Jeanne C Abel

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Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This little cropped cover up is about as simple as it gets.
Knitting: Poncho
Simple yet elegant.
Knitting: Tote
This project crosses crafts! Using a simple CROCHETED, WOVEN or KNITTED rectangle, work a little Origami and … Voilà.
Knitting: Scarf
Here’s a simple scarf that packs … some drama!
Knitting: Messenger Bag
“DO NOT TWIST YOUR KNITTING!” they all said. HA!!!!
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Are you getting sleepy? … or maybe dizzy!
Knitting: Tote
Don’t let this bag make you dizzy!
Knitting: Cowl, Headband
Simple and intriguing! This headband and muffler are worked In-the-Round yet … end up On-the-Bias!
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Simple, stylish and elegant. This modular scarf is worked in several coordinating DK or sport weight yarns. Think colorful, textured or glitzy! The finishing options explain a long-flat and an infinity version. They are long enough to wrap twice.
Knitting: Purse
This funky bag might blow your mind!
Knitting: Cape
Here’s another graduated lace piece! This one boasts mirror images of Madeira Diamonds. The pattern swirls to the left and to the right with a simple line of beads at the change. The cape can be cinched up at the beads to add some interest or left alone. Three sizes are included. The model is in Schulana’s Sayonara silk ribbon.
Knitting: Cowl, Fingerless Gloves, Cuffs, Headband, Coaster, Ball, Pet Toys, Hats - Other
Six rings woven together into a sphere makes a … bracelet, hat, ball, headband, muffler, fingerless mitts, even a trivet. What??? … Really!
Knitting: Cape
Here’s some asymmetrical symmetry! This little cape is worked out from the center point on the shoulder in a simple graduated lace pattern, creating a starburst of radiating eyelets! It calls for worsted weight yarn and looks great in one color and hand-paints. So dramatic, versatile and elegant. And how about a little glitz … a beaded, sequined...
Knitting: Cowl
Check out this retro scarf/head-wrap. Picture Audry Hepburn (or, better yet, yourself!) in sunglasses and a convertible with the top down, cruising along wearing this!
Knitting: Scarf
This long beaded scarf is both fun and a classic! Perfect for double wrapping or fancy tying. Using an innovative beading technique, the beads peek out on both sides, so it is reversible. It is worked in fingering or sport weight yarn and looks great in one color and handpaints.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This soft wrap is sophisticated and elegant. Dropped stitches (yes!) create swirling ripples like drops in a pool. Either side can be worn as the front and the armholes keep it on! It is worked side-to-side in worsted weight yarn and looks great in one color and handpaints.
Knitting: Scarf
Simple, yet elegant. This scarf does make a statement! This little cutie is worked in lace (or fingering) weight yarn but incorporates some plying tricks that ups the needles size to an #8 (or #9)! Yes … no tiny needles on this baby. The bias, triangular shape sits nicely around the neck and the fine yarn provides fine drape. The knitted-in loop...
Knitting: Legwarmers, Beret, Tam, Cloche Hat, Hats - Other
Here’s something for up above and down below! A hat in two styles, a slouch and a cloche, and a pair of cozy leg-warmers. Simple in shape but wonderful accessories … and a great first EntreBlock project.
Knitting: Sleeveless Top, Vest
Here’s a top-down vest or top in “EntreBlock”! Worked on #10 needles with worsted weight yarn, this looks spectacular in solids and handpainteds and includes a great size range with tips for shorter, longer and larger!
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Just a little something … This neckerchief can add a little warmth or a lot of drama! Instructions are included for multiple sizes in Dk and sport/fine weight yarns. Another piece in the “EntreBlock” collection.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Looking spectacular in one color AND handpainted yarns, this “tumbling blocks” shrug can add drama to an elegant outfit or cover the shoulders on a cool evening. One more piece in the “EntreBlock” collection.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This “tumbling blocks” baby blanket is another piece in the “EntreBlock” collection. It looks spectuclar in one color, handpainted and slow color changing yarns.
Knitting: Cape
Worked in light DK weight yarn on #8 (5mm) needles, this capelet is certainly unique. Look closely … These diamonds are all worked together in “EntreBlock”! Yes, a trinity of diamonds throughout, with a lightly beaded edge. Entrelac experience is recommended.
Knitting: Scarf
This simple, light weight ascot will finish off any outfit. Made in fingering or lace weight yarn on #7 needles using some plying tricks to create a wonderful combination of featherweight and thick lines. There’s a build in loop for simple securing or add a pin or beads for an even dressier look.
Knitting: Scarf
This light weight wrap/long scarf is perfect for cool summer evenings. Wispy and flowing or add a belt for a casual look. Worked on #8 needles in either all fingering weight yarn using Navajo Plying or in fingering and worsted in coordinating colors.
Knitting: Necklace, Bracelet, Anklet
Now, here’s a little i-cord magic! There are tricks behind creating this braided bracelet from a single length of i-cord - this is one long piece of i-cord - there is no end! And … change the length to create ankle bracelets, necklaces, headbands … many, many possibilities. This is a fun project with just enough twist to deliver that “AH-HA” el...
Knitting: Pillow / Cushion, Softies - Other
Here’s a fun and quick project with many possibilities -- the ring bearer’s pillow, a Valentine’s Day gift or a young child’s travel pillow. This is worked symmetrically, so yarns with slow color changes look fantastic. The size ranges from 10” to 12” across depending on the yarn weight. Directions for a knitted “Tea Rose”...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This Ruana certainly makes a statement. Worked in a yarn with a slow color change or in two colors, the lines are stunning! And no, it’s not hard … it’s just Entrelac turned off its point!
