This week I finished an autumn-colored afghan using leftover wool/acrylic blends, mostly Lamb's Pride worsted. The pattern, which is actually a mitered squares throw by Jean Adel, is from Precious Knit Blankies for Baby (a Leisure Arts publication). The pattern didn't have a border, so I added one in coffee-bean worsted.
wanted a warm, heavy afghan for the foot of my bed. This free Lion
Brand pattern (Sutter’s Mill Throw) is perfect. I knitted 16 skeins of
Lambs Pride Bulky oatmeal-colored wool and am extremely pleased with the
Last week I made a stuffed Babar using a Sara Elizabeth Kellner knitting pattern that is available free on Ravelry and also on her website rabbitholeknits.com.
In addition to a red robe and gold crown, this Kellner pattern includes
a green suit for Babar. I enjoyed this project, and trust he will be a
good reading buddy to someone for many years to come.
I recently knitted a lightweight sweater using Plymouth Yarn
Company’s Encore, a 75% acrylic/25% wool blend worsted weight. This is a
nice pattern that I will use again. It’s the Spartan Pullover by
Kristin Nicholas, published in the Fall 2006 edition of Interweave