Two color long tail cast on

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”

Wednesday WIP

  #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”

Americana

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”

Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool Festival 

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 “

Headbands for Craniosynostosis

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”