Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Recent Makes

In the last couple of months, I've made some things from others' patterns that I wanted to show off.  :)

I made two scallop scarves from a Lion Brand pattern, which I looooove. I used the recommended Vanna's Choice.  The scarves turned out so cushy and pretty, and it's a really simple pattern that's easy to follow and pretty fast.  I am definitely going to make more of these.

For myself, I made a hat, since we spent Christmas in the cold Northeast.  I used the Deeply Textured Hat pattern from The Laughing Willow.  I used Full O' Sheep wool, which is kinda itchy, but I love the clean look of the texture.  And it's very warm.  :)  I also made one for my sister, not pictured, but on hers I crab-stitched around the last row, which was a nice finishing touch!

Most recently, I made these Mitten Time mittens from Crochet Soiree for my sister.  (Crochet Soiree link was broken (they took the pattern off the site) so I removed it.  I can't host the pattern on my site, but I can share it with you directly.  If you want it, email me and I will send the PDF to you. allicraftsblog AT gmail DOT com)  My favorite parts of this pattern - though it is worked in rounds, you turn on every round, which creates a more detailed texture than a pattern worked continuously in rounds.  And, of course, the bobbles!  It's hard to find cute crocheted mittens, but I think these hit the mark.  I used an alpaca wool from a LYS near where my parents live.  (They turned out far from perfect!  Not too bad for my first pair, though, and I have no doubt that, if my sister notices, she won't mind!)


  1. very nice, alli! thanks for sharing your recent endeavors. what lucky people to receive such lovely gifts!

  2. =( the link for the mittens doesn't work. i would love to make these

  3. Jeannie, I looked around but couldn't find it on their web site. Email allicraftsblog AT gmail DOT com and I will email the pdf back to you.

  4. i couldn't find it either. thank you so much! i'll send it now!

  5. I would like to have the pattern Mitten time mittens, the ones you made that have bobbles, for charity purposes. How can I get that pattern? Thanks in advance.

  6. The glove looks very warm, very suitable for winter wear


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