Lost in Yarnland

Neon Sampler

Posted by Julia Wardell on

Learn to knit some new stitches while creating this attractive Triangle shawl. This is a great project to use one skein of yarn and some leftovers that may be in your stash. Pattern is written but is also suggestive, meaning it is more like a recipe to make this particular shawl. While the pattern suggests using US Needle size 3, please use whatever size needle you would like to create the type of drape that you want in your finished shawl. Gauge is not significant. Adjust the needle to a comfortable stitch that is not too tight or too loose....

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Syncopated Bees- Shawl Recipe

Posted by Julia Wardell on

This pattern is available for free and was designed by my ever so talented Mom- Deborah Arnouts This pattern is more of a recipe to make this particular shawl than it is an actual pattern. The shawl uses two colors of fingering or sock yarn and one skein of mohair lace that matches or coordinates with one of the colors. Knitted shawl was done on size 3 needles. However, adjust needle to a comfortable stitch that is not too tight or too loose. Because my Mom is a super loose knitter so she tends to knit everything on lace size...

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Nomination for the Creative Blog Hop

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I was nominated by C.C. Almon (Javapurl on Ravelry) on her blog for the creative Blog Hop. I am suppose to answer four questions about crafting and then nominate 2 other individuals. So here goes nothing..... Question 1: What am I working on? I am working on a ton of things! I'm probably working on more things than I should be at the moment. But for some reason I welcome chaos in my life so I guess I am becoming used to juggling many many yarn balls. At the moment I am finishing the last month of first edition of...

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Snuggly Mitts- Tunisian Crochet Pattern

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  I am all about a good pair of snugly fingerless mitts in the fall. I found the inspiration for this pattern on Ravelry and this is my interpertaion of the Easy Fingerless Mitts knitting pattern by Calypso Knits. And since the weather is only getting cooler I decided to share this pattern with everyone. So here it is......... Snugly Mitts Tunisian Crochet Pattern By Julia Wardell Materials: Size I & H crochet hook Size H Afghan Hook Tapestry Needle Stitch Marker I used about a 1/4 of a skein of Pandia's Jewels fingering weight yarn in Purple Heart. Note: Pattern Makes...

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