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, 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, designs, knit

Brenna

Introducing a parapluie original, my first completed stranded knitting design. Woot, woot! It's a little "barely-there-beret," so called because you can block it on a plate and it will act slightly like a beret, or just block it normally and wear it as a toque. Here's a little how-to: >My gauge was approximately 6.4 sts. per inch. >In… Continue reading Brenna