Saturday, February 28, 2009


I love the binary hat pattern! I think the pattern is so clever! Had I not been on a tight deadline for making this hat (it's a friend's birthday present), I would've made the hat say something in binary... but I couldn't think of something witty to say that used exactly16 characters (there are 16 cables in the hat, each representing one binary number). Maybe next time, I'm sure I will be making more of these in the future.

binary hat

Pattern: Binary hat

Yarn: Lamb's Pride Worsted

Needles: US6 and US7

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Free pattern! Staghorn cable wrist warmers

I just finished writing up a pattern for staghorn cable wrist warmers. The pattern starts at the wrist, so it's easy to make them longer or shorter depending on the amount of yarn you have. Mine each used up a ball of yarn about the size of an apricot. These are a super quick knit and a great use for small amounts of yarn left over from other projects.


Yarn: Knit Picks Wool of the Andes, can substitute any worsted weight wool

Needles: US6 and US7 dpns

Gauge: 5 sts and 5.5 rnds per inch

You can download the pattern here and view the Ravelry pattern page here. Happy knitting!