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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This cap is a spin-off from the Picea Mitten pattern, and would make a great set with it. The pom-pom is optional, but so far has been a favorite feature! Any worsted weight yarn would work well for this pattern, and it can just as easily be done with two colors as well as the three called for. The cap can be worn pulled down for blustery days, ...
Looking at this pattern is like watching cumulus clouds in the summer--searching for images in the sky. Depending on which variation you’re viewing, and where you’re coming from, you might see bare tree branches, arachnids, hearts, paper birch bark, subdivision layouts, circuit boards, arthropods, etc. What do you see?
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
These are tough, warm socks that work up quickly. The yarn called for in this pattern includes nylon as well as wool and wears very well. However, if a hole does appear in the toe or heel portion of the sock, it is easy to pull out the old section and just knit a new heel or toe!
These mittens knit up quickly in worsted weight yarn. The medium size fits women and teens with average size hands, and men with small hands. The large size works well for men with larger hands. Changing the yarn, gauge, or needle size will affect the size of the completed project.
This is a quick, fun baby knit and it is a great way to use up small amounts of leftover yarn. The sample was knit in a worsted weight (110 yards/50 gram skein) superwash merino wool. The sample shown is the 3 months size. Baby Leo loves it, and wears it everyday!
This design was initially planned as a “man mitten”, and it is a great design for men. But many women have liked it for themselves as well, and it comes in a range of sizes that will accommodate both men and women. Right and left mittens are mirror images of each other, and the palm has it’s own pattern. The thumb has a gusset and is located sli...
These mittens are a great choice for girls and teens, as well as women. Knit in Maine’s own Quince & Co. Chickadee yarn, they are cozy and warm, in cheerful colors that are just the thing to brighten up drab winter days. This design has a comfy hem with a decorative picot edge, making it a great choice for a dressy mitten.
This mitten pattern calls for 6 colors, though only 2 are ever in use in any one round, with no carry longer than 5 stitches. The thumb has a gusset and is located slightly onto the palm of the hand, making for an excellent fit, and causing no distortion of the pattern when worn.