Melissa Trotter

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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
I love this hat! Unfortunately, my girls claimed it as soon as I mentioned that it reminded me of Tinker Bell. The adorable fairy collects “lost things” to use for her tinkering (or inventions)! So the name just had to be Lost Things.
Knitting: Beret, Tam
My daughters are currently intrigued by all things French. My oldest has been taking French at school, while my youngest is in love with macaroons. I designed this beret with that in mind. It is the perfect accessory for a fun afternoon tea!
Knitting: Slippers
These holiday slippers are knit out of a worsted weight yarn, so they are a quick knit for a last minute gift! The eyes and nose are knit separately and stitched on. The ears and antlers are knit by first picking up stitches from the body of the slipper, making them sturdy enough to handle any reindeer games that will be played while wearing th...
Knitting: Cowl
This cozy cowl is perfect for those Winter days when you need something around your neck, but don’t want to bother with the ends of a scarf getting in the way. The pattern is very simple, but works great to show off the fun colors in a special skein of hand dyed or hand spun yarn. This would also be a perfect pattern to teach someone to knit.
Knitting: Stocking
This hat was inspired by my daughters’ love of fun hats. They wanted a long stocking cap that could also be used as a scarf. I wanted the hat to be something they could still wear while out playing, so I didn’t make it quite as long as they wanted. They are still thrilled with the result because they can wrap the tail around their neck to use l...