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A Hat for All Sizes!

Another free pattern – 4th of 2014! A simple fingering weight hat that comes in many sizes. Great for when you want something to show off a fancy yarn, or use with a self-striping yarn to make a simple striped hat!



  • Newborn
  • 4 months – 1 year
  • 1 year – 2 years
  • Child
  • Adult
  • Adult Large


  • US size 3 – 3.25 mm, 16″ circular or DPNs
  • Fingering weight yarn (100 – 215 yards)
  • Stitch markers


  • K = knit
  • K2tog = knit two stitches together
  • K2P2 = knit two stitches, then purl two stitches


  • Cast On 80 (88, 96, 104, 112, 120).
  • K2P2 for 6 rounds, (8 for adult/adult large).
  • Knit for 5″ (5.5″, 6″, 6.5″, 7″, 7.5″) from cast on edge.


  • K6, K2tog, repeat around. 70 (77, 84, 91, 98, 105) stitches remain.
  • Knit around.
  • K5, K2tog, repeat around. 60 (66, 72, 78, 84, 90) stitches remain.
  • Knit around.
  • K4, K2tog, repeat around. 50 (55, 60, 70, 75, 80) stitches remain.
  • Knit around.
  • K3, K2tog, repeat around. 40 (44, 48, 52, 56, 60) stitches remain.
  • Knit around.
  • K2, K2tog, repeat around. 30 (33, 36, 39, 42, 45) stitches remain.
  • Knit around.
  • K1, K2tog, repeat around. 20 (22, 24, 26, 28, 30) stitches remain.
  • Knit around.
  • K2tog around. 10 (11, 12, 13, 14, 15) stitches remain.
  • Cut yarn and pull through the remaining stitches. Draw closed, weave in any ends.


Hills and Valleys Cowl

3rd pattern for 2014!

This cowl has garter ridges (hills) and lengths of stockinette stitch (valleys). Its a simple cowl that can highlight colorful yarns and the garter rows help to break up any pooling. Also, this scarf is solid, and made with worsted weight yarn, so its sure to keep you warm! This cowl uses about 175 yards of worsted weight yarn (I used Cascade hand-dyed). It ends up being about 8″ thick, and 32″ around. Since this cowl does not require a certain number of stitches to keep a decorative pattern, it can be adapted to nearly any yarn or size!


  • 175 yards of worsted weight yarn
  • stitch markers
  • 5.5 mm, 24″ circular needle


CO 120. Place marker.

1. Knit

2. Purl

3. Knit

4. Purl

5 – 12. Knit

Repeat rows 1-12, 8 times, then use a stretchy cast-off method, and BO. You can change the number of repeats depending on how thick you want this cowl.


2nd of 14 patterns for 2014!

Remember this teaser photo from a few days ago?


Well here’s what it is!


I made this wonderful plaid scarf on my Ashford SampleIt 8″ Loom, and fell in love with it! The finished product came out to 7.5″ wide, and just over 70″ long (not including fringe). I used Knit Picks’ Wool of the Andes Sportweight, which has a ton of lovely color options. If you don’t understand the terminology, feel free to comment or message me and I will help you out in any way that I can!

Here’s how I did it:


  • 8″ (or larger) Rigid Heddle Loom
  • Main color (Mink) 300 yards, sportweight
  • Light color (White) 75 yards, sportweight
  • Dark color (Chocolate) 155 yards, sportweight
  • Contrast color (Marina) 40 yards, sportweight
  • Scrap yarn


I set the warping peg about 80″ away from the loom, and direct warped using a 10 DPI reed. Here is a helpful video on how to do a direct warp: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fa1WrHOTjxY

  • 12 ends main color
  • 2 ends contrast color
  • 24 ends main color
  • 6 ends dark color
  • 6 ends light color
  • 6 ends dark color
  • 6 ends light color
  • 6 ends dark color
  • 12 ends main color

And there’s your warp! Now comes the fun part… WEAVING!


  • Starting: 16 picks, main color
  • 6 picks dark color
  • 6 picks light color
  • 6 picks dark color
  • 6 picks light color
  • 6 picks dark color
  • 24 picks main color
  • 2 picks contrast color
  • 24 picks main color

Repeat this until you are almost out of warp room (approximately 6″ remaining).

  • Finishing: 16 picks main color

I recommend hemstitching for a neater, finished look. I braided the fringe on my scarf, but the options are open! Go ahead, try a twisted fringe, or leave it natural! I bet this scarf would look great a variety of ways! Don’t forget to full your finished item, and weave in any ends.


So, going on with my goal of publishing 14  patterns for 2014 (maybe even a few more than that!), here is the first one! Keep on checking back as more will be coming soon!

