Free knitting pattern for a cowl, Lumi Cowl, by April Garwood of Banana Moon Studio
Cowls, Free Patterns, knitting patterns, Uncategorized

Free Knitting Pattern: Lumi Cowl

This is "Lumi Cowl." This knit cowl begins with a bottom border of garter stitch. Next comes a lace panel, and then it is finished with a top border of garter stitch. It is made with just one skein of Cascade Yarns Spuntaneous Worsted Effects. This single ply wool yarn is SOOOOO soft! Click here… Continue reading Free Knitting Pattern: Lumi Cowl

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crochet how-to, handspinning, how to knit, Uncategorized

Learn to Wind a Center-pull Ball of Yarn by Hand

Maybe you don't have a ball-winder and a swift. I know most of us have seen the "hack" of using a toilet paper tube and hand mixer to wind our yarn, but the idea of my yarn, or worse yet, my hand mixer, touching a toilet paper tube just really grosses me out. Maybe you're… Continue reading Learn to Wind a Center-pull Ball of Yarn by Hand

Easy Knit Winter Accessories, Free patterns! Headband, Mittens, and Cowl by April Garwood of Banana Moon Studio
Free Patterns, how to knit, knitting patterns, mittens, Uncategorized

How to Knit a Mitten, Parts 2 and 3

Would you like to learn how to knit a set of mittens? I've made a series of three tutorial videos to teach the skills needed to make the mittens in my Wanette Winter Set! This is a free knitting pattern. Get it by clicking here! You can see the first video in my previous post,… Continue reading How to Knit a Mitten, Parts 2 and 3

How to Knit Ribbing in the Round, How to Knit Mittens. A video tutorial by April Garwood of Banana Moon Studio
Cowls, Free Patterns, how to knit, knitting patterns, mittens, Scarves, Tutorials, Uncategorized

How to Knit a Mitten, Part 1: How to Knit Ribbing in the Round

I could also call this post, "How to use circular knitting needles in the Magic Loop Method," or "How to make mittens," or "How to do the long tail cast on." There are several skills involved that are all great things to learn! The primary purpose of this tutorial, however, is to teach you how… Continue reading How to Knit a Mitten, Part 1: How to Knit Ribbing in the Round

Easy Knit Winter Accessories, Free patterns! Headband, Mittens, and Cowl by April Garwood of Banana Moon Studio
Uncategorized, Cowls, knitting patterns, Free Patterns, mittens

Wanette Winter Set: Easy Knit Accessories

I bring you beautiful, but simple, winter accessories! This matched set includes a cowl, earwarmer headband, and mittens. These are sized to fit adults, but work just as well for teens and tweens. They fit my 11 year old daughter nicely, and they fit me nicely.     The yarn that I used is Plymouth… Continue reading Wanette Winter Set: Easy Knit Accessories