Spindrift shawl

Finishing Up The Spindrift Shawl

The Spindrift shawl was a free pattern download offered by designer Helen Stewart. I appreciate having something like this crescent shawl pattern to practice on.  The pattern is fairly simple, but I did learn how to do a picot edge bind-off.  You can read more about how I came to be knitting this shawl on […]

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shawl

Two Free Triangle Shawl Knitting Patterns Perfect For Beginners

For those knitters who can knit and purl and easily do simple stitches (or are willing to learn), I’ve found two free shawl knitting patterns. The word “beginner” is relative.  I’ve been knitting for many years, yet I consider myself a beginner knitter.  I say this because every time I try a more difficult pattern, […]

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knitting the Honey Cowl

Autumn Colors / Honey Cowl Pattern

How I Knit This Cowl This cowl was knit based on the Honey Cowl free pattern download found at the Ravelry website. I used Madeline Tosh yarn in autumn rust and gold colors. Tosh Vintage “Firewood” and “Liquid Gold” were used as well as Tosh DK in “Brick Dust”. This pattern would be perfect for […]

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