Knitting Projects

I Found my Fade Shawl

June 23, 2017

  I Found my Fade What a great shawl to knit. “Find your Fade” made it through my knitting group and a couple of us collaborated on colors and schemes to make it happen. It took me awhile to come up with my colors. My style if fairly simple with normally one or two colors […]

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The Eleanor Messy Bun Hat

January 27, 2017

    Full of texture and color, this messy bun hat is an eye catcher. It’s definitely a huge hit amongst my daughters and close friends.   My oldest daughter is heading for college this semester and she had to have one of these hats for school.  She is  braving the weather on the eastern […]

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Episode #2 Chickens, Sheep, Hay & Yarn

October 15, 2014

Episode #2 Chickens, Sheep, Hay and Yarn One of my most favorite places to relax in is my barn.  Nothing beats the sounds of the sheep and chickens and the antics that they do. Let me share with you a project that I am working on and a project that I have processing in my […]

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The Elise Tank Top

May 1, 2013

Tanks Are So Easy To Knit For The Summer Dawn A. Shaffer This was a very easy tank top to knit up.  I love these kinds of tank sweaters, but I have gotten myself into the habit of sticking to a simple, one style fits all design. Honestly,  I was getting bored with the simple, […]

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Showing Off My Knitted Stella Tank Top

May 1, 2013

My Stella Knit Tank Top Using Elsebeth Lavold’s Silk/Wool By Dawn A. Shaffer I fell in love with this’ sapling green’ from the Elsebeth Lavold’s  wool/silk yarn collection.  There were only 2 skeins left in this LYS store located in the Poconos. I quickly swiped them up and this tank top was born. I wanted […]

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Knitting Project: Finishing the Sweet Sunset Sweater

August 3, 2011

I had a great time knitting up this sweater.  The color was playful and the cotton was so soft.   I have never done a yarn over pattern (yo) before, so I chose to stick with this very simple diamond pattern. Now I have fallen headover heals for yarnover lace patterns.  Once you get the […]

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Knitting Project: Sweet Sunset Sweater

July 18, 2011

I found this beautiful yarn, Antuco,  at my LYS for $3.00 a skein.  I fell in love with the colors and the fact that it is 100% cotton.  I am a natural fiber buff.  When I saw the yarn I had a sweater design already in mind, but  I did not have a pattern chosen. […]

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How To: Knit A Cell Phone Cover

April 24, 2010

There are many people that want a cell phone cover to protect their phone, but they want one that is unique. One of the best ways to get a unique cover is to learn how to knit a cell phone cover. Knitting a cover for your cell phone is not as hard as most people […]

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Return Of The Legwarmers

December 30, 2009

I went to Claire Boutiques with my girls and low and behold leg warmers ready to be bought on the rack. I never thought they would be back in style.

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How To Make Beaded Knitting Stitch Markers

November 19, 2009

I saw beaded knit stitch markers about a year ago at this yarn shop in my area. I thought what a great idea. Since I had all the beads and wire from jewelry making adventure,  I figured I would give try making my own. Well, it was my oldest daughter that actually took over making […]

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