Product Pick: HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY Knitting Bag Apron by KOALA Caddie™

HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY Knitting Bag Apron

HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY Knitting Bag Apron
by KOALA Caddie™

Enter to win our HOLIDAY GIVEAWAY - no purchase required! It has been wonderful making KOALA Caddies for SweaterBabe’s Pattern & Product Pick followers. We invite everyone to participate in a drawing for this rare Nesting Doll Caddie. To enter, follow the Shop Product Now link below. It will take you to this listing in my Etsy shop. Scroll down & mark the Caddie as a FAVORITE by clicking on the heart icon. We will notify the winner by Etsy convo message on 1/1/2017. Thank You & Happy New Year! . . . >

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Pattern Pick: One-Skein Sweetheart Slippers by SweaterBabe

One-Skein Sweetheart Slippers

One-Skein Sweetheart Slippers
by SweaterBabe

Warm their feet and hearts with these beautiful, quick knit slippers!

Knit in one piece, each slipper starts at the back heel and works its way forward with nice cables along the sides. Then, the stitches are joined in the round and finished on DPNs. A super sweet twisted stitch heart decorates the top of each slipper.

Minor seaming at the back heel and that's it! Plus, only one skein of yarn needed (assuming you reuse the gauge swatch yarn for size L). Makes a great gift idea for Valentine's or just anytime.. . . . >

Available on the Ravelry too.

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Pattern Pick: The One Hat by SweaterBabe

The One Hat

The One Hat
by SweaterBabe

Every once in a while, a great knitting pattern will come your way and you'll enjoy knitting it over and over. This lace hat is "The One" for me and easily for you too! This has all the elements I love:
* Lace that is easily "learned," but never boring!
* A ribbed band (for a great fit) that blends beautifully into the lace and can be easily lengthened.
* A nicely shaped crown ending in a lovely floral motif at the top.
* An easy-to-follow chart AND written instructions for ALL rounds.
* One ball of most worsted-weight yarns will do = stash-buster!
* So cushy soft and practically collectible when knit up in cashmere/Merino wool blend yarns, like those shown here.
* Eye-catching, multi-dimensional lace patterning that screams "I was not mass produced on a machine, but lovingly hand-knit by a skilled knitter!"
* Seamless, easy finish. Weave in two ends and you're good to go! . . . >

Available on Ravelry too.

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FREE Pattern Pick: Divine Pull-Through Scarflette by SweaterBabe

Divine Pull-Through Scarflette

FREE Pattern Pick: 
Divine Pull-Through Scarflette
by SweaterBabe.com
(free ONLY until 12/21/16. On Ravelry too.)

Lush is the perfect name for this yarn, and this scarflette design takes full advantage of it! Knit in a beautifully textured lace stitch with one shaped end and one looped end, this pull-through scarf is a cinch to wear. It looks equally elegant with the tapered end gently gathered and pulled through the loop to hang in front or askew. Rotate it around your neck for a different, effortlessly chic look. Or, use the loop to turn it into a cowl and just tuck in the tapered end. This is a gorgeous gift and a very appealing project to those who love working lace.. . . >

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Happy Thanks Knitting

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Happy Thanks Knitting!

Time to cast on some new projects, whether you're deep in gift knitting (or crocheting) season, or just want some nice crafting time.

Some project ideas shown above:

  1. #168 Sublime Cabled Hat. Shop on Ravelry. The quintessential cabled hat, knit up in a bulky hand-dyed yarn. Lovely as a gift! Pattern includes 3 sizes.

  2. #96 Fancy Cables and Lace Baby Blanket. Shop on Ravelry. An all-time best selling pattern. The combination of cables and lace against a Garter stitch background makes for fun knitting and beautiful results. 

  3. #208 Tiered Eternity Scarf. Shop on Ravelry. Not your typical cowl, this one has an elegant combination of textures that complement each other and the wool yarn.

  4. #242G Kiana Girl's Vest. Shop on Ravelry. A fabulous layer that she'll love to wear. Double cables beautifully frame lace leaf motifs on the front and back of the vest. A women's version is available too (on Ravelry too)!

  5. #132 Hamachi Cardigan. Shop on Ravelry. It starts with the #218 Pendants Blanket knitting pattern. The, some clever construction and a knit on collar turn it into a cool cardigan.

