Category: Knitting


Six Things I’m Lovin’ Right Now ~ Valentine Edition

Posted February 3, 2017 by Monique in Knitting / 0 Comments
Six Things I’m Lovin’ Right Now ~ Valentine Edition

It’s hard to believe we’re already cruising into February! I’m pretty sure my Christmas tree didn’t get taken down until last week, and here we are with Valentine’s day just around the corner. This is the holiday where I reiterate for my hubby, those things he, Whoops, forgot to purchase for Christmas;-) Sometimes, a gentle […]


Cozy Knitted Cable Cowl~A Fabulous Free Pattern!

Posted January 31, 2017 by Monique in Knitting / 0 Comments
Cozy Knitted Cable Cowl~A Fabulous Free Pattern!

This cozy knitted cable cowl worked up in a jiffy! Large needles and super bulky yarn and this baby was finished in an evening but looks like it took much longer. The pattern is beautifully written, easy to follow, and absolutely free courtesy of Purl Soho. I did make a couple of small changes, I used […]


Kitchener Stitch Mantra ~ A Printable

Posted January 6, 2017 by Monique in Knitting, Printables / 0 Comments
Kitchener Stitch Mantra ~ A Printable

Does the thought of the Kitchener stitch scare the bejesus out of you? It was certainly the main reason I put off knitting my first pair of socks for like, thirty years. Even now, dozens of completed socks later, I still don’t have that darn thing memorized! It’s always the setup for the stitch, as […]



12 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments ~ Day Three

Posted December 15, 2016 by Monique in Knitting / 0 Comments
12 Days of DIY Christmas Ornaments ~ Day Three

I discovered the challenge and the fun of making hand knit socks about three years ago and now I always have a pair on the needles. But even more fun than making adult size socks, is making teeny tiny ones to hang on the Christmas tree! These knitted sock ornaments are quick to make and […]


Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Brick Stitch Dishcloth

Posted March 10, 2016 by Monique in Knitting / 0 Comments
Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Brick Stitch Dishcloth

A bold, colorful brick stitch pattern makes this dishcloth a fun and easy way to add a touch of contemporary cool to your kitchen. Materials: Lily Sugar’n Cream yarn. Main Color: 1 ball Psychedelic Ombre. Contrast color: 1 ball White Needles: US 8 (5mm) or size needed to obtain gauge. Measurement: Approx 10″ square. Gauge: […]


Knitted Pumpkin Napkin Rings

Posted November 25, 2014 by Monique in Knitting / 0 Comments
Knitted Pumpkin Napkin Rings

Finished size 3½” diameter SUPPLIES & TOOLS: Makes 15 napkin rings • Bernat® Handicrafter® DeLux™ Yarn, 1 skein ea: Paprika (MC), Cloves (A) Avocado (B) • Knitting needles size 7 or size for gauge GAUGE: 21 sts and 27 rows = 4” in stocking st DIRECTIONS: PUMPKIN: With MC, cast on 4 sts. Row 1: […]


Free Knitting Pattern…Strawberry Jam Neck Wrap!

Posted November 11, 2014 by Monique in Knitting / 0 Comments
Free Knitting Pattern…Strawberry Jam Neck Wrap!

The Strawberry Jam Neck Wrap is a pretty and festive accessory that adds a punch of color to a gray day.  A simple five row stitch sequence is super simple for beginners, but is equally engaging for seasoned knitters as well.  A pretty eyelet row adds to the visual appeal, and this project has no […]


Sock Yarn Knit Scarf

Posted November 4, 2014 by Monique in Knitting / 0 Comments
Sock Yarn Knit Scarf

This pattern is available for free: favorite-scarf-ever.pdf I thought this gorgeous skein of Misti Alpaca Hand Paint Sock Yarn (that was my birthday gift to myself) deserved to be used for something more visible than socks – so I did some stitchy pattern math and came up with this easy to memorize pattern to make […]