Triple patterned watchcap changed up

Catching Floats and Carrying Yarn, MC and CC

This post is specifically for catching floats while doing Fair Isle, or stranded colorwork knitting. Fair Isle knitting is when two colors are used to knit across one row. For this example, the Main Color (MC) is held in the right hand, and the Contrast Color (CC) is held in the left hand – you […]

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Turtle Dove hand-knit sweater in Quarry

Photos of My Turtle Dove Sweater / Poncho

The Turtle Dove sweater pattern is offered FREE from Espace Tricot, which is very nice of them. I have a link to their Ravelry pattern page below. I knit mine using bulky Brooklyn Tweed Quarry yarn because it was on hand. So, here is how it turned out. The Size Even though I knit the […]

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Skiff Watch Cap in Fibre Company Acadia yarn

More Skiffs On The Needles Using a New Yarn

My yarn order of The Fibre Co.’s Acadia DK arrived the other day. I’ve been planning to knit the Skiff hat pattern in Watch Cap form (already did the Beanie version) and I just needed the right yarn to get started. I began writing this as I began knitting, so be sure to read my […]

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Turtle Dove sweater knitting

Understanding the Turtle Dove Sweater Pattern Increases

Twice I’ve bought sweater patterns and lots of yarn to knit them, and both times I’ve not been able to accomplish the patterns. Since I have all this yarn to use up, I’ve kept an eye out for a simple sweater to knit. The Turtle Dove sweater pattern has raglan sleeves and also droopy underarms. […]

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Finished knitting the Colorado Chic beanie

Free Hat Pattern Knit in “Mad Hatter”

In need of a hat pattern that was fun to knit, I began to search my favorite patterns which are saved at Ravelry. Many hat patterns are simple enough to knit up quickly. The Colorado Chic(k!) Beanie looked interesting, and it could be knit in a heavy weight yarn – and it’s free! I just […]

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