Christmas Knitting and How to Block a Beret

This delicate beauty is a modified version of the free pattern,¬†Foliage Hat, by Irina Dmitrieva. The lace pattern itself is stunning and easy to memorize. Once you knit through one repeat of the leaf pattern, you can see how the stitches fit together and how the leaf pattern interlocks with itself. I always prefer lace…

This knitting pattern is named “Maize.” Insert the pun of your choosing.

And for the month of November, we have a last minute, super short, I-forgot-I-have-a-blog-because-I-occasionally-have-a-life blog post. Here, I made some fingerless gloves. They are pretty nifty. These fingerless mitts were made with the free pattern,¬†Maize by Tin Can Knits. These were a quick, easy knit. I extended the wrist cuff by a few rows but…

Topping it Off

There has been quite a lot of sewing around here, but the last day of the year seems like a good time for some season appropriate knitting. Today I am posting a hat pattern that I have been meaning to write up for three years now. Anyone who has waded into the black hole of…