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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

2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day, crochet, designs, knit, projects

Constable Charlie

Here's a little knitted dickey/popover/vest/bib with a matching cap to top it off. This dickey started as an idea for a bib that would entirely cover the front of baby's upper body. After everything was said and done, it was too darn cute for me to bring myself to just use it as a bib! I like to pop… Continue reading Constable Charlie

2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day, crochet

Leaping Crochet

Craft: Crochet Pattern: Leaping Crochet Baby Hoodie Size: 6 mo. (12 mo. 18 mo. 2T) The first crocheted sweater I have ever tried, and it did not disappoint! Beautiful results. Despite the simplicity of the design and the color striping, the finished object looks very striking. Try different color schemes for different affects as well. The brown, red and blue… Continue reading Leaping Crochet

2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day, crochet

“Greystone” Baby Romper

Craft: Crochet Pattern: Blue Orchid Baby Romper Size: 0-3 months This is a very cute little romper pattern. Quick to work up + a great option for summer. The romper pictured was made using Knit Picks CotLin DK with some superwash wool for the straps and the bottom (ran out of the CotLin.) The free pattern only includes… Continue reading “Greystone” Baby Romper

2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day, designs, knit

Brenna

Introducing a parapluie original, my first completed stranded knitting design. Woot, woot! It's a little "barely-there-beret," so called because you can block it on a plate and it will act slightly like a beret, or just block it normally and wear it as a toque. Here's a little how-to: >My gauge was approximately 6.4 sts. per inch. >In… Continue reading Brenna

2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day, adaptations, knit, projects

Sheepish Baby Cardigan

  This baby cardigan, sized 0-3 months, was one of my first finished projects of 2018. When I was knitting my latest Baa-ble Hat (one of my favorites), I started to ponder the idea of knitting those plump, happy sheep onto a baby sweater. I thought it would make for one adorable little cardigan. I was also itching to try a… Continue reading Sheepish Baby Cardigan