Free Pattern: Double Knit Beanie This pattern is for a double-knit reversible hat knit in the round with 2 contrasting-color skeins of yarn. The brim is knit with both strands of yarn together. Then, for the crown, one color is knit facing the knitter and the other purled facing the inside of the work. ... Continue Reading →
I am so excited to be part of the Harmony Blanket Square design group. If this is the first you've heard of the Harmony Blanket Knit-along, find out more from Marie at The Underground Crafter. Without further ado, here's the pattern: Finished Size: 6 x 6 inches (approx. 15 x 15 cm) Yarn Type: Square... Continue Reading →
It's going to be 88 degrees (Fahrenheit) in central Illinois today, so I'll not be donning this hat. I did finish the pompom, though, so the hat is complete.
I am a washcloth knitting queen. But I've been knitting so many hats that I got away from it for a while. This week, though, I'm back at it. I just bound off one washcloth in a variegated green and am working on the second one. A friend who was tired of working with cotton... Continue Reading →
Knit up this super-sweet and simple washcloth! Uses size 7 needles (4.5 mm) 100% cotton yarn Finished size: 8 x 8 (25 x 25 cm) Cast on 32 Rows 1-4 Knit 5. K3, (P2, K2*) *repeat 6 times, P2, K3 6. K5, (P2, K2*) repeat 6 times, K3 7. K5, (P2, K2*) repeat 6 times,... Continue Reading →
March's crocheted poncho is Kelly green with a light green and white trim. My mom usually goes for colors that typically symbolize each month, and this month is no exception. I think it's very cute. I've been working on a purple and lavender striped hat using, you guessed it! The Irish Hiking hat pattern. I'm... Continue Reading →
When I first started this blog, Bunny Totem Knits, in February of 2016, I wasn't sure what I wanted my focus to be. I knew I wanted to write about knitting, but I also wanted to write about other topics connected with finances, teaching, and other life issues. I played around with the theme of "Knitting... Continue Reading →
One project I'm working on this week is a towel topper. (The second project I am working on is a secret. I'll share next week though!) I can't say it's too exciting to knit towel toppers IMHO, but a friend of mine uses them all the time. She doesn't knit and she's so generous to... Continue Reading →