Category Archives: Knitting

School Colors Knit Hats

School Color Hats I have three cousins who are siblings who each went to a different one of the three state colleges in Iowa. This year I made them each a hat with the colors of their school. Lion Hometown … Continue reading

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Jayne Hat

Lion Hometown –Pittsburgh Yellow, Syracuse Orange, Tampa Spice (red) Size 11 CO 44 in orange Knit all in stockinet Knit for 18 rows (5.5 in), switch to yellow (leave long tail on the orange, for seam), knit 7 rows (2 … Continue reading

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Bunny Hat

Child’s Ribbed Blanket Hat with Bunny Ears I was getting together with some friends for Easter, and I had Easter gifts for the kids. Then, the day before, I realize there was one more kid coming than I had planned … Continue reading

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Cow-Dog Plushie

There’s a kid I know, and I’m pretty sure he has a knitting curse. Nothing I have tried to knit for him has turned out how I planned, starting with the baby blanket. After two tries at a minion hat … Continue reading

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Butterfly Scarf

I wanted to knit something with butterflies. So I went to the internet. Turns out there’s a stitch called the butterfly stitch.* It wasn’t exactly what I had in mind at first, and was completely different from anything I’d done … Continue reading

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My First Shawl

Triangle Shawl Pattern: https://glennaknits.com/2009/12/03/a-tale-of-two-scarves/ Needle Size: 7 Yarn: Brand: Caron Type: Caron Cakes Color: Cake Pop (grey and blue) Pattern modifications Edges: I didn’t garter stitch the edges. I left them stockinette because I like how it looks and the … Continue reading

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Baby Blanket (Tiles)

Bernat Blanket Yarn – “Little Boy Dove” (I think it was about 3 10.5 oz skeins) Size 7 needles Based on “Tiles I”: http://www.craftcookie.com/knitting-stitches/knit-purl-stitches/117-tiles-i CO 86 stitches Row 1:  slip, k, *p5, k2* x12 Row 2:  slip, p, *k5, p2* … Continue reading

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