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Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Estheray is about as easy of a colorwork hat as you can get! It’s worked on size 3 needles and with a easy to memorize chart. Optional contrasting pom-pom adds a bit of a fun punch!
Knitting: Mittens
Temblor Mittens feature staggered stripes meant to mimic the tectonic shifts of an earthquake, or “temblor”. Worked up in two colors of DK weight, these mittens leave room for playing with fun, interesting color pairings while the simple stitch pattern makes for an easy straightforward knit.
Knitting: Mittens
Medusa the Gorgon, the most mesmerizing of all monsters, graces the backs of these mittens. Strands of her hair, er, snakes line the palm and thumb.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Oh, Pandora, the trouble your curiosity caused! You couldn’t re-trap the evil you let loose but the moment of its escape is captured on these mitts.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Sisyphus, king of Ephyra, was condemned by the gods to roll a boulder to the top of a hill for all eternity, only to have it roll back down every time he got near the top.
Knitting: Scarf
Fallback is my celebration of having fall back! Hooray for scarf weather!
Knitting: Cowl
Waneka is named after a lake in my town which has a cute little path around it. It’s a breeze of a walk, good for an afternoon clear-your-mind stroll. Similarly, this cowl is a good zone out and clean your slate sort of knit. It features join as you go icord with a super easy and clever braid up the side. No cabling, no seaming, and no fin...
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Oversized single cell organisms swimming across your hand! This pattern is my homage and nod to my favorite ever cartoonist and the man who first introduced me to amoebas, Far Side creator Gary Larson. My sense of humor is very much attributed to this guy!
Knitting: Slippers
Bring out your inner beast! Whether you’re tromping through dense forrest of the mountains or over the tundra of the arctic, these will keep those feet of yours toasty warm.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Browns Crossing is the old name of the Colorado town of Nederland. The tiny 1.5 square mile town is rich in characteristic Rocky Mountain charm but still retains much of the grit of the original 1800s settlement, a combination that I adore.
Knitting: Mittens
Chupacabra Mittens feature the feared ‘Goat Sucker’ of Mexico and Central America. El Chupacabra’s menacing face graces the backs of the hands while goats tile the palms. The pattern includes two full charts for the right and left mittens, with the difference between the Small and Large obtained by a change in needle size.
Knitting: Animal Toy
This creature - said to live in the central United States - is part jackrabbit, part antelope, and 100% irresistible! This toy is knit in pieces and then joined, giving it a lovable floppiness. Knit worsted, this fella will stand 19” tall to the tip of his antlers. For a fun size variation, try a more petite one with fingering or a super h...
Knitting: Cowl
The Mermaid Cowl is an easy colorwork accessory combing both Stroll and Stroll Tonal. At a distance the image, like the mystical Mermaid, is hard to spot at first. Upon closer inspection, you can see the tiled mermaid silhouettes. The simple feather and fan edge finishes it off, giving the feel of waves.
Knitting: Scarf
Forget lush stoles and furs, this year it’s all about slimy creatures wrapped around your neck!
Knitting: Pillow, Animal Toy
Sea Serpent Squish is a soft toy for the Nessie fans out there. At a width of 19” and with joining to make it a solid piece, it would also make a super fun throw pillow!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Need some fancy adornment while trying to make a decision? Great for when flipping a coin or drawing straws just won’t do!
Knitting: Cowl
I swear the city of Prague glows at night. Unlike many western citys with its neon and eerily green-blue nights, central Prague radiates this love with its warm lighting. It’s so welcoming and cozy, like the illumination itself is wrapping you up and keeping you warm. This sensation is what inspired this cowl.
Knitting: Mittens
Robot invasion! Fill that science fiction hole in your day with a little War of the Worlds-esque scene on your hands. Dramatic orchestral soundtrack optional.
Knitting: Gloves, Fingerless Gloves
Warning: it is impossible to wear these gloves or mitts without feeling the need to wildly wiggle your fingers!
Knitting: Animal Toy
Izzy is about the most huggable reptile you’ll ever find! Bobble teeth give her a little less dangerous of a look than her counterparts. She’s not hurting anyone with those worn down stubs! Stripes give the body a distinct look while adding a bit of fun to the knit.
Knitting: Animal Toy
Strelka may be small, but he’s brave and scrappy!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
This pair of short mitts is a perfect quick stranded project for fighting off the last of winter blues or powering through the beginning of autumn. Unleash your inner superhero on a daily basis!
Knitting: Animal Toy
A squishy dachshund with an irresistible smile! Who couldn’t use a little sidekick to brighten their day?
Knitting: Earflap Hat
This top down earflap hat incorporates cozy cables and a tight gauge for an incredibly warm winter hat. Four large cables line the hat, broken up by knit panels with thin braids of mini cables down the center. These two sections give enough to hold the interest of the knitter without the end result becoming too busy. The thing that sets this hat...
Knitting: Animal Toy
This pattern is for a floppy, huggable toy cat. The pattern employs stranded color work and two dimensional shaping that will be familiar to anyone who has done two color mittens and who would like to branch out to knitting toys. The pieces are all knit separately then blocked, loosely stuffed, and joined. Knitting, joining, and stuffing separat...
Knitting: Doll
The troll is the grumpy curmudgeon of the group. His hobbies include hiding under bridges and occasionally eating goats. Some say that all he really needs is a friend but he’s too shy to ask. Consider making a pair so that they won’t be lonely!
Knitting: Mittens
As a little girl I adored puppet mittens. I had a pair when I was four that I wanted to wear every day, regardless if the weather required it or not. How fun it was to have little friends on my hands with me throughout the day!
Knitting: Doll
This sweet little pixie is playful and friendly as can be. She helps watch over all the creatures in the forest and makes sure the rascals stay out of trouble. She is a big sister to everyone and very much enjoys being helpful.
Knitting: Softies - Other
This creature might look fierce at first but his heart is as big as his monstrous hands. He lives in the woods all alone but he is always up for company, especially when they bring him food. He spends his days going for long walks and watching the clouds change.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
A child can never have too many hats. This pattern has instructions for five different sizes in two different yarn weights and gauges for maximum customization. Whether you are looking for a heavy winter hat for your preschooler or a light spring covering for a newborn, this hat has something for you.
Knitting: Doll, Animal Toy
This nice, mild mannered man becomes a fierce wolfman in the light of the full moon! When your friends see the doll sitting on your shelf no one will assume the secret he has hidden inside.
Knitting: Animal Toy
A playful little monster with big ears and toes so cute you’ll just want to nibble them! Short rows are used to do most of the shaping. Clever techniques are used on the feet and hands to leave very few ends to weave in!
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
A lightweight shawlette/scarflette for cool summer evenings or breezy spring days. Half linen stitch combined with large needles creates a nice airy fabric. A contrasting color edging adds a little extra punch!
Knitting: Brimmed Hat
So as not to forget the boys, here is a hat to compliment the girly Dear Liza.
Knitting: Brimmed Hat
May 2013:
Knitting: Hanging Ornament, Animal Toy
There is no set size for this little mouse. Choose any weight feltable wool to customize your own size, from mini ornament to huggable big guy! With only a small amount of yarn required, this is a great way to use up small balls of yarn.
Knitting: Earflap Hat
A top down earflap hat for the tiny person in your life. A quick knit for a last minute gift, and with the earflaps done in short rows there is no joining of yarn or stitches.