Tag: knitting

New: Sprig hat! Plus, 2 more patterns previously available only in books.

New: Sprig hat! Plus, 2 more patterns previously available only in books.

I just added 3 new pdf patterns to my Ravelry store. If you enter the code NEW at checkout, you can take 35% any pattern here.

New pattern: Little Hiker’s Pullover

New pattern: Little Hiker’s Pullover

A while back, I accidentally felted my 4-year-old daughter’s favorite sweater, her Little Hiker’s Cardigan. I know, I know, I should definitely know better. It had gotten balled up in a pile of muddy clothes, and being a distracted mom, I tossed them all in the…

Good Cheer

Good Cheer

I have a new pattern out this week! Good Cheer is an adult-sized hat, knit in Madelinetosh Farm Twist in “Hydroponic” and “Candlewick”. The pattern is 50% off for the first 3 days, no code needed. See it here.

I used a simple tool to make a perfect giant pom pom on top. Scroll past the photos if you’d like details.

 

I have no natural talent for pom pom making, so I use these Clover tools to make mine.

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 clover pom pom maker (affiliate link)

Stacia Bonnet

Stacia Bonnet

My new Bonnet pattern is now available on Ravelry. Stacia Bonnet uses less than 1/2 skein of Yarn Collective Pembroke Worsted in Bumblebee Jasper. You can take 50% off this or other patterns in my Ravelry store with the code SALE at checkout. All eligible…

Bring on Fall: Agnes Cardigan

Bring on Fall: Agnes Cardigan

In 2011, I knit what would become a favorite sweater of mine. Agnes, in cozy Quince and Co Puffin is a classic top-down raglan pullover with a little something extra…contrast-lined pockets! At 3 sts an inch, it flies off the needles. The original Agnes pattern…

Elm Blanket

Elm Blanket

My new pattern in the Miss Babs fall collection is here and my Elm Blanket is in it! It uses one massive skein each of 2 colors of Killington for baby or lap blanket sizes. The pattern is $2 off until August 27th with the code ELM at checkout. There’s a link to apply the code in the pattern notes on Ravelry.

New patterns for kids and adults!

New patterns for kids and adults!

I’ve been a neglectful blogger, and 4 new patterns have come out since we last spoke! I’ve been busy trying to balance my time between this work that I need to do, and enjoying some time with my 4 and 6 year old daughters, as…

New Pattern: Pines Cardigan

New Pattern: Pines Cardigan

When your handknit loving 3-year-old asks you to knit her a sweater, how can you say no? My daughter V spotted some dark blue Berroco Remix in my tiny stash and requested a “blue sweater with a little bit of buttons”, so I thought it’d…

First Night Hat

First Night Hat

Ever have one of those skeins of yarn that is just so beautiful, that you agonize over what to make with it? This yarn, Fibre Co Cumbria, is a lovely 90% wool, 10% mohair, and my absolute favorite shade of yellow that goes perfectly with my Robin’s egg blue Agnes sweater. But, I ripped and re-knit this skein so many times, trying to make a hat design that I’d wear all the time. Finally, I realized that what I really wanted was the texture of simple knits and purls, so that’s what I went with. We’ve been experiencing sub-zero temps in Massachusetts this week, and this hat has been a permanent fixture on my freezing skull. I LOVE it.

First Night uses just 1 skein of Cumbria, and is a combination of just knits and purls for the design, finished with basic decreases. The pattern is both written out and charted. And, if you use the code NEW at checkout on Ravelry, it’ll take 50% off your purchase until January 10th. See First Night on Ravelry.

Another New Knitting Pattern: Good Tidings Hat

Another New Knitting Pattern: Good Tidings Hat

I’ve released another new hat pattern! Good Tidings is another adult-sized colorwork hat knit in 2 colors of Malabrigo Rios. You can take 50% off this pattern, and any other in my Ravelry store, by using the code NEW at checkout. This code will work…