When thinking about knitting for children or the home, it is always fun to play with color, pattern and texture, while keeping the look simple and fun. In Playful Stripes, a mitered square shape gets a modern feel with great color, and textured stripes.
Sunny Baby Blanket
From the pattern description: Of course this blanket can be knit in any color you please, but bright yellow brings an extra spark of joy and light. A pretty textured pattern makes it even livelier. The more you wash this yarn, the softer it gets.
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This pattern is designed for use with 3 skeins of our Luster Merino Tencel Sport Weight yarn in colorways: Cloud, Kitten and Spearmint. Choose any colors you like, though. You need a total of 12 oz (1185 yd) and size US 6 (4.0 mm) 32” circular needles or longer.
Smoking Hot Needles
I told you that I was knitting mittens, and that they didn't work out as well as they should. It's hard to see, but the yarn is a lovely heather, some elann Highland wool. It's not the yarn's fault at all, even though before I knit this half mitten, I've knit a hat with it, and ripped it too. It's not the yarn, really. The mittens are way too big, huge in fact. I've decided to rip them back to the cuff, use that and make up something else, without increases. In fact, there's only the cuff…
Do you have items lying around your house or stuffed into drawers that you can’t do much with but that you don’t want to throw out? Do you like saving money while reducing wastefulness at the same time? Finding creative ways to use junk items in your home is a great way to satisfy those needs! Your junk drawers, recycling bins, and even the spare change beneath your couch cushions have the potential to become beautiful DIY projects. Check out the ideas below for some projects to try. After…
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