15 Dec 2014

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7 Dec 2014

Baby Hats and Bootees

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I had a request for some hats for a baby boy. The white yarn was supplied to me and i used some leftover blue yarn.
Knitted after vintage knitting patterns.

The 3 hats:
Emu Treasure 8592

The bootees:
Robin Bambino 13106









4 Dec 2014

Super Chunky Sweater

Posted by Annie Altherr at 1:48 pm 0 comments
And a sweater for Steve.

Made with Sirdar Indie
using
Sirdar Pattern # 9458

I did size 4 and for some reason 15 balls as suggested wasn't enough.
If you want to knit the same jumper buy 1 more ball than recommended to make sure you have enough.




Super Chunky Waistcoat

Posted by Annie Altherr at 1:43 pm 0 comments
Waistcoat for myself.
Made with Hayfield Super Chunky with Wool.
using
Hayfield pattern # 9749




Lopi Cardigan

Posted by Annie Altherr at 1:38 pm 0 comments
Cardigan for Steve made from Lettlopi yarn.

The pattern is in Lopi 28, Design 12 Hlekkur

I have to warn that i ran out of white, for the last 3 rounds. I had to replace it with a different colour of which i had plenty left over.

It's lovely to knit though. Be aware the yarn is 100% icelandic wool and tends to be a little itchy.
The patterns work fine with other aran weight yarns.







21 Nov 2014

Rowan Knitting Magazines

Posted by Annie Altherr at 9:42 am 0 comments
I am selling parts of my Rowan collection.
I just don't have the space for everything.
Please check back regularly as i will add more magazines in the future.



For all the rest and knitting patterns go here:



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17 Nov 2014

Matinee Coat Pink

Posted by Annie Altherr at 2:39 pm 0 comments
Cute matinee coat for a baby girl 1-6 months.

Hand knitted with 3-ply acrylic baby yarn after a vintage pattern

You can purchase this unique piece here






16 Nov 2014

Baby Girl Sweater

Posted by Annie Altherr at 2:46 pm 0 comments
Here another hand knitted piece for sale.

Also knitted after a Vintage pattern.

To fit a 20ins chest, approx. 18 months

You can purchase this jumper here





Toddler Cardigan with Hood

Posted by Annie Altherr at 2:42 pm 0 comments
Here i have a cute Hooded Cardigan.

Made to fit a 24ins chest.
Will fit a 2-3 years old girl.

Knitted after a Vintage pattern with soft acrylic wool

You can purchase this cardi here






Baby Hats & Bonnets

Posted by Annie Altherr at 2:16 pm 0 comments
Just a selection of hats and bonnets i knitted for the expecting mother.

Mostly DK from different vintage patterns






Baby Jacket with Hood

Posted by Annie Altherr at 2:13 pm 0 comments
More baby stuff

I had some James C Brett Flutterby left over.

Pattern James C. Brett JB198



Hooded Cardigan

Posted by Annie Altherr at 2:07 pm 0 comments
And something for my nephew.

Sirdar Supersoft Aran (shade Peacock)

Sirdar Pattern #2334
Hooded version 2-13 years





9 Nov 2014

Rowan Mystery Afghan

Posted by Annie Altherr at 12:30 pm 0 comments
Of course hubby wanted one too.

The pattern is from Rowan, the Pure Wool Worsted Mystery Afghan Knit-a-long.
I replaced the yarn with Stylecraft Simply Aran. 
It works well with any worsted or aran yarn.

The pattern can be downloaded from here

I did the 17 colour version (i didn't add the border though)





Patch Sampler Throw

Posted by Annie Altherr at 12:18 pm 0 comments
I actually never knitted a throw before. When i was finished i knew why.
5 colours in 5 patterns can become a little boring.
Still i love it and it keeps me warm in front of the TV.

I used James C. Brett Aztek Aran yarn which is absolutely gorgeous and i will get more for a jumper.
The pattern is free from here







 

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