A great cast on when starting at the top

I love to knit mittens and hats from the top down! Starting at the top provides me the opportunity to keep trying it on as I go. . . and my projects always turn out the right length. Here is a video of a really nice cast on that I … Continue reading

Earflap hat with Twined Knitting

A while back a friend mentioned she wanted a classy, black, earflap hat to wear with her “good” coat. She showed my the ecru 1940s art deco style silk scarf that she wears with this coat. A lovely design is woven into the scarf and I decided to try to … Continue reading

Charlotte’s Tam

I’m so excited about this pattern!! I have knit two of these tams now and I must say they are quite fun and the pattern is easy to memorize. Start knitting in the round at the top and increase out to the brim. . . the top is 8 pattern … Continue reading