Houndstooth Patch Quilt

This child’s quilt is made using the houndstooth scrap patch.  It is machine pieced and quilted.  The finished quilt measures 41 in X 56 in.  I gave it to a colleague for his grandchild.

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Hat Done, Top in Progress

This hat is actually a darker, richer brown that the photos show.  It was knits using the pattern Cabled Dad Hat  by Alexis Winslow.  The yarn is Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash.   The hat can be worn slouchy or with the brim folded.

This top is what I am currently knitting.  I am knitting it in the round rather than as a front and back piece to be seamed latter.  When I got to the armhole shaping it seemed to wide so I frogged it back to the pattern and am working in a few decrease rounds.  The pattern is Summer Breeze Tank.  The yarn is Classic Elite Yarns Firefly and the color is called sour green.  It is a much lovelier shade than my photo shows.

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Stars Galore

This lovely quilt, Stars Galore, is the quilt I received in the ALQS9 quilt swap.  It’s 18.25″ square, machine pieced and quilted.  It was made by Marie.  Her blog is Marie’s Creative Space.

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Child’s Crazy Quilt

I have a hard time throwing away fabric scraps.  These children quilts seem to be a good way to use those scraps.  This one measures 39.5 in x 49 in.  I think these make a great way for children and adults to interact.  They can either look for different colors, shapes, or things or they can use what they find to tell stories.

The next few photos are close ups to show details.  In this one you can find flags, a robot, an angel, trees, fireworks, the work “eek,” and more.

In  this one you can find owls, motorcycles, trees, a pink suitcase, two girls talking with their feet up, the word “Arkansas” over a basketball and net, and kangaroos.

In this on there are teddy bears, sunflowers, a dog house, snowman, and shapes (triangles, squares).

In this one you can find building, a tractor, horses, dogs, and a pirate map.

Here is the back.  

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Teal Scarf

Recently finished knitting this teal scarf.  It was knit using the pattern His (Birthday) Scarf by Monika Steinbaur.  The yarn was leftover from an earlier project.  It’s Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine.

This detail photo also shows the more true color of the yarn.

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Another Crazy Quilt Top Finished

I have finished another crazy quilt top.  This one is approx 40 in X 50 in.  I now need to quilt it.

These next few photos show some of the details of interest to be found in the quilt.  In this section there are dogs, a cat, a tractor, part of a pirate‚Äôs map, kangaroos.
In this section there is a pink poodle, a motorcycle, elephants, a duck with a Santa hat, sewing tools.
In this section there is a crab, a pink poodle, the Eifel tower, trees, and Santa.
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Top Down Baby Sweater

I knit this baby sweater for a great-niece.  The pattern is F207 Top Down Baby Sweater by JoAnne Turcotte.  The yarn is  Schachenmayr original Catania Grande (100% cotton).

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