Free knitting pattern: Slouchy Horseshoe Cable Hat

My favorite projects to knit are hats. And cables. And hats with cables. Oftentimes, cable stitches are worked against reverse stockinette stitches, but for this hat, I decided to try something different – garter stitch. This post contains affiliate links. The yarn for the sample was generously provided by Schachenmayr. First, I tested it all … Read more

FO Friday: My Mountain Crochet Hat Designs

I’ve mentioned the My Mountain Hat Design Contest, sponsored by Schachenmayr in their My Mountain yarns, on the blog a few times before.  I finished two crochet designs in the past week, but didn’t have a chance to take pictures of both of them until last night. Boston in Teal and Sage Green. This hat … Read more

FO Friday: Diamond Eye Beanie

Last week, I mentioned I was working on some designs for the My Mountain Hat Design contest using Schachenmayr‘s My Mountain line of yarns.  For my first submission, I used this skein of Bravo Big Color in Fire Print. As many of my readers know, I’m a super slow knitter, so I knew the super bulky … Read more

Climbing My Mountain

This post contains affiliate links. I recently learned about a great design contest via Ravelry.  The My Mountain Hat Design contest invites designers to create a hat that symbolizes My Mountain, “a goal that feels unattainable – right up until the moment you reach it,” using the Schachenmayr line of My Mountain yarns.  I loved the fun … Read more