New white hat

A friend of mine asked for  a white knit hat to wear during Yoga class. . . that was a while ago and the conference is coming up soon. here are my thought: somewhat open stitches lace – like but not girly lace-like stretchy length is to top of ears … Continue reading

Another head in the Treetops Cap

I knit this hat for Ellen but it is so soft and lovely that I’ll be wearing it when she isn’t! I knit this in LOFT – a 100% American wool – Grown in Wyoming, spun in New England – this wool is very fun to knit. I used size … Continue reading

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

New!! Knit cap becomes dish warmer!

This picture is a bit old. . . it was taken Thanksgiving 2010. We cooked greens for our family get together and needed a way to keep them warm on the car ride to my brother’s house. Aha! Grab that old cap I knit about 10 years ago. It worked … 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

Freeform knit and crochet fans

I’ve started to destash my fancy yarns and am selling it on Ebay Check it out!! There is a total of 390 yards of 39 different colors of yarns in 10 yard increments. Yarns included are silk/mohair/cotton/wool/ribbon. Save money and get some fun yarn to play with. Right now all … Continue reading

Needlfelt decorating hats

Yesterday I led a needlefelting party at a friend’s home and I thought I’d share some of the beautiful work done by the participants. We shared good conversation, red wine and our creative juices were flowing. the top of a beautiful blue hat! And here is what it looks like … Continue reading