each contrast color section only has a few stitches, the floats ...
Knitting: Vest, Cowl
The ripple pattern in this vest makes a major statement with minimal effort. The ruched fabric becomes an eye-catching slimming vertical line on the front and back. The optional cowl is separate, giving extra warmth when needed.
Knitting: Cardigan
This sweater is the answer for those rainy days full of favorite movies and knitting. Perfect for three seasons, it helps to keep it handy for chilly restaurants and offices. Knit as a cardigan, or omit the sleeves and wear as a vest.
Knitting: Scarf, Beanie, Toque
This hat is super warm with our without the brim and rose -- double fabric at the ears keep you toasty. One strand of both the sock yarn and worsted weight are held together for both the hat and scarf. The scarf is an easy peasy pattern that is attractive on both sides of the fabric (see pic #3). The hat is worked in the round and the scarf is ...
Knitting: Vest
Here is a perfect layering piece that is both seamless and worked in the round. The easy lace pattern is both charted and written and their is a photo tutorial for the 3 needle bind off for the shoulder seam. Stitches are picked up and worked in the round for the neck and armholes after the body of the vest is worked.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
This shrug is perfect for the little breeze or the air conditioning in the office. Knit in one piece from cuff to cuff, you’ll have it flying off your needles in no time. A small seam for each sleeve is all you need. Center ribbing is knit in the round after main body of shrug is worked.
Knitting: Scarf
Knit this easy scarf with yummy merino ribbon yarn from Mountain Colors. And save a bundle by using the mill ends! Just 4 ounces of Mountain Colors Merino Ribbon mill ends are needed. Knit entirely in garter stitch, this is comfort knitting at its finest. Single crochet around the edges add definition and hide the ends.
Knitting: Doll Clothes - Other
Brother Bear and those like him are quickly becoming favorites in our household. And this means hand knits, even if the recipient cannot fully appreciate them. This quick and easy sweater is knit in one piece with the collar and sleeve ribbing added after the main body is knit. Let this project be the perfect stash buster -- two sweaters can be...
Knitting: Brimmed Hat
There are many photos in the pattern to help you along the way with a provisional cast on, 3 needle bind off (optional brim) and other techniques. There is only one small seam after knitting the two colors. The rest of the hat is worked in the round and stitches are picked up for the brim.
Knitting: Afghan block
Because the Spring and Summer washcloths were so popular at my LYS last summer, I decided to make a holiday sampler as well. There are 15 charted designs in this booklet. Please note that the directions are not written out (k5, p3, k2).
Knitting: Bath Mitt
Make this quick and easy bath mitt in no time flat and be the hit of the baby shower! All the new mamas I knit these for just love them. They are my new favorite gift that don’t take too much time or money.
Knitting: Tote
When I was designing this tote I knew I wanted four things: large, pocket inside, wide straps that fit over the shoulder easily and a pleat at the bottom for a bit more room. This tote has all of these and is a piece of cake to knit. Knit in one long rectangle (with an easy pleat at the bottom), the bulky weight yarn will have this project done...
Knitting: Scarf
Choose your favorite mill ends for this as-crazy-as-you-want-it scarf! Construction is super easy with no seaming. Step-by-step instructions with pictures are included in the pattern.
Knitting: Containers
Here is a perfect stash buster preject for feltable wool yarn. In earthy colors, this bowl is perfect for the men in your life who think they don’t want anything knitted.
Knitting: Poncho
Dress this modern poncho up or down to make a classic 3 season garment. Knit at a slightly larger gauge than the yarn calls for, the fabric has wonderful drape with plenty of room. Pick darker colors to make this piece dressier or keep it bright colors for spring. It is knit in one piece cuff to cuff with the front ribbing and neck ribbing adde...
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
10 different designs and two different edgings make up this pattern booklet: flower, bunny, heart, tulip, cloud & rain, daisy, starfish, sun, moon & stars and seashell. You pick the edging and center motif and you’re ready to knit!
Knitting: Scarf
Here is a wonderful gift, a reversible scarf that you can finish almost overnight and certainly in a couple of evenings. It starts with ribbing, moves into the purse stitch, back to ribbing so it can wrap snugly around your neck, another section of purse stitch and the ribbing finishes it at the other end.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
Here is a terrific pattern for the introduction of knitting socks from the cuff down with four double pointed needles. It has a slip stitch heel with toes grafted with Kitchener Stitch (diagrams included for explanation of KS). The cuff is 2x2 ribbing and the rest of the sock is in stockinette stitch.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
I immediately fell in love with Pagewood Farm’s Hand Dyed Sock Yarn, Yukon, which is made of 70% merino, 20% bamboo and 10% nylon. You need one hank or 450 yards of your favorite sock yarn for all three sizes of the pattern. Cable pattern at both the leg and foot stretches extensively to accommodate a wide range of sizes easily: the 6.5” circum...
Knitting: Applique / Embellishment
This pattern is a true stash buster, as any yarn can be used and any size knitting needles. Instead of making a pin, use roses to embellish totes, mittens, scarves … anything you can think of!
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
This easy shrug jacket is knit in one piece and it is lovely comfort knit project. Four sizes are listed in the pattern.
Knitting: Messenger Bag
This pattern is to make the messenger bag pictured. You will have done in a jiffy using any bulky weight wool! It requires only 2 skeins of Lamb’s Pride Bulky.