Category Archives: Free Knitting Patterns

Swimsuit for the First Day of Summer

Tiger Teddy Bathing Suit This Time it Worked! (Worked on Size 8 Needles with worsted weight cotton yarn) Front: Cast on 10 stitches Work in Stockinette stitch for 4 rows Row 5: Knit 1, knit twice into the second stitch, … Continue reading

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First Baby Afghan!

I know it’s been forever since I updated this blog, but I’ve got a good excuse. A good excuse in the form of a huge project. Ta-Da! I’ve made a couch-sized afghan before, but never a crib-sized one. Here’s the … Continue reading

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Charlie Chaplin’s Dirty Chores Rag

The place: Rock Valley College, Fall 2009 The Movie:Modern Times The Mistake: I forgot my knitting needles and dishcloth patterns Since I can’t watch a movie without knitting anymore, I ran to the craft store for knitting needles and yarn. … Continue reading

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Bathing Suit Fail

I was hoping to have a bathing suit ready for Benalina in time for the last swim of the summer, but it just didn’t turn out. It’s too small in the front and baggy in the back I think I … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Case to Knit

Cell Sock Materials: 1 ball Lilly‚Äôs Sugar and Cream Size 8 knitting needles Divide the Sugar and Cream into 2 equal balls Cast on 14 stitches with 2 strands held together (this is for a 2-inch width phone) Work in … Continue reading

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Valentine Roses

Happy Valentine’s Day! Everything in this picture has a story, but I’m sure you’re most curious about the roses, which are the namesake of this blog and a key part of my avatar as well. The dog clothes can be … Continue reading

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Took Forever – But Fits Better

When I tried to make Bengalina a Christmas Sweater, the results were less than stellar. It looked cute in the front, but didn’t fit too well in back. It’s been two months now, and I think I finally worked out … Continue reading

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