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Posts from the ‘Knitting’ Category

  • Untitled-1

    I’m back with a Stitchcraft freebie for you all.  This pattern comes from the No. 4o edition of Stitchcraft from December 1935. Click on the following link to download the pattern as a pdf: Next to Nothings Pattern. Click on the following link to add this pattern via Ravelry. I know not many of you guys… Read More »

  • Macaron Redux
    Top 5 of 2013 Posted on January 13, 2014

    How good it feels to be sitting down at my computer, blogging again. I’ve had such a busy December and then I started the new year by being sick.  Ugh!  I posted my favorites from 2012 and I wanted to recap what I achieved last year and set some goals for the upcoming one. Looking… Read More »

  • Ingenue
    Completed: The Ingenue Sweater Posted on December 9, 2013

    I’ve been knitting up a storm this fall/winter and have completed a (very speedy sweater) called Ingenue. It’s a fairly basic raglan sleeved sweater, constructed top down & knit in the round. Generally, when I get bored or when I get to a hard part of a project – I loose patience and wander off… Read More »

  • Lacy Bolero
    Pattern Freebie: Lacy Bolero Posted on December 6, 2013

    Today’s freebie pattern comes from the Bestway leaflet No. 856 – which was ‘donated’ to me by the lovely Anne.  While there is no publication date on the leaflet, the interweb sources seem to think this is from the late 1930′s. Click on the following link to download the free pdf: Bestway’s Lacy Bolero Pattern. Click… Read More »

  • victory-release
    Knitting for (Fair Isle) Victory Posted on December 3, 2013

    After (sadly) being too busy to participate in Rochelle’s Sew for Victory this past Spring so I had to redeem myself when I discovered that Tasha had launched a Knit for Victory this autumn/winter.  Not to mention – all I seem to be doing these days is knitting and working on the new house. What… Read More »

  • Fair Isle Mittens
    Pattern Freebie: Pair of Fair Isle Mittens Posted on November 22, 2013

    I am totally stoked today to start sharing with you several new knitting patterns that recently came in my possession. Out of the blue, I got a message on Ravelry from Anne (Agenta17) who found me through my Stitchcraft pattern freebie posts.  She said he has tons of Stitchcraft magazines and offered up her duplicates… Read More »

  • Aqua Waves Jumper
    Completed: Aqua Waves Jumper Posted on November 19, 2013

    I’ve been working on and off again on this jumper for 2 years now –  but I’m happy to say it (was) worn quite regularly this whole summer and I’m in love with it. The completed Aqua Waves Jumper! Here’s the link for the Aqua Waves Jumper Pattern pdf so you can make one for… Read More »

  • Panelled Cardigan
    Pattern Freebie: The Panelled Cardigan Posted on November 1, 2013

    Today’s pattern freebie comes from a Bestway publication during the 1940s. Click on the following link to download the pattern as a pdf: Panelled Cardigan Pattern Here’s the link to add this pattern to your Ravelry Queue or Favorites. A few weeks ago, Kerry of Kestrel Makes posted about some vintage knitting patterns for sale.  Knowing… Read More »

  • Sugar Maple Shawl
    Completed: A Cozy Grey Shawl Posted on October 29, 2013

    I just completed my Sugar Maple Shawl in time for the chilly autumn we’re having here in Chicago. I used Malabrigo Worsted (Aran weight) in Polar Morn for my shawl.  It’s a dove grey, but it has undertones of lilac and it was such a dream to knit with.  With constant use, I fear this shawl… Read More »

  • Original
    Pattern Freebie: Pink Embellished Gloves Posted on October 25, 2013

    You guys really love these glove patterns!  I’m posting for the third week in a row, a glove pattern from the Glove and Mittens Publication.  This time I’m sharing the little pink beaded/sequined ones in the upper left-hand corner.  If you’ve missed them, I’ve shared the Norwegian Mitten, bottom left, and the yellow cable-knit glove,… Read More »