Linda Gavaldon

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Knitting: Baby Blanket
This cuddly blanket is designed with both bold and subtle diamonds. The border rows of diamonds are very distinct, while in the center, it takes 4 squares to form the larger, starlike diamonds. Using only knit and purl stitches, this blanket is quick and easy to knit. It was designed with Grandmas in mind. Doesn’t every grandma need a blan...
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
A quick and cute knit for your favorite baby or toddler, this washcloth features 2 fluffy sheep.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This sweet, soft blanket is made for bringing baby home. The combination of twisted stitches, lattice stitches and the mysterious pattern in the center (2 rows garter, 2 rows seed stitch), provides enough variety to keep everyone interested in completing this one.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This classic baby blanket in cream colored cotton is sure to become your go to blanket for gifts for family and friends. It structured with a seed stitch border, King Charles brocade stitch for an inter border, with a center of the daisy stitch. The cotton yarn makes it ideal for any climate.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
What a wonderful collection of animals from the wild wandering around the border of the blanket. You will see a camel, hippo, elephant, kangaroo, giraffe, and a lion. A subtle checked pattern fills the center for added interest. A little bigger than many baby blankets, this would make a great toddler or big sister/brother blanket when you bring ...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
What a wonderful collection of barnyard animals – cows, pigs, sheep, ducks, and rabbits! Knit in a block quilt style, the design blocks are interchangeable so the layout of your blanket can include all or only some of the designs. Let your imagination go wild.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This blanket features camels crossing the desert with a hint of the pyramids filling in the center of the blanket. Using only knit and purl stitches, its appropriate for the novice or intermediate knitter.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
This pattern can be purchase as an individual pattern or as part of the ebook “Zoo-ology An Animal Collection”. The Collection includes 6 designs: a giraffe, an elephant, a lion, a camel, a hippo, and a kangaroo.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
This pattern can be purchase as an individual pattern or as part of the ebook “Zoo-ology An Animal Collection”. The Collection includes 6 designs: a giraffe, an elephant, a lion, a camel, a hippo, and a kangaroo.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This is a blanket for the novice or intermediate knitter. Knit in a soft pink the hippos are stacked in pyramid fashions - 4 hippos on the bottom, 3 hippos above them, 2 hippos above the 3, and finally one lonely hippo on top.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
This pattern can be purchase as an individual pattern or as part of the ebook “Zoo-ology An Animal Collection”. The Collection includes 6 designs: a giraffe, an elephant, a lion, a camel, a hippo, and a kangaroo.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This blanket features a ‘mob’ of kangaroos hopping across the blanket. And are those boomerangs or simply chevrons crossing the bottom and top of the blanket? Simply all things Australian.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
This pattern can be purchase as an individual pattern or as part of the ebook “Zoo-ology An Animal Collection”. The Collection includes 6 designs: a giraffe, an elephant, a lion, a camel, a hippo, and a kangaroo.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
This pattern can be purchase as an individual pattern or as part of the ebook “Zoo-ology An Animal Collection”.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This is a simple garter stitch blanket in bold chevron stripes. Knit in worsted weight yarn on size 9 needles, the result is a very flowing blanket. For a blanket with a little more body, step down a needle size.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This is a blanket that is sure to become a family heirloom. The design has diamond lace in the center of the blanket, flanked by 2 panels of lace. The whole center is outlined in one row of eyelet. Worked in organic cotton, its soft and cuddly.
Knitting: Blanket - Other
This pattern is a top down, circular constructed sleep sack for newborns. To avoid seaming, it is knit with a 3 needle bind off.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This bold, brilliant baby blanket and hat set is one that will be treasured by both babies and toddlers. And what a great way to teach them colors. Each of the six bands of color (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple) on the blanket is shaped like a crayon, with the tip of the crayon to the left of the blanket, and the color it represents sp...
Knitting: Cozy - Other
Good for any winter gift giving occasion, the snowflake wine cozy is very versatile. Each cozy starts with the same base and ends with the same ribbing on the top. The instructions are given for the cozys as pictured as well as easily applied variations. The red and blue cozys have knitted snowflake designs which allow you to use either design o...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Here’s a special blanket for anyone with ties to the farmland. It has designs for a tractor and barn, as well as multiple farm animals - cows, pigs, sheep, and ducks. Rather that put the animals in rows and boxes, this design tries give a more natural flow of a farm scene.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
The Loveable Lion blanket is a square blanket good for use as a baby seat throw or nap time snuggling blanket. Who wouldn’t love the textured mane (picot stitch) or the cage like cables running parallel to the lion? The word LION at the top and bottom adds just a touch of whimsy to the overall design.
