Goody, goody, gumdrops!
These festive stranded color work socks are knit using no more than two colors at one time and are worked cuff down to the toe. The unique feature of this design is a duplicate stitch gingerbread man on the heel. Add a little glitz to your gingerbread dreams by using a sparkle base yarn for your contrasting colors.
As classic as mix tapes, spandex, mullets, leg warmers, shoulder pads, jazzercise, roller skates and Pac Man. These rad socks are a blast to knit and use up small amounts of leftover yarn. This totally tubular sock pattern begins at the top of the leg, is ribbed all the way down, and features a heel-flap and gusset with easy duplicate stitch stars and hearts. Video tutorials are included to make these a snap to knit!
Rock the 80s vibe as you knit and wear these!
A sweet swirly hat pattern that is perfect to use that precious single skein of crazy hand-dyed yarn. This is a simple hat, great for a beginner, with a slight texture. To get the swirling effect, choose a yarn that has one section of the hank yarn dyed in one color (referred to as “space dyed”). This will pool together in a swirling pattern as you knit the hat.
A quick and simple knit for a newborn baby, complete with a video tutorial on making your own pom pom. This pattern uses an acrylic DK weight yarn and can be made in an afternoon.
Columns of braided cables give the appearance of entwining hearts, making this a perfectly romantic knit. Knit in the round, using fingering weight yarn, this cowl is a great project for an adventurous beginner who wishes to branch out from plain stockinette and garter stitches. Cables may look intimidating but they are a fun technique to learn!
For all of us with a hoarded stash of leftover yarns from other finished projects, this is a great stash busting project that is simple enough to whip up in an afternoon, and is basic enough for a beginner. It will use those saved yarns in a fun way and you will find you cannot stop with just making one.
A quick, soft, and textured cowl, creating a diamond pattern in the body of the cowl. Knit in the round with two yarns held together. Mohair makes this a warm and fluffy knit. This pattern includes a chart, as well as written instructions for the chart.