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 read more
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.
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. read more