Design And Knit The Look!

You’re perusing the latest fashion magazine, and you stumble upon the cutest wrap, or you see something in the store that speaks “I can make it”. If you are a diehard knitter like me, I’m sure this has happened to you. The question becomes “How do you interpret fashion looks and make them come to…

My Pompom Lampshade

The post before last “The Chic Pompom”, I showed my lampshade that needed jazzing up. Well, here are the results!

Best Posts of 2014

Happy New Year Knitters! I don’t know about you, but at this time of year, I start thinking about all the things that worked and didn’t work over the past year. My blog is a little over a year old, so it’s time to evaluate it. So here are my most popular posts of the…

Finally Finished My Sex and the City Inspired Scarf!

    I finally finished my “Sexy Red Eccentric Cable Scarf”, I spoke of in my Design Series post. My inspiration had been a red scarf, Carrie wore in “Sex and the City”, the first movie. I am a lover of the color red, so coming up with a design I would wear was easy;…

DIY – Lace Sampler – Part 2

I changed my mind; I’ve decided to just make one swatch surrounding all sides with seed stitch. Instead of 40 stitches, cast on 44 stitches, with the first and last 4 stitches in seed stitch. Knit two repeats as before. When completed make sure to block your swatch, as this will even the stitches, open…

DIY – Lace Sampler – Part 1

This DIY project allows you to experiment with lace pattern stitches; a great beginner project or one for experienced knitters who want to try a lace pattern stitch without making a huge commitment. We are going to knit up a lace sample; you can use the pattern I’m using or choose any you like. You…