Popsicle Cozy

Summer is here and popsicles abound! Keep your little one’s hands from getting cold while holding the popsicle with a little popsicle cozy/sleeve. The cozy knits up super fast, and you can use all those odds and ends of yarn that you may have in the stash.  LOOM:  Flexee Skinny, 6 links (12 pegs). YARN: Continue reading “Popsicle Cozy”

Loom Knit: Creating Clean Garter Stitch Edges

Garter Stitch: Created by working one knit row, followed by one purl row. The ridge created by these two rows is known as a Garter Stitch Ridge. The sample shown was worked completely in garter stitch. To create the clean edges on the right and left side of the work, I always slip (skip) theContinue reading “Loom Knit: Creating Clean Garter Stitch Edges”

Peaks Fingerless Mittens: Video Stitch Breakdown

The pattern can be found in the “Sock Loom Projects” book by KBLooms. The video demonstrates Round 2 of the stitch pattern used in the pattern. Loom used for the demonstration: KB Looms Premium Chunky Round Loom (the smallest one in the set). Knitting tool: KB Looms tool, came with the package of the PremiumContinue reading “Peaks Fingerless Mittens: Video Stitch Breakdown”

Blanket sizes and suggested yardage

When in doubt about how much yarn I will need, I consult with a yarn calculator. I recommend the one from Jimmybeanswool.com. I have been using it for a long time and it has always been a good starting point. When I order my yarn, I like to order about 10% more just in case. IContinue reading “Blanket sizes and suggested yardage”

Oasis Headband

Malabrigo dreams…always. I have been on a kick lately wanting to create items with only Malabrigo Rasta. Thus this headband was born. Grab a skein of Malabrigo Rasta and a Chunky gauge loom and create a toasty headband to wear this winter. A brief note about my patterns: they are free of charge. Yes, youContinue reading “Oasis Headband”

Garter Stitch Beanie

In an effort to build some of the patterns in the video library, I will be creating some basic patterns and uploading the patterns to YouTube. The Garter Stitch Beanie is pretty basic when it comes to instructions, and you can change it up easily to adapt it to other sizes/knitting looms. The video andContinue reading “Garter Stitch Beanie”