Knitting

Double Basket Beanie Pattern Is Live

Double Basket Beanie Pattern Is Live

I finally finished writing the pattern to my satisfaction and testing the various options.

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My Favorite Everything Socks

My Favorite Everything Socks

My first package from the wonderful Woolens & Nosh yarn club was from October, 2023, and since it was my first, I wanted to make something special with it.

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Double Basket Beanie Prototype

Double Basket Beanie Prototype

I finished the first prototype of my new Double Basket Beanie.

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Bulky Swatch Blanket

Bulky Swatch Blanket

I’ve started putting together the Bulky Swatch Blanket . I plan to tile the swatches together somewhat randomly and use different colors for the connecting knitting bands.

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Beanie Prototype: Double Basket Pattern

Beanie Prototype: Double Basket Pattern

I am working on a new Beanie using the delightful Double Basket pattern .

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Basket Weave Beanie

I just added my first pattern to Ravelry. The pattern is for a great little beanie using the Basket Weave pattern.

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Whiskey Knits Project Bag

Whiskey Knits Project Bag

I love a good project bag, and I wanted a really big project bag for my checkmate sweater.

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Vertices Unite Shawl

Vertices Unite Shawl

It took a while, but I finally finished my first Westknits shawl, Vertices Unite.

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Fair Isle Pattern

Fair Isle Pattern

On page 91 of Barbara Walker’s, A Treasury of Knitting Patterns Vol 1, pages 88-89 is the “Fair Isle” pattern.

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Harlequin Pattern

Harlequin Pattern

My new favorite pattern from Barbara Walker’s, A Treasury of Knitting Patterns Vol 1, pages 88-89 is the Harlequin Pattern.

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Knotted Rib and Broad Spiral Rib

Knotted Rib and Broad Spiral Rib

For this swatch/block in my crazy quilt project, I knit a combination of the Knotted Rib and Broad Spiral Rib from Barbara Walker’s A Treasury of Knitting Patterns Vol 1, page 49.

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Swiss Check Pattern

Swiss Check Pattern

The next swatch in my crazy quilt project is the Swiss Check Pattern from Barbara Walker’s, A Treasury of Knitting Patterns Vol 1, page 90.

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Squared Check Pattern

Squared Check Pattern

The Squared Check Pattern from Barbara Walker’s, A Treasury of Knitting Patterns Vol 1, page 19 is a lovely geometric pattern of alternating knits and purls.

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Shadow Cable Pattern

Shadow Cable Pattern

The Shadow Cable pattern from Barbara Walker’s, A Treasury of Knitting Patterns Vol 1, page 273 is the newest addition to the Crazy Quilt swatch stack.

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Chevron Pattern

Chevron Pattern

Check out the Chevron pattern from Barbara Walker’s, A Treasury of Knitting Patterns Vol 1, page 26.

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King Charles Brocade

King Charles Brocade

This weeks Crazy Quilt swatch is the King Charles Brocade from Barbara Walker’s, A Treasury of Knitting Patterns Vol 1, page 31.

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Trellis With Moss Stitch

Trellis With Moss Stitch

The next Crazy Quilt swatch block is the beautiful Trellis with Moss Stitch pattern in Barbara Walker’s A Treasury of Knitting Patterns Vol 1, page 261.

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Staghorn Cable Swatch

Staghorn Cable Swatch

Another stitch pattern for what I’m calling my Crazy Swatch Quilt project is the Staghorn Cable from Barbara Walker’s first Treasury of Knitting Patterns.

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Swatch Quilt Ideas

Swatch Quilt Ideas

I’m working through Barbara Walker’s first Treasury of Knitting Patterns and making some swatches.

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Found My Watchcap

Found My Watchcap

Cleaning out the boat I found my old watch cap (wool hat) that I made back in 2004 for an Alaska cruise.

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My First Gloves

My First Gloves

We don’t get a lot of cold weather here in Florida, but it’s been chilly the past few days, and my new “Don’t skid, honey!

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The Fitzgerald Sweater

The Fitzgerald Sweater

I finished knitting my first Cardigan, and my first sweater done in pieces.

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Starting My Berroco Fitzgerald

Starting My Berroco Fitzgerald

Here’s a view of the ribbing, center panel and some seed stitch on my Berroco Fitzgerald cardigan.

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My finished watch cap

My finished watch cap

I finished my new watch cap! Really happy with how it turned out.

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I miss my old watch cap

I miss my old watch cap

I’ve enjoyed knitting off and on for many, many years. The last time I took the hobby seriously was back in 2005.

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Cables! In a Hat!

Cables! In a Hat!

OMG! New hat done! Using Jason’s Cashmere Hat pattern, I created this nice hat using Patons Classic Wool Worsted in Aran.

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