Category Archives: Knitting

Angora Linen Stitch Scarf

The Stash contained some vintage black angora.  It had been given to my when the original owner passed away.  She had started to knit the angora into mittens. The angora inspired me to try some of the Patons angora blends. … Continue reading

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Knitting Pattern for Scrap Couture Linen Stitch Scarf

This post is the pattern for the Scrap Couture Linen Stitch Scarf. Finished size:  7 ” wide by 6 feet long (does not include fringe) Gauge:  20 sts * 40 rows = 4 inches (not all that important) Note:  All … Continue reading

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Scrap Couture Linen Stitch Scarf

A 100% Destashification Project. Complete Knitting Instructions (including fringe) here. The Yarn Stash contains a bin of “loved and left” – over yarn. Every knitter has some – might be left over from a sweater or maybe it was a … Continue reading

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Instructions for Tweed Stitch Scarf

The Tweed Stitch Scarf is a simple knit project perfect for those beautiful hand dyed/painted yarns – that we just had to have! The Tweed Stitch is basically a stockinette stitch with a “slip and half-wrap every-other-stitch” on the knit … Continue reading

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Tweed Stitch Scarf

The Yarn Stash contains some very beautiful yarn – both in color and texture. The Stash included two skeins of sportweight Maricash Hand Painted – an very soft cashmere and wool blend hand dyed in a gorgeous red-yellow-purple colorway (HP66). … Continue reading

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Lace Knit Guest Bathroom Towel

Destashification New Year’s Resolutions include: Organizing the Yarn Stash Knitting from the Yarn Stash Goal #1 has been accomplished.  During that somewhat archeological process, skeins and hanks of beautiful yarns were unearthed. So onto Goal #2. A full skein of … Continue reading

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This year’s UnFinished Gift – Finished

Every year there is the one UFG. From what I understand it is a common occurrence among knitters. This year several hats and 2 scarves were wrapped.  But one of the scarves was still on the needles! Two days later … Continue reading

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Stash Couture Cabled Hat

Cables in a knitting project add a bit of fun! It is always fascinating to watch how a few twists of the stitches produce beautiful Aran patterns. This Stash Couture hat includes four different cables that work in heavy (green) … Continue reading

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Cashmere Scarf

Stashers the world over purchase beautiful yarn and fabric knowing that someday that “perfect” design will come along. Destashification requires that the elusive someday is now. Five 100 yard skeins of this beautiful, soft  – almost cuddly, mostly cashmere yarn … Continue reading

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Another Fair Isle Slouch – 3 color rows.

Destashification has its positives and negatives. Knitting up the available yarn falls into both categories! By the third Fair Isle Slouch hat (which were preceded by 2 striped hats and 2 cabled hats), yardage of contrasting colors had started to … Continue reading

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