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Month: October 2018

12 BLOCKS for XMAS: A FREE BLANKET OF BLOCKS

free knitting blanket KAL

UPDATE 2019 I recently published the revised version of my BEGINNER SAMPLER BLANKET (the one made during my “12 Blocks for Xmas” KAL. All block patterns will remain free in my blog, but you can buy the entire PDF with some additional features in…

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Zig Zag Seed / Moss Blanket FREE PATTERN

My ZIG ZAG SEED / MOSS BLANKET is an easy knitting pattern suitable for beginners. It will guide you to produce a blanket with a very interesting texture with only KNITS and PURLS!! SKILL LEVEL: Beginner TECHNIQUES USED: knit, purl  FINISHED MEASUREMENTS (I wrote…

DIAGONAL Dishcloth and Kitchen Towel FREE PATTERN

This is an oldie but goodie 🙂 Several years ago, we stopped buying comercial sponges at home with the aim of reducing the amount of plastic we consume and take care of the planet (I’m preparing an article about it). So, as you can…

BAMBOO Dishcloth and Kitchen Towel FREE PATTERN

Hi there! It was time to share another FREE PATTERN, don’t you think? In this  Dishcloth / Washcloth / Kitchen Towel / Dishtowel I use Bamboo stitch to combine an extra absorbent power with an open texture that allows it to air dry quickly….

TRAFUL Easy Vest

My TRAFUL Easy Vest is worked flat in a breeze 🙂 Both fronts are knitted from bottom up and then joined in the same needle to knit the back from shoulders down to the bottom edge. It has only two seams, one at each…

HOW TO: Yarn Over (PURL Yarn Over)

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HOW TO: Twisted Yarn Over – Increase without a hole

how to Twisted Yarn Over Increase without a hole

In my TRAFUL Easy Vest**, I use Twisted Yarn Over increases to shape the armholes on the back. If you’re not sure to know what a Yarn Over is, please visit the post about it here. Twisted Yarn Over: Increase without a hole In…

HOW TO: Knitted Yarn Over – Creating a hole

You can knit the yarn over through its front loop (or front leg) with the purpose of creating a hole.  Let’s see how. 1) Knit until you reach the YO made on the previous row.

HOW TO: YARN OVER (KNIT YARN OVER) – OhLaLana!

Yarn over YO tutorial

A YARN OVER (YO) is the simplest method to make an increase. It consists simply of interposing your thread (yarn over) between two consecutive stitches, and working into it on the next row, creating a new stitch. YO is also widely used in lace…

Heart Baby Blanket Pattern

My HEART BABY BLANKET in another pattern that calls for Intarsia technique. You can learn more about this in my article HOW TO: INTARSIA – BUNNY BABY BLANKET PATTERN.