Halloween snow?

This October freak snow is getting me in a knitting mood. I’m working on a flutter scarf pattern right now as well as my bird collection. I’ll be publishing shortly!

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Raven’s Baby Hat!!

Finally got this typed up!  My computer’s hard drive is really full and I have been working on freeing up space so I can write patterns (sad right!).  I should be getting an external hard drive soon but its taking forever to get here.  For now I have the Raven’s Baby Hat done.  You saw the pics before and here is the pdf!! Raven’s Baby Hat

Update

Computer should finally be working so I can type up some patterns tomorrow. I’m working on a scarf for Christmas gifts next. Hopefully tomorrow will bring another pattern or two posted!

Sewing

I completed a sewing project today. This reminded me why I love knitting and crocheting so much. I can’t deal with woven fabric!! I hope this leads to more inspiration for my next patterns. I am thinking of getting into a bird theme. This seems particularly appropriate due to my love of ornithology. I can’t live without birds in my life. Let’s see what flies off the needles next!

Football Fun

So I am not a big football fan, or really a fan at all, but at work (Walmart) there are many fans. Recently one of them, Bruce, had a baby girl. Now what do you get for a guy who loves football and has a baby girl?? My Raven’s hat of course!! Now this pattern can be completed in any sports color and is a perfectly cute unisex hat. It isn’t the typical stripes that I find masculine, and includes not one but two pompoms for added cuteness!!

Currently the pattern is written for a newborn size. I will be adding more sizes shortly I just need my older baby models!

As soon as my computer starts working properly again there will be a pdf link to the FREE pattern. Hopefully tomorrow!!

Stay tuned for the next pattern which will be a Baltimore Sports theme too! This time it is my joy of joys toy knitting!

PDF

OK I have had some people couldn’t download the pattern as a docx so here is the PDF version!

The Horseshoe Crab Cowl

Hiya

Ok so I am making this blog to publish my patterns. They will be available here and you can find them on Ravelry.

So about me: I am from a small town in PA and I went to college and have a MS from University College London. While in London I fell in love with knitting. It was my stress relief. I graduated and kept knitting. A year later I don’t have a job in my field (Conservation Politics) but I am still knitting. To keep me occupied and feeling accomplished, I am going to start publishing my patterns. I love making toys and accessories. Anything quick and easy!!

Right now I am starting my christmas list (checking it twice!) and I was reminded of a cowl I made for a friend last year. Here it is the Horseshoe Crab Cowl. I hope you like it! It is a simple buttoned up cowl but can be worn many ways. I have made it pretty flexible in how to finish it and wear it. Have fun with it!!

xx LelaAlison

The Horseshoe Crab Cowl