Category «Knitting and Crochet»

Slacking

I promised myself I would try to post, if not every day, then at least several times a week. I failed. It happens. I will try to do better, and stop slacking. ūüôā It’s supposed to be super hot here in the next few days. We seldom see 100’s and rarely so early in the …

Silliness with cat hat!

My oldest daughter, recently asked me to make a hat for her cat. We decided to have a bit of silliness with the ¬†cat hat. So here are several people and things, wearing the cat hat.                                       …

Mesh thigh highs

I recently posted about a garter belt I made. I wanted to make my own stockings to wear with them. ¬†There are a variety of stocking patterns available. There are knitted ones, such as these¬† mesh thigh highs¬† and these striped lace thigh highs.¬†¬†There are also sewing patterns available, like these¬† from the Dreamstress, and …

Moonlight Mohair Sweater

  My latest knitting project is the Buttony Sweater. ¬†I used Lion Brand Moonlight Mohair in Rainbow Falls colorway. The buttons are blue faux gem buttons, from Joanns. This is a great top down, asymmetrical sweater pattern. The pattern is free and the instructions are very brief. ¬†The great thing about top down raglan sweaters, …