Wednesday, 8 January 2014
Let It Snow and Let Us Knit
It's -15 Celsius in Toronto as I write this, and though I'm not one to mind the cold, even I find that a little nippy. I walked twenty minutes to the grocery store and twenty minutes back this morning, only to find upon my arrival home that the head of romaine lettuce I had bought had frozen stiff in my shopping bag. Knitting magazines are starting to release their spring issues, but I find I'm more in a mood to browse some winter stuff. Let's have a look at some winter-themed patterns I've come up with for you.
The mittens above are the Ravens In Snow design, by Stephannie Tallent. They're satisfyingly Poe and dead-of-winter themed, aren't they? This pattern is available for $6.00(USD).
If you prefer your winter-themed accessories to have a softer, less macabre look, these are the Snow Glade Mittens, by Grace P. Lewis. This pattern is available for £3.50(GBP).
The Snow Landscape Cowl, by Sandra Jäger, looks like the perfect ski trip accessory. This pattern is available for €3.00(EUR).
It's the white and icy pastel blue colourway that makes these First Snow Mittens, designed by Ravelry user yellowcosmo. This pattern is available for $3.50(USD).
The Scandanavian Snows Hat, by Lisa McFetridge. This pattern is available for $3.50(USD).
There's no reason why winter patterns can only use a few conventional animal themes such as reindeer and penguins. These are the Fox in the Snow Mittens, by Patons. This is a free pattern.
This is the Snow Star Scarf, designed by Grace Mcewen. For such a conceptual piece, it's got a very wearable appeal. This pattern is available for $4.50(USD).
Your head can be snow capped with the Snow-Capped Mountains design, by Deborah Tomasello. This pattern is available for $3.00(USD).
I find it impossible to look at these child's Stranded Snow Mittens, designed by Kathleen Taylor, without smiling. Hello to you too, little snowmen! This pattern is available for free.
The Snowy Sheep Pillow, by Aria Reynolds. This pattern is available for $5.00(USD).
The Snowy Woods sock pattern, by Robyn Gallimore. This pattern is available for $6.00.
This take on snowflakes feels a little more modern. The Adventskalender 2012 scarf, by Kalinumba. This pattern is available for €3.95(EUR).
I'd want to make this baby blanket in a full-size afghan. The Baby Blanket Snowflakes design, by The Needle Lady. This pattern is available for kr.30.00(NOK).