Knitting: Blanket - Other
Want an adorable photo of your newborn? Try slipping him/her into this cute little sleep sack, and the results will melt your heart. It’s also great just for keeping baby warm when necessary.
Knitting: Blanket - Other
Don’t you just love the pictures on newborns snuggled in a cute sleep sack? Well, for your little girl, here is a wonderful design for your newborn’s pictures.
Knitting: Cowl
Loose and lacey, this cowl keeps you warm when needed, and is always fashionable. It features diagonal eyelets in the center with lattice lace borders.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Here’s a group of wash cloths to bring back memories of your tropical vacation. Remember swimming with the sea turtles and walking barefoot under the palm trees while smelling the hibiscus flowers? Have fun knitting these easy to knit, quirky wash cloths to keep your memories alive or create dreams of a tropical vacation.
Knitting: Cozy - Other
For those occasions where a formal approach for gift giving is appropriate, present your gift bottle of wine in either the bow tie cozy with wine glasses, or one with bow ties and top hats. You can bet that this will be a unique, one of a kind gift.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This is a whimsical center out, lacy blanket for our sweet little babies paired with a cute heart bib. The blanket features narrow stripes of eyelet surrounding wide stripes of eyelet hearts. The pattern would look equally appealing in blues or greys for your favorite little boy!
Knitting: Baby Blanket
For the little sailor in your life, here is the perfect set to keep him happy. Knit in sport weight organic cotton, this cute little blanket features anchors and waves. Knit from the center out, the design has bands of color without the hassle of picking up stitches or carrying multiple balls of yarn.
Knitting: Cozy - Other
Another gift idea for the holidays! Knit in holiday colors of red and green, the Holiday Tree design can be knit in garter or stockinette stitch, and is outlined in an eyelet stitch. The color changes are transitioned with 1 row of knit 1, purl one to add a little whimsy. To add to the decorative theme, small ornaments, beads, or buttons can be ...
Knitting: Cozy - Other
Are you patriotic? This Stars & Stripes wine cozy should resonate with all our patriotic spirits. Perfect hostess gift for July 4, Memorial Day, President’s Day or just because. The design features a star burst bottom, the correct 13 red & white stripes with a blue field with stars above. The ‘stars’ can be worked in a duplicate stitch a...
Knitting: Bib
Who doesn’t like cup cakes and ice cream cones! Yum Yum! This set of cute bibs will surely be a hit at any baby shower or as favors for a first birthday party.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Ready, set, dig in. This cute cupcake blanket is sure to please everyone. The design is very versatile, giving you two choice of cupcake holders (ribbed or seed stitch), and frosting with or without sprinkles. A cherry tops off each cupcake. Because the designs are of equal stitches, they can be mixed and matched to your taste.
Knitting: Bib, Baby Blanket
What baby wouldn’t scream for these Ice Cream cones? The blanket is designed in vertical columns. There are 3 columns of ice cream cones and 4 columns of textured ‘donut’ stitches. The ice cream cones are knit in a ‘bee’ stitch. Both the bee stitch and the donut stitch look classy, but are easy to do.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Knit for the dainty princess in your life, this lovely, lacey, lavender blanket features an eyelet outer border, a modified staghorn cable inner border, and a center dotted with more eyelet stitches. The simple cable and eyelet stitches will stretch your skills if you haven’t tried them before. The finished blanket is a sure winner for our littl...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This cute blanket featuring pickup trucks is knit lengthwise to give the impression that the trucks are driving up and down the sides of the blanket. For those of you that like the traditional format of the design crossing the bottom and top of the blanket, instructions are include for this adjustment.
Knitting: Cozy - Other
Get ready for Christmas! This cozy features a red and white swirl design like a candy cane. Add your favorite wine, and your gift will be a hit!
Knitting: Cozy - Other
This wine cozy is perfect for that bottle of wine you buy for your next hostess or birthday gift. The cluster of grapes screams WINE. The individual grapes are knit in the bobble stitch, with the stem knit in stockinette on a reverse stockinette background. Ribbing at the top with a row of button holes is the perfect setup for inserting ribbon, ...
Knitting: Cozy - Other
Another gift idea for the holidays! Knit in holiday colors of red and green, this Holly Leaves wine cozy is embellished with glass beads to give it a little extra sparkle. Don’t have beads? Use sequins, buttons, or French knots for your ‘embellishment’. This cozy is quick to knit and makes a nice touch to the spirits you want t...
Knitting: Cozy - Other
A perfect hostess gift for Halloween or Thanksgiving, this design features a wide knit ribbing for the body and a smaller rib for the ‘stem’! An I-cord draw string tops off this easy to create cozy.
