How my pile of WIPs grows and turns into a gang of bullies chasing me in my sleep
You only need to know the two basic stitches (knit and purl) to make this comfy cardi. Two yarns held together create a beautiful tweedy texture; easy pattern makes it a lovely meditative Netflix-friendly project.
I have used this yarn to test my Grasshopper knit poncho, the Red Hot Chilly Mittens and the DNA mittens in colors #236 Tea Rose and #292 Medium Grey Heather. For the poncho, I used US size 10 / UK size 4 / 6mm circular needles. For the fingerless mittens, I used US size 8… Continue reading Merino Extrafine Aran by Patons
Many knitters use this method for neat and straight vertical edges of their work (including myself)
You can make this easy beginner-friendly cowl scarf in one evening
2nd part of the lovely chain free pattern: worked in the round
1st part of the free pattern: worked flat in rows
Millions of people around the world choose crocheting or knitting to keep busy and sane during the quarantine. Playing with yarns, combining colors, staying focused on stitch count and pattern helps us disconnect from all that's happening around.
Only knitting keeps me sane these days.
This cowl won’t let you enjoy your favorite TV-show, consuming all your concentration. But the texture is worth it. And whenever you want your brain busy together with your hands, this is a great option.