Man! The holidays are busy when you have kids. Who knew? Beginning with the joy that is taking Christmas card photos… Trying to clean up for a minute or two… Spending Christmas day playing… And ending with a really fun trip to PA… We were a busy clan. Managed to knit up a couple hats,… Continue reading happy new year (and all that)
Surprisingly, I did get a few passable shots for the cards and therefore did not cancel Christmas. But it was a close call. Fashion Notes Liam’s hat is the Santa Hat from Handknit Holidays by Melanie Falick. It’s made with Knit Picks Gloss HW in wine and Cascade Magnum in ecru. The child’s size used about 1/2… Continue reading sing it with me
The new guy is four weeks old today. And here’s what it looks like at our house (for about 2 minutes – the rest of the time it’s complete chaos). Pan still thinks he’s the top dog. Kellan is still an eating machine. He’s growing so fast. We’ve already packed up the newborn clothes and some of… Continue reading 4 weeks
Many thanks to Susanne from Stil-Blüte in Braunschweig, Germany. She was kind enough to translate the Garter Yoke Baby Cardi into German. Here’s the English and here’s Baby Cardi Kraus rechts gestrickt. Many thanks Susanne!
A super quick – like 4 hours including gauge recalulation and swatch – and easy hat. Adapted from EZ’s adult Snail Hat to fit Liam’s melon. Yeah, he’s not a big fan of hats… Pattern: Elizabeth Zimmerman’s Snail Hat from Vogue Knitting Winter 2008/2009 Yarn: Leftover Knit Picks Decadence, bulky weight alpaca (discontinued). Needles: US 9s Gauge: 3.5 sts =… Continue reading and on the knitting front…
Another instant gratification knit. Tiny little mitts to match the baby galway cap. Knit with fingering weight yarn on US0s for 8sts = 1″ in stockinette. Here’s the pdf and here it is on Ravelry. Please let me know if you find any errors in the pattern. Cheers!
Whipped these little guys up this weekend so that baby would have something to wear home from the hospital. Can’t have chilly toes, right? Quick to knit using fingering weight yarn and US0s for a gauge of 8sts=1-inch. The socks feature short row heels and toes, a garter strip in front, and a garter “seam”… Continue reading garter stripe baby socks