DIY Face, Wash, Dishcloth

This easy pattern is one from the archives. You don’t need to be a seasoned knitter to whip up a few of these lovely natural cloths. The size, shape and feel makes them perfect to use as a facecloth, a washcloth for baby or you can pop one in the kitchen and use it as a dishcloth. They also make wonderful gifts, especially when made with earthy coloured, all-cotton yarn. The texture of the double moss stitch …

 

knitted baby clothes

 

Baby Knitting Patterns

We have a new baby arriving in the family soon (my niece Mariko is pregnant) so I’ve spent the last few weeks knitting up a storm.   I made a small blanket which is ideal for swaddling and using in those tiny baby capsules, plus booties and beanie to match, then I made a lovely little singlet which is knitted all in one piece from this pattern, which Wellington Hospital distributes. I’m going to knit up …

 

red knitting and two knitting needles

 

How’s Your Knitting?

Once again, I’ve started a knitting  project for winter. There’s just something so nice about knitting in front of the fire on a cold night. Although the other day I sat in the bright sunshine and knitted which was just as nice. I’m knitting Paul a sweater in Alpaca wool which he has always wanted. It’s a long time since I’ve knitted an adult sweater so this will be a challenge, but so far it’s going great, …