Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Sea Blue Bamboo Arm Warmer

Sea Blue Bamboo Arm Warmer
I used Bamboo Yarn, by Hobby Lobby, to create this very soft and comfortable arm warmer. It can't get any easier than this. It's definetly a beginner knit pattern. I used moss stitch at the beginning and the end and stockinette stitch in between. I used a 10.5 to make this. It measures 6 1/2 by 9 1/2. I used 60 yards to create them. The skein comes with 148 yards. The available colors can be found at this link. It sells for $4.99. Just bring the 40% off coupon with ya.
Thanks for visiting
Heather

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

The Waves Arm Warmer



This is an arm warmer that used increases and decreases to shape the design. It's okay if you're a beginner because I was when I made this. This was the first time I had ever tried a pattern that relies on inc. and decreased. It makes a beautiful pattern.

I used a slip stitch type pattern for the underside because it's very stretchy, just like ribbing but much easier to deal with when sewing.

Skill Level: Beginner
CO: 25
Finished Size: 6 in wide x 8.5 in high
Yarn: I used Bernat Worsted in Blue
Yard of yarn needed: 60 for the pair of them
Needle Size: I used 10.5

You can purchase this pattern by going to the link below. It will take you to Ravelry.com. Don't worry you don't have to be a member to purchase it. Also, it goes through paypal in case you were wondering. OR you can go to http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/waves-arm-warmer-2 for more information.


Thanks,
Heather


Friday, December 12, 2008

Scarf's Bernat Soft Boucle

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2 BOUCLE SCARFS

These are 2 scarfs that can be made very quickly. They can be made in about 3 hours. I used US size 13 needles. Casted on 18 stitches. The finished size is 6 1/2 in by 50 in. The names of the yarn were "Mauve Shades" purple scarf to the left and "Beautiful Blue" to the right. I used Bernat Boucle Yarn that can be found at Michael's.














Friday, December 5, 2008

Open Rope Cable Twists

Open Rope Cable Twists Knit Pattern
Measures 6 x9 inches
CO: 28 stitches, 19 rows and 19 sts equal 4 inches. 10.5 needle used. Very basic cable instructions, nothing difficult. I used Bernat Worsted yarn.