I'm a sucker for orange and gray and batiks, so to me, this is made of win. Love it! Hopefully this will inspire me to think differently (or maybe just more) about pieced "backgrounds." I always like the look of them, but I am also always chicken to try them. Sedimentary by EschHouseQuilts, via Flickr
Demo of how to cut half square triangle blocks by sewing around all the edges of a larger square and then cutting into fourths on the diagonal. Yields 4 HST blocks. This site has a chart that you can use as a quick reference to calculate how big the square needs to be to yield the size HST blocks you need.
MATERIALS: Yarn 2 skeins Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick-N-Quick - Charcoal Needles US 15 straight needles Notions Tapestry needle Gauge 2 sts = 1" DIRECTIONS: CO 20 sts Thermal Stitch Pattern Row 1: K Row 2: K Row 3: K 2, P 2 Row 4: K 2, P 2 Continue in pattern until scarf is 58" or to desired length. BO and weave in loose ends.
Boyfriend Scarf by stitchstitch, via Flickr
How to: Dye Clear Glass ANY Color (A New Technique).
Put a Bird On It Dishcloth Pattern
Diagonal Owl Dishcloth
Bigger on the inside: Knitty Spring+Summer 2012
Knitting PATTERN-The Melody Cloche' (Toddler, Child, Adult sizes); on Ravelry
25 Gifts to Make for Women - Crazy Little Projects