The Sunset Nights yarn in the Atacama Desert colorway. I've been experimenting a lot with new yarns recently, especially Lion Brand's spring and summer offerings. One of these new yarns is Sunset Nights, a 90% acrylic/ 10% polyester yarn, with gradual color transitions that create an ombre effect. I picked up one ball of the [...]
The Super Simple, Super Bulky Hat is pretty much exactly what the name says. It’s a basic beanie pattern knit with super bulky yarn. If you’re a new knitter ready to take on knitting in the round and interested in knitting a hat, I’d give this pattern a try. If you’re a more experienced knitter looking for an under ninety-minute knitting project, this is a really fun, fast knit.
Chevron Stripes Hat (PDF) Originally published as a free pattern on my blog in 2012, this is a pattern I really enjoy making - and hope you will too! It's a relatively quick knit using a worsted weight yarn and I've just always like the look of chevron stripes. The pattern has been refreshed and [...]
Does anyone remember those striped scarfs that were popular 10 to 15 years ago? You took two skeins of self-striping yarn and worked two rows from each ball to create a striping, color-changing very cool looking scarf that is actually really easy to make? This was a really popular pattern with Noro yarns sometime around [...]