Argyle-Patterned Cosmetic Bag

Argyle-Patterned Cosmetic Bag | Anita

I'm supposed to be knitting a poncho, but even after much looking around, I didn't find any pattern that I felt suited the two colors that I want to use for this project. Nor was I in the headspace where I could design one by myself. So of course, I ditched this project for the … Continue reading Argyle-Patterned Cosmetic Bag

A quick slouchy hat

I knit a quick slouchy hat last week, while a bad case of cold and cough got me bored out of my mind. Binge-watching serials didn't help much, and I thought I could knit while watching. But then, I didn't have the energy to tackle the larger projects that I've been working on, and decided … Continue reading A quick slouchy hat

Sunburst shawlette

The Ashton shawlette that I knit for my mom was made with some beautiful self-striping yarn. I'd originally bought the yarn to make a sweater for me, but switched to a shawl because my mom loved the colors. After the mom-project, I still had two skeins of the yarn left, so I thought I could … Continue reading Sunburst shawlette

Ridged sideways hat

I had this beautiful skein of yarn that I wanted to make into a hat, highlighting its colors. I've made a lot of hats the usual way (knit round and round), quite a few with variegated yarn, and the colors finally look all mixed and splotchy. Of course, some color combinations look good that way, … Continue reading Ridged sideways hat

Multi-directional diagonal scarf

Now that I've gone back to a day job (bye bye breakie! 😥 ), my yarn-time has reduced drastically. So much that I've started setting targets -- like knitting at least an inch of material every day. And then I fall short of that target most days, either because I'm too tired (or sleepy) or … Continue reading Multi-directional diagonal scarf