calliope pattern sweater knitting

Knitting The Calliope Sweater Pattern

Knitting has begun on my Calliope pullover sweater pattern (link to the FREE pattern below). Somehow I managed to pull a muscle in my neck which is causing me some extreme discomfort. The pain is keeping me from doing much of anything except sit in front of the television and knit. For that reason, my […]

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boot cuffs knit in Myak yarn color Moss

Boot Cuffs Knit in Myak Yarn

Mat my daughter’s request, I have begun to knit boot cuffs. Last year I knit some cabled cuffs in brown yarn, but she says they are too loose. Now I have knit a new pair of cuffs which does not have a pattern, but I will write on this post how I made them. Quick […]

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Perfect Newborn socks pattern knitting

Knitting For Baby, The Free “Perfect Newborn Socks” Pattern

After knitting the Beloved baby bonnet pattern for a friend’s new granddaughter, I found this free baby sock pattern. The Perfect Newborn Socks pattern is offered for free by Tabitha Gandee and I got the pattern on the Ravelry site. I already had the CoBaSi machine washable yarn in color Bubblegum pink. Get the Free […]

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Fair Isle Mitts colorwork pattern

Knitting the Free Fair Isle Mitts Pattern

This page contains notes on knitting figerless mitts using stranded colorwork. I will be using Jamieson & Smith wool in five colors (added one, so six). This is a free pattern download at Ravelry for the Fair Isle Mitts. The pattern has charts and written instructions with two hand / palm motifs to choose from. […]

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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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