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, 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

2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day

2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day

Parapluie is an online craft journal that will document projects I make and patterns I design each year. Besides improving my skills and increasing my knowledge of knitting and crocheting, I would like to share the joy I have for these hobbies as well as branch out to learn new crafts. For the year of 2018, I have a list of knit and crochet projects I… Continue reading 2018 Crafts for a Rainy Day