Posts filed under Knitting

March 7, 2012

Blocked and wrapped

So the baby blanket for Campbell Jon has been washed, blocked and ready to be sent off today. I am so very happy with how it turned out. The lace pattern is easy to remember after doing a few repeats. There were a few times that I had to frog a couple of lines due […]

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March 1, 2012

Better late than never…

Oh so busy… I have so many idea’s of things I want to try but seriously do not have the time to do any of it. We have been absolutely flat out with our little munchkin who is a whopping 15 months old now. One of my first cousin’s have just welcomed a gorgeous baby […]

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April 10, 2011

Hats for Cambodia

We had a family lunch yesterday afternoon and I wore my shoulderette that I knitted. My mother in law was impressed and asked me if I knew of any patterns for baby beanies that I could knit up. I said sure but why would you need baby beanies needed? Answer was, she is going on […]

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March 31, 2011

Can’t stop progress!

With a couple of false starts (such as twisting the WIP when joining the round on circular needles, not realizing that make one actually meant make one, not knit one), my bag is coming along quite nicely and quickly! The cables are actually very easy (in this pattern anyway). I don’t have a cable needle […]

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March 29, 2011

Cable handbag

The next knitting project has been decided. I am going to attempt to teach myself how to knit cables by knitting this gorgeous looking bag. It is a Drops pattern which is free and can be found here. Here’s to the next few weeks of knitting!

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March 27, 2011

Early Easter Beanie

While browsing Ravelry the other night, I came across the cutest little beanie with ears. I just had to make one up for our baby girl. With the beanie, I cast on 76 stitches on 4mm DPN’s. I did 1×1 rib for about an inch and then knitted from then on. I started decreasing when […]

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March 22, 2011

Review: Winter Beanie

I started knitting a winter beanie for my husband a couple of days ago. Its just made using a stray grey acrylic yarn and a stray white acrylic. Both 8 ply. I used 5.5mm DPN’s as thats what I had on hand and the pattern is by Judy Gibson. You can work this pattern in […]

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October 4, 2010

MCN’s and where to get them

If you are in Australia and are interested in using Modern Cloth Nappies instead of disposables, head over to this site and be prepared to learn some things http://nappynetwork.org.au/ Team it up with the New Zealand website which is where I obtained a lot of free patterns to use http://www.thenappynetwork.org.nz (I linked directly to the […]

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October 1, 2010

Newborn Beanie knitting Pattern

One of my many projects that I have on the go is a knitted newborn beanie. I have only been knitting for about 6 months (if that, I’m a crochet person originally) but its an extremely easy pattern. You use size 10 (3.25mm) needles and size 8 (4mm) needles and its just made up of […]

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