Malabrigo Superwash Merino Wool Cowl
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”
Always a great time up at the Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool Festival. This is 5th year going …I always have blast. We carpool up there with some of my Stitch & Bitch chicks. We go early, walk a lot, chow down a yum falafel & shop, shop, shop!
Working with Red Heart Yarn, “Americana” self striping Red White & Blue making newborn baby hats for one of my charity projects. Lois, a member of my Stitch & Bitch collects baby hats for the newborn babies of White Plains Hospital. We often make hats with holiday theme colors. She came up with the brilliantContinue reading “Americana”
Yarn of course! I love using Socks That Rock, sock yarn for shawls…3.75 needles and I’m on my way! I bought two hanks in ‘rare gems’ and I’m alternate using both balls using the triangle shawl pattern.
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 “
With a lot of craziness going on in our country, and the world, I gladly turn to my hooks and needles to create inner peace. Summertime = more colorful ☺ cotton on my hooks & needles. I’m still whipping up cute girlie headbands. I’ve added another charity cause for girls with Craniosynostosis. One of my friendsContinue reading “Headbands for Craniosynostosis”
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