Category: FO Files

FO Files: Hats

I’ve just finished up a couple of hats as class samples, so I thought I’d share! First up:  a slouchy, ribby, fashion-forward adult hat.  The pattern is “Super Cupcake” by ChicKnits, and it uses the K1B method to create the stitch pattern that she calls Shaker Rib, but is also known as Brioche Stitch, and…

Gift Baby Sweater

I just finished this cute baby sweater as an example for an upcoming class at Nitro Knitters. The pattern is free on Ravelry, called “My Gift to You” because it is the designer’s 300th pattern.  300 patterns!  Holy cow! And it is a pretty fun knit!  The only real flaw is that when knit as written, the…

Two FO’s for Kim

I went to the post office today and mailed a couple of things. First, I sent off this little guy to my friend in New Zealand.  Many thanks to Bittersweet for posting the directions to make it.  He was fun and quick to knit, and came out just adorable — but he also ended up…

There, I Fixed It

OK, I'll be the first to admit that the last post was perhaps a bit premature.  Hey, I was excited to have gotten something finished. Thus it was that, after really looking at the difference between my clown-like collar and the original collar, I decided to go back and take a look at the instructions…