Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Wheat Flower Hat

Wheat flower hat is a nice piece for the cool days of the year. Fashioned in baby alpaca, it is knitted in the round with a purl and a knit stitch starting from head circumference to crown. Detailed with a pattern of two loops to form the flowers. The delicate flowers are worked one over the other forming a wheat stalk-like. Below is a link of a mini-clip on how to make flower in the round! 

Sizes: Fit most adult women

Finished measurements

without blocking: 
Approximately 20 inches 

head circumference; 9 inches 


Yarn: Knit Picks Andean 

Treasure Baby Alpaca Sport 

Weight (100% Baby Alpaca) 

110yards/50 gram ball; 2 balls 

of Wheat or color of your 


Needles: 1 circular needle


5 (3.75 mm)

Notions: stitch markers, 

tapestry needle

Gauge: 6.50 sts, 12 rows to 2 


Download free PDF Pattern

Let's take a look the clip here between minutes 1:49 to 2:00 here

Happy KnittingšŸ˜Š

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Modern Turtleneck Dog Sweater

This Hand knit turtleneck sweater will keep your dog warm in the winter months. Turtleneck, leg sleeves, and chest section are ribbed for a snug fit. Made in one piece seamlessly.

S (M, L, XL)
Finished Measurements may vary slightly after construction
17 (22, 29, 38)" from collar to tail
18 (22, 28, 34)" around belly, just below leg sleeves

Knit Picks Wool of the Andes 100% superwash bulky wool, 137 yards,, 100g/Hank, 1 (1, 2, 3), coal (26502) or from other color and yarn of your choice.
Yarn calls for needle size 11 (8mm) but for this project this needle size is used just for ribbing of back. The circular needle size 17 (12mm,) is used for the knitted stitches and rest of body for a stretchy fit.
Optional: It works also if using any other bulky yarn of your choice, just check gauge to get the proper fit, and stretchiness

4 stitches and 6 rows to 2”

yarn needle, scissors, waste yarn, and stitch holders.

If using more than one color, you can use the joggles join method. For the holes of legs use a provisional cast on while join yarn to work legs. This gives a seamless look. The under legs stitches can be held on a stitch holder. Please let me know if find issues in pattern.

Download PDF Pattern
Happy knitting!