Favorite Outfits

Inspired by those favorite Jean outfits! These boot cuffs are hand knitted and are one size fits most. They go very well with any blue jean outfit.

More about these boot toppers here.

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Celebrity looks this Season

Get your celebrity look without the hat hair! 🙂

More about this hand knitted hat here.

Snow hats!

Fair isle style hats are so cute! In this one I wanted to have a snow-like effect on the bottom. Imagine this hat and ski slopes! Fun! 🙂

More about this hat here.

This hat was made using crochet so it’s faux fair isle. I’m very happy to start designing and listing fair isle hat in my shop.

About Knitting Needles

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Wouldn’t it be nice to have a table, guide, cheat sheet to know which needle is ‘perfect’ for what kind of project? At least I think so. Here is what I think about this topic. Maybe you differ and if you do, leave me a comment so we can start a conversation, help each other and all those wonderful readers as well.

While I don’t claim that this is a ‘perfect’ guide, I do want to share my experience in this post.

My general categories are organized from BIGGEST to SMALLEST. I have added a note about the yarns that are best match for the needle sizes, again, just as a general guide.

15.0 – Afghan Blankets

Yarns that work best for blankets and this size of needles tend to be those with texture.

9.0 – 10.0 – Scarves, beanies

The yarn you choose will have an impact on the thickness of the scarf, hat or project. In general yarns with a mix of acrylic seem to work best here.

8.0 – Dishcloth, leggings, beanies and hats for kids.

The yarn that works best for dish cloths is cotton yarn. The yarn that works best for leggings, beanies and hats is any kind that has a mix of acrylic.

< 8.0 – Socks

Wow, there are so many awesome soft yarn qualities for socks in the supply stores! What I normally do for socks is read the label of the yarn and they typically have a note mentioning socks projects.

Leave a comment if you want to add to this list. Otherwise, I hope this quick guide was helpful to you today!

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