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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This bonnet is worked in the round from the top down.The bonnet features a border embellished with beads,which you can omit if you so wish.You can use any yarn for this bonnet, as the border stitch pattern is a multiple of 2 stitches.Try on the bonnet as
When I got this yarn, I wanted to knit a long, warm tunic with an air of elegance and grace. The yarn itself was ideal for such a project: 100% baby alpaca is extremely soft, warm and yields a lovely drapey knitted fabric. The beads add a feminine touch to the garment, and the shaping of the tunic was designed to complement many body types and s...
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
This is a traditional Finnish sock pattern which I modified. This is only one version of the stitch pattern adapted for a pair of socks. This version is certainly not the only one - I used this as it was the one my Grandma used for a pair she knit over 25 years ago for me.
I find stranded colorwork fascinating, and wanted to give a pair of stranded mittens a little twist with an asymmetrical, unconventional design. I used two colors for this, but the design is suitable for variegated and semisolid yarns as well (especially for the background).
Years ago, my DH’s grandmother, Aili, got a pair of mittens as a Christmas gift. They were knitted in mosaic pattern in light blue and white, and I thought they were one of the prettiest mittens I had ever seen. I examined the mittens closely, and decided to knit them for myself.