Posts Tagged "knitting"

Preemie Hat

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in Knitting | 0 comments

Preemie Hat

I had a great time visiting family at our family reunion in August. My sister reminded me of an organization called Carewear which encourages volunteers to make hats, booties, and such for preemies at local hospitals. I had several partially completed projects from many years ago in my stash and decided to work on finishing them. After all, this is my Season of Completion! The yarn in this hat was crocheted into a bizarre doily of some sort, so I re-purposed it for this adorable hat. Sorry, I should have taken a before picture! I will be completing more of these little preemie hats soon and will post them as...

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Bedazzle Bag

Posted by on Jul 14, 2013 in Knitting | 2 comments

Bedazzle Bag

I’m still working through my stash of yarn and making great progress! I needed to take  a break from Homespun and Wool-Ease, so I decided to look for a pattern that I could use with a single skein of Sensations Bedazzle. I found a cute mini purse pattern by Sasha that only required one skein of Bedazzle. This embellishment yarn has been discontinued. It was available at Jo-Ann Stores and it was made in Turkey. Skeins might still be found on eBay or Etsy. I knitted it while watching 24:Redemption with Josiah. (FOX released it on my birthday in 2008 and I didn’t even know it! It’s taken me 5 years to find that out.) Back to the purse, I haven’t...

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Big Victory Beanie

Posted by on Mar 31, 2013 in Knitting | 0 comments

Big Victory Beanie

I’m so relieved to finish this beanie. While I was just starting this project, I accidentally zipped the yarn on my carry on luggage. There was no way to get the yarn out of the zipper without cutting it. So, I cut it. Then, I zipped the yarn into my laptop bag zipper. Argh! I cut it again! The person who wears this beanie will have victory over adversity! This hat is from the book Leisure Arts Knit Celebrity Slouchy Beanies For The Family. The pattern is called ‘Naturally Comfortable’ and I chose the X-Large size. The yarn is...

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Peruvian Ear Flap Hat

Posted by on Mar 23, 2013 in Knitting | 0 comments

Peruvian Ear Flap Hat

I just finished this hat for Chrystal. The pattern can be purchased at www.LisaEllisDesign.com or www.FrogTreeYarns.com. It took me about a  month of “spare time” to finish the hat. It’s my first time knitting with Fair Isle! I purchased a wonderful set of Clover Interchangeable Circular Knitting Needles “Takumi Combo” Set to make this project. I will be able to use this set for years to come! This set creates 60 combinations – imagine if you had to purchase each combo separately! It would cost over $600.00! Plus, it’s difficult to find each combination. I love working with bamboo and there are no questions when you want to take...

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Sir Knight Helmet

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in Knitting | 0 comments

Sir Knight Helmet

Josiah originally showed me this pattern on 9gag.com. I asked him if we wanted to have a hat like that and I found the pattern on Etsy.com. Martina Gardner created this crochet hat pattern for several different sizes. This hat gets the greatest reaction! For the toddler size shown here, the visor of the helmet has been sewn into place so it won’t smother the kiddo. The adult version has a movable visor so you have a handy face mask when it is really cold outside. I used Red Heart yarn and it took me about 2 weeks to make this...

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