….after some time not really having my knitting needles in my hand …. Just not sure why that happen. But for past 6 months I have kind of lost my desire for knitting.
Have You ever felt like that? You have a hobby that is your passion, all of a sudden You have no interest in it anymore?
Some of You may say ….Oh no! This is unheard off. My knitting has been part of my daily life.
Well I think this little poncho request has brought back some nice memories of knitting. And how good it feels to be creating something handmade.
This knitting technic called Entrelac is not as difficult as You may think it is….
I have put a little video together on how to work the block on the right side on how to merge the two sections together….
I will be working on a view more videos in the next view days, that will show you how to Merge the sections together on the purl side. And hopefully also the two triangle section on each side. The last row with all the casting off triangles …..Yes then off to the sleeves and the collar.
So please visit for More Videos to follow soon….and Hope to have pattern available for this Cardi Entrelac Style soon too.
Once again Spring is here and I am so pleased to let you know my newest pattern called
This Shawl has a very special memory for me…
Moments spend on the Rhein River with my Mom and Friends. Just being able to enjoy a week of Peace drifting down on the Excellence Allegra….from Basel to Amsterdam….Beautiful Moments
Allegra Sunset Shawl has been published in the latest “A Needle Pulling Thread” magazine Issue #46. It is available at Chapters / Indigo and at my workplace.
Or if you like you can download the pattern here. It will link you to A Needle Pulling Thread web-sight where You can purchase the pattern only.
By doing this I will get paid 50% of the CAD$5.99…smiles hope You like it as much as I do.
Love the more modern style in quilting.
So it is not surprising that I love this look in placemats.
I had worked up a Table Runner two weeks ago called “River Stones” and had some sewn fabric section left from this Table runner.
The pattern indicating it would be for a Runner and a pillow. Beautiful, but I really did not need another pillow in my home.
So you can see I added some more strips to the already sewn pieces and divided the length into two sections that now are the perfect size for two placemats. If I would make this pattern for placemats only, I would make the two section ONE!
…but for now I am ok as is as sections where sewn already and I had only very little fabric left.
Really love this look, very modern and fun.
And as You can see I have added my next project on the knitting needles too…SOCKS!
I am working them with new needles…more in my next post…..see you soon again :-)
The colours in this wrap are just perfect for this pattern and guess what I used up all kinds of my left-over scarp yarns…well not really scrap yarn as it is all so wonderful and we never have scrap yarn if you are thinking like me…
I always tend to think what can I make with this little bit of yarn before I go to my perfectly full skeins that are just waiting to be use for
“THAT PERFECT PROJECT”
So if you are like me then you saved up many PERFECTLY amazing yarn and use up the left-over yarns… smiles ….
I did say that I am not going to able to knit up all this yarn and wear it before I am not here anymore….well I decided to start using my So Amazing yarns and knit up something gorgeous. Even If I have to give it to an appreciating person that would wear it….so ok enough of this chabbering…lets get knitting… and designing my next project for January issue….off to work I go.
But here is the info for this fun wrap ….totally love it.
Coffee Shop Wrap by Alexandra Tavel
and the yarn is the best I have to say …smiles my own KnitSwissYarns and all in Fingering 100% Superwash Merino Wool as I said all bits and pices …and needle size 4mm just really love that lose drap to the wrap.
Oh nooo….I just noticed, as I was adding the Berner Oberland Pullover
I looks like I totally neglected to show you one of my latest pattern published in A Needle Pulling Thread in the Winter 2016/2017 issue that was published in April 2017 .
Available in three different sizes and knit in worsted weight yarn. I love working with cables and try to add one in all my designs.
If you like you can purchase the pattern though the link above
We celebrate 150 Year Canada this year …
has been designed to honour this event. Although I have seen the Maple Leaf Tulip in pictures only at the time of me disining this cowl. I too was inspired to reflect it in my knitting and design….with planting in the fall of 2016, 50 of the Maple Leaf Tulip bulbs.
So after I had a look though my already existing yarn stash I found several smaller balls of fingering weight of my own KnitswissYarns. My colours are perfect for this tulip colours and concept. I am excited to tell you the pattern was published in “A Needle Pulling Thread” Summer edition 2017
If You like you can purchase the pattern through “A Needle Pulling Thread” by clicking on the link above.