I bought a few skeins of grey cashmere yarns from Taobao.com and they were fabulously soft and squishy. It took me a while to decide what to use them for. In the end, here’s what they became. 1. Featherweight Cardigan I used the Featherweight cardigan pattern designed by Hannah Fettig. Continue Reading
This tote bag knitting pattern was inspired by the Aran laptop cover pattern that I saw at the Canadian Living’s website. This is not a very big bag. It is just big enough for my wallet, mobile phone, tissue and, some knick-knacks. The central panel is made up of a wild Continue Reading
I got up close and personal with the garter stitch when I was working on the garter stitch square bag. I like the thickness it produces and how it doesn’t curl like the stockinette stitch. I used it again recently on a handbag using 4 ply sock yarn. I discovered Continue Reading
I wanted to knit a child cardigan for my god daughter. I found a knitted Japanese kimono pattern at Lion Brand and decided to try it. The pattern is known as the Jasmine Kimono. It seems easy and do-able within a month for my god-daughter who will be visiting with Continue Reading
This knitting pattern for a handbag using sock yarn was dreamt up by me after I bought some sock yarn from Simple Scarves. I have always wanted to use a sock yarn to make a bag because although I love the feel of sock yarn but I didn’t want to Continue Reading
Knitting for babies celebrates how special, precious and cute babies are. I still remember how excited I was when I was knitting booties and a wrap cardigan for my new-born nephew. Actually I was even more excited when I was giving the hand knitted gifts away. Baby knitting creates great Continue Reading
This knitted Japanese knot bag is a clever bag design that requires no extra accessories for closure.
I got my knitting mojo back a couple of weeks back. Here’s the result… It is a Japanese knot bag. I simplified the Square Cake knitting pattern found at knitty.com. I made 2 significant modifications: Making 1 handle shorter. Closing the seam the other way round so that the shorter Continue Reading