Knitting: Vest
This versitile ruana-style vest looks great in a light breezy yarn (shown in Rowans Kid Silk Haze) or in a heavier, warmer yarn (shown in Brown Sheep Hand-paint Originals). It is worked on #9 needles, so a lot of yarn weights work wonderfully, in an interesting version of Entrelac – it’s off its point!
Knitting: Coat / Jacket, Throw, Baby Blanket
Originally designed for the toddler through elementary child, but so many knitters said “I want one!” So … here’s a poncho that doubles as a blanket for everyone. Great for cold days in the car over a jacket. Presented in FOUR sizes (very simple to go one larger or smaller) and worked in aran to bulky weight yarn with a slow color change or 2 co...
Knitting: Tote, Purse
This contemporary bucket bag certainly has flair. The colors are worked at the same time in Stockinette Stitch, part in-the-round and part in rows. It is worked in one piece with just two seams. Presented in two sizes, there is lots of space inside for your stuff with inside and outside pockets. The models are felted, adding to the structure an...
Knitting: Purse
Here’s a torqued up bag that’s just fun … It’s knitted flat and then twisted into shape! For stability, this is either knitted a bit tighter than usual or knitted & felted. Several striping and yarn options are included resulting in diverse sizes and styles; big to small, sporty to dressy. Instructions are also given for knitting the strap ...
Knitting: Balaclava, Pet Clothing
This hit me while I was running in the freezing cold.
Knitting: Purse
Saddle Bag style felted shoulder bag, worked in the round on 2 circs at the same time, creating inside & outside pockets.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This curved wrap has a key-hole at one end for securing. Knitted from the center out (in a “U” shape) so hand-painted & “slow color change” yarns work well.
Knitting: Tote
There are 3 sizes, all depending on the yarn weight: Sport for a small, Worsted for a medium, Bulky for a large.
Knitting: Scarf
A Moebius in Entrelac …. There’s something about the stitch that fits the shape, there’s something about the shape that fits the stitch. This is almost more fun to make than it is to wear.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves, Headband
Mosaic fingerless mitts & matching headband!!
Knitting: Scarf
This is a great beginner cable project … A reversible cabled scarf. Simple, practical and warm, masculine or feminine. Instructions are given for both worsted and bulky yarns.
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
A toe-up sock with a classic heel
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a wrap with contempoary style. Worked in lace weght yarn in Petals Lace pattern, this is shaped like a “U” so it stays on your shoulders. Add a few small buttons for a vest look, softly tie the ends or use your favorite shawl pin as the closure. Very delicate & wonderful to wear.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is the Kid’s version of the Hug & Kiss, designed for sizes 4 to 14.
Knitting: Skirt
“Shooting Star” – This romantic, scarf edged,
Knitting: Pullover
From Ickykitty: "Sweater is knit top down, with set in sleeves.  No seams!  Once you understand how to build the shoulders, the pattern is a lot of fun."
Knitting: Cardigan, Vest, Coat / Jacket
This shawl collared vest and jacket duo (named after the round-rib scallop) works up fast in super-bulky yarn. The body is one piece, and the sleeves are worked from the shoulder down, so … just two short seams at the shoulders! The button closure is optional.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Here’s a cute version of a Moebius wrap for those with a young attitude. This one is short, with a rounded shape and a hood! Three sizes are included.
Knitting: Coat / Jacket
Here’s a very soft, elegant wrap trimmed with beads. It can be worn several ways; cross the long tails in the front (or back) and then drape them over the shoulders, or wrap one around the body and drape the other over the shoulder. The wave stitch is open to highlight the color and texture of the yarn, the garment is knitted from side to side a...
Knitting: Poncho
The littlest of the Hug & Kiss group … a hooded moebius for the baby & toddler! Shown here in Wendy’s Velvet Touch.
Knitting: Cardigan, Vest
Cropped cardi with geometric lace edge. A Vest & a sleeved version are included. Looks great in Noro Silk Garden Light!
Knitting: Scarf
A Chain of Ribbons that leads to help & support!
Knitting: Vest
This is a lightweight, sophisticated vest, knitted in linen giving it incredible drape. It is constructed with an intriguing crossed back, which add to its soft, flowing look and allows it to hang attractively on just about any body shape. Pictured is the vest in Louet’s Euroflax Barcelona; Autumn Maples and Gypsy Bronze.
Knitting: Pullover
Here’s an almost off-the-shoulder top in an easy lace pattern. Worn over a cami, this light weight top is perfect year-round. It features two raglan sleeve options; a 3/4 sleeve ending just below the elbow and a bell cuff ending at mid-hand.
Knitting: Muff
Here’s a three-some of fun Muffs; great for a quick hand-warming. Pictured is the very simple Un-SheepSheep Muff (sheepskin look), About-that-Bias Muff (twisted in lime) and finally, Fluff Muff (entrelac). They all can be made out of almost any worsted weight yarn. Dive into your stash and find a crazy combo!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
This is a classic lace wrap for slightly cooler days and nights. It is worked in a dk/light worsted weight yarn on size #7 (4.5 mm) needle in two complementary lace patterns … wonderfully comfortable!
Knitting: Mittens, Headband
This is an alternative to the typical hat and
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A Moebius with some shape!! Tapered to a soft point in the back and shaped to stay on. Done in worsted weight yarn on large needle so there is great drape!
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Here’s a contemporary poncho or wrap! Worked on needles larger than usual for sport/dk yarn to give fantastic drape. This explains 2 different drop stitch patterns and 2 different edge possibilities (beads & fringe).
Knitting: Cowl
Knitting: Mittens, Fingerless Gloves, Convertible Gloves
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