Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Ribbed baby jacket reborn yet again

copyright S.Watterson/knitnscribble.com 2021
A good design becomes a great design with knitting collaboration. This analogy is so true of Debbie Bliss' "Ribbed Baby Jacket" a free baby sweater pattern.

After Magic Pixie Knitter posted her knock-off pattern, knitnscribble chose to change it once again. Here's my version of this generous sized quick knit baby sweater, 12-24 months. Links below.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Knit and crochet Halloween and Autumn

Halloween patterns - pumpkins that last forever! Knit and crochet fall decoration patterns include pumpkins, apples, scarecrows and cornstalks. Colorful Stitches blog posting yesterday was all about knitting them up to last for more than one Halloween, jack o'lanterns that won't rot!

Friday, May 23, 2014

Remember veterans with crochet and knit poppy patterns

Crochet and knit poppies to remember our veterans. "The greatest casualty is being forgotten." The blood red poppy waved in the wind and was the first flower to bloom on the battlefields of Flanders in WWI. Remember our veterans with these poppy patterns links 

Monday, February 10, 2014

Valentines Day hearts, every stitch says 'I love you'

copyright 2014, S. Watterson/knitnscribble
Happy Valentine's Day all. Had quite a lot of fun knitting up this heart garland for my grandchildren's valentines. Using some old trims collected over the years and a few crochet stitches, think it might be a valentine keepsake for years to come. The pattern for the flat valentine heart is

Monday, January 20, 2014

Oliver Fox cushion and other free toy patterns by Amanda Berry

Oliver Fox, knitting pattern by Amanda Berry
Lets Get Crafting Issue 52
Not being an avid toy pattern collector or cushion pattern knitter, you can imagine the angst felt yesterday when a Facebook reader of Knit and Crochet Patterns ask where to find Amanda Berry's Oliver Fox free knitting pattern as published in Let's Get Crafting Magazine Issue 52. Google was a first choice with no luck. Then reluctantly visited a busy knitting forum, which often trades free patterns back and forth, and as well, known for its lack of copyright decorum, and found that they were unable to locate the free animal knitting pattern either. Um, what to do?

courtesy Let's Get Crafting

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