Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn't hurt the untroubled spirit, either. ~Elizabeth Zimmerman

20 July 2011

Doris DAY-Z

“I love daisies… They’re so friendly. Don’t you think daisies are the friendliest flower?”
Meg Ryan, You’ve Got Mail

This is the first in the Flowerpot Series of Garden inspired patterns. For Summer it has to be Daisies..but Please Don’t Eat the Daisies! :)

Perfect for filling your basket in your garden or strolling through the park on a summer’s eve to meet that someone special who will hopefully be waiting with an armful of…Daisies!

An open lacy daisy and lattice pattern using a soft linen/cotton blend in crisp white. I added a cute Daisy trim but this would also be adorable striped up in summer yellow and white or add a knit daisy to your border. The stitches are almost reversible but I chose the purl side as it shows the daisy pattern best I think.

Never knew Doris knits! These from a favorite film That Touch of Mink

Pattern and kit available from In the Loop

A portion of the proceeds of the pattern will be donated to Doris Day’s Animal Foundation

16 March 2011


Inspired by snow topped branches, Bobble-Loo is all about the cozy!! Knit from a yummy mushy yarn that you just want to wrap yourself up in til the daffys bloom. Provisional cast on, big needles so in no time you can Bobble-Loo too!

 Pattern and Kit Available from In the Loop 

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16 December 2010

The Winter Garden Scarf

Because You Need Flowers 365 Days a Year!
A Fast, Fun and Very Cozy scarf with separately knit big blossoms-NOT Crocheted for those of us who don't crochet-Flowers are sewn on after the scarf is completed

A Strands of Purls Pattern Exclusively for In the Loop
The Inspiration was Cheryl's wonderful crochet flower scarf...This girl gardens and knits...she doesn't crochet-yet! So knowing I needed flowers in February I designed The Winter Garden Scarf.

A cosy yummy yarn is planted  with stitches and up blooms a scarf to love.

The Big Blooms are knit separately and sewn on with a big knit ball button center.

Gauge is not critical.  Finished size with a bulky yarn is 7x72"  Play with Yarn weights and colors and Knit your own Garden!!!

Yarn:  Approximately 365 Yards of Bulky Weight
Gauge: 3st=1"  Not critical play with different weights
Size: 7" Wide x 72" Long

Pattern is Available Exclusively from In the Loop- 

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