Chinook Shawl

Chinook Shawl Originally uploaded by SpinningMommy I don’t have a whole lot of lace knitting experience, but this is one knit that I am really enjoying. This is my version, in progress, of the Chinook Shawl knitted on a KnitPicks lace sampler. The charts are a bit messed up in their numbering, but other than…

My Poor Isabella

I have decided that breeding sheep isn’t for us. If we had a nice big farm and lots of money, and now personal attachment to the critters, then maybe I would reconsider. In my last post, I talked about waiting for Gracie, maybe Izzy is bred, yadda yadda. I will admit, I got fooled. I…

Waiting on the Lamb

0322001624.jpg Originally uploaded by SpinningMommy Well, our Cotswold ewe, Gracie, should be ready to deliver any day, but as of yet, no lambs. And let me tell you, she would rather be out running around with the rest of the geepers than sheltering inside and staying dry. My guess is that she is the only…

Free Pattern – Pucker Up Cloth

Pucker Up Cloth Materials Needed: Size 6 knitting needles Craft cotton, such as Peaches and Creme (Lilac Ombre shown here) or Sugar and Cream Abbreviations used: K= knit P = purl Yo = yarn over K2 tog = knit two together Cast on 31 stitches using long tail method, or method of choice. Pattern is…

Breast Cancer Awareness Pin Knitting Pattern

In honor of my friends Carrie and Raema, and all women facing breast cancer, I worked up a quick and simple pattern for a knitted breast cancer awareness pin. Feel free to share it with a link to this page. Pink fingering weight yarn (I used Knit Picks Stroll), although any fingering weight will do…