Knitting Pattern for Basic Dish/Washcloths

Like I say in the pattern itself, most of the dish/washcloth patterns I’ve used in the past have ended up being really long rectangles or just a really large size that’s more like a dish/washcloth had a baby with a hand towel. I wanted something more basic and regular sized, so I took a shot […]

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Secret Santa

It’s my first time in years being part of an office where there’s a “Secret Santa” exchange. So I decided to participate. My recipient is getting a great gift (according to me at least)… for less than ten bucks I got a to-go mug ($4), tea ($3.50), a small purple photo frame ($1), and a […]

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New slippers for my chilly feet!

With the cooler autumn weather and my old nasty slippers, I thought I’d make my next pair instead of buying new ones.  It was actually a really good decision.  All I had to buy was the yarn, and one skein was all it took to finish a pair, so I spent less than $5 for […]

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Cardigan Ready to be Reborn

A while back I started work on my first cardigan.  I recently started working on it in earnest again and started to get somewhere, which is extremely exciting.  However, I checked my gauge and need to start over… my gauge is too tight.  At first I was really upset because I feel like I have […]

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Starting my first cardigan

Yikes!  I can’t believe I am starting my first cardigan.  It’s kind of overwhelming.  But here goes!  To see my project on Ravelry, click here: http://ravel.me/jen52/stqx4 I have chosen to knit the Cerisera cardigan,(Ravelry link here) listed as “Advanced Beginner”.  It seems doable for someone at my skill level.  I want a nice cardigan that’s not […]

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Earbud Pouch

Here’s my second knitting pattern!  It’s obviously a variation on my previous pattern, but it’s different enough to make a difference. Here’s the pattern: Felted Earbud Pouch As with the previous pattern, please contact me with errors or other critiques.  Thanks!

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Change Pouch

I recently completed my first official knitting pattern. I worked on it to make it exactly what I wanted and here’s how it turned out: If you want a nice fuzzy coin pouch like mine, here’s the pattern: Change Pouch If you give this pattern a try, please let me know how it turns out, […]

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It’s been too long …

Since the last post, I believe it’s been cold nearly every day.  There were no tornadoes in Wisconsin this January, thankfully.  I’ve learned to knit. I never knew just how fun knitting could be.  I actually knit most (if not all) of the presents I gave away for christmas this year.  I knit an  iPod […]

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