Rachel Bearse

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Knitting: Mittens, Beanie, Toque
August brings with it the threat of some chilly evenings, specially for those out camping. This hat and mitts set were designed for a quick end of summer knit. Toss them in with your camping gear, and be toasty warm all night.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I went to see Eclipse on the opening day, and loved the striped hat Bella wore in the tent scene. I rummaged through my bag and found a scrap of paper and pen, and scrawled some pattern notes during the movie.
Knitting: Vest
Eilidh (Ay’-lee) is a Gaelic name that means LIGHT.  When my friend told me that she was choosing a Gaelic name for her little girl, I knew I needed to knit her something with lots of cables.  This vest will look charming on any little one, and could even be worn, over tights, as a dress by a very young girl.
Knitting: Mittens
A ceilidh (pronounced Kaylee) is a traditional Gaelic social dance originating in Ireland and Scotland. In days gone by, there were ceilidhs in most town and village halls on Friday or Saturday nights. The cheerful and lively ceilidh music is provided by fiddles, flutes, tin whistles, accordions, and the bodhran drum.
Knitting: Mittens
Hold hands with your special someone, and keep your hands toasty warm at the same time.  This two person mitten is more than meets the eye.  Knit with a technique called illusion knitting, at first glance it is a simple striped pattern, but when viewed from a different angle, a heart appears. Paired with a set of striped mittens, you will be th...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The Gaelic word Eirinn (pronounced air-en) is a poetic name for Ireland often used in songs. The celtic patterning of the braid represents the continuum of life, love and faith, and the circle motif represents eternity.
Knitting: Mittens, Beanie, Toque
The Gaelic word Eirinn (pronounced air-en) is a poetic name for Ireland often used in songs. A ceilidh (pronounced Kaylee) is a traditional Gaelic social dance originating in Ireland and Scotland. In days gone by, there were ceilidhs in most town and village halls on Friday or Saturday nights. The cheerful and lively ceilidh music is provided b...
Knitting: Stocking
Knit in bright coloured acrylic yarn, this kid-friendly hat is a great stash-buster. Earflaps and ties keep the hat securely on the head of any little elf, no matter how mischievous they are!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
A warm hat knit in the round from crown to brim. You can make it long enough to cover your ears to ward off the winter chill. Knits up quickly and looks stylish on both men and women. I showed the finished hat to my brother, and his response was “Oh, Those Could Be Mountains!” The name stuck.
Knitting: Mittens
Show your team spirit this winter. Make a family set of Olympic Red Mittens!