Mullet Cowl – Free Pattern

I know what you must be thinking – Why is this called a Mullet Cowl?  Well, it’s not that I intended it to have such an unhip name, in fact it didn’t have a name until late in the process.  But, once I started on the colored section, the phrase …

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Frilly Skirt – Free Pattern

Eureka! I finally found the source of so many orphaned yarns in my stash, and the ball of Red Heart Boutique Sashay Yarn was almost one of the newest un-loved yarns stuffed into the art-deco side board I use to hide store my yarn in. Turns out, that I am …

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Annabelle’s Knit Broomstick Baby Blanket

Would you believe this is the first time I’ve ever designed a blanket for a baby girl?  The process was funny for me this time because with all the little boys I’ve been knitting for, my biggest gripe was that everything was too pretty.  When I started this design I …

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Knit Broomstick Lace Wrap

A few weeks ago, I was in desperate need of a hair cut and as I sat down in the chair I plunked my purse on the counter. My stylist nearly squealed with delight asking loads of questions about it.  Although I told her I don’t really like to knit …

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Garner Market Bag

Wool is alright, I guess, but I love knitting with unusual things.  I’ve knit potholders with strips cut from old t-shirts, turned plastic grocery bags into plarn and the mason twine I had left-over from my rose project was just begging to be knit into something. That something turned into …

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Begone, Personal-Use only patterns.

Hand knitting has to be one of the most tedious ways to create fabric, but like so many others, I’m addicted to it and fuel my addiction by sharing the patterns I have created.  Now that I’m writing up patterns, one thing I don’t understand  is why some designers annex …

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Knitted Broomstick Lace Scarf

Here’s my latest Project, Knitted Broomstick Lace. Aren’t the stitches divine? I saw the Stitch Diva videos showing how to do Broomstick Lace and fell in love with the look of gathered loops, but too many years of abusing my wrists makes crocheting a very painful experience for me.  With …

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Herlo’s blanket – Completed Project

I finally got the blanket for Herlo’s son done.  What do you think? Click the picture to get a larger image. It took a little longer than expected to finish because my schedule has been a bit busier than normal lately. My hope is that I’ll get it in the …

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Knitted version of the buttercup bag (Tutorial included)

It’s not that I can’t sew… I’m actually not too bad if I put my mind to it. Instead, you could classify my problem as dinner-table-itis. Meaning if I can’t finish by dinner time or don’t have a really good reason, I probably shouldn’t haul out the sewing paraphernalia. Unfortunately, …

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A blanket for Baby Luke

Along with my time issues ahead of FUDcon, I’ve been struggling with a design for a blanket I promised I’d make for my soon to be nephew, Luke. It had been a problem because I wanted to be sure I had something to take with me to work on while …

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