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This vest was designed to be a special birthday gift for my dad - “Bumpa” to his grandchildren. Simple texture patterns combine to give interest to both the design and the knitting. Handy, knit-in pockets are a must for my dad - but are optional for your special man. This vest also looks quite handsome on women!
This minimalistic headband has just enough coverage to keep your ears warm on a windy day without mussing up all your hair. A button in the back makes it easy to get on and off too. Super quick to knit in a single evening. Sample shown (in size small) used only a third of a skein of Peruvia Quick. Earbuds makes a great last-minute gift for all y...
This scarf was inspired by the tidal cove across from my home. Three-dimensional folds give it an almost organic form, while also representing the rhythmic movement of the sea as the tide comes and goes. It is an engaging and deceptively easy knit, and the basic folding technique can be endlessly varied. In colorful dk cotton you can wear this a...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This hat was originally designed for a long distance hiker with the trail name “Castle” (you can see her off the trail and wearing her hat in the last two photos), but it is a hat that any adult or child who loves castles will be thrilled to wear. A relatively quick knit that takes only a skein of yarn. Great gift idea!
The texture of this pattern reminds me of the pebbly bottom of a cold creek in the mountains. If you love the look of texture patterns like bramble stitch, but hate working all those increases and decreases, then this pattern is for you! The texture comes from the different weight yarns used in a
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Hats - Other
This is a great pattern to use in a beginning knitting class. The hat can be done with one skein of yarn. The design gives lots of practice with garter stitch before moving on to picking up stitches, learning to purl (for stockinette stitch), decreasing, and sewing a seam. New knitters love working with the colorful Kureyon yarn, but any aran we...