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Do You Need a Quick Holiday Gift?

December 9, 2015


Quick and Easy para cowl In my job working with students with special needs, I rely on lots of talented teachers and paraprofessionals to see students, carry over skills in the classroom and make materials.  In other words, I need them way more than they need me.  So, every Christmas, I schmooze them with hand […]

Seaside Market Bags in Land-locked Kansas

June 5, 2014


Seaside Market Bag Seaside Market Bag Worsted The seafoam stitch has always intrigued me.  I saw this colorful cotton yarn, and I decided to give it a try.  It makes a nice market bag, even in land-locked Kansas.  The crayon colored bag is knitted with chunky yarn, and the purple/ blue/ green bag is made with […]

A Yarn Bowl of Yarn

May 22, 2014


A Bowl of Yarn for Yarn This is an unbreakable yarn bowl made from one skein of T-shirt yarn.  I bought mine at my favorite yarn store, Yarn.  There are instructions on the internet for recycling your own shirts if your favorite store does not carry Tee Cakes by HiKoo by skacel.  It has handles to […]

Faith’s and Brooke’s Striped Hat

November 13, 2013


Faith and Brooke Striped Hat v2 This was my attempt to to enter the “My Mountain” contest by Schachenmayr.  Unfortunately, I did not get the pattern figured out in time, but I am happy with my design.  This is a hat with vertical stripes, done with slip stitches.  It is warm and cozy.  I have […]

Dots in Stripes Dishcloth

July 17, 2013


Dots in Stripes Dishcloth Yes, it’s another dishcloth.  My local yarn store, Yarn, hosts a dishcloth exchange called “The Monthly Dish.”  We meet at a restaurant, eat and drink, trade dishcloths, and generally have a good time.  I have been designing simple dishcloths for Shannon, the owner, to offer as classes.  This is July’s class.   Try […]

Lacy Diamonds Dishcloth

May 10, 2013


Lacy Diamonds Dishcloth Yes, there is finally a new pattern!  This was designed so the owner of our LYS could offer a beginning lace class and encourage our new “Monthly Dish” dishcloth exchange.  I hope you enjoy it. Errata:  There was a mistake in the written lace pattern on Row 15. 5/21:  I have posted […]

Heather’s socks

July 27, 2012


Heather's socks

Team Spirit Fingerless Gloves

July 26, 2012


Team Spirit Fingerless Gloves I was looking for worsted weight fingerless gloves that I could make with a check stitch.  I was unsuccessful, so I made my own.  Mine are for the Chicago Bears and/or University of Illinois, but you can knit up your favorite team.  Great for chilly football nights!

Beaded Smart Phone Sock

June 20, 2011


Beaded Smart Phone Sock This is the fourth of the 2011 Summer School classes offered at Yarn in Hutchinson KS.  The object of the lesson is to learn about embellishments – knitting with beads and embroidering on a finished piece.  This little sock fits most smart phones and the iPod Touch.  It has foam inside, […]