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“Candy Cane” pot holders

    You will need: 5 double pointed needles or circulars in size 5 mm / US 8 100 g / 164 yards of red 10 ply aran / worsted yarn 100 g / 164 yards of white 10 ply aran / worsted yarn *I used DROPS Nepal – Deep Red #3608 and White #1101* Get "Candy...

5 steps to start selling knitted items in physical store

Hand knitting is getting more and more popular and people love handmade things. So why not make few extra dollars from that? You need more yarn right? Getting your knitted items and handmade crafts to brick and mortar stores is actually easy. Not effortless, but easy....

“Father Cables” hat pattern review

I don’t know about you, but I can sense fall coming. Do you know what I mean? That smell of autumn leaves, moist air that makes you feel like getting all wet when reaching out your hand, and a desperate desire to surround yourself with something cozy. It’s...

Free lace knitting pattern “The Wavy Scarf”

Last week I gave you a pattern for the Wave stitch swatch, and that looked like this: I’m sure you figured out by now that it was a rehearsal knitting for this scarf. The Wavy Scarf is an easy knit, and grows quite fast. Think “knitted Christmas...

How to make two gathered stitches / 2 stitches from 2

Have you heard about knitting technique called two gathered stitches? Or maybe you’ve read instructions stating you need to knit 2 stitches from 2? That’s what I’ll show you today. Abbreviations I’ve seen for this tech are 2F2 or 2StF2....

The Wave Stitch

Work the Wave pattern over 10 stitches. One pattern repeat is 36 rows. For a swatch cast on 16 sts. 6 for edges and 10 for pattern. Knit 3 rows and start with the pattern. k – knit p – purl YO – yarn over ssk – slip, slip, knit slipped stitches...
Baby jumpsuit – almost finished (part 4)

Baby jumpsuit – almost finished (part 4)

I’m happy with progress, and only a bit more to go. I’m thinking I won’t do the hood, because…well…baby doesn’t need one. Few words of regret though. I wish I noted down all the stitches, and alterations. I thought I would remember,...
Estonian Sampler Scarf – May

Estonian Sampler Scarf – May

Here’s the stitch pattern for May: You can read about Estonian Sampler Scarf KAL on my first post back in January: here Here’s February Here’s March Here’s...