Knitting: Cozy - Other
This wine cozy is ready for your next gift bottle of wine. The green border at the bottom, knit in garter stitch, adds texture to the cozy. The outline of 3 wine glasses circle the center, and ribbing at the top sets up the perfect shaping for closure. The ribbing is knit with a row of button holes, giving openings to add ribbon, I-core or braid...
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Perfect for a hostess gift, birthday gift, or just for yourself, this set of floral spa cloths are fast, easy, and good looking. Check out the tulips, roses, hibiscus, and leaf patterns. Make all four designs, or choose just one design and make it in several shades of the same color. Pair the set with some handmade soap and you have the perfect ...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Calling all dinosaur fans! This blanket features four dinosaurs situated diagonally in the corners of the center section of this blanket. They are embraced by three bands of border stitches. The outer and inner borders are knit in the seed stitch, and the center border is an arched cable stitch. The arched cable stitch is a simple cable stitch. ...
Knitting: Bib
Thrill your manly baby boy with this delightful trio of Transportation Bibs. He, or you, can imagine him riding on the old fashioned steam engine, soaring the sky, or sailing away on the high seas. Something for everyone!
Knitting: Bib
Delight your little ones with these charming Baa Baa bibs.
Knitting: Bib
Ready for some fun with the baby at mealtime?
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Shades of springtime! This blanket features a double row of tulips on both ends of the blanket, and the center of the blanket features a field of butterflies surrounded by a double eyelet border. Okay, they are not real butterflies, just rows of the butterfly stitch.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
What a delightful way to help baby fall asleep by Counting Sheep! This warm and cozy blanket has a flock of sheep walking around the parameter of the blanket, led on each side by a fluffy bobble stitch sheep, followed by the more ordinary seed stitch sheep.
Knitting: Bib
This is a series of 3 bibs to celebrate Jewish heritage. The designs consist of a Menorah, a Star of David , and the symbol l’chaim. Knit in various combinations of garter and stockinette stitches, each bib has its own individual look.
Knitting: Bib
Sun Bonnet Sue loves her flower garden, and this trio of bibs reflects that love. Knit in bright yellow, lavender and pink, the trio of bibs features a large butterfly, a row of tulips, and of course Sue herself. The eyelet edging adds a delicate touch to each bib. What a great shower gift for a special little girl.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
For all you quilt lovers who like to knit, this Sun Bonnet Sue blanket is a delightful twist to the Sun Bonnet Sue quilt pattern. The blanket is knit in alternating blocks of the Sun Bonnet Sue design and stockinette blocks. The blanket border and block dividers are knit in an eyelet pattern. This blanket is destined to become a family heirloom.
Knitting: Accessories - Other
Something unique for a shower or baby gift, this set of 5 baby burp cloth designs has elements for both baby boys or baby girls. For little girls, the flowered burps are knit both in a border style and repeating rows. For boys, the manly ‘BURP’ design is displayed across the bottom of one cloth, down the side of another, and sideways...
Knitting: Bib
This is a charming trio of farm bibs -- perfect for showers or baby’s first gift. Each bib has a special tweak to enhance its charm. The purple cow has a swishy tail, the pigs have curly picot tails, and the the tractor wheels sport hub caps.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Let your baby’s first dreams of the sea and sand be under this delightful blanket knit in a soft cotton/wool blend. The lower portion of the blanket is knit in reverse stockinette to give the effect of sand and features a row of flip-flops shaded by a row of palm trees. Is that the ocean or the sky filling in the center of the blanket? It’s your...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This is a manly blanket that will win the heart of any little boy. As knit, the fire engines race up the sides of the blanket. A ladder across the back of the truck, and bobble stitch hub caps and light on the top of the cab add whimsical details.
Knitting: Bib
Knit in bright colors, the theme of this set of bibs is springtime. First we have a bright pink baby buggy. Then there is Mama duck with her babies, followed by Rain Drops & Umbrellas. Knit in 100% cotton, each bib takes about 70-75 yards of DK yarn. The finished size is 8”x7”.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Here’s a cute blanket for your sweet little girl with a row of baby buggies rolling over a row of delicate flowers. The buggy wheels are enhanced by a 3 stitch bobble. The buggies at the far end of the blanker are upside down so the blanket can be used with either end as the top.
Knitting: Bib
Perfect for the winter holidays, this trio of bibs showcases some of our favorite icons of winter -- snowmen, a holiday tree, and a striped stocking.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
This pattern for a wash cloth features a cute little boy. His little lady friend is also available.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
This pattern for a wash cloth features a cute little girl with eyelet border. Her gentleman friend is also available.
