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“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...
Project Monday – Baby Jumper (part 2)

Project Monday – Baby Jumper (part 2)

It has been so busy time that I can’t even describe it. Sometimes I wish the world would stop, and I could only knit. Just sit inside my own little bauble, and knit, knit, knit… But I didn’t come here to whine… Here’s the progress (if you...

Project Monday – Baby…

Yes, there will be a baby. Not mine! Let’s make that clear 🙂 One of my best girlfriends is having a baby. And I couldn’t be happier. This baby was wished, hoped and prayed for a long time. He will be one lucky fellow, I’ll tell you –...
How To Make A Bobble Stitch

How To Make A Bobble Stitch

Knitting bobbles is really simple containing only 4 steps. Bobble, in an essence, is a number of stitches increased into one stitch, knitting those increased stitches through twice (or more if you need a larger bobble), and finally knitting them back together again....