Woven scarf

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!

Chalet scarf

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 →

Half double crochet knit stitch cowl

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 →

Natural alpaca scarf

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.

Monarch scarf

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.

Hat for me!

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 🙂

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