Diamond Hat Redo

“Braces. What an evil word.” Those are the first words I jotted down when I wrote this beanie pattern ten years ago. I completely forgot about this hat. I don’t remember making it, wearing it, or getting rid of it, but I remember this orthodontic appointment. When I was sixteen, shortly after I got myContinue reading “Diamond Hat Redo”

Currant Sweater

I started this sweater in my parents’ living watching Home Alone 2 and realized a little late I was knitting practically the same sweater my sister was wearing. Despite the fact that we aren’t actually twins, my sister and I dress more and more alike with every passing year. I stand by this sweater anyway.Continue reading “Currant Sweater”

Bicycle Sweater

I don’t know if this counts as an abandoned knitting project seeing as I never actually started it, but I did sketch it sometime back in 2013 fresh from a rainy day trip to Savannah. I went as far as dropping some squares in MS Paint, and then immediately forgot about it. Probably because theContinue reading “Bicycle Sweater”

The August Sweater

I’ve been wanting to knit something for my mom for a while (especially since I made a sweater for my dad last Christmas) and I finally got an opportunity when she stopped in front of a store window to look at a sleeveless knit top. It was a breezy design with an open gauge andContinue reading “The August Sweater”

Scrap Yarn Pencil Skirt

My knitwear closet is a little top-heavy, so I decided to whip up a pencil skirt for a little professionalism. Luckily, a v-neck sweater I knit in February left me with four skeins of chunky beige worsted, although I wouldn’t usually be working with wool in the heat of a Georgia spring, aka first summer,Continue reading “Scrap Yarn Pencil Skirt”

Braided Crop Top

Materials: Needles – US 8 – 5.0 mm Yarn – Knit Picks Shine Worsted, 5 skeins (375.0 yards, 8.82 ounces) in Peapod 3 Buttons Gauge: 10 stitches and 12 rows = 2 inches in ST Measurements: Lying flat Width – 14″ Length – 15.5″ Patterns Cable Row 1: *P1, sl3 onto CN, H2F, k3, k3 offContinue reading “Braided Crop Top”

Cabled Hat

Size: Women’s Medium Materials Size 10 DPNs 120 yards of your squishiest, chunkiest stash yarn Gauge 9 stitches and 9 rows = 2 inches in 1×1 rib Pattern KTS: Knit 2nd stitch, leave on needle, knit first stitch, slip both stitches off needle. PTS: Purl 2nd stitch, leave on needle, purl first stitch, slip bothContinue reading “Cabled Hat”

Braided Cable Scarf

Materials Yarn – Berroco Vintage Chunky Yarn in Tang, 4 skeins Needles – size 10 straight   Gauge 8 stitches and 11 rows = 2” in Stockinette stitch   Abbreviations CO – cast on sl – slip CN – cable needle H2B – hold to back   H2F – hold to front BO – BindContinue reading “Braided Cable Scarf”

Double V Ribbed Tank

Materials   Yarn – Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool in Charcoal, 3 skeins (576.0 yards (526.7 meters), 5.29 ounces) Needles: Size 5 straight   Gauge – 13 stitches and 18 rows = 2 inches in ST   Size: Women’s Small Back CO 110   Row 1: (RS) *P2, k2; continue from * to end, p2  Continue reading “Double V Ribbed Tank”