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
This week’s photo is Adriafil Knitcol yarn purchased on vacation in England.
This week’s stitch pattern is another favorite of mine. This is Tweed from the Big Book of Knitting Stitch Patterns. This is a very simple stitch pattern with big results. It repeats every four rows using one color in the first 2 rows and a second color in the next 2 rows. For this swatch,… Continue reading Knit Stitch Pattern Saturday
Take a look at the Everything Bag! This bag measures 24 inches wide and 18 inches to the top point. This is the second one that I made. I’ve been using the first one since last summer. I have found so many uses for this bag. It has gone to the beach and pool holding… Continue reading Woven Tote Bag
Today’s photo features Plymouth Yarn Dreambaby Paintpot. Ideal for newborn hats.
This is one of my favorite stitch patterns. I have come across several names including Old Shale and Feather and Fan. My swatch is knit on U.S. Size 7 knitting needles with worsted weight yarn. The stitch pattern repeats every 18 stitches and I cast on 2 repeats. The pattern is very simple with only… Continue reading Knit Stitch Pattern Saturday
2017 is here and I continue to share my love of yarn with my Sunday Quote photos. Before I start to knit. I always enjoy photographing my yarn. The quotes are my way of staying positive. Hope you enjoy them!
Welcome to 2017 and another Saturday of knitting stitch swatches. I started this last year as a way to challenge myself to become acquainted with different stitch patterns. I continue to be inspired by the simple patterns and this week is no different. I returned to Reversible Knitting Stitches. There are so many fascinating patterns… Continue reading Knit Stitch Pattern Saturday