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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 […]


Knit Cabled Boot Topper

Posted September 16, 2014 by Monique in Knitting / 0 Comments
Knit Cabled Boot Topper

This boot topper is the perfect pattern to use your favorite, leftover skein of yarn. The pattern incorporates simple ribbing and what I call “moving” cables. While full instructions are in the download, please note that this pattern allows for customization and deals with some basic, conceptual themes as explanation for achieving the basket weave […]


Shawl & Wrap Round Up

Posted July 10, 2014 by Monique in Crocheting, Knitting / 0 Comments
Shawl & Wrap Round Up

Ugh. What to wear, what to wear. I’m headed to San Antonio in eleven days. Yes. Texas in the middle of July. Now if that doesn’t get you excited, then ye ain’t from Texas. (And I am decidedly NOT from anywhere near there;-) So, it will be freezing at the air conditioned hotel where the conference […]


Crafting 365-Feather & Fan Scarf

Posted January 9, 2013 by Monique in Knitting / 4 Comments
Crafting 365-Feather & Fan Scarf

The holidays are finally over! Don’t get me wrong, I love Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s, but I’m quite content to settle down in front of the fire and alternate knitting and napping! (With occasional breaks to be in attendance at the day job;-) I have to admit, I’m not much of a knitter. I can […]