Category Archives: Knitting Projects

let’s get knitty: sapphire toque

  reflections on this hat: *instead of ribbon, i used a piece of suede and an antique button to create the slouch. *my one critique of this hat is the hole knit near the crown of the hat: it’s unnecessarily large and therefore obvious. i would revise the pattern so that there are fewer stitches [...]
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let’s get knitty: camel plicate

*plicate take 2 *yarn
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let’s get knitty: navy plicate

*i’ve knit this hat 4 times *it’s my favorite *i can’t remember what yarn this one is, but i love the navy and hints of purple
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let’s get knitty: herringbone cowl

*this week is let’s get knitty week here at madebyrachel: i’m finally getting pictures of things i’ve been knitting this winter! every day i’ll be posting something different. *first up: the herringbone cowl. i love this stitch! *yarn in color oats
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army of knitters

forcing myself to leave hat territory and start a bigger knitting project. this one: only not in pumpkin orange. (altho i dig her her hair color and amazing crimps. makes me want to buy a crimper. yes, i’m admitting that.) trying to decide on a color still…part of me wants to knit it in a [...]
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knitting hats

one of the lovely parts of winter is all the hand-knit hat options. nothing is better than a perfectly cozy knit hat. i realized this weekend i’ve knit myself 6 hats in the last year and i appear to have 3 in the same camel color. i guess i was really on a camel kick [...]
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i wear navy

for christmas, my mother made me a cozy navy shoulder cape. it is all things lovely. i asked C to take a picture of me in it, but instead he took a video. never fails. so, all my pictures are screen shots from the video. need to get some better ones. thanks mom!  
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neon color-work

i finished the neon pink and camel hand warmers and they are COZY. i accidentally knit them on size 2 needles instead of size 3, so they are extra fitted, but i have small hands so over time i’m sure they will loosen up a bit. this was my first intense color work project. i’m [...]
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knitting navy: cozy cowl

finished a very large bulky cowl. in navy. of course. pattern: 2 skeins of very chunky yarn and size 17 needles. cast on a lot of stitches. join in round. work seed stitch until you run out of yarn. bind off. wear all winter.
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i wear navy

handwarmers knit by yours truly.
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