This was a quick creation I was able to make in an afternoon. The stitch is half double crochet through the third loop or crochet knit stitch in the round. I used Sirdar Aura yarn and the color way was great for this project.
Well, it's been another wonderful retreat and my 8th one to attend in the Southeast region. This year we were at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly in the Barnhart lodge. I was able to take my new Ashford Knitters Loom and practice and also worked on a few other perpetual projects. We had a great... Continue Reading →
Made this cup cozy in about 25 minutes. Chain 30 or needed size, join, chain two, then half double crochet till you get to your join stitch. Now half double crochet through the third loop in the round until desired width. Next to last row do in single crochet and last row do in slip... Continue Reading →
Today my sweater was completed! My sister sewed in the zipper and voila! I made up my own pattern and used about 7 skeins of this wonderful wool/alpaca yarn that I got on sale a few years ago at 9 skeins for $20!!!
I had such a memorable experience at my first Northeast Men's Fall Knitting Retreat at the Easton Mountain Retreat Center in upstate NY! It was such a great combination of weather, location, people, food, and fun that I certainly won't ever forget it. I really didn't know what to expect since I had only ever... Continue Reading →
I found these giant skeins of universal yarn at the yarn shop in Myrtle Beach and I usually don't use acrylic yarn but the color-way on this one was too good to pass up. I used two skeins of this yarn for an extra wide scarf. I used a K crochet hook and a basic... Continue Reading →
I made this in just a few weeks with Plymouth Yarn cotton forget me not. I didn't use a pattern. It ended up taking almost four skeins.