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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Ants Go Marching… 2 x 2. This warm and cozy hat is worked in 2x2 rib throughout, using one solid color and one self striping yarn. The ribbing is alternated, giving it a much more complex look than the simple structure might hint at. This hat is finished by gathering the top, with no decreases!
This pretty headband will keep your ears cozy and warm in the winter. It’s narrower in the back and wider in the front, so it will fit without scrunching or sliding. You will begin with a single braid cable in the back, which will split into three small braid cables with mirrored increases between them.
Illusion knitting appears to be simple stripes when you see it straight on, but shows a clever raised design when you look at it from an angle. The secret is the placement of knit and purl stitches. On the right side of this fabric, purl stitches will rise up while knit stitches recede. The chart is written with notation that shows what the stit...
These mittens have one layer with roving knit in and one layer plain. This makes them reversible and keeps the thrums from getting caught between your fingers or on your rings. As you wear them, the insulating thrum layer will felt down. We’ve written this pattern in a size that will fit most women. If you want to make children’s or men’s sizes,...
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
This sparkling ball ornament is knit with a plain-colored acrylic yarn and a sparkle-sequin strand held together throughout. You’ll begin at the bottom of the ball and work up towards the top. Your hand-knit ornament will look charming on your Christmas tree with twinkling lights reflecting off of the sequins!
Knitting: Beret, Tam
Elizabeth Zimmerman, Knitting Goddess extraordinaire, gave the world the Pi Shawl formula, but since we wanted a quick project, we adapted the formula to a sweet tam style hat. The formula is easy and so are the lace stitches! With 1 strand of Frog Tree Alpaca Sport and 2 strands of Kidsilk Haze held together throughout, the Pi Hat is airy yet w...
This cowl is worked in continuous twined knitting. This kind of stitch when used as an edge treatment is called Latvian Braid. Twined knitting, or Latvian Braid, is worked in two color knit and purl rows, and the braided effect is achieved by carrying the colors over and under one another. The pattern will explain the technique of twined knitting.
This is a great project for people looking to try entrelac for the first time. The pattern includes both written and visual step by step instructions. It uses one skein of the Marlowe yarn and works up very quickly! I hope you enjoy, and happy knitting!
Knitting: Hot Water Bottle
This hot water bottle cozy is a very quick knit. There are photo and written instructions for all techniques used. A great beginner pattern or a great pattern for any one looking for a super cozy hot water bottle cozy.
This scarf is knit using a bulky hand-painted yarn with funky color variation, such as Ella Rae Lace Merino Chunky. The bright, fun colors and the chevron-stripe design in this scarf evoke beloved old afghans in the style popular in the 70’s, but with a contemporary update.
This scarf is an excellent project for a beginner, or someone who just needs a simple project to work on while multi-tasking or meditating. This lacey scarf features one easy-to-remember line of instruction. Select a beautiful worsted or aran-weight yarn and let the beauty of the yarn shine.