Felted Slippers Yarn: Gjestal Østlandsgarn (DK / 8 ply (11 wpi) 100% wool) Cast on:Woman: 19 sts, knit garter stitch 38 rows pr squareMan: 22 sts, knit garter stitch 44 rows pr squareChild: 14 sts, knit garter stitch 28 rows pr squareBaby: 10 sts, knit garter stitch 20 rows pr square Knit squares, alternating colors. See diagram. Pattern: Puff Stitch Scarf My mom absolutely loved the beautiful puff stitches of the crocheted slouchy beanies I made for myself and my brother and sister. Because my mom does not wear hats, she asked if I could make her a scarf using puff stitches! I thought this was a great idea as I loved the texture and staggered rows of these stitches, so I knew that a scarf using them would turn out beautifully! My mom and I went to Michaels together to pick out the yarn for her scarf. One of our biggest pet peeves is “itchy” material for scarves and sweaters: we went down the aisles in search of soft yarn that would not irritate the skin.
Luscious One Skein Cowl Recently, I was lucky enough to get my hands on a skein of Lion Brand’s new yarn Unique, in the Grapevine colorway. And it was so yummy I couldn’t wait to turn it into a new pattern! The Luscious One Skein Cowl can be made in just one evening, and I think it’s going to be a staple in my wardrobe – as soon as we get some Fall weather to go with it! Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links. The Luscious One Skein Cowl is just long enough to drape beautifully and frame the face (and keep the chest warm!). If you prefer a longer infinity scarf style, you’ll need another skein or two, but it’s easy to upsize – just add to the starting row by a multiple of 8 sts! DIY Sunprint emballage My go-to DIY seems to perpetually be a tote bag. Once you’ve got the basic technique down, you can churn one out in less than an hour. I’m always looking for an excuse to make one, and I get most excited when I can add a simple twist to make it into something totally new and different. In this case, a tried and true sewing technique plus an innovative product makes for a one-of-a-kind but decidedly utilitarian garden tote. Super cool light-sensitive dye lets me create my own, unique sunprinted textile with clippings from right outside my door, and using a box pleat-like technique, I create roomy pockets perfect for holding all kinds of gardening tools.
Aladdin Pants Sewing Pattern and Tutorial I made these pants because I wanted something fun and a little different from the pants leggings pants routine of my daughter's wardrobe. My first attempt left something to be desired, so I tried again. This time I love how they turned out. Knotty but Nice hat - Knitty: Winter 2009 DIRECTIONS Using circular needle, CO 120 sts. Place marker and join to begin working in the round, being careful not to twist. Round 1: P1, k2, [p2, k2] to last st, p1. This round sets 2x2 Rib for hat. Continue in 2x2 Rib until work measures 1.25 inches. Work Rounds 1-29 of chart. Alpaca Your Wrap: Free #Crochet Pattern on Moogly! Last fall I designed the Fallen Leaves Slouchy Hat – in gorgeous Baby Alpaca from the LB Collection! It was just one skein, and it was so fun to make. Well, I finally got my hands on some more of this lovely yarn, and have designed a luxurious wrap to match!
How to do the Russian Join to make a Magic Ball in Yarn Have you heard of a Magic Ball? It’s a ball of yarn that changes colors and textures as you work. It’s something offered by a number of artisan yarn makers… but it’s also something you can make yourself with your leftover yarn! zippered keychain clutch usually i don't mind doing laundry...but i hate having to trek around with all my stuff only to realize that i forgot quarters. and i'm the only one with a key to the laundry area which means if i'm not home my boyfriend can't do laundry, not that he would anyway lol. so i decided to make a little pouch to hold quarters that i could also keep on a keychain with the key to the laundry room. Supplies: -(2) 5"x4" pieces of outer fabric