I am happy to report that I have finally finished this mini Afghan. I used three different yarns. I used the Queensland wool and cotton blend that was 1500 yards and came in four colors in one cake. Then, I used a mohair and silk blend from Orion fiber arts from New York and then... Continue Reading →
I made this simple baby blanket in a linen stitch. No pattern either 🙂 the yarn is acrylic (3 large skeins) and an I hook. It only took about three weeks which is quick for me.
I finally finished this scarf! It was one of those long term projects that seemed to go in and on forever. The yarn is super soft and I finished it in Pineapple Soak then hand blocked it on towels. Turned out pretty nice 🙂
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 →