Only one week to Christmas!
So much time to make instant gratification gifts. Here are some goodies that take less than 100 yards of yarn and will be done giffy-quick!
Momentum by Natalie Selles
Takes 90 yards of Extra Bulky yarn like Brown Sheep Burly Spun!
…and it looks so good! Natalie did a wonderful job designing this one-skein pattern. You can find it HERE for $5
Pinwheel Purse by Frankie Brown
Takes way under 100 yards and could be made of leftovers from sock projects past. It’s made with fingering weight yarn.
I love how sweet and sturdy this little fellow looks. Good for holding change or other itty bitty items, Stocking stuffer!!!! The pattern is free HERE
Marian by Jane Richmond,
Takes 83 yards of the Extra Bulky stuff.
Simple comme bonjour! ICI
Camp Out Fingerless Mitts by Tante Ehm
Takes 100 – 110 yards of worsted weight. I love how these mittens look in this colourful yarn. Get a similar look from Noro Silk Garden.
The pattern is free. HERE
Knit 101 Headband by The Knit Cafe
Takes 83 – 100 yards or Aran Weight held double or half that much Bulky Weight single stranded.
This is a brand new pattern just published this week! Read all about this easy-peasy knit and get the pattern for free HERE
Cable Braided Necklace by Olajazzy
Takes 15-20 grams of Fingering or Sport weight yarn – plenty under 100 yards.
I urge you to have a look at this pattern just to bear witness to the clever and simple construction. You may do so with no impediment as it is free HERE
Chaussons Mignon by Pruline
Takes 23 – 50 yards of worsted weight.
These super-sweet, little bootlets fit a new born and the pattern is free HERE
A Toddler’s Cowl by Carrie L McClain
Takes less than 100 yards of DK Weight yarn.
The designer says that this garment will fit most children between 12-24 months of age. A useful cozy for this time of the year. Again- It’s free! HERE
Quynn by Woolly Wormhead
Takes 73 – 132 yards of Worsted or Aran weight. To fit head sizes: 14 (16, 18, 20) inches/ 35.5 (40.75, 45.75, 51) cm. The smaller the head the smaller the yardage!
Iwona made a version of this hat for Charlie and it’s so darn cute on him. She says she likes how it fits over his ears. You can find the pattern HERE for 2.50GBP
Christmas Toadstools by Merrin Curley
Takes a small bit of yarn. The pattern suggests DK and 3.25mm needles but you can adjust your needle size to whatever yarns you have about.
These would make wonderful ornaments, the red caps adding a colourful pop to the evergreen tree!
The pattern is free and you can find it HERE
Sure do hope this last week till Christmas, is full of knit success! Remember to pick out your Holiday-Knitting Project Too! Once all the madness of knitting for others is accomplished, you will no doubt want to kick back with some eggnog and do some knitting meant for the knitter. You deserve it!