My Creative Life

Knitting an I-cord provisional cast on

I purchased the Updated Vogue Knitting Ultimate Knitting Book .  Looking at the different cast on methods, I decided to try the i-cord provisional cast on for circular knitting for my Dark Night Rose sweater.  As I wrote in this blog post, the sweater consists of hexagon medallions that are knit in the round from the… Continue reading Knitting an I-cord provisional cast on

Knitting Patterns

Harmony Blanket Knit-a-Long Square-April Sunshine

Once again, I’m pleased to provide you The Harmony Blanket Knit-a-Long knit square.  For all the details, visit the Underground Crafter.  As with the Carolina Square that I contributed in January, this square is also reversible.  The pattern is here and you can also download a free copy in my Ravelry store HERE.  The download… Continue reading Harmony Blanket Knit-a-Long Square-April Sunshine

My Creative Life · Yarn in my Travels

Update on 2018 Sweater Knitting Project

My Dark Night Rose Sweater knitting is coming along slowly.  As I wrote in my post on February 3, 2018, I had hoped to knit 7 hexagons a month.  Well, I certainly did not reach that goal in February.  I only knit 3 hexagon and a half hexagon. So now I have 5 full and… Continue reading Update on 2018 Sweater Knitting Project

Dishcloth Dresses

Knitting for the Kitchen in time for Spring

Spring 2018 is less than 3 weeks away and Easter is only 4 weeks away. I should probably be doing some Spring cleaning but instead, I’m doing some Spring knitting.   I find that I enjoy sprucing up my kitchen as I dream of the warmer weather, blue skies, and blooming flowers. New dishcloths are part… Continue reading Knitting for the Kitchen in time for Spring