Posts tagged "knitting"
A Sock Recipe for a Man

A Sock Recipe for a Man

My husband’s favorite gift to receive are hand knit socks. I try to make them for our anniversary and his birthday each year with maybe a bonus thrown in on Valentine’s Day or Christmas. I thought I had gotten the basic pattern from one of the hundreds of knitting books I have, but I think...

Knit Face Scrubs

I really like the results from face cleanser pads, but I hate the waste and the cost. I’ve seen some patterns for facecloths for crocheters, but after a traumatic crochet experience in the 2nd grade, I just can’t manage it, so I created a pattern that I can knit instead. BTW, it goes great with...
Knitted Christmas Lights

Knitted Christmas Lights

Continuing my theme of a yarn holiday, I knitted some Christmas lights! The pattern is free and can be found at Kimberly Chapman’s Web site. I admit, I first got the idea for these from the Winter catalog from Knitpicks, but I didn’t want to spend $19.99 on a pattern booklet when I only wanted...

Hedera Socks

If you are starting to go beyond basic socks, I really recommend trying out one of Cookie A patterns. The first one I did was Monkey which I think is a law that all knitters must knit it at least once. This is another one of Cookie A’s patterns called Hedera. The pattern keeps you...

Knitting Pumpkins

I have a couple of babies in my life this year and I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to make this cute pumpkin set from Lion Brand. Check out the pattern. I made them using Spud & Chloë Sweater Yarns, plus a little left over brown yarn I had from an old project.  Spud & Chloë...