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, 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

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, 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