Crocheted Potholders

Yarn: Cotton from my stash Pattern: Vaguely from memory, sort of. Started: June 10, 2013 Completed: July 1, 2013 Notes: Trying to relearn! Look, it’s been so long since I’ve done crochet it turns out I don’t even have a crochet category any more. I’ve had that many blog meltdowns …

Texture piece

Yarn: I don’t know, some crappy cotton from my old, old, not-even-in-Ravelry stash Pattern: loosely based on an afghan pattern I’ve made before Started: 04/15/13 Completed: 04/20/13 Notes: I was thinking of using it as a texture piece to make a new style of clay bowl, but in trying that, …

Seven of Nine

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Tepper in Raspberry Beret Pattern: dogwood by tincanknits Started: 07/18/12 Completed: 08/21/12 Notes: I made the three purple squares. Co-knitted with Rhea, Laura De., Laura Da., and Sharon for our lovely friends Caitlin and Greg and their first little “finished object” together. (That’s not their baby modeling, that’s Lala’s …

Owl soap sweaters

Yarn: Malabrigo and Cascade 220 Soap: HaldeSoap in “All Mixed Up” Pattern: loosely based on Soap Sweater by Cynthia Hall; if you’re on Ravelry you can read about my mods. Notes: Why did I make these? I still have some from a few years ago I’ve never given away. Well, at first …

Teensy Mr. Nubbins

Yarn: HaldeCraft HandDyed Andre in “One Hit Wonder” Pattern: Mr. Nubbins by Stefanie Goodwin-Ritter Notes: Originally made thinking I would donate him, he’s entirely too squeeingly twee for me to give up. Also, I didn’t notice until after I went to start the second one that I put his arms on backwards. …

Yellow cotton soap scrap sack

Yarn: Mission Falls 1824 Cotton Pattern: Soft Drawstring Pouch by Joelle Hoverson Notes: Really only loosely based on this pattern; I cast on half the stitches called for to make a very small sack and other than that followed the instructions. It’s still kind of too big but I needed something for …

With Six you get Eggroll

Yarn: HaldeCraft Handyed in “Sock Monkey” and Cascade 220 in “Japanese Maple” Pattern: Feline Dim Sum by Julie Falatko Notes: Made for Christmas stocking stuffers; hoping to make six, had time and yarn to make five (ran out of brown yarn after four so made one in Sock Monkey) and gave one away …

Christmas Ornaments

Yarn: sock and sport weight yarn scraps from many different projects. Pattern: Loosely based on Knitted and Felted Ornaments and Garland by Leigh Radford Notes: These were really easy to make – both sets were made in about a day and a half… but I found myself switching from sock …

Iris isn’t afraid of Zombies

I could hear my stepmother, Barbara, as I was taking these photos; “You’re sick, Haldeman!”. 🙂 Yarn: Lorna’s Laces Green Line DK in “Zombie BBQ” Pattern: Iris the Gourmet Monster by Rebecca Danger Notes: I wanted to put this on the class roster for next semester, but wanted to make …

Learning Log Cabin

Yarn: Aslan Trends Glaciar del Cielo and SWTC Vickie Howell’s Craft (my favorite cotton, ever). Pattern: More of a recipe than a pattern– see the notes below. Notes: There’s a knitting technique based on a quilting technique, and it’s called Log Cabin. You start with a box in the middle …