RobinG's Favorites

54 years old
Indiana
  • Alicia, Linen corset, As Seen on Knitting Daily TV Episode 101

    Eunny Jang demonstrates the Louet linen ensemble’s "Alicia" Corset, using high quality linen yarn that improves with every washing. This corset gets its shaping from the knitted cables. The linen ensemble also includes the "Lacey"...
    by AnnieB
  • Amanda's Squatty Sidekick, As Seen on Knitting Daily Episode 207

    Eunny shows knitters’ versions of The Squatty Sidekick, a knitted and felted bag originally designed by Amanda Berka. Sponsored by Fiesta Yarns
    by AnnieB
  • Baseball Cap

    Baseball has been declared America’s pastime, and the baseball cap is by far the most popular accessory in American culture. You can find baseball caps atop almost any sports team in America, and they come in every color combination imaginable.No...
  • Basketweave Shoulder Bag

    Designer: Nancy Dale Published: May 17, 2007 Technique: Zippers Skill Level: Easy This practical bag was designed by Nancy Dale, currently Interweave’s Operations Manager, as a staff project for the Winter 2000/2001 issue of Interweave Knits. We’ve...
  • Blooming Cotton Scarf

    A no-finish fringe made by cutting and raveling edge stitches finishes off the Blooming Cotton Scarf. Centered dots of contrast, slipped and stretched over two rows, call to mind the deeply colored hearts of common garden pansies. Three bonus coloroways...
  • Bride‚Äôs Sachet Purse

    Designer: Laura Rintala Published: Technique: Knitting Skill Level: Intermediate. Designer Laura Rintala Finished Size 14" circumference at upper edge and 5" deep. Yarn Ornaghi Filati Liza (100% mercerized cotton; 245 yd [225 m]/50 g): #001...
    by Rebecca
  • Budding Magnets

    Small and easy flower magnets. Great for using up bits of scrap yarn. Designer Ann Budd Size About 2" in diameter Yarn Knit Picks Telemark (100% Wool; 103 yds [94m]/50 g): small amounts of various colors. Shown here: • #8986 Poppy • #8997...
  • Chevron Towel

    This simple towel in a chevron pattern makes a great accessory for the home. Designer Anne Merrow Size 13" wide and 11" long, excluding top tab Yarn Knit Picks Shine Sport (60% Pima cotton, 40% Modal; 110 yd [99 m]/50 g), one ball each: •...
  • Crocheted Swirling Bag, As Seen on Episode 311

    In Knitting Daily TV Episode 311 , Kathy Merrick, contributing designer to the book Interweave Presents: Crocheted Gifts , shares her striped, colorful Swirling Bag. It’s a crocheted bag with striped panels that is sewn together at the end for an...
    by AnnieB
  • Daisy Towel

    Cotton kitchen towel with embroidered daisies. Simple home accessory pattern. Designer Anne Merrow Size 12" wide and 12½" long, excluding top tab Yarn Knit Picks Shine Worsted (60% Pima cotton, 40% Modal; 75 yd [68 m]/50 g): • Grass...
  • Donegal Tweed Fair Isle Scarf, As Seen on Episode 308

    In Knitting Daily TV Episode 308, Adina Klein, creative director for Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc. , is back with a lesson on choosing yarns for specific stitch patterns. She also offers tips on how to combine colors in your designs. Download the free pattern...
    by AnnieB
  • Doubled Chullo

    These earflap hats feature full lining and Fair Isle stranded colorwork. Because of the lining, the hats are reversible—wear with the colorwork showing, or the plain one-color side showing. Practice cast-ons, picking up stitches, shaping, and reading...
  • Dragonfly Pin

    This crocheted dragonfly pin makes an excellent accessory to any hat or coat. Designer Regina Rioux Gonzalez Size 5½" wingspan and 5" long Yarn Plymouth Encore DK (75% acrylic, 25% wool; 150 yd [138 m]/50 g), one skein of each: •...
  • Estonian Lace Shawl by Nancy Bush, As Seen on Knitting Daily TV Episode 211

    Knitwear designer Nancy Bush joins Eunny to demonstrate an Estonian lace shawl, from her book Knitted Lace of Estonia . Sponsored by Interweave
    by AnnieB
  • Fair Isle Knitting

    Skill Level: Easy Knitting in Fair Isle involves working two or more colors on one row of a pattern. It isn't much more complicated than knitting or purling in one color, but it can produce some really stellar fabrics. basically, you'lll work...
  • Fair Isle Swatch Charts

