Monthly Archive: December 2014

Dec 31

Smiles ‘n’ Purls the Journey Continues :)

Hi Friends, As the year ends I am feeling thankful to have my  Smiles ‘n’ Purls  site . This site has given my a new purpose, and I am excited I never know what I will be making next  Thanks to Smiles ‘n’ Purls  ,my friends  can share the journey with me I have new passion for my …

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Dec 30

Blue Skies Floral Hat

Hi Friends, Today, I have a  flowery blue hat design for you   Blue Skies Floral Hat  was a quick project ,but has the elements of design to show the options of add ons This hat is a basic style crochet beanie  made to be a bit slouchy. I chose a light blue in some retro …

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Dec 29

Evviva Neon Cowl

Hi Friends, Today I have made  Evviva Neon Cowl, using Evviva Black by Filatura Di Crosa Fancy. I got this ball of yarn when I went to Toronto. I had no game plan when I went to the store, so I just picked up a random balls of yarn to make “one of a kind” creations …

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Dec 28

Eye on the Waves Hat

Hi Friends, Today I am showing a pattern that I have been wanted to make ,for a while. Brain Waves Beanie by Playin’ Hooky Designs is a free pattern and is a  neat look. I love the way the waves catch your eye. I call it “Eye on The Waves Hat”,as my son said it looks like waves ,and …

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Dec 27

Feeling Blue or Not Scarf

Hi Friends, Feeling Blue or Not Scarf is definitely a not, with this ‘one of a kind”  scarf in pretty shades of blue . This is one of my signature scarves and also the pattern is very simple but the colour and yarn make it special The Feeling Blue or Not Scarf  is made in Patons …

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Dec 26

Black Twilight and Flower Purse

Hi Friends, A pretty purple and black purse,with a trim of crocodile stitch and a flower with a rhinestone center, is on today’s post. I have a thing about purple and black, it looks so great together:) This Black Twilight and Flower Purse is made in a purple worsted weight yarn and black Satin Sparkle in …

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Dec 25

Merry Christmas

Hi Friends, I am taking a minute to wish all my Smiles ‘n’ Purls friends a very Merry Christmas . Thank you for following me on my Daily Posts I found a poem for today so I thought I would share it with you   Twas the Night Before Christmas for Knitters ‘Twas the night …

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Dec 25

Sweater Tree Trims

Hi Friends,Merry Christmas !!!!!  I have a couple of Christmas sweaters to put on my tree this year Sweater Tree Trims are just the latest fashion trend. These days there are lots of ugly christmas sweater parties or contests. I have always worn sweaters so it is not a trend for me These sweaters are for …

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Dec 23

Lace and Kisses Boot Cuffs

Hi Friends, Today I have a new pattern, that  I just finished  I wanted to make a boot cuff pattern, so this one is called Lace and Kisses Boot Cuffs in a cream colour yarn  I wanted a colour that would go with any boots, so I chose a cream worsted weight yarn. So I …

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Dec 22

Sequoia Bulky Cowl

Hi Friends, Today I made Sequoia Bulky Cowl  ,similar look as the  one  from  the movie Catching Fire. The pattern from Lion Brand has an elaborate, chained under the arm cowl attachment, but I just made it into just the basic style cowl and adapted it with a few extra touches  . So the yarn I used is Lion Brand Heartland Thick …

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