Knitting: Bib
Luscious fruit in stunning colors! These simple bibs with designs of a pear, an apple, and a bunch of grapes are perfect to get the attention of your little ones.
Knitting: Bib
The veggies are coming! The veggies are coming!
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This herd of cows with their swishy tails is a fun way to remind us all of where our milk comes from. And the tails will remind the older generations to tell tales of the good old days of milking stools and getting switched in the face with those tails.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
A trio of pigs grace this baby washcloth. A quick and easy knit for a cute baby gift.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
What baby hasn’t heard Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star a thousand and one times? This design brings the song to life with the upper portion of the design displaying a moon and multiple stars, and the lower portion of the design detailing the first 4 bars of the song in a contrasting color. Its a perfect nighttime and naptime blanket for both babies...
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
This set of children’s wash cloths has designs for an elephant, a giraffe, a pig, and a bunny.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
This pattern for a wash cloth features an Adirondack beach chair. The finished size is approximately 7” square.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
This set of children’s wash cloths has designs for a barn, a pig, a duck, and a tractor. Perfect for any farmer’s child.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
This is set of children’s wash cloths that includes an Adirondak chair, footprints in the sand, a sail boat, and a whale.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This is a very versatile pattern, based on the old folded paper dolls some of us made as children, with inter-changeable boy and girl designs and a choice of 2 edge stitches. The sample blanket shows 2 versions: the yellow section has alternating boy and girl cut ups with an eyelet edge; the green section shows all boy cut ups with a garter stit...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This is a simple tractor design with 3 tractors driving across both ends of the blanket. The ones on the far end are inverted so their wheels also point to the edge. Because the center of the blanket has no design, you can make it the length you wish.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
A perfect blanket for little engineers and train lovers everywhere, this 4 car train consists of an engine, a coal car, a flat bed and caboose traveling over rails of steel. The train design is repeated on the far end of the blanket.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This small 28”x28” blanket of tiny hand prints is perfect for a new born. Knit in DK weight yarn, it’s soft and cuddly. The blanket consists of 5 rows of alternating blocks of stockinette and reverse stockinette pattern with handprints on every other block.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Bunnies are hopping across this blanket in an offset row pattern. The big bunny tails are knit in the moss pattern for a textured feel. For the beginning knitter, this may be all you wish to do. For the adventurous knitter, a fuzzy white tail can be appliquéd over some or all the tails for a soft, snuggly feel.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This blanket parades 3 BIG elephants and one Baby elephant across each end of the blanket. The pattern is designed with the elephants feet pointing towards the edge, so there is no top or bottom. Either edge can be used as the top.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
These whimsical toy boats are for the little sailor who dreams of gentle waves and soft ocean breezes. The boats on the opposite end also point towards the center of the blanket.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Six sets of footprints dance whimsically across this small blanket in a diagonal pattern. Knit with Bernat Softee Baby yarn, the blanket is oh so soft and huggable. The finished blanket size is approximately 28” x 28”.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This soft and cuddly blanket has little footprints running around the edge of the blanket—six sets across the ends, and seven sets along each side. This universal pattern makes it perfect for either boys or girls.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This pattern is for the little aviator. Directions are given so the planes can fly above or below the clouds, and can be knit in solid blue or blue with fluffy white clouds.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Now here’s a blanket that any little farmer would love to have. Not quite John Deere green, it still evokes the farming spirit with its four rows of tractors driving back and forth across the back 40.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This bubbling fish blanket is perfect for a baby in a ‘fishy’ family’. Five fish swim randomly across the blanket, creating a serene naptime environment for baby.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Who can resist this parade of equal sized giraffes with swishy tails marching across the top and bottom of the blanket! This blanket is a smaller blanket; only 31”x29”, but soft as a lamb’s wool. Should you wish to have a more traditional sized blanket, you can add rows to the center section to create the length you want. The tails are braided l...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This cute and easy to knit yellow ducky blanket is perfect for baby’s first ‘blanky’. It’s small enough for a new born, yet large enough for a toddler to use for afternoon naps. The finished size is approximately 30” x 40”.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This is the more complex of my 2 ‘pig’ blankets. In each row, 3 piglets wander towards the barn door. In two of the rows, the piglets are wandering left, and in the other two rows they wander to the right.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This blanket was created for the sailing family. Three sizes of boats bounce smoothly across the blanket on gentle waves. The random placement of the boats results in a more unique pattern, but still at the level of a beginner with some experience or an intermediate knitter.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This pig/barn design is a simple design of alternating rows of pigs and barns. It is knit using 2 strands of yarn throughout.