December 2012

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Wishing everyone a holiday season that is lovely and smooth. We’re relaxing and enjoying our family time together. These little needle felted snowmen put a smile on our faces as Devan and I made them for Christmas gifts this year. The idea for these little guys came from an image I found on Pinterest. The knitting pattern can be found on Ravelry. Since we were needle felting instead of knitting, I just winged it for the bodies. Devan made the carrot noses and we used tiny seed beads read more

Christmas Knitting

Christmas Knitting

Freelance deadlines were my priority well into December so I got quite a late start on my Christmas knitting. First to be finished will be Kabouter by Woolly Wormhead for Devan. I want him to  have a chance to wear it before the big day.

Garter-Stripe Jacket

Garter-Stripe Jacket

Knit Simple is on the newsstands and I just received my copy in the mail yesterday. One of my designs is included in the Toggle Mania story. The Garter-Stripe jacket has a series of toggles attached with i-cord to the wide garter stitch front bands which are worked in Noro Kureyon. The rest of the cardigan uses Debbie Bliss’ Cashmerino Aran and is beautifully soft. I just love the mallard colourway paired with the Noro yarn in teals, blues, hot pinks and browns. The garter stitch front bands are read more