Category Archives: favorite patterns

I’ve decided on my travel project

The Five-Way Cable Shrug is designed by Lily Chin. It is a free pattern!! (it's also available in her gorgeous book Power Cables.) It is a simple design that is made stunning and practical by strategically placed buttons and crocheted loops. This so completely appeals to my love of useful knit projects.

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Summer knitting – hot water bottle covers?

Yes! Now stay with me and you will appreciate my logic. Hot water bottle covers are small, portable knitting projects. Not heavy in your lap and easy to tote around while you are on vacation or just heading out for a picnic. You can use up bits of yarn from projects you knit last fall and winter. There are tons of fun designs - knitting and felting. And, they make phenomenal gifts! Just be sure to include a bottle with the cover. You can buy the bottles in the first aid section of your local pharmacy or even on Amazon!

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