Category Archives: Tutorial

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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Destashification Scarf Hanger

Such an Issue…. Many scarves sewn up using Stash Fabrics and the DD’s Infinity Scarf Directions – and no place to hang them. Stash to the Rescue. Materials: 4 – 5 foot long piece of 3″ – 4″ wide ribbon. … 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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Fabric Christmas Decorations – No Sew

We just took down the Christmas Tree – early this year.  We stretch the season as long as possible. Making Christmas Ornaments is a family tradition.  These use left over Christmas fabric (see note on fabric at end of post.) … Continue reading

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Another “Cool Mom” Team Logo T-shirt

Our children’s activities provide many pleasures – and innumerable logo T-shirts. Logo t-shirts are rather shapeless and, well, none too flattering. The original Logo T-shirt remake included an empire waist and a surplice top. Tunics with side seam inserts like … Continue reading

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The DD 2-Seam Infinity Scarf Tutorial

The DD (Daughter of Destashifier), enjoys sewing gifts.  She developed the Stash Couture Infinity Scarf for Christmas gifts this year. She sewed this beautiful scarf for me using a purple burnout fabric which has been in The Stash for years. … 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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Instant Blouse – Just add fabric…

Well, maybe not Instant. No zippers.  No buttons.  Custom fit. In about 90 minutes! Blouses seem to be following the plesiosaur into extinction. Good thing there is a Pattern Stash! The pattern selected was Vogue 8392. The wide neckline of … 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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