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

Al Paca

Craft: Knitting & Embroidery Materials: Cotton yarns, knitting needles, darning needle, thread, sewing needle Pattern: Super Easy Baby Blanket by Purl Soho I started this blanket what seems like ages ago. In reality it was no more than 1 and a half or 2 years. But it's been sitting around for so long and my… Continue reading Al Paca

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

Entre Nous

Craft: Knitting & Crochet Pattern: Grey Gardens by Kate Burge and Rachel Price Materials: 1 skein Noro Kureyon (100% Wool), some green yarn for leaves, knitting needles, crochet hooks This was my first time using Noro yarn and my second go at entrelac. I enjoyed both the yarn and the pattern so very much! I ended up adapting… Continue reading Entre Nous

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, 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, 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