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
The Bellissima Chunky Jumper is a NEW free pattern courtesy of Stylecraft Yarns with 2 alternative neck lines.
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
Give someone the warm and fuzzies this holiday season with this super quick, super easy and super cosy scarf.
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”.
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.