Mittens that bite

Again, those that prefer their eyes to remain unsullied by the likes of knitted profanity, please avert your eyes. For the rest of us, forge ahead! The How Cold Is It mittens by Drunk Girl Knits. I love them! They’re so cozy, especially with the leftover Lotus...

March of the elephants

I love these little elephants, or Ellybobs, as they are called in the pattern. It’s nice to have some contrast color making an entrance because I was getting a little bored with just the dark Velvet Olive Jitterbug. The Shibui Sock elephants make a nice little...

Weaving those floats!

I am back to the Ellybob Cardigan and I’m to the fun part…the Fair Isle! This is my first time working Fair Isle on a purl side. For this project it is necessary to weave in some of the long stranded floats when you are working the other color. The pattern...

Zooey

Meet Zooey.  Named for the J.D. Salinger character, Zooey Glass. I don’t know if he would have actually worn this hat, but I like to think that he would’ve enjoyed some Fair Isle.  I’m working on some Franny mittens. I’m about halfway through...

Feeling Fairly Fair Isle…

This is a preview of a fair isle hat I designed. It will be available in three sizes for FREE on this blog once I finish writing up the pattern and test knitting all the sizes. It is modeled here by the lovely Miss Lindsay Smallwood in the small size. I haven’t...