Month: October 2015

Wildflower Crown for a Hobbit

Wildflower Crown for a Hobbit

Happy Halloween! This year I made just a single accessory for my Halloween costume. It’s a wildflower crown: The pattern is knit, but uses basic crochet for the flowers. The pattern can be found in Woodland Knits, which has many lovely fantasy oriented knitting patterns. […]

Adorable Knit Candy Corn

Adorable Knit Candy Corn

I’ve always loved candy corn around Halloween. They’re pretty much pure sugar, but the shape and color is so iconic and it’s just fun eating them. I found this adorable knit candy corn pattern, and I knew I had to make it this year for […]

Rainbow Baby Blanket

Rainbow Baby Blanket

I made this rainbow baby blanket last year for some friends of mine with a new baby girl. The idea behind this style of blanket is that the yarn is held double, combining two colors at once for each square. This creates a very nifty […]

Lacy Stars – Great Seasonal Decorations

Lacy Stars – Great Seasonal Decorations

I can’t stop making these Lacy Stars! ¬†They are quick to make, the pattern is easy to memorize, and they make great holiday/seasonal decorations. You can find the free Lacy Star pattern on Ravelry. The pumpkin in the second image is from the Spice & […]

My First Knitting Pattern – Fire Dragon Scarf

My First Knitting Pattern – Fire Dragon Scarf

I’m excited to announce that I just published my very first knitting pattern, the Fire Dragon Scarf. In the pictures, you can see that I made two versions of this scarf, one in black and a fire-themed colorway (Universal Yarns Classic Shades), and another in […]

Welcome to the Nifty Knitter!

Welcome! You can read about me on the About page, so rather than introducing myself, I’m going to talk about why I love knitting. There are two main reasons why knitting really speaks to me. The first is simply that I love crafting. I love […]