Advanced Beginner/ Intermediate Lesson – Traveller’s Hat

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to knit the Traveller’s Hat, which is a great first hat that’s gender neutral. The hat is a very easy beginner knit pattern if starting with the long-tail cast on, or is perhaps an advanced beginner or intermediate project if using the circular tubular cast on, which I recommendContinue reading “Advanced Beginner/ Intermediate Lesson – Traveller’s Hat”

Traveller’s Hat Pattern and Video

The Traveller’s Hat is a very easy beginner knit pattern if starting with the long-tail cast on, or is perhaps an advanced beginner or intermediate project if using the circular tubular cast on, which I recommend. It’s a slouchy hat that works well for both men and women. The hat is knit in wide stripesContinue reading “Traveller’s Hat Pattern and Video”

Jaye Hat Pattern

The Jaye Hat is an easy pattern for a very popular, gender neutral slouchy hat. A unique feature is a double thick brim that’s very warm for cold climates. Here are some modifications you may want to consider: If you live somewhere with a mild climate, you may want a single layer brim instead. ToContinue reading “Jaye Hat Pattern”

Lesson 6 – Weekend Scarf

The Weekend Scarf is a great beginner project that’s quick, easy, and beautiful. A drop stitch creates an open fabric with a lovely drape. Knitting with a lighter yarn (such as a light worsted) will create a more lightweight scarf, or knit with a chunky or bulky yarn to create a warmer scarf. Either way,Continue reading “Lesson 6 – Weekend Scarf”

Tivoli Slouch Hat Pattern

This Tivoli Slouch Hat is adorable, easy to knit, and comes together quickly. The hat in the photo above was knit with Lion Brand Heartland Yarn in the Grand Canyon color. It’s knit in the round on 16″ size 8 circular needles and finished with size 8 double pointed needles (DPNS). You’ll also need aContinue reading “Tivoli Slouch Hat Pattern”

Advanced Beginner Lesson – Cabled Ear Warmers

In addition to cabling, this lesson includes the provisional cast on and three needle bind off, which create a beautiful finished seam when connecting the ends of an infinity scarf, cowl, or these ear warmers. You’ll need heavy worsted weight or light chunky weight yarn; I’ve used the both the Cascade Yarns Baby Llama ChunkyContinue reading “Advanced Beginner Lesson – Cabled Ear Warmers”

Lesson 5 – Woven Mug Cozy and Coaster

You’ll get to learn several new skills while knitting this cute Woven Mug Cozy and matching Coaster. You can either work through the following in order to learn each of the steps required to knit the mug cozy and coaster, or you can jump straight to the pattern and tutorial video, and come back toContinue reading “Lesson 5 – Woven Mug Cozy and Coaster”

Woven Mug Cozy and Coaster Patterns and Video

This great pattern (available for free on Ravelry) is fun to knit and the finished mug cozy and matching coaster are very cute! They come together quickly, are easy enough for beginning knitters, and make great gifts. I knit mine with Eco Highland Duo by Cascade Yarns, which is a light worsted that is extremelyContinue reading “Woven Mug Cozy and Coaster Patterns and Video”