This week I swatched a stitch pattern titled Comets although it reminds me of pieces of wrapped candy strung on a ribbon. This is a simple pattern of multiples of 10 stitches plus 9 stitches and 20 rows. I cast on 19 stitches and knit 30 rows so that we could see the full pattern.… Continue reading Knit Stitch Pattern Saturday
The last 12 months have been filled with tremendous change in my life and it shows in my knitting projects. I spent the last few days trying to regroup my yarn and projects in an attempt to remember where I left off when the chaos began and to refocus my knitting. I started by going… Continue reading Updating my Ravelry Queue
Tucked Rib is this week’s knit stitch pattern. A variation of the rib stitch, this creates an interesting texture that might look great in a tote bag. This stitch pattern is a 4 stitch repeat and a 24 row repeat. I cast on 22 stitches for my swatch and knit a total of 34 rows… Continue reading Knit Stitch Pattern Saturday
Although I have 3 sweaters on knitting needles at various stages of completion, I couldn’t resist casting on a new sweater for myself. Several months ago, I discovered Plymouth Yarn Cashmere de Cotone yarn. I purchased 2 skeins in this lovely pale green without a project in mind. The yarn has a gauge of 5… Continue reading Knitting a New Sweater
This week’s yarn is Sirdar Blosson Chunky.
Today’s knit stitch pattern is from the Barbara Walker Treasury of Knitting Patterns. It is named the Pavilion Pattern and I think it is wonderful! This pattern is done with simple knit and purl stitches and creates these diamond shapes. I warn you, though, there is a lot of counting. The stitch pattern is 18… Continue reading Knit Stitch Pattern Saturday
Finished my scarf using the Berroco Inca Tweed yarn that I shared with you in my post of January 4, 2017. I named the pattern Seven by Three Scarf and posted the pattern as a free pattern in my Ravelry shop. This is such a simple stitch pattern. I discovered it… Continue reading Seven by Three Knit Scarf
Yarn in this photo is Lana Grossa Magdalena Olympia.
Fancy Chevron from The Harmony Guide Stitch Pattern Book is this week’s stitch pattern. I really like this pattern and will be using it in an afghan. I can picture it using a bulky weight yarn on a Size 11 knitting needle. I think the texture would be lovely. A warm and cozy accent for… Continue reading Knit Stitch Pattern Saturday
I purchased this wonderful yarn on my trip to Block Island for a Knitting Retreat in 2015 and I’ve been searching for just the right pattern to knit gloves for myself. The yarn is 40% Cashmere and 60% Super Fine Merino and the color is called Summer Ocean. I finally found the ideal pattern for… Continue reading Knitting Gloves for Myself