WWI hat 

The other day I found a WWI hat pattern which had been re written into modern knitting terms. I thought that would be the perfect hat to donate to Scarves for Troops. The pattern was originally supposed to be knit with 100% wool and in certain colors so that they could be worn with a …

Daytona Day(s) 

Hey all! This last weekend was a bit exciting! After all of the illnesses that have gone through our home this month I was looking forward to some exciting entertainment. We were expected to get 13 inches of snow on Thursday so I snuggled in with some hot tea and yarn ready for a blizzard …

a donation hat

I've been sick most of the week with a cruddy cold and fever & chills so I haven't made a lot of progress on my projects. I've slept a good portion of each day trying to kick this cold. It's a good thing that I completed all of my January goals by Sunday afternoon giving …

Christmas Sockhead Slouch Hat

It's here Christmas is here. I haven't even bothered to start cleaning yet and I'm hosting Christmas. My windows and blinds need to be cleaned as well as my carpets plus all of the usual cleaning and food prep. I  finished knitting my Christmas hat. I love how this hat turned out. I wish that …

Orange Barley Hat

I think that I just might have the barley hats out of my system. I love how bright and cheery this one is. My Daughter really turned up her nose at the thought of me adding orange to the Unicorn Farts yarn but she fell in love with it before I had finished knitting the …

Barley Hat

I am so pleased with the way this Barley Hat turned out. I held two strands of my hand dyed yarns together to create this look . I have enough yarn left to make two more hats. I want to dye some orange yarn to pair with the colorful yarn and maybe gray or black …

Barley Hat

  RAVELRY NOTES PATTERN: Barley Hat by Tin Can Knits STARTED: 10/26/2016 COMPLETED: 10/28/2016 YARN: Knit Picks Mighty Stitch in the shade of Celestial YARDAGE/WEIGHT: 115 yards/55 grams FIBER CONTENT: 80% Acrylic/20% Wool NEEDLES: 4.0 mm/ US #6 SIZE: Large If you are looking for a nice affordable worsted weight yarn to use. I would …

Bulky Waffle Stitch Hats

I made a huge dent in my Christmas gift list this week... RAVELRY NOTES PATTERN: Bulky Waffle Hat by Linda Suda STARTED: September 24th COMPLETED: September 28th YARNS: Tan Hat -  Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Sport in the shade of Camel Heather, Grey Hat - Lion Brand Heartland in the shade of Mount Rainier, Blue …

Holly Hat

On Friday I spent the better part of the day knitting on my Smoke Shawl and I was making great progress. I had just started the second section of the shawl. I was hoping to finish up the shawl over the weekend and start the lace bind off on Monday morning but then my Mom …

Reflective Achromatize Hats

I've been wanting to try glow in the dark yarn for a while. I haven't been able to get my hands on some glow in the dark yarn but I did manage to find some reflective yarn. The reflective yarn has a thin strand of a metal like substance that runs through the yarn. It …

Another Sock Head Hat

I finished another Sock Head Hat. I really enjoyed knitting this hat with thicker yarn and larger needles. Next time I knit this hat with a worsted weight yarn I will knit the cuff with size 4 needles and the body of the hat with size 6 needles. This time I used 4's for the …

Here Kitty Kitty

My Daughter is not shy about asking me to make her new things. In fact she asks for things so frequently that I wait until she asks for it several times so she doesn't change her mind about it before I'm done. She has been asking for this tabby cat scarf for several months. I …

CHRISTMAS DROP STITCH SCARF PATTERN

I designed this scarf to go along with some yarn that I recently dyed. I wanted something Christmas themed but I didn't want to wear a really hot bulky scarf while attending Christmas parties. my project notes CHRISTMAS DROP STITCH SCARF PATTERN With US size 5 (3.75 mm) knitting needles and fingering weight yarn cast …