This is a quick and relaxing project with a simple basketweave pattern for the body of the blanket. Edging is picked up and knit in a double seed stitch.
Baby blankets should be soft, which will eliminate all but the finest wools from your fiber selection. Cotton, or even acrylic, is a great choice as the new mother will be able to machine wash; she’ll never have time to hand wash a blanket!
These vests are all knit from the top and worked down to length. Short rows performed on the top back yoke give them a nice fit on the shoulders. Very classy to wear. After the top shaping is done you have many options, add llama motifs, an attractive moss stitch strip, or entrelac knitting. With this pattern set you have unlimited possibilities for adding your own favorite knitting stich. You can add anything, color, cables, lace - anything!
Skill Level: Easy to Intermediate with many Variations.
We have a great poncho and so much more! These three patterns will get you going on a perfect cape/poncho project. And not only for knitting! Two of these patterns have options for weaving and crochet! But that is not all! You can also use beautiful cable or lace stitches to make a very stylish cape.
With these three patterns you can make beautiful wraps for everyone you know!
This is a set of patterns that will help you make all the basic kinds of hats. You will decide all your colors, stitch combinations and yarn types -- which will make an unlimited number of hats. And the best part of all is that you will learn how to make all these hats to fit any head!
Hats don't have to be boring. With this set of knitting patterns you can start whipping out hats that really wow people! These are not your everyday hats! Use your head as an excuse to practice some exotic Nordic two-color knitting, or try a lace Wimple.
Get out some really great colors for these projects.
This is a basic guide to knitting any type of glove or mitten. You will learn how to take the right measurements of the hand, knit a quick swatch, and shape the knitting to the hand that is going to be wearing it. With the basic patterns you can go on to design virtually any type of glove or mitten you desire. As a bonus, in this set, you also receive some great pattern stitches and instructions on how to use them to make a scarf to go with your glove or mitten.