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

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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

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