Space Invaders Fair Isle Kindle Cozy

knitted space invaders kindle cozy

A friend recently asked me if I'd like to make a cover for his new Kindle. Um, yes! He liked the green houndstooth Fair Isle sleeve I'd made for my husband, and likes red and black. Other than that, he was pretty open. So I suggested a few directions, including a video game theme because… Continue reading Space Invaders Fair Isle Kindle Cozy

Divided fabric basket for knitting supplies

divided basket with wool and canvas

I sewed this divided basket to keep in-progress knitting projects tidy and portable. It's a natural cotton canvas body with a herringbone wool pocket and cotton liner. I'm so happy with this neutral and classic combination of colors and textures. I wish I had lined the pocket in front -- the knitting needles poke through the… Continue reading Divided fabric basket for knitting supplies

Argyle Fair Isle zipper pouch

knitted zippered pouch with argyle stitch

This zippered pouch is for my knitting needles and little knitting tools. I used a 12-inch zipper and my stash of leftover sock yarns, making a color combination that I didn't care for at first but has really grown on me. The stitch pattern is an argyle pattern from Alice Starmore’s Book of Fair Isle Knitting. It’s a 12-stitch… Continue reading Argyle Fair Isle zipper pouch

Cabled Kindle cozy

cabled kindle cozy

After knitting a Kindle cozy for my husband I wanted one for myself. I love the way cabled knitting looks, so for mine I used some yarn from my stash and settled on the Celtic Cable stitch pattern from Super Stitches Knitting for this cozy, adapting it for circular knitting. This is such a luxurious, cozy… Continue reading Cabled Kindle cozy

Green argyle Fair Isle Kindle cozy

houndstooth kindle cozy

This is basically a sock for a Kindle, and is my first Fair Isle project. The houndstooth stitch pattern is from Super Stitches Knitting. It was a really good stitch pattern to start with because it’s a simple one at just 4 stitches. I love this houndstooth pattern, and will probably make something else with it at this point.… Continue reading Green argyle Fair Isle Kindle cozy