Tagged: Knit

Last First Day of School | Project Inspiration

Last First Day of School | Project Inspiration

This week I celebrated my last first day of school!  My last first day with me as the student, anyway.  Hopefully at this time next year I will be celebrating my first- first day of me as the teacher! *crosses fingers* *curses budget cuts* Gettiing adjusted to yet another new...

Thrifty Knitting At Its Finest

Thrifty Knitting At Its Finest

Long, long ago I came across designer Mark Fast on a personal fashion blog (don’t know which one).  I am pretty much in love with his designs although I never intend to own one.  Check out his website though… it is great eye candy for knitters! Some of my favorites:...

Free Knit Pattern: Four-Square Mitered Dishcloth

Free Knit Pattern: Four-Square Mitered Dishcloth

Featuring the simplicity of garter stitch with the visual interest of mitering. You will need: Small amount of variagated crochet cotton, I used Sugar n’ Cream Lily Cotton US Size 8 knitting needles, or size needed to obtain gauge of 4.5 knit stitches/inch To Begin: CO 36. Row 1: (WS)...

Free Knit Pattern- Vintage Houndstooth Gloves

Free Knit Pattern- Vintage Houndstooth Gloves

*Update* I have had a lot of interest in this pattern from University of Alabama Crimson Tide fans.  If I was a football fan I would cheer for Crimson Tide based on their houndstooth pattern alone.  AWESOME! It was a sad day when this glove lost it’s mate a few...

Prepare Your Plarn!

Prepare Your Plarn!

There is more to recycling plastic than dumping them in the bins outside the superstores.  You can make plarn! “Plarn” is plastic yarn made from crinkly plastic grocery sacks.  When crocheted up it makes a durable material that is strong, colorful, and easy to clean. In the next weeks I...