BLOCK 6 of 12 blocks of Xmas knitted blanket – OhLaLana!

Block 6: Stairs Hello there, how are you? Our Block 6 (STAIRS) of “12 blocks of Xmas” blanket is here!! This pattern is one of my absolute favorites. Rich in texture and with an elaborate appearance, it is perfect to make a whole blanket with it (I know I’m thinking about it!). Is also great to makeContinue reading “BLOCK 6 of 12 blocks of Xmas knitted blanket – OhLaLana!”

BLOCK 5 of 12 blocks of Xmas knitted blanket – OhLaLana!

Block 5: Chains The Block 5 CHAINS of our “12 blocks of Xmas” blanket requires concentration when working in it. This is due to the lack of “rest rows”, as I call rows that are all k stitches or all p stitches. The pattern has 10 rows that demand your full attention. And, it alsoContinue reading “BLOCK 5 of 12 blocks of Xmas knitted blanket – OhLaLana!”

BLOCK “Breathe” of “12 blocks of Xmas” knitted blanket – OhLaLana!

“Breathe” Block As I explained in my post for BLOCK 4 of “12 blocks of Xmas” KAL, “BREATHE” is an extra block pattern, just in case you need it to replace any of the others! ❤ Cecilia   BREATHE: an extra block pattern

BLOCK 4 of 12 blocks of Xmas knitted blanket – OhLaLana!

DIAMOND PADDING knitting pattern. Block 4 of my 2018 blanet KAL “12 blocks for Xmas”.

BLOCK 3 for “12 blocks of Xmas” knitted blanket – OhLaLana!

UPDATE April 2019 The entire pattern is below. You can now purchase the the entire “12 Blocks for Xmas” pattern collection (12 different patterns) HERE or in my ETSY shop HERE. The high quality PDF file includes: gauge/tension info and materials written instructions charted instructions row-by-row CONTROL TABLE: specially prepared for novice knitters, with integrated instructionsContinue reading “BLOCK 3 for “12 blocks of Xmas” knitted blanket – OhLaLana!”

BLOCK 2: ROOF TILES

UPDATE January 2020 The entire pattern is below. You can also purchase the pattern in a high quality PDF file for $1 HERE or in my Etsy Shop HERE. Use code OHLALANA in my Etsy Shop to get a 50% off discount (because is $2 there). The PDF file includes: gauge/tension info and materials written instructions charted instructions row-by-rowContinue reading “BLOCK 2: ROOF TILES”

BLOCK 1: TRIANGLES

UPDATE April 2019 The entire pattern is below. You can also purchase the pattern in a high quality PDF file for $1 HERE or in my Etsy Shop HERE. Use code OHLALANA in my Etsy Shop to get a 50% off discount (because is $2 there). The PDF file includes: gauge/tension info and materials written instructions charted instructions row-by-rowContinue reading “BLOCK 1: TRIANGLES”

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”

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.

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