Posts Tagged: knit

Bunny Boy “Buddy”

My little girl bunny needed a little buddy at her side, and here he is.  His official name is “Boy Bunny with a piebald patch”, and he was designed by Julie Williams, whose patterns for these adorable softies are available on Ravelry.  I knitted him using Blue Sky Alpacas Sport weight yarn…very soft and slightly […]

Cozy Cocoons for Baby

Pinterest is bursting with photos of precious newborns, sleeping soundly, wrapped in soft, cuddly cocoons.  Knitted or crocheted, these little sacques are an adorable way to keep baby warm and snuggled.  This pattern is called “Angel Cocoon Set” in the book Annie’s Attic #871046, Cuddle Cocoons.  However, you can find it at Ravelry under “Roses and […]

Christina’s Cardigan

Christina is my dear, sweet 8 month-old niece who has a smile that lights up a room and warms your heart.  I held her on my lap recently and, as our eyes locked, I could “hear” her say, “won’t you please knit me a purple sweater?”  Your wish is my command, Christina. The pattern is […]

Shawl Knitting

Hard to believe…but holiday gift-giving is not too far off, and I was looking for a useful, quick-knit with a big “ooooh, aaaah” factor.  Enter…my friend, Teresa, and her suggestion for the “Debaser” shawl that is found on Ravelry.  It uses worsted weight yarn and comes together in a jiffy.  I actually made two in […]

Pretty in Pink (a baby sweater)

If I could find this pattern in my  size, I’d be wearing it.  Pink, pearls and roses???….it’s a “me” for sure. I knitted this one, however, for a sweet little newborn baby girl, and I really do love it.  The pattern is from Leisure Arts book #3202, and it’s called Little Lamb.  It is knitted […]

Mother’s Day – Our 2nd Anniversary

Last Sunday, little a and I spent a glorious day at the Elephant’s Trunk Flea Market in New Milford, Ct., celebrating the second anniversary of Big A, Little A!  This flea market is huge and chock-full of vendors with antiques, collectibles, plants, flowers, foods, etc., and last week it was totally bursting with shoppers.  A […]