Fair Isle knitting is a type of colorwork knitting which is done by carrying the yarn you aren't knitting with across the back of the work as you go. It was a bit tricky to hold the two yarns and get the tension right as a beginner. This technique works best with wool. However, I used Sublime Cashmere... Continue Reading →
As my daughter outgrew her beanie, I initially planned to convert it into a bonnet.I made it into a hood for her cardigan instead as I thought it would look cooler as a hoodie to the cardigan I had stitched a few years back. Also it's a lot more convenient. She looks super cute wearing... Continue Reading →
My mom knit a blanket for my daughter using infinity loom. She did basketweave stitch on Bernat blanket yarn Sailors delight. As this is a thick yarn, she used alternate pegs on the loom. This video shows how to loom knit a basket weave stitch...
I tried finger knitting. It was quick and easy to make kids sized headband and bracelets. https://in.pinterest.com/pin/326229566749098129/
Stitched the sun hat for my daughter based on pattern at http://treefrogknits.blogspot.com/2010/04/sun-hat.html. It turned out to be very useful on cold but sunny days. Stitched the mittens based on pattern at http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-mitts-2. It turned out nice, but I didn't use it on her as it is not yet very cold here. Stitched the socks based... Continue Reading →
Some easy to make items which would make a wonderful gift or a nice addition to your baby's wardrobe this summer. I knit these with anchor mercerised knitting cotton thread. I made the top with slight modifications to pattern available at http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/Lucille. I had cast on twice the recommended number of stitches by mistake. I... Continue Reading →
Stitched the cardigan based on free pattern available at Ravelry site http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/amabel-cardigan. I added two more rows to get the button hole at right distance. This covers the neck better. Also it can be folded like a collar for a change. For the cap I followed the pattern available at https://mariannaslazydaisydays.blogspot.com/2014/07/matching-hat-for-all-in-one-baby-top.html. I would recommend using... Continue Reading →