Lillys Dark Chocolate candy & Cocoa on my needles;
Malabrigo Superwash Merino Wool Cowl
Making these baby blankets for charity and love the double crochet stitch. Using Premier Candy Shop yarn…baby soft. 4 ply using a K hook. A few more skeins for additional blankets.
Another way of casting on knitting (in the round) using two different color skeins of yarn. called two color cast-on. No waste of yarn or trying to estimate how much yarn to use for the cast-on. I like using two colors to make baby hats. I’m also on a roll making my multi-colored Granny Square Crochet babyContinue reading “Two color long tail cast on”
#WIP – Work in progress… itty bitty preemie baby hats (and newborn for Charity). Using my 8.5″ #8 circular needles. Depending on the size of the hat I want I cast on 35 or 42 for preemie size. Knit around creates a rolled edge hat. At 3″ 1k. k2tog *. Cut a 10″ lengthContinue reading “Wednesday WIP”
Charity knitting for newborn babies on my needles. The perfect on-the-go project.
WIP Wednesday…on my needles. I switched it up this week and started using large needles… making a garter stitch throw (in Oatmeal) that will go to charity. There are enough projects my Stitch & Bitch work on, this one is going to: The VA Nursing Home. Continue reading “Charity knitting …”
I’m still working on a few of these neat ear warmers to gift to the Asst Managers at our Panera for Christmas. I used Stitch, Stitch Boom pattern. The Moss stitch has great texture. I used Vanna’s Choice 4 ply yarn. This one is actually a dark Brick color, the other is a Dusty Purple.
Spent the day surrounded by fiber lovers – touching luxurious yarn (at the Dutchess county fairgrounds). The Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool Festival draws thousands of fiber lovers, from all over. There are vendors galore, aisle after aisle of amazing yarn. I’m grateful for gorgeous sunny weather with temps in the 60’s = perfect day! I boughtContinue reading “Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool Festival “
Using my favorite cotton making a few dishcloths. Also on my needles, a cotton baby blanket #GarterStitch