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Pattern Pick: Fancy Cables and Lace Baby Blanket by SweaterBabe

Fancy Cables and Lace Blanket

Fancy Cables and Lace Baby Blanket
by SweaterBabe

Here is a gorgeously textured baby blanket that combines wide pretty lace panels with bold, simple cables. It's knit in a soft, pima cotton and modal yarn from Knit Picks in a sophisticated color that would compliment any baby! The yarn has a luxurious feel and makes the blanket incredibly soft and supple. Garter stitch borders are knit as part of the blanket, so there is no sewing or picking up of stitches to finish the project!. . . >

Available on the SweaterBabe site too.

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Pattern Pick: Sublime Cabled Hat by SweaterBabe

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Sublime Cabled Hat
by SweaterBabe

What could be more satisfying than turning a brilliantly colorful and vibrant hank of hand-dyed yarn into a sumptuously cabled hat to adorn a baby, child, or adult! The very wide braided cable is simple to do and creates a very touchable cable with lots of depth and textural interest.

The pattern includes three sizes, so you can outfit an entire family! AND, each hat uses less than one hank of the deliciously wonderful Malabrigo Worsted yarn! This is one of those patterns you'll be tempted to make again and again. . . . >

Available on the SweaterBabe site too.

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Free Pattern Pick: Turtleneck Capelet by SweaterBabe

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FREE Pattern Pick: 
Turtleneck Capelet
by SweaterBabe.com
(free ONLY until 11/23/16. On Ravelry too.)

A strikingly cute capelet that will earn you lots of compliments. The capelet is versatile too - it can be worn buttoned up as a turtleneck or with the nice, wide collar open as shown. A great polished alternative to the poncho!

Bold woven leather buttons give it a stylish twist. Simple eyelet increases create the capelet shape. Ribbing finished the bottom edge.

It can also be worn like a cropped shawl to cover your shoulders when wearing a skimpy evening dress.. . . >

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Cowl-Pleasing Options to Knit Now!

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Cowls are great neck warmers, great gifts, great stash busters, and great ways to try out new stitches!

Here are some featured cowl knitting patterns that are sure "Cowl-Pleasers!" Let the testimonials from knitters speak for themselves! 

  1. #103 Luscious Cabled Cowl. Shop on Ravelry. "I really like how the cowl "looks" complicated but the cables are rather easy. And the fact that it uses chunky yarn - I love that since I like a quick knit. Thanks for the gorgeous pattern." -- Heather B.

  2. #164 Night and Day Eternity Scarf. Shop on Ravelry. "This infinity scarf is so fun to knit. I've never done any brioche stitches before, and it is easy to do and creates an awesome texture." -- TJ from MI. "This is a lovely cowl and the pattern was well written and very easy to follow." -- Wendy M. 

  3. #120 Double Cabled Cowl. Shop on Ravelry. "This cowl works up fast and is super easy. Absolutely the perfect project for trying cables for the first time. Download was very fast and easy. The directions are very clear and easy to follow. One of my favorites and I highly recommend it." -- NVG

  4. #208 Tiered Eternity Scarf. Shop on Ravelry. "I love this pattern. It came together beautifully." -- Sandra B.

  5. #132 Sophisticated Cable and Lace Cowl. Shop on Ravelry. "This pattern is very professional in it's layout. It is charted as well as written PLUS it has a chart for you to use to keep track of where you are in the charts/instructions! REALLY easy to follow! I highly recommend this pattern as a quick knit addition to any fashionable wardrobe!" -- Denise D.

  6. #227 Prosecco. Shop on Ravelry. "This was such an easy knit. The lace section was tricky if you don’t pay attention but it was easy to memorize." -- Knitter from Ravelry.

 

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Product Pick: Knitting Bag Apron by KOALA Caddie™

Knitting Bag Apron

Knitting Bag Apron
by KOALA Caddie™

KOALA Caddie’s unique craft apron/knitting bag keeps projects and yarn free from fur, soil, spillovers and tedious transfers. There are options for ready-to-ship, made-to-order & custom-made from your choice of fabrics. One ETSY buyer wrote: "I don't know what I did without this item. Love it." This gem features a very rare Egyptian cat fabric, Paw Prints of Egypt, starring King Kittenkhamun, the Meowmy, Cleocatra, Marc Anchovy, & Queen Nefurkitty on a gorgeous border stripe. Caddies ship free! . . . >

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