Fiber Arts

The Learn-to-Knit Afghan

By Barbara G. Walker

Derwent Sweater

Project Info Pattern: Derwent by Sarah Cooke Yarn: Some cheap acrylic yarn from JoAnn’s (White) Partner 6 Phildar (Grey) About halfway through the project I regretted using some cheap acrylic yarn from JoAnn’s because I was loving how the sweater came out, but the completed project looks nice and is super warm as well! TimeContinue reading “Derwent Sweater”

Miss Ella Sweater (Adult)

Project Info Pattern: Adult Miss Ella by Lara Simonson Yarn: Uptown Worsted in Chocolate Heather (5 skeins) This was a gorgeous acrylic yarn that felt so soft that I decided to go ahead and make the sweater out of it even though I try to avoid using acrylic for clothing since it doesn’t always holdContinue reading “Miss Ella Sweater (Adult)”

Adventure Time Backpack

Project Info Pattern: Adventure Time Backpack by Andrie Designs Fabric: ¼ yard tan marine vinyl (base), 1 ⅜ yard contrast fabric (blue) (for piping as well), 1¼ yds National Parks Words fabric (outer), 1½ National Parks Signs Fabric (Lining) My mom had come across these fabrics in the past and was inspired to make meContinue reading “Adventure Time Backpack”

Cardigan Aran

Project Info Pattern: Cardigan Aran by Irina Lyubaeva Yarn: Berroco Ultra Fine Wool (5 skeins): This was a nice find at our local yarn store, while the dark color hides the cabling somewhat, it’s a beautiful color and super soft. Time to Completion: June 20, 2020 – August 2021 The long completion time was mostlyContinue reading “Cardigan Aran”

Sleepy Eyes Baby Blanket

Project Info Pattern: Sleepy Eyes Baby Blanket by Gina House Yarn: Feels Like Butta (White): 800-1000 yards This might just be the world’s softest baby yarn. Being made from 100% polyester it is super soft, super durable, and easy to work with. And, of course, once it’s been blocked, it stays blocked. Time to Completion:Continue reading “Sleepy Eyes Baby Blanket”

Unicorn Beanie

Project Info Pattern: Unicorn Hat by Holly G Hats Yarn: Big Twist (Twinkle): 100 yards Carron Simply Soft (Purple): 100 yards Gold colored yarn from my yarn stash: 5-10 yards While the pattern calls for a worsted weight yarn, I suspect it would be easier to get gauge with chunky yarn. Although it calls forContinue reading “Unicorn Beanie”

Foxy Brioche Scarf

Project Info Pattern: Foxy Brioche Scarf by Cherie Marie Leck Yarn: Pacific Chunky by Cascade Yarns Color 01 – Cream (<1 skein) Color 158 – Copper Brown (<1 skein) Color 48 – Black (just a bit) This pattern is conveniently written for either chunky or worsted yarn. This was especially fortuitous as our local yarnContinue reading “Foxy Brioche Scarf”


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