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 🙂
This is a girl's hat for ages 1 to 2 years old with two small buttons. I adjusted this pattern by using a 5 mm hook instead of a 5.5 mm hook.
This is a girl's hat for ages 1 to 2 years. I found this great button at Purl's Yarn Emporium in Asheville. I don't remember what size crochet hook I used 😦
This pendant has beautiful browns and rust colors striped throughout the jasper and catches the light in different ways giving off different shades of colors. It is wrapped with copper and comes on an adjustable cord/ribbon necklace. The pendant measures close to 3 inches.
Got some yarn sale yarn from my friend Teresa and think that most of it was Lion Brand Homespun. I decided to make a giant granny square afghan and I think it turned out great!
I was in Washington DC over the weekend for the national book festival. I ventured out to find Stitch DC, which is a great little yarn and knitting shop, to work on a scarf project. While I'm sitting there I hear someone say my name so I look up and there is Janet! We figured... Continue Reading →
I decided to use some left over brown chunky yarn I had left over from another project and I also had two skeins of Wool of the Andes Bulky hand-dyed "field mouse" yarn so I decided to make this HUGE scarf! I set my knitting board to 1.25 inches and used a simple stockinette stitch. ... Continue Reading →