Easy Peasy Crochet Cowl

This cowl can be made with nearly any weight yarn and a suitable sized hook. Fingering/Lace weight will give you collar style cowls, while Sport, DK, and Worsted weight will give you slightly looser cowls. Bulky weight will give you a nice, loose cowl that is almost like an infinity scarf. It is a lacy type cowl that still gives you some warmth, but not quite as much as a solid cowl would. This style would be best suited for Spring/Fall, or Winter in warmer climates. Of course, this all depends on the warmth of the yarn you use as well! You can adjust the number of rows you do on each side to make the cowl thicker/thinner, as well as the length of the starting chain to make it tighter/looser.

Feel free to sell any finished items from this pattern, but please do not sell the pattern itself! If you do choose to sell items you make using this pattern, please link to my blog!

Sport/DK Weight Yarn, Worsted or Bulky weight if you like loose cowls. Approximately 195 yards.

6.5 mm hook (Bulky Weight)

5.5 – 6 mm hook (Worsted Weight)

5.5 mm hook (DK Weight)

4.5 – 5 mm hook (Sport Weight)

4 mm hook (Fingering Weight)

2.5 – 3 mm hook (Lace Weight)


DC = Double crochet

SS = Slip stitch

CH = chain

Chain 112 (or any multiple of 8)

Connect being careful not to twist.

Row 1 – CH 4, skip one CH, DC into next CH, skip 2 CHs, 5 DCs into next (one cluster). Skip 2. *DC, skip next CH, DC into next CH, skip 2 CHs, 5 DC into next CH. Repeat from * around. SS into 3rd CH.

Row 2 to Row 7 – CH 4, skip CH from previous row, DC into next DC. 5 DC into 3rd DC of cluster. *Skip 2 DC. DC into next DC then CH 1, DC into next DC of previous row. 5 DC into the 3rd DC of cluster. Repeat from * around. SS into 3rd CH.

Repeat Row 1 to Row 7 on the other side of the chain as well!

Here is a close-up view of the pattern. This version was worked in a fingering weight yarn held double (approximately DK weight).

Here is a close-up view of the pattern. This version was worked in a fingering weight yarn held double (approximately DK weight). The yarn was Knit Picks Diadem.

This was one I made in DK weight as a Christmas gift.

This was one I made in DK weight as a Christmas gift. The yarn was Knit Picks Swish DK.





Merry Christmas everyone! This is just a quick little update to let you know that 14 BRAND NEW patterns will be coming soon!
Happy holidays and keep a look out for all the new patterns!

Comfy Cozy Cowl!

Just in time for Christmas knitting! A new free pattern!

If you’re like me and love the feel/look of worsted weight, cold-weather items, but live somewhere that it doesn’t get too cold, this cowl is perfect for you! Its made with yummy worsted weight yarn, but the YO/K2tog rows allow from breathability so you don’t become too warm. Perfect for long color repeats, where you want to highlight the yarn, but also want a little bit more interest than plain stockinette stitch. This cowl would even look great with tonal or solid colored yarns! I’m releasing this pattern just in time for Christmas knitting as well, so don’t hesitate to make it as a gift! You are also welcome to sell finished objects made from this pattern, provided you link to my blog in any/all ads for you product. Enjoy!




  • 160 Yards of Worsted Weight Yarn (Suggested: Noro Kureyon – 2 skeins, Knit Picks Chroma Worsted – 1 skein)
  • Size: 32″ around, 7″ wide
  • 5.5 mm, 24” circurlar needle
  • Stitch markers to keep you place
  • Tapestry needle to weave in ends


  • YO – yarn over
  • K2tog – knit two stitches together

CO 120 sts, place stitch marker at the beginning of each round and move when starting a new round, you can change the size of this cowl by adding or subtracting the number of cast on stitches by a multiple of 2.

  1. knit
  2. purl
  3. knit
  4. purl
  5. knit
  6. knit
  7. knit
  8. knit
  9. *YO, k2tog. Repeat from * across row

Repeat rows 5-9 six (6) more times, for a total of 7 repeats


  1. knit
  2. knit
  3. knit
  4. knit
  5. purl
  6. knit
  7. purl
  8. knit
  9. BO in purl, loosely.

A light blocking is suggested to help even out all the stitches.

Been Away For A While…

Hey all! Sorry I’ve been gone for a while! Hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving!

Well, recently I started dying yarn using Kool Aid and food coloring… So get ready for a new pattern using one of the skeins I’ve dyed!

Here are the 2 I’ve done so far: Monster Mayhem (green/purple) and Sand Meets Shore (blue/yellow)


I will be releasing a new pattern soon with sizes from baby through adult… So keep tuned!