Saturday Scraps – Crocheted Card Case

Just a little amusement I crocheted while I was waiting for some yarn to arrive, a card case using the crochet knit stitch similar to the Prairie Pioneer Bag Pattern. We bought a new set of Lexicon cards as I decided it was best to preserve the old one as a ‘family heirloom’! I used…

Saturday Scraps – Double Knitting

I’ve been experimenting with double knitting, from one simple line of pattern, you can make so many things, purses, bags, soap holders, scarves…and more! In the above sample, I used two colours, changing every 2 rows. The second sample shows how you can turn the double knitting into a quick and easy purse. In both…

Saturday Scraps – Leaf Stitch no 1

This is another pattern from Wanda Bonando’s book, it looks weird in the picture. But I like a challenge so I knitted a sample, thinking it would make more sense of the design. It didn’t. To me it feels like it’s part of a larger design, maybe if I knitted a couple of repeats it…

Saturday Scraps – Snakes & Ladders

Designing hasn’t been going according to plan of late, it’s been like the proverbial game of Snakes & Ladders. During a recent bout of knoodling*, I knitted this pattern, just a scrap really, but I thought I’d share 🙂 Snakes & Ladders Abbreviations k – knit p – purl st/sts – stitch/stitches yo – yarn over…