WIPs Wednesday: So Long Février!

I honestly cannot remember the last time I posted anything about my knitting, let alone a WIP Wednesday. Today I am featuring both of my WIPs: – A vest for a special March baby (Pattern available: Keene Toddler Vest) – A Ravenclaw-inspired scarf for a dear friend (Pattern generated by myself) The one thing I…

WIP Wednesday: Making Patterns

Happy WIP Wednesday! Today I am going to talk all about making your own patterns and how to balance the frustration with satisfaction. Inspiration Inspiration must come from somewhere. Where you find your inspiration may be different from where I find my inspiration. One way I get inspired for knitting projects is: seeing a picture…

Intermezzo Cowl Review

Pattern: Intermezzo Cowl courtesy of Skeinwalker on Ravelry Yarn: Plymouth Yarn Monte Donegal Sangria (received as a gift) Needles: Majestic interchangeable needles (Knit Picks) size US 9, 32” circular Dates worked: March 23 – April 7 Notes: cowl, one color, lace, in the round, elastic bind off, yarn over, decreases Difficulty: Easy This cowl is…

Stars and Diamonds Hat Review

Pattern: Stars and Diamonds Hat (Raverly, designer Emily Dormier) Yarns: Berroco Vintage DK in Dark Blue (2185) and Charcoal (2189) Needles: US 6 circular, short and US 6 10” DPNs Notes: Bottom-up, ribbing, two-color, Fair Isle Thoughts: Pattern is difficult to get used to for the two-color section, and the provided gauge is for a…