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, 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, designs, knit

Fall Creek

This is a sweater I designed to match the Noble Eliott baby sweater. It is available as a PDF (download below). I have tried to be as thorough as possible in replicating my notes into pattern form for anyone who is interested in making the sweater themselves. The pattern is only written out to produce a sweater with the finished measurements… Continue reading Fall Creek

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, 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