I just finished this knit-look super bulky slouch but I think it looks more just like a hat. The pattern by Jennifer Renaud was really interesting because of the way the rows increased and decreased. I used two skeins of Mamacha Peruvian alpaca wool blend that is super soft! I also used a 9 mm... Continue Reading →
I finally finished my very first woven project. I now have some experience and will be making many more items on my Ashford 20" Knitters loom. I used a hair twister to twist the fringe and it worked well!
I started this scarf back in November when I was at a conference in St. Louis Missouri. It is now April and I have finally finished it! The yarn is a wonderful blend of baby alpaca and bamboo and they are naturally undyed fibers. The yarn is incredibly soft and was very easy to work... Continue Reading →
This project utilizes crochet stitches working in the round and the majority of the stitches are in half double crochet knit stitch also known as half double crochet through the third loop. Other stitches are single crochet and double crochet shell stitch for the edging. Materials, approximately 50g of Aran weight Irish wool, approximately 50g... Continue Reading →
I found four skeins of this yarn in my stash and decided to use the tried and true mini bean stitch with it and it turned out to make a great scarf!
I made this scarf on my circular knitting machine with a skein of Araucania Nuble yarn and added some pompons on each end.
This 100% alpaca was like crocheting with butter! Amazingly smooth and faultless! I'll have to be sure and invest in really good alpaca from now on. I chose a basic feather and fan pattern for this scarf and worked it up in only a couple of weeks. It was a giant skein of 650 yards.
I found this yarn at one of the Greenville South Carolina local yarn shops called Yarn and Y'all at the recent Southeast men's knitting retreat. I used one skein to make this scarf in a crocheted linen stitch and also used a size H 5 mm crochet hook.
Finally took a break from making gift hats and made one for myself using Mochi Plus yarn and this pattern for size adult-medium. I also used my new larger size Clover pompon maker! It really makes the best ones 🙂