Focus on Fit: The Design Process $100
Knitting for Charity is the 1st & 3rd
Thursday from 7 - 9 p.m. & Friday from 1- 3 p.m.
Free lesson on knitting/crocheting for charity projects.
Lutheran General Baptismal Blankies
Mosaic Yarn Studio has an ongoing project to help create Baptismal gowns &
blankies for LGH's Newborn Intensive Care. Afghans need to be between 24"
x 24" and 36" x 36" and should be white or pastel.
A Letter from
(Bereavement Coordinator, Lutheran General)
Yarn Shop Friends,
Thank you very
much for your generous gift to our Bereavement Program. The blankets you
have donated are gorgeous! They will be treasured by the babies & families
who receive them. Please know that the work of your hands & hearts is
greatly appreciated. Thank you again for sharing your talent with our
Super Easy Square Blankie (Knit) - Based on suggestions, this pattern
has been revised!
Materials: 2-3 skeins Encore Worsted, size 9 needle.
Cast on 4 sts. Row 1-3. Knit. Row 4: K1, (k1 into the front and back of the
next st) two times, k1 (6 sts). Row 5: K3, yo, k to end of row. Repeat Row 5
until first ball of yarn is looking slim. (The second half actually takes more
yarn than the first half). Dec Row: K2, k2tog, yo, k2tog, k to end of row.
Repeat Dec Row until 5 sts remain. Next Row K1, k2tog, k1. Bind off remaining 4
1-2-3 Baby Afghan (Crochet) - Provided by Beverly Johnson
Materials: 2 skeins of Dreambaby DK, size G hook
Chain on 132. Row 1: 3 dc in 4th ch from hook, *skip 3 sts, 1 sc in next st,
ch2, 3 dc in same st as sc, repeat from *, ending with 1 sc in last st. Ch3,
turn. Row 2: 3 dc in 1st sc of previous row, then *in ch 2 sp of previous row
work sc, 2ch, 3dc, repeat from * , ending with sc in ch3 of previous row. Ch3,
turn. Repeat Row 2 until desired length.
Materials: size 3 or 4 double pointed needles; one skein of Dreambaby DK.
Cast on 66 sts, join in the round and work in K1, P1 ribbing for 1”. Knit
for 3” more.
First Dec Row:
*k4, k2tog* , repeat from * to * across. Knit 1 row.
Second Dec Row:
*k3, k2tog*, repeat from * to * across. Knit 1 row.
Third Dec Row: *k2,
k2tog*, repeat form * to * across. Knit 1 row.
Fourth Dec Row:
*k1, k2tog*, repeat form * to * across. Knit 1 row.
Fifth Dec Row:
*k2tog*, repeat form * to * across.
yarn an pull yarn through remaining 11 sts.
If you do
not want to use
double pointed needles. Cast on 68 sts, work back and forth in the ribbing
as stated. Work in St st for 3" (knit on right side, purl on wrong side).
Work decrease rows as written, keeping the first and last stitch as knit on the
edges. In addition, work rows between the decrease rows as purls.
Sew side seam.
Premie Hat Pattern
Materials: size F needles; one
skein of Dreambaby DK.
Put 7 sc in 2nd chain
Round 1: Put 2 sc in each sc
across. (14 sc)
Round 2: *Sc in next sc, 2 sc
in next sc, repeat from * to end. (21 sc)
Round 3: *Sc in next 2 sc, 2
sc in next sc, repeat from * to end. (28 sc)
Round 4: *Sc in next 3 sc, 2
sc in next sc, repeat from * to end. (35 sc)
Round 5: *Sc in next 4 sc, 2
sc in next sc, repeat from * to end. (42 sc)
Round 6: *Sc in next 5 sc, 2
sc in next sc, repeat from * to end. (49 sc)
Round 7: *Sc in next 6 sc, 2
sc in next sc, repeat form * to end. (56 sc)
Round 8: *Sc in next 13 sc, 2
sc in next sc, repeat from * to end. (60 sc)
Round 9: *Sc in next 14 sc, 2
sc in next sc, repeat from * to end. (64 sc)
Round 10: Sc in all sc.
Repeat Round 10 for 4”.
On last round join last sc with a
slip stitch to the beginning on round.
Note: Omit rows 8 & 9 for a