Cross Stitch, Hat, Kitchen Items

October FO’s 

During the month of October I finished 80 projects that used a total of 16,716 ft or 5572 yards or 3.7 miles of yarn. I also worked on … three blankets

  1. Pink Modern Granny
  2. Blue Modern Granny
  3. Ribbed Shanklet 

1.) Noro Bankhead Hat


RAVELRY NOTES

  • GIFT RECIPIENT:  Gift Pile
  • PATTERN: Bankhead Hats by Susie Gourlay *free on Ravelry
  • SIZE: Adult Medium
  • STARTED: September 28th
  • COMPLETED: October 1st
  • YARN: Noro Kureyon color 354
  • HANDDYED: no
  • YARDAGE: 110 yards
  • WEIGHT: 50 grams
  • NEEDLES: 4.5 mm/US 7
  • METHOD: circular needles & dpn’s
  • MODIFICATIONS: I knit for 6.75 inches instead of 7 inches for yarn management and it’s a good thing that I did.
  • NOTES: none

2 – 9.) Stashbusting Helix Hats

RAVELRY NOTES

  • GIFT RECIPIENT: several
  • PATTERN: Stash Busting Helix Hats by Jessica Rose  *free on Ravelry
  • SIZE: 2 baby, 4 child, 2 adult
  • STARTED: September 29th
  • COMPLETED: October 11th
  • YARN: first 6 hats used Knit Picks Mighty Stitch and the last 2 hats used Red Heart Super Saver
  • HANDDYED: n/a
  • YARDAGE: 810 yards
  • WEIGHT: n/a
  • NEEDLES: 4.5 mm/US 7
  • METHOD: knit in the round and closed with magic loop
  • MODIFICATIONS: Baby – 80 sts, 1.5 inch 1×1 ribbed cuff, separate in half (40 sts), knit body of hat for 4.25 inches, k 10 place marker, close as directed in pattern Child –  84 sts, 2 inch 1×1 ribbed cuff, decrease 4 stitches, separate in half (40 sts), knit body of hat for 6.5 inches, k 10 place marker, close as directed in pattern Adult – add .75 inches to the body of the hat before closing as directed in the pattern.

10 –  12.) Dragon Pox Beanie Hats


RAVELRY NOTES

  • GIFT RECIPIENT: several
  • PATTERN: Dragon Pox Beanie by ALJayKnits *free on Ravelry
  • SIZE: one size (adult)
  • STARTED: October 4th
  • COMPLETED: October 15th
  • YARN: Lion Brand Mandala in the shade of Spirit
  • HANDDYED: no
  • YARDAGE: 590
  • WEIGHT:
  • NEEDLES: 4.0 mm/US 6
  • METHOD: knit in the circle from the bottom up and closed via magic loop
  • MODIFICATIONS: none
  • NOTES: none

13 – 17.) Messy Bun Hats

RAVELRY NOTES

  • GIFT RECIPIENT: Daughter
  • PATTERN: improvised
  • SIZE: adult
  • STARTED: October 16th
  • COMPLETED: October 17th
  • YARN: Lion Brand Mandela in the shade of unicorn
  • HANDDYED: no
  • YARDAGE: 118 yards
  • WEIGHT: na
  • NEEDLES: 4.00 mm/US 6
  • METHOD: in the round
  • MODIFICATIONS: na
  • NOTES: na


RAVELRY NOTES

  • GIFT RECIPIENT: ?
  • PATTERN: improvised
  • SIZE: teen
  • STARTED: October 23rd
  • COMPLETED: October 29th
  • YARN: Lion Brand Mandela in the shade of Unicorn
  • HANDDYED: no
  • YARDAGE: 373.7 yards
  • WEIGHT: 95 grams
  • NEEDLES: 4.00 mm/US 6
  • METHOD: in the round
  • MODIFICATIONS: na
  • NOTES: na

18 – 79.) Dishcloths

80.) Mini Cross Stitch

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Handmade Gifts, Kitchen Items

Dishcloths 

I’ve been knitting these dishcloths since the beginning of the year. I plan to use this bunch as Christmas gifts. I still a have a bunch of cotton yarn left so I plan to make some for my kitchen and some to sell too.

Here’s a list of the patterns incase anyone is interested