2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day

Keep Your Hat On

Craft: Knitting Pattern: Improvised Materials: 1 skein Malabrigo Gruesa in "Paris Night" colorway, 1 size US 10 circular needles My little guy is very fidgety when it comes to hats. He much prefers them on the floor rather than on his head. He had a couple beanies that I made but none that would stay… Continue reading Keep Your Hat On

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, 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