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

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, 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