Category Archives: Knitting Patterns

It’s called, “Instant Gratification!”

This past week was a fast week for me.  I had Monday off for President’s Day, worked on Tuesday, and then went on a business trip to St. Louis for the remainder of the week.  I wanted to take a shawl … Continue reading

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Tea Cozy Tuesday

Since I’m now hooked on tea and teapots, I couldn’t resist joining the Tea Cozy Tuesday KAL/CAL over on Pia’s blog, Stitches ‘n’ Scraps. The goal of this KAL/CAL is to create 12 tea cozies over twelve months and for … Continue reading

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Friday Pattern Spotlight: Wichita by Bonnie Sennott

I have been searching for just the right vest pattern to cast on using my stash of Rowan Wool Cotton but was really beginning to get discouraged until the other day when a pattern pop up on Ravelry and made … Continue reading

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Paging Alfred Hitchcock ….

I am so excited to be part of the Blog Tour for Hitch,  a wonderful collection of designs inspired by the many films of Alfred Hitchcock and compiled by knitwear designer Stephannie Tallent. Just for fun, you must listen to the theme song for … Continue reading

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Anticipation !

AUTUMN – Pronounced as  aw-tuhm   The season of the year between summer and winter, lasting from the autumnal equinox to the winter solstice and from September to December in the Northern Hemisphere; fall. For some reason it seems to … Continue reading

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Pattern Spotlight: Fingering Weight Delights!

I love Indie dyed fingering weight yarn and have to admit it can be quite an addiction.   While I use fingering weight for socks, sometimes I use it for scarves and shawls. As fall approaches I am drawn to … Continue reading

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Friday Pattern Spotlight: All About the Hats

As July fades away, August is soon approaching which means a few of us have already had thoughts about fall knitting.  If you’re looking for ideas for stash busting, one project that is usually a winner is hats.  Hats typically … Continue reading

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Did you know ….

I truly love finding new patterns and sharing them with you, including many patterns that are “free”.  I know that most of you know all about the accessibility to free downloadable patterns but a few of you who follow me … Continue reading

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A Progress Photo and a Sneak Peek

I’ve been knitting away at my Wish I Might shawl and have just finished the body.  I’m liking the color combination so far and can’t wait to start the lace portion ! A week or so ago I received my … Continue reading

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Old Shale ….

Last weekend Kelly over at the Celtic Cast On posted her finished project, a lovely shawl call Old Shale Shawl by Amanda Clark.   Kelly knitted her particular shawl as a prayer shawl, which inspired me to do the same thing. … Continue reading

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