Knitting

Knit MAL – Bellissima Jumper – Gauge Swatch

The first step in garment making, and possibly the most important step of all, is making the gauge swatch. All patterns give a recommended gauge at the beginning of their instructions. Small differences  like needles size and yarn brands can affect your gauge especially if you are using a alternative yarn. Take it from me… Continue reading Knit MAL – Bellissima Jumper – Gauge Swatch

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Crochet, Knitting, Patterns

Double Trouble from Jeni

I am an avid knitter and crocheter (48 years combined), my craft room can attest to that. Honestly, I am not a hoarder; I just have an eclectic taste! Everything looks a whole lot more in my tiny little cottage. As you can imagine, I have gathered quite an assortment of yarns, patterns and notions… Continue reading Double Trouble from Jeni

Knitting, Patterns, Stylecraft Yarn

Knit: Day Dreamer Cowl

I am a BIG BIG daydreamer and my husband often catches me in a faraway place and he will say “Your head is in the clouds again” and I reply “Yes, chasing rainbows”.

Knitting, Patterns

The Wren Socks – Free Pattern

Cozy and warm these socks will keep your toes toasty this winter. Great for gift giving for the upcoming holiday season. The socks are knitted flat using 2 straight needles and then made into a tubular sock by sewing a seam at the back. The pattern starts with the sock’s top cuff and worked down to the heel gusset and then onto the toe.