Category Archives: Beginner Knitting Project

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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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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The Destashification Fair Isle Slouch Hat

What to knit with small amounts of color coordinated yarn when stripes no longer fulfill the need for artistic expression? More Slouch Hats – but this time with a Fair Isle pattern. I am told that knitting Fair Isle patterns … Continue reading

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Knitted Destashification Slouch Hat Pattern

Slouch hats seem to be the hat of choice this winter. And stripes abound! Stripes are perfect for using those small pieces of yarn leftover from other projects. The grey is the same yarn used to knit the Waffle Scarf:  … Continue reading

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Waffle Scarf: Stash Couture from Simple Knitting Stitches

College 2000 miles north requires a scarf. Fall descends quickly in the far north.  Temperatures there required the scarf be completed immediately, so fine yarn and lace patterns were not considered. As dictated by fashion at the college -the only … Continue reading

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