Bernat Cottontots

Cottontots Reversible Hat

Project – Bear Hat (knit)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Cottontots in Sweet Dreams, Blue Berry
Blogger – Shandeh

So, I finished all the knitting on the hat, and now I have a long knitted Easter egg.  Ha!  (or maybe it's a two-color jelly bean?)

Cottontots to the Rescue!

Project – Bear Hat (knit)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Cottontots in Sweet Dreams, Blue Berry
Blogger – Shandeh

A couple days ago, my husband came home from work, collapsed on the sofa, plopped his laptop on his lap, grabbed the remote, and turned on his big screen TV.

My hippy chic Crochet Vest

Project – Crochet Vest
Bernat Pattern Book #530163 Beautiful Bamboo
Yarn – Bernat Cottontots in Country Taupe
Blogger – MichelleCrochets

Here is my new Crochet Vest inspired by the pattern book Beautiful Bamboo.  Isn't it ultra-groovy?  I'm a little disturbed that it took less than 1 minute to accessorize "hippy chic" out of my

Slow down, Grandpa!

Project – Crochet Vest
Bernat Pattern Book #530163 Beautiful Bamboo
Yarn – Bernat Cottontots in Country Taupe
Blogger – MichelleCrochets

I come from a long line of "make it work" type people.  My grandpa was the classic jack of all trades. I frequently helped him on house projects - even as young as

Vested progress

Project – Crochet Vest
Bernat Pattern Book #530163 Beautiful Bamboo
Yarn – Bernat Cottontots in Country Taupe
Blogger – MichelleCrochets

I began crocheting the back of the vest.  One thing I noticed about my gauge when working on a larger piece was that it was about an inch or so wider at

It is the same vest - I promise

Project – Crochet Vest
Bernat Pattern Book #530163 Beautiful Bamboo
Yarn – Bernat Cottontots in Country Taupe
Blogger – MichelleCrochets

I showed you the swatch for the substitute stitch pattern I chose for the sides and back of the Crochet Vest (single crochet, double crochet, repeat).   Big surprise, I also decided to change the stitch pattern for

I could make a vest out of all these swatches

Project – Crochet Vest
Bernat Pattern Book #530163 Beautiful Bamboo
Yarn – Bernat Cottontots in Country Taupe
Blogger – MichelleCrochets

I started a new crocheted garment this week – the Crochet Vest from the Beautiful Bamboo pattern book.

Well, “started”

The Virtue of Patience

Project – Groovy Granny Poncho
Bernat Pattern Book #530135 Kool Kids
Yarn – Bernat Cottontots in Country Red, Country Pink, and Country Green
Blogger – DinaPurls

Yes, patience and how about perseverance too?  Despite my laments over finishing, I persevered and my patience was rewarded:  ALL the granny squares are finally joined.  And

No End to the Ends!

Project – Groovy Granny Poncho
Bernat Pattern Book #530135 Kool Kids
Yarn – Bernat Cottontots in Country Red, Country Pink, and Country Green
Blogger – DinaPurls

I had planned to have all the ends woven in, but . . . well, suffice to say even good plans go awry.  Too many ends!  Worse yet, I

Join the Granny Revolution

Project – Swingy A-Line Cardigan
Bernat Pattern Book #530135 Kool Kids
Yarn – Bernat Cottontots in Country Red, Country Pink, and Country Green
Blogger – DinaPurls

And I'm not talking about grandparents, LOL.  I'm referring to my lovely granny squares.  Aren't they just cute?

How Do You Spell . . .

Project – Swingy A-Line Cardigan
Bernat Pattern Book #530178 – Urban Weekend
Yarn – Bernat Softee Chunky in 86332 Regal Twists
Blogger – DinaPurls

Procrastination?  Is me or did it seem like forever to get my cardigan finished?  The actual knitting part I thoroughly enjoyed and zoomed through it (a record for me!).  But the

Almost . . .

Project – Swingy A-Line Cardigan
Bernat Pattern Book #530178 – Urban Weekend
Yarn – Bernat Softee Chunky in 86332 Regal Twists
Blogger – DinaPurls

Almost done, but not quite.  Currently working on the button bands.  Still, it is a massive relief to finally get the cardigan off the needles--and in record time

Free Pattern Friday - Toys

Every Friday, we’ll be bringing you highlights from the Bernat Free Pattern Library. To get these great patterns you just need to log in to the site.

Here are just a few of our favorite toy patterns from the Bernat library.

Free Pattern Friday - Knit Baby Blankets

Every Friday, we’ll be bringing you highlights from the Bernat Free Pattern Library. To get these great patterns you just need to log in to the site.

This week we're reviewing just some of the great