Knitting

Super Skinny Scarf

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I love the skinny scarf trend. It’s chic, sexy and fun to wear. I had a skein of black, velvety yarn that was crying to be knit, so I decided to knit a super skinny scarf with it. The super skinny scarf has a soft, velvety texture that is lightweight and easy to wear. It […]

Multicolored Shawl

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I wanted to knit a multicolored shawl for some time but never had time to do it until now. I was going to use a wool blend yarn to knit the shawl, but I decided to use up more of my Sugar ‘n Cream yarn.   I chose a ribbed knit pattern because I love […]

Plastic Mat

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I made a batch of yarn out of mesh produce bags and was wondering what to do with them. I considered making hanging baskets for some of my plants out of them but that would have been too complicated. Finally, I settled on making a plastic mat. I knit the plastic mat using a garter […]

Striped Seed Stitch Dishcloth

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They say that things come in threes, so I’m sharing another dishcloth pattern with you. This time, it’s the striped seed stitch dishcloth. The striped seed stitch dishcloth has a bumpy texture, so it feels soft to the touch. It is thick enough to use as a washing cloth. However, it will not dry dishes […]

Striped Waffle Stitch Dishcloth

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Another week, another dishcloth! This time, it’s a waffle stitch dishcloth I was going to post this dishcloth project on the 4th of July as a companion to the striped garter stitch dishcloth project, but I decided to wait until today. Like the striped garter stitch dishcloth in my previous post, the waffle stitch dishcloth has a patriotic, nautical […]