Merrie Dancers Toorie

Further to the post I did on the Merrie Dancers Toorie which I wrote about here. The finished product.

I forgot to put my brain into gear. . . .

I recently bought a pattern when I was in Stitches ‘n Things buying some buttons for a shirt I was making.  The pattern I bought is for a beanie but using Brioche stitch. The wool I chose to use is Bellissimo St George which is a lovely soft woo/cotton mix. The reason I say I…

Inspired by church windows

I have finished a piece of knitting which was completed from a free pattern from the internet. The pattern is from Knitty.com The only downside was that I made the large version where I should have made the smaller version.  The upside is that I have enough wool left over to make the smaller version…

I think I would call this a jester’s hat.

Using up the last of the white frogged wool.  I am not sure if my granddaughter will want to wear this one.  I used dark blue for the contrast because her sister supports Carlton AFL and that is their colours. The pattern is from Cleckheaton 956.

Where did you get that hat?

We recently had one of our granddaughters visiting us and we enjoyed seeing her unbridled enthusiasm. I know I love visiting Spotlight, our local haberdashery store, but our granddaughter took us to parts of the store that I haven’t ventured into.  She loved all the bright shiny things and was carrying around her pretend money…

1898 Hat

This hat was made using a pattern by Kristine Byrnes and the pattern I found on the Seamen’s Church Institute website. Volunteer knitters from around the country (USA) knit garments as symbols of SCI’s mission of hospitality. Each year, SCI distributes these warming gifts to mariners far away from home. I was not knitting at…