Kim’s Cowl

My friend Kim gave me some hand spun yarn, a beautiful mix of natural white and grey. It was about 240 yards and 3.4 oz. . . mmm , I asked myself, “what shall I knit with this?” I settled on this fun textured stitch cowl.   A simple knit … Continue reading

New Infinity Scarf design

I’ve finally figured out what to do with this beautiful Rovings, polwarth/silk blend yarn that I’ve had in my stash for years! I love this yarn but just couldn’t come up with a garment I thought would work that I would actually wear for this yarn. I thought about a … Continue reading

Gentle Cowl on a fall day

I love allforloveofyarn! Angela’s colors are great and the variegation doesn’t pool! This cowl was knit in Eloquence–70% Bluefaced Leicester, 20%silk, 10% cashmere. It is super soft and drapy, light yet warm! here’s how I knit it: 1 skein-100gms/430 yds fingering weight yarn. Gauge: 7sts/11rows=1″. Cowl is 23″ around/15″ long. … Continue reading

Another Meghan’s Wrap, Hand knit Shawl

I just finished another Meghan’s Wrap. It is knit in Sockittome (brown) from Cherry Tree Hill and the white is a yarn is from Yarn2Dye4. The high contrast of these colors shows off the fun shapes of the blocks of color.                   … Continue reading

Tree Hugger on Patternfish

I am so excited I can hardly stand it! I have another pattern posted on Patternfish. . .now available in downloadable .pdf format! This is my treehugger neck cuff or cowl or neck warmer, whatever you want to call it.  If you like a bit of a challenge try this … Continue reading

Twined knit neck warmers

I’m still in love with twined knitting! These cowls/neckwarmers/headbands work up so quick and take very little yarn. The black is solid, the gold is slightly variegated. The blue is a mohair blended with shiny nylon. The beige and white is knit in alpaca and silk… verrrry soft and squishy! … Continue reading

mobius knitting

I finally tried Cat Bordhi’s method of casting on and knitting a mobius the long way. (as opposed to the short way and having to graft a seam) I learned from her video and then found her gifted pattern on her web site. I adjusted the pattern because this yarn … Continue reading

New knitting pattern now available!

I’m proud to present my “Tree hugger neck cuff” I have been having some great fun with this one! I’m happy I finished it before it got so hot!! I actually had a camping opportunity to wear it and it kept me cozy all night. . . . and I … Continue reading

fingerless gloves and cowl

I had a great time knitting these gifts! The fingerless glove pattern I found on line. It was a joy to knit, especially since I could finish one in a night. The blog that contains this pattern is in German but if you scroll down she has also provided it … Continue reading