    Designer: Sandi Wiseheart Published: August 25, 2008 As featured in Sandi's Aug 25 post . The charts for the Analogous Variant: Blues and Purples and the Complimentary Variant: Blues and Golds are provided.
    by Kat
  • Feels Like Love Scarf

    Designer Lisa Shroyer Size 5½" wide and 65" long Yarn Classic Elite Ariosa (90% merino, 10% cashmere; 87 yd [80 m]/50 g): • #4836 tannin, 3 balls Gauge 10 sts and 12 rows = 4" in brioche st Tools • Size 11 (8 mm) needles...
    by Rebecca
  • Folksy Headbands

    Designer: Kristin Nicholas Published: September 20, 2007 Technique: Charts - Colorwork, Embroidery Skill Level: Intermediate These colorful and unique Folksy Headbands are a wonderful delight this holiday season. They can make a warm addition to your...
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  • Funky Fringe Bag

    Designer: Marilyn Murphy Published: May 15, 2007 Technique: Colorwork - Fair Isle, Fringe Skill Level: Easy Marilyn Murphy, currently Interweave’s President, originally designed this bag as a staff project for the Winter 2000/2001 issue of Interweave...
  • Funky Gift Bag

    Designer Amy Clarke Moore Finished Size 16" circumference and 10" high. Yarn Ozark Handspun (50% wool, 50% mohair; 34 yd [31 m]/100 g): #101 Antarctica (blue/white variegated), 1 skein. Needles Size 13 (15 mm): 4 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust...
    by Rebecca
  • Garter-Stitch Balaclavas

    Designer: Mary Jane Mucklestone Published: May 15, 2007 Technique: Decreasing, Increasing Skill Level: Easy Correction: The instructions for the center section are renamed “ Center Section and Second Point ". The instructions for this new section...
  • Handspun Gallery Scarf, As Seen on Knitting Daily TV Episode 205

    Liz shows off versions of a scarf made with handpainted and handspun yarn, originally featured in Spin-Off magazine. Sponsored by Ashford Handicrafts
    by AnnieB
  • House Slippers - Interweave Felt

    Designer: Amanda Berka Published: August, 2007 When Linda wasn’t inspired by her store-bought Aran after it shrank in the wash, she offered it to me as inspiration. And inspired I was. I immediately saw potential in the rich texture, but the extreme...
  • I-Won't-Hike-Without-My-Knitting Bag

    Easy, crocheted bags worked in the round, perfect for take-along projects. Worked in single crochet in stripes, these bags are worked from the bottom up. Designer Marcy Smith Finished Size 14 (18)" circumference at upper edge, 4½ (6)"...
  • Knitted Cuddlies

    Designer: Louisa Harding Published: August 16, 2007 Technique: Skill Level: Easy This really is the easiest pattern ever written for a knitted toy animal, but once you assemble the simple knitted rectangles and add distinguishing features, it will become...
  • Lacy Sachet

    Designer Eunny Jang Finished Size 8" circumference and 6½" tall. Yarn Dale of Norway Stork (100% cotton; 195 yd [180 m]/50 g): #2 off-white, 1 ball. Needles Size 6 (4 mm): set of 4 double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary...
    by Rebecca
  • Leaves on the Path Scarf

    Intermediate scarf worked with alternating leaf motifs in a knit/purl stitch pattern. The charts are fun to follow. Free knitting patterns. Designer Laura Rintala Finished Size 4¾" wide and 57" long. Yarn Valley Yarns Williamstown (65...
  • Market Bag

    Designer: Vicki Square Published: June 1, 2007 Technique: Lace Skill Level: Intermediate Anyone who has visited Continental Europe can tell you that the daily trip to the ­market is as natural as breathing. Vicki selected linen, wetspun from fine...
  • Modern Quilt Wrap Scarf, As Seen on Knitting Daily TV Episode 105

    Eunny shows off the various versions of Mag Kandis’s popular Modern Quilt Wrap from Folk Style (Interweave, 2007). See what this scarf would look like in muted colors, pastels, and even felted into a bag.
    by AnnieB
  • Mysterious Messenger Bag - Interweave Felt

    Designer: Michelle Mach Published: August, 2008 This casual bag was inspired by my love of mystery novels. The embroidery on the flap—Locus Delicti—is Latin for “scene of the crime.” The embroidery inside the flap (“Move...
  • Napkin Rings

