Posts Tagged knitting
Posted by Mylynedj in Celebrities on December 23, 2013
The “Unconditionally” singer mentions knitting as one of her favorite pre-bedtime rituals.
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Posted by Mylynedj in Celebrities on November 25, 2013
Julia Louis-Dreyfus says, “Actually I do knit. I’m a terrible knitter but I adore knitting.”
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Posted by Mylynedj in Celebrities on November 11, 2013
The X Factor’s Sharon Osbourne: “I’m knitting booties for ‘little brother’ Simon Cowell’s baby.”
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For Better or For Worsted
FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSTED
A change of circumstance has kept me from my blogging routine. For the past eight months, I’ve been homeschooling my DD and while this has been very rewarding, it has presented some challenges of its own—that of time management.
The days of knitting for hours on end have been understandably replaced with segmented sessions which somewhat slowed down the creative process. In spite of this, I have completed a few projects, made of worsted weight yarn, for baby shower gifts about which I’m happy to blog. You can click on the links for instructions.
The first of these are baby afghans knitted from my own design, the Madalyn Rae Baby Afghan. The pattern features repeating garter-stitched chevrons in 5 yarn colors.
Baby sacks or buntings with a cable design are very useful in cool weather, especially if they’re worked in worsted weight.
Baby gifts cannot be complete without soft, stuffed animal toys. Seen below are Cordell the Owl (a Ravelry.com pattern which I modified by adding a few more rows to the body) made from a boucle yarn and a Sock Giraffe (mine was knitted without the horns, with mane added), followed by a Tubby Teddy Sock Critter from Lion Brand (I used variegated yarn for the body). The eyes for all the toys were cut from felt squares using a hot-glue gun.
I thought that after gifting all these baby projects, it’s only fitting that I widen out my work by designing baby patterns using worsted weight yarn for quick knitting. I will be posting more work-in-progress (WIPs) photos in the future.
Posted by Mylynedj in Celebrities on November 4, 2013
Designer, Isaac Mizrahi, knits and has designed knitwear for Vogue knitting publications.
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Posted by Mylynedj in Celebrities on October 28, 2013
‘We’re the Millers’ star Jennifer Aniston took up knitting when she was given a knitting kit. she’s knitted a couple of hats, scarves, and her first poncho.
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Posted by Mylynedj in Celebrities on October 21, 2013
’13 going on 30′ star Judy Greer: “I Love Knitting So Much!”
Posted by Mylynedj in Celebrities on October 7, 2013
‘Bridget Jones’s Diary’ star Renee Zellweger learned to knit preparing for her role as Roxie Hart in the movie ‘Chicago’.
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Posted by Mylynedj in Celebrities on September 23, 2013
Full House star, Ashley Olsen, also knits.
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