Free Patterns and Tips
Matching Lap Blankets
Here is a project I did for a 50th anniversary gift--his and hers lap blankets--and thought I'd
share the patterns with you. They are both done
in the same colors with different patterns.
Pet's Christmas Stocking
Don't forget your furry friends on Christmas morning. This paw-shaped stocking is an easy cut and sew
project that will delight your pets (well, the stocking will certainly delight you, the pets will only care
about what you fill it with :-).
This easy sweater with a fairisle band will fit a child with a 23" chest.
Indigo Denim Polo
A comfortable, shirt that will feel great with your favorite blue jeans.
An intarsia pattern to decorate for easter.
This is the trout motif used in the hand colored trout sweater
in the gallery.
Instructions and Tips
Design-A-Knit Tips and Tutorials
Using Design-A-Knit computer aided drafting software will make designing your knitting projects a breeze. But, there is a learning curve. Here are some articles on tips to help you understand how to make the best of the software.
How to wrap a Navajo-style warp
For weaving. If you have a Navajo-style loom, and want to have a warp with a finished edge, this is how you do it.
How to Needle Felt
One method of felting is to use a barbed needle to poke the wool onto another wool surface.
A quick tip on inset pockets to start things off. Insets are an alternative to patch pockets
and can give a smoother finish to your garment.