Baby blanket…

Hi there!

I’m just stopping by to share with you a baby blanket I made.

I’ll be making a few of them to send to my hometown’s hospital Neonatal department.  A friend back home asked on Facebook if anyone could help and I said I would.

I love making baby blankets, but the opportunity doesn’t arise too often so I jumped at the chance to make some for the hospital.

You can click here for the free pattern.

I used Stylecraft Special DK yarn in Lemon and Meadow green.  I double knit the blanket using 2 strands of yarn at one time to make it super cozy.  You can purchase the yarn over at loveknitting.com.

Happy knitting!

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A new pattern…

Good morning!

I have a new pattern for sale over at loveknitting.com – The Frances Beanie!

It’s my first intermediate pattern!! I initially categorized the pattern as beginner, but when I submitted it for review, loveknitting.com recommended I increase the difficulty to intermediate! Maybe I’m not just a beginner knitter any longer!! LOL!!

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You can click here for the pattern.

Happy knitting!

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I’m finished…

Hey there!

I finished my mock cable cushion cover!

It ended up a bit shorter than my other cushion covers I knitted, but once the cushion was put in and I sewed it up, it looked just fine.

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I used 2 balls (320 yards each) of DK yarn.  I double knit using 2 strands of yarn at one time and used US size 9 single pointed needles. I casted on 62 stitches and followed the mock cable pattern until I came pretty much to the end of my yarn.

The yarn that I used (and use for just about every project I make!) is Stylecraft Special DK and I purchase it on line at loveknitting.com.

The mock cable pattern was written out in an earlier post.  You can click here to find it!

I was going to start my second matching cushion cover today, but I just found out one of my co-workers is getting married at the end of April and I want to make her a little something.  I will share it once it’s finished!

Happy knitting!

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They’re done…

Hi everyone!

I’m done the 2 other pairs of slippers I was a making for a couple of girlfriends.  I delivered them today so I can share some photos without ruining the surprise!

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The slippers above were double knit using teal and lemon yellow yarn and for the slippers below I used dark purple and lemon yellow.  The yarn I used is Stylecraft Special DK and I purchase it on-line at loveknitting.com. They have such a large selection and the yarn is excellent quality.

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These slippers are super easy and fast to make.

You can find the pattern here!

Now I’m off to finish an infinity scarf I was asked to make and maybe take a nap! Everyone here at my house has a cold and no one slept well last night! Well, maybe the puppy did!! LOL!!

Happy knitting!

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