Easy Guernsey knitted hat

After completing my Guernsey Wrap, I had enough yarn left for a hat. Luckily there's already a pattern for an easy Guernsey hat! The pattern called for size US8 double pointed needles, which I don't have so I used size 10 instead. This wasn't an awesome plan because the hat was too loose and floppy. A run through… Continue reading Easy Guernsey knitted hat

Knitted Guernsey Wrap

Guernsey Wrap detail

I started this Guernsey Wrap from Brooklyn Tweed in July while on vacation back home in Iowa. I'd been looking for something to knit that would be a good challenge but not too complicated since it had been awhile since I'd knitted anything.  Shawls kept coming up during my search, but they seemed too delicate or feminine… Continue reading Knitted Guernsey Wrap

Zippered Knitting Project Bag

Zippered knitting project bag

Full immersion into sewing made me forget about knitting for a spell. And recently I was re-inspired to pick my needles up again, which is a good excuse for…a sewing project! Specifically, a zippered bag to hold my current knitting project, the Guernsey Wrap from Brooklyn Tweed. Process Notes Materials: 15 in. nylon zipper exterior: Robert Kaufman… Continue reading Zippered Knitting Project Bag

Fair Isle zipper pouch

fair isle zippered pouch closed

This knitted zipper pouch is a little different format from my previous two (argyle and chevron) pouches. It has a flat bottom so it can stand up on its own, making it good for traveling. To make this one open all the way so it's easy to see what's inside, I adapted the tutorial for Open… Continue reading Fair Isle zipper pouch

Chevron Fair Isle zipper pouch

fair isle zippered pouch in chevron pattern

A friend and I were recently chatting about how much we like little zippered pouches. What is it about them that makes them so appealing?? Anyway, we love them. Luckily, we had this conversation after I had finished knitting her Christmas gift: a little zippered pouch. I'd describe her style as clean, modern, and casual,… Continue reading Chevron Fair Isle zipper pouch