Tag: knitting

  • New Free Pattern: Adorable Fingerless Mitts

    I’ve got a new free pattern up on Tuts+ for these cute, fingerless mitts with fern lace running down the backs. I knit mine using a skein of Quince and Co. Chickadee on 5 mm needles. I’m starting to really love fingerless mitts because they’re so fast to make. If I hadn’t been taking step-by-step […]

  • A Forgotten FO

    I was digging through my accessories drawer, looking for a belt, when I ran across this hat I made, and I realized that I never shared it here! Last spring I had a funny spot on my scalp that had to be removed, and I went to my old dermatologist near my parents to get […]

  • A Sweater Rainbow

    I mentioned a while back that I was making my green cardigan because I realized that if I knit a green sweater, I’d have a rainbow of cropped sweaters. I don’t know why I found that so amusing, but I did so I made the sweater, and here is the little rainbow! It took a few […]

  • Weaving in Ends

    I have such a love/hate relationship with color work. I love designing it, and when I’m working the rows leading up to it, I can’t wait to get started on it. But once I get a few rows in, I start feeling a little grumbly about it all. It’s slow going, and I really have […]

  • Getting Everything on the Needles

    I’m still working on my little pattern collection. I recently finished writing five of the patterns, and I got a little over enthusiastic about starting them. I now have 4/5 of the projects on the needles or done. It’s good progress, but now I find myself trying to brainstorm a sixth pattern to round out […]