Borealis Hat

I love creating little items for babies. I was so happy when KB decided to go forth and design a baby set of knitting looms and I eagerly awaited their release. This pattern uses a simple 2×2 rib stitch for the brim and then the andalusian stitch for the body of the hat. The instructionsContinue reading “Borealis Hat”

Basic Loom Knit Hat

Somedays all you want is to simply sit and watch tv without having to think about what you are knitting. Yes, it is true, knitters can’t really sit without a project on their lap. This Basic Loom Knit Hat is worked with some lovely Noro Silk Garden. Knitting loom: Premium Round Loom Set by KBLooms,Continue reading “Basic Loom Knit Hat”

Easy Breezy Bib

A couple of weeks ago, I had the chance to attend Creativation in Phoenix. There, I was able to see of the new yarns hitting the shelves and although I had had the opportunity to try Red Heart Chic Sheep before the event, I had not seen all the beautiful colors in the line. Wow!Continue reading “Easy Breezy Bib”

Bandana Bib

I have come to the realization that I rarely knit very much for self pleasure anymore. I am usually so packed full with life and work that I forget about knitting something for myself. Last weekend, I picked up some yarn and knitted something for my little baby girl. The joy that she has broughtContinue reading “Bandana Bib”

Bind offs for the Messy Bun Hat

Here are three videos demonstrating different bind offs for the loom knitted Messy Bun Hats  Elastic Bind Off Basic Bind Off Crochet Bind Off

Messy Bun Hat II

I have been knitting Messy Bun Hats since last Friday. I have knitted 8 with the previous pattern and now I am about to embark in knitting 9 with this new design. The pattern is very similar to the original one, except this one has stockinette instead of single ribbing sections. Also, rather than decreasingContinue reading “Messy Bun Hat II”

Messy Bun Hat

These hats are flying off my needles and to my friends’ homes. I have had a few requests for a needle knit version. The above was knitted on size 10.5 and 11 size needles. You can use either dpns or circulars. The pattern is super simple and it goes quite fast. NOTE: PATTERN IS NEEDLE KNIT.Continue reading “Messy Bun Hat”

Messy Bun Hat Video

Hi friends, It has been awhile since I last created a video, but some of you (about 50 requests in less than one day) were requesting a video showing how to do the Messy Bun Hat. I apologize for the small screen. I only have my phone to take video. I hope the video helpsContinue reading “Messy Bun Hat Video”

Messy Bun Hat

The Messy Bun hat allows you to keep your "do" intact while keeping you nice and toasty. My daughter sports a messy bun almost every day, so a messy bun hat was a must for our freezing Utah winters.  Materials Knitting loom: KB Hat Loom, set at large gauge with 40 pegs. Yarn: Approx 90Continue reading “Messy Bun Hat”

Zippy Master Kit Reveal

Feeling very lucky in being one of the first few to have received a complimentary set of the Zippy Master set. Receiving this kit allowed me to try it out and think about the wonderful possibilities of having a kit with all the pieces that I need to create tubular items, in a couple ofContinue reading “Zippy Master Kit Reveal”