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 instrctions in 2 sizes): Stroller / Baby size: 30.75” (78 cm)Continue reading “Zig Zag Seed / Moss Blanket FREE PATTERN”

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 imagine, this pattern is my most used one to make spongeContinue reading “DIAGONAL Dishcloth and Kitchen Towel FREE PATTERN”

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. Besides, is very easy to make 🙂 I’ll leave the patternContinue reading “BAMBOO Dishcloth and Kitchen Towel FREE PATTERN”

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 side. PATTERN DETAILS Size included: 0-6 months, 6-12 months, 12-18 months,Continue reading “TRAFUL Easy Vest”

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 this case, you need to knit your YO through its backContinue reading “HOW TO: Twisted Yarn Over – Increase without a hole”

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!

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 knitting, ofter paired with decreases as ssk and k2tog. When youContinue reading “HOW TO: YARN OVER (KNIT YARN OVER) – OhLaLana!”

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.

How to Knit back and forth on circular needles (Flat knitting on circular needles)

When you want to knit something very wide (let’s say, a crib size blanket, or a big adult poncho) there is simply no way to accommodate all your stitches in a straight needle. There is nothing more useful in these cases than using a circular needle with a long cable!! Of course, you will notContinue reading “How to Knit back and forth on circular needles (Flat knitting on circular needles)”