Iris lace scarf

I’m really happy with how this scarf turned out! The yarn is beautiful and worked up great. It’s Claudia Hand painted yarns silky wool lace and I decided to use a G hook. The stitch is an iris stitch and is easy to do. You can watch this video to learn how to do it.... Continue Reading →

Green tuck lace shawl

I had some beautiful silk and wool yarn blend that I decided to make a tuck lace shawl out of on my brother KX350 knitting machine. I used 60 needles and started with an E wrap and did the first 10 rows plain then for the tuck lace stitch I put on hold every third... Continue Reading →

Spring scarf

Made this over the weekend with some beautiful yarn. No pattern. Just hdc all the way. Used the mohair yarn with each of the other two alternating yarns.

Striped scarf

This is a jumble of nylon, silk, cotton, merino wool, and microfiber. It turned very bumpy but soft from the sublime merino wool. See photos for yarns used. I also used a bamboo 8mm hook and the stitches are all half double crochet.

Hand knotting project

This has been an undertaking! My mom gave me her old double strand of beads with a vintage onyx clasp from the 60's to clean up and repair. Unfortunately the beads were so old, the coating was coming off so I decided to get all new beads and learn how to knot them. After a... Continue Reading →

Blue Wrap

Finished and delivered this birthday gift! It's a wrap/capelet and I used two strands of yarn for the body: cashmere/merino and silk mohair. I didn't use a pattern either - guess I should write these things down as I do them!

Blue Silk Mohair Scarf

Made this loom knitted scarf for Saskia from fine silk mohair yarn.   Update: I made this scarf using the smallest (blue) circular loom knitting loom only using every other peg.  There was no pattern so just keep going till it's long enough then cast off and tie ends in knots.  It's that simple 🙂

Noro Wine Cozy

Well, I set out to make a scarf but didn't like the feel of the yarn SO I got inspired to make this instead! I used one skein of Noro Yuzen wool silk mohair yarn and a simple shell stitch. I sewed together the sides to make a sleeve and turned it inside out. Then... Continue Reading →

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