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2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day, crochet, designs

Gabriela

Craft: Crochet Pattern: Gabriela (Parapluie Improvised) Materials: 1 skein Knit Picks Galileo, 1 skein Knit Picks Gloss, 2 yds ribbon, 6 small glass beads This scarf was designed as a gift for my sister-in-law. It started with a skinny central scarf in a simple crossed stitch, using the Galileo yarn. I then crocheted some flowers… Continue reading Gabriela

2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day, designs, knit

Beatriz

Craft: Knitting Pattern: Beatriz (Parapluie Improvised) Yarn: Universal Cotton Supreme Here is a quick-to-knit skinny scarf that I designed as a gift for my mother-in-law. It is worked in alternating sections of Andalusian stitch and broken rib stitch. This was the first time I worked with the Andalusian stitch. It's such a simple, pretty little stitch, that… Continue reading Beatriz

2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day, crochet, projects

Ripples in the Pond (or) Skipping Stones

Craft: Crochet Pattern: Improvised Yarn: Malabrigo Rios, Lion Brand Amazing, Knit Picks Swish Worsted, Paintbox Yarns Cotton Here's a modular vest that is crocheted in simple stitches (except for the I-cord closure, which is knitted). I named it "Ripples in the Pond (or) Skipping Stones" because the interplay of all the different colored yarns together reminds me of a… Continue reading Ripples in the Pond (or) Skipping Stones

2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day

These Boots Were Made For Walkin’

Craft: Crochet Pattern: High Country Baby Booties by Julie Barber Materials: Paton's Superwash DK, Necklace leather   Here's a little deviation from my proposed list of crafts for 2018 (and there may be a few more to come!) My little chubster needed some shoes for scooting around in his walker so I crocheted some booties… Continue reading These Boots Were Made For Walkin’

2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day, designs, knit

Fall Creek

This is a sweater I designed to match the Noble Eliott baby sweater. It is available as a PDF (download below). I have tried to be as thorough as possible in replicating my notes into pattern form for anyone who is interested in making the sweater themselves. The pattern is only written out to produce a sweater with the finished measurements… Continue reading Fall Creek

2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day, knit

Arizona [Red Rock]

Craft: Knitting Pattern: Modular (No Sew!) Baby Sweater Size: 6 mo. (12 mo. 18 mo. 24 mo.) Here's a great, quick project to teach yourself some modular knitting. I made this a couple years ago with some inexpensive acrylic yarn to practice knitting a sweater (of the few I have made so far, this was one of my first.) As… Continue reading Arizona [Red Rock]

2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day, designs, knit

Noble Eliott

At the beginning of this year I decided I wanted to be a bit more daring with my knitting and crocheting. Which is why I designed a raglan sweater from scratch in both a mama version and a mini munchkin version, with only this raglan as prior experience! The mama version is in the late stages of completion, but the mini version… Continue reading Noble Eliott