Monday, September 27, 2010

Hey Fellow Knitters, I Need Help!!!

Just came home from Coveted Yarn with a lovely bag of luscious Lamb's Pride. The colors re succulent and I want to make an afghan but I need ideas --- something that will really let me show off these pretty colors:
So I am open to suggestions. I thought about an old fashioned Granny Square one but crocheting is too hard on my wrists so HELP! Point me to a lovely knitting pattern.

I haven't done much knitting this summer. I made this adorable headband out of KnitPicks' CotLin:

And this headband, which needs blocking, out of their Elegance, an alpaca/silk blend:

And yesterday I started this one out of a Yarntopia Treasures cotton yarn:

But that's about it. So, help me out with some design ideas. My brain is exhausted!!!

Thanks for reading.

6 comments:

  1. http://www.yarn.com/product/webs-knitting-patterns-valley-yarns-255-illusion-cube-blanket/

    This is a free pattern from Webs yarnstore that I had saved in favorites. I have lots of colorful crochet patterns but few colorful knitted ones.

    Another place to look is through the online Garnstudio patterns. I think you can find them through a google search.

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  2. Thanks, Kate! I've gotten several good leads though Facebook friends, too. Right now I am leaning toward the Mitred Square or the Keleidescope Afghans on Ravelry.

    Never heard of Garnerstudio but sounds good -- I'll Google it!

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  3. What about something in entrelac?
    Use one of the colors in each row.
    Some examples:
    Autumn shawl
    http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/autumn
    Basic scarf
    http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-basic-entrelac-scarf

    Look forward to seeing what you do with them. Love the colors.

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  4. Here you go. All the patterns are free. Their yarn is gorgeous, too!

    http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/en/kategori_oversikt.php

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  5. Thanks, Kate and Kim. I'm loving checking out all these beautiful designs!

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  6. Oh my gosh, Kate, Garn Studio is FABULOUS!!! I've been wanting to make some cowls and they have some stunning ones. Thanks so much!!!

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