    Intermediate napkin rings use double-knitting to create a double-sided fabric. Designer Amy Clarke Moore Yarn Knit Picks Gossamer (100% Merino; 440 yd [402 m]/50 g), one skein of each will make up to 100 napkin rings: • Leprechaun (A) • Rose...
  • Nicholas's Fingerless Gloves

    Designer: Sandi Wiseheart Published: June 6, 2007 Technique: Decreasing, Increasing Skill Level: Intermediate Have cold hands but need your fingers free to work or play? These unisex textured mitts, worked in softest alpaca, are the answer. The easy no...
  • Not a Feather Cap

    This cute cap can be done either in the round or flat. The hat was a Christmas present designed by Cecily Glowik MacDonald for her co-author and friend, Melissa LaBarre, and the pattern is being made available here as a free gift to Knitting Daily readers...
  • Potholders

    Colorful crochet potholders are a perfect beginner project. Designer Marilyn Murphy Size 6" square Yarn Knit Picks Shine Sport (60% Pima cotton; 40% Modal; 110 yd [99 m]/50 g), one ball each: • #6560 grass (A) • #8066 coral (B) Gauge 15...
  • Snowflake Ornament

    Designer Katie Himmelberg Finished Size 5" across. Yarn Knit One Crochet Too Merino Gold (94% merino, 6% metallic; 109 yd [100 m]/50 g): #642 dusky blue, 1 skein. Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary...
    by Rebecca
  • Snowflake Scarf

    Intermediate scarf worked in the round in Fair Isle stranded colorwork. In a chunky yarn, this project is a quick knit, great for gift giving. Designer Eunny Jang Finished Size 8" wide and 70" long, after blocking. Yarn Cascade Ecological Wool...
  • Spider Web Veil

    A fun accessory to add to a hat or perch on your head. Designer Regina Rioux Gonzalez Size 11" wide and 5½" tall at longest point Yarn Plymouth Encore DK (75% acrylic, 25% wool; 150 yd [138 m]/50 g): #1386 red, 1 skein Gauge 6 sc and...
  • Striped Scarf

    Simple striped scarf worked in eleven different colors. Size 3½" wide and 78" long Yarn Muench Naturwolle (100% wool; 110 yd [100 m]/100 g): 1 skein each in 11 different colors Gauge 18 sts = 3½" wide, with rib relaxed. Exact...
  • The Stitch N'Pitch Sock

    This adult-sized baseball sock captures the fine work of embroidery combined with knitting. Its traditional striping mimics the baseball socks worn by baseball players today, but the side ribbing gives it an updated modern look. And feather stitch is...
  • Traveling Rib Tie

    Designer: Ann Budd Published: May 10, 2007 Technique: Ribbing Skill Level: Intermediate I experimented with how a rib might “travel” to shape the wide end of this tie. To keep the ribs tight and tidy, I worked the single purl stitch between...
  • Traveling Stitch Legwarmers, As Seen on Knitting Daily TV Episode 113

    Lisa Myers, coauthor of Knit So Fine (Interweave, 2008), visits with Eunny about the unique construction of her legwarmers. The thin yarn used for the legwarmers allows for custom shaping. Plus, the traveling-stitch of the legwarmers is unique and detailed...
    by AnnieB
  • Tweed Cardigan

    Women's intermediate top-down, raglan cardigan with gathered back for waist shaping. This simple jacket is worn without buttons or closures. Worked in one piece for seamless knitting, this sweater includes plus sizes. Designer Rebecca L. Daniels Finished...
  • Twilly Neckerchief

    Designer Lisa Shroyer Finished Size 31" wide at widest point and 26" long, measured down center line. Yarn The Alpaca Yarn Company Classic Alpaca (100% alpaca; 110 yd [101 m]/50 g): #2203 fall foliage (A), #2024 rosette (B), and #2211 mahogany...
  • Valkyrie Vest

    This is a woman’s vest for the experienced knitter. Designed with a deep V-neck, cables, and lace. A-line waist shaping makes it possible to wear this vest with negative ease at the bust and positive ease at the hemline. Plus sizes included. Designer...
  • Vine Lace Baby Hat

    Designer: Sandi Wiseheart Published: June 4, 2007 Technique: Bind-offs, Lace, Decreasing Skill Level: Intermediate Take a lovely yarn, cast on some stitches, and work a simple (Yes, really! Would we lie to you?) lace stitch for a few inches. Then work...
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