Knitting season is back, and that means it’s time for my annual gift project knitalong, now in its third year. As always you’ll receive a new pattern for an accessory project every other week, and you can share your progress in the Ravelry group. How it works The collection features 8 patterns intended to make good g
Potholder Fishes pattern by Regina Schoenfeldt
Here I offer only the chart pattern for a potholder. I am assuming that you are familiar with the double-faced knitting technique too.
Vagabond Fingerless Mitts
Vagabond is a fitted fingerless mitt with a double thumb gusset, great for transitional weather. The gusset on the top and bottom of the thumb provide extra shaping for a close fit. You will need 110 yards each of two contrasting colors of medium weight sock yarn.
Baa-ble Hat pattern by Donna Smith
This was the official pattern for Shetland Wool Week 2015, an event held every year in Shetland to celebrate Shetland wool and it’s associated crafts.
Portraiture Mitts pattern by Elizabeth Sullivan
This pattern was designed specifically for our Elora mini-skein sets, but would also be an excellent stash-busting project. The fingerless mitts feature corrugated ribbing, Fair-Isle patterns and simple shaping for the thumb gore. Little variations to the Fair-Isle motifs keep the pattern fun to knit, and the small size of the project makes it a good introduction to stranded two-colour knitting.
A hand to hold/En hand å holde i pattern by Randi K Design
Receive the pattern in 2 languages, English and Norwegian, by downloading it here on Ravelry
Originally designed as an exclusive for the Knitters Review Retreat in 2012, Slebu-Baaa-Ter are a modern twist on traditional Norwegian mittens. Love Sheep? Who doesn’t? These are the beginning of your Dream Flock. Count them, why don’t ya? Then make a pair for all the sheep-lovers you know. And don’t forget yourself!