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Archive for February, 2011

Baby’s Boutique Cardigan

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Baby Boutique is the perfect baby yarn for Kathy’s cardigan–

Knit in size 1-2 years in Baby Boutique

Love the football buttons!

Knit in size 1-2 years in Baby Boutique, it took 6 balls of blue, and 1 each of white and brown.

The traditional cable pattern makes this a great staple garment for any child. I like how the hoods’ cable detail adds a sporty finish.

View more patterns for Baby Boutique

Alpaca Leaves

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Baby Alpaca DK never looked so pastoral in DivineGift’s leafy scarf-

baby-alpaca-dk-lace-scarf

4 balls of Baby Alpaca Dk in color 402

The pattern repeat was doubled to create a wider scarf. The alpaca drapes well when knit on size 7 needles in lace stitch.

Brooke Nelson’s design has a matching hat and fingerless mitts as well.

Norwegian Star Earflap Hat

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

There is nothing more rewarding than making a hand made gift for a loved one;

especially when you know it will keep them cozy and warm.

Aiden's Hat, made in Happy Feet DK and Encore DK

Aiden's Hat, made in Happy Feet DK and Encore DK

(My favorite touch is the whimsical braided ties!)

This hat can be made in adult size as well by using a heavier yarn, like Encore Worsted or Galway. Aiden’s hat, knit by Mary, is knit in Happy Feet DK and Encore DK.

The pattern is by Tienne and can be found here

Interweave Knits Spring 2011

Friday, February 4th, 2011

photography by Kathryn Martin

photography by Kathryn Martin for Interweave Knits

Bonnie Paul’s Curvy Squares Tee uses our Mushishi yarn to make a classic and effortless entrelac pullover.

Interweave Knits Spring 2011 issue hits newsstands on February 22nd.

February Lady in Mushishi

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Happy February! This week I wanted to feature a knit that was named after the shortest month of the year.

Jessica's February Sweater

Jessica's February Sweater

February Lady is designed by Pamela Wynne, who was inspired by Elizabeth Zimmerman’s Baby Sweater on Two Needles.

1 skein of Mushishi color 5

1 skein of Mushishi color 5

**Jessica’s version is cropped, so you’ll most likely need more than one skein if you plan on making the full length version.