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…

Oh minion me!

The motivation: My boyfriends brother is obsessed with the minions. I found this hat a while ago and thought about making it for him, but couldn’t commit. Then, a friend posted a picture of her infant daughter wearing a similar homemade hat and I knew I had to go for it. The yarns: Pattons Astra-…

There’s more room on the inside…

…that is actually still TBD. I found this pattern on Ravelry, where I find most of my patterns or ideas. What sold me on this was that I have multiple Doctor Who fans in my life, and it looked super cozy. I have had one test subject, and have been assured that it is in…

Mascots and Babies

The first of my cousins on my mom’s side is expecting a baby and this cousin also happens to be a large UNC fan. I asked if there was anything I could knit for them to welcome their upcoming arrival, and I was sent a picture of a finished hat (which looks very similar to…