Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Guess. . .

. . . what I am knitting?


Yep. Queen Anne's Lace by Leo Pola, also known as MMario. The pattern is free at his yahoo group. There is a stunning picture of QAL on the home page of his group right now.

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Lacy Smiley Face, Free


This little Smiley is ready to spread sunshine to someone who needs it. It is such a happy pattern that I am sharing it for free. If you can knit two together and do a yarnover you can knit this pattern. The sample was knit by Lynn.
Lacy Smiley Face

Copyright © by Susan Mrenna 2006 Knit A Little http://knitalittlestore.blogspot.com/
One ball of cotton yarn, size 7 needles Cast on 43 Stitches, K = knit, p = purl,
k2tog = knit 2 together, yo = yarn over. X means to repeat the stitches in parentheses as many times as the number before the x.
Stitches in [ ] are border stitches, you may substitute the border of your choice.
This pattern is a tiny bit wider and shorter than my usual patterns.
You will always have 43 stitches every row. The stitch count does not change from row to row. Yarn overs (yo) count as a stitch.

Row 1-5) [Knit across]
Row 6 and all even rows) [k3], p37, [k3]
Row 7) [k3], k37, [k3]
Row 9) [k3], k12, (k2tog, yo), 6x k13, [k3]
Row 11) [k3], k9, k2tog, yo, k15, yo, k2tog, k9, [k3]
Row 13) [k3], k6, k2tog, yo, k 21, yo, k2tog, k6, [k3]
Row 15) [k3], k4, k2tog, yo, k25, yo, k2tog, k4, [k3]
Row 17) [k3], k14, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k1, k2tog, yo, k15, [k3]
Row 19) [k3], k2, k2tog, yo, k8, k2tog, yo, k9, yo, k2tog, k8, yo, k2tog, k2, [k3]
Row 21) [k3], k10, k2tog, yo, k13, yo, k2tog, k10, [k3]
Row 23) [k3], k1, k2tog, yo, k6, k2tog, yo, k15, yo, k2tog, k6, yo, k2tog, k1, [k3]
Row 25) [k3], k1, k2tog, yo, k3, (k2tog, yo) 2x, k17, (yo, k2tog) 2x, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, [k3]
Row 27) [k3], k1, k2tog, yo, k5, k2tog, yo, k17, yo, k2tog, k5, yo, k2tog, k1, [k3]
Row 29) [k3], k1, k2tog, yo, k9, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k9, yo,k2tog, k1, [k3]
Row 31) [k3], k1, k2tog, yo, k8, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k8, yo, k2tog, k1, [k3]
Row 33) [k3], k11, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k11, [k3]
Row 35) [k3], k2, k2tog, yo, k7, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k1, k2tog, yo, k3, yo, k2tog, k7, yo, k2tog, k2, [k3]Row 37) [k3], k12, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k3, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, k2tog, k12, [k3]
Row 39) [k3], k4, k2tog, yo, k25, yo, k2tog, k4, [k3]
Row 41) [k3], k6, k2tog, yo, k21, yo, k2tog, k6, [k3]
Row 43) [k3], k9, k2tog, yo, k15, yo, k2tog, k9, [k3]
Row 45) [k3], k12, (k2tog, yo) 6x, k13, [k3]
Row 47, 49) [k3], k37, [k3]
Row 50-55) [Knit across]

Bind off and weave in ends.

Get A Clue, Free



This free pattern may remind the younger set of a popular television series. That is how the pattern got it's name. A youngster saw it and said they found a clue. Sample knit by Jami.



Get A Clue
Copyright © by Susan Mrenna 2007
One ball of cotton yarn, size 7 needles
Cast on 40 Stitches, K = knit, p = purl.
Stitches in [ ] are border stitches, you may substitute the border of your choice.
Row 1-6) [Knit across]
Row 7, 9, 11) [k4], k32, [k4]
Row 8, 10) [k4], p32, [k4]
Row 12) [k4], p12, k4, p16, [k4]
Row 13) [k4], k15, p7, k10, [k4]
Row 14) [k4], p9, k9, p14, [k4]
Row 15) [k4], k13, p11, k8, [k4]
Row 16) [k4], p8, k13, p11, [k4]
Row 17) [k4], k10, p15, k7, [k4]
Row 18) [k4], p7, k15, p10, [k4]
Row 19) [k4], k9, p16, k7, [k4]
Row 20) [k4], p6, k17, p9, [k4]
Row 21) [k4], k9, p17, k6, [k4]
Row 22) [k4], p6, k17, p9, [k4]
Row 23) [k4], k9, p17, k6, [k4]
Row 24) [k4], p6, k16, p10, [k4]
Row 25) [k4], k10, p15, k7, [k4]
Row 26) [k4], p7, k15, p10, [k4]
Row 27) [k4], k11, p14, k7, [k4]
Row 28) [k4], p8, k13, p11, [k4]
Row 29) [k4], k6, p3, k3, p12, k8, [k4]
Row 30) [k4], p9, k11, p2, k5, p5, [k4]
Row 31) [k4], k4, p7, k2, p10, k2, p3, k4, [k4]
Row 32) [k4], p4, k4, p2, k8, p3, k7, p4, [k4]
Row 33) [k4], k3, p8, k3, p7, k3, p5, k3, [k4]
Row 34) [k4], p3, k5, p5, k5, p4, k7, p3, [k4]
Row 35) [k4], k3, p7, k14, p5, k3, [k4]
Row 36) [k4], p3, k5, p10, k2, p3, k6, p3, [k4]
Row 37) [k4], k4, p5, k2, p4, k4, p3, k2, p5, k3, [k4]
Row 38) [k4], p3, k4, p2, k5, p3, k5, p2, k4, p4, [k4]
Row 39) [k4], k5, p2, k2, p7, k2, p6, k2, p3, k3, [k4]
Row 40) [k4], p4, k1, p3, k7, p1, k7, p9, [k4]
Row 41) [k4], k9, p7, k1, p8, k7, [k4]
Row 42) [k4], p7, k8, p1, k7, p9, [k4]
Row 43) [k4], k9, p7, k1, p8, k7, [k4]
Row 44) [k4], p7, k8, p1, k7, p9, [k4]
Row 45) [k4], k9, p6, k2, p8, k7, [k4]
Row 46) [k4], p8, k7, p2, k6, p9, [k4]
Row 47) [k4], k9, p6, k3, p6, k8, [k4]
Row 48) [k4], p9, k5, p4, k4, p10, [k4]
Row 49) [k4], k11, p3, k5, p4, k9, [k4]
Row 50) [k4], p11, k1, p20, [k4]
Row 51, 53) [k4], k32, [k4]
Row 52, 54) [k4], p32, [k4]
Row 55-60) [Knit across]

Bind off and weave in ends.

Monday, August 4, 2008

Neat Tutorial and Free Patterns

I belong to several groups. Every once in a while someone posts a link to a very neat site. This is one of them. Thanks, Shelly C.!

How to design your own embossed wash/dish cloth & three free cloth patterns

Scroll down on the page for the Embossed Heart and I Don't Do Dishes Pattern.

Sunday, August 3, 2008

Dish Rag Tag!




What a fun idea! I missed it last year. Did not even know it existed! Too bad I am out of town so often. Almost every weekend with extended stays on occasion. If I was to be home I would definitely sign up for Dish Rag Tag!

If you will be around you may want to check it out at:
http://yarnmiracle.com/2008/07/17/dish-rag-tag-the-sequel/

More info and a link to the sign up form here:
http://yarnmiracle.com/2008/08/

Her pages take some time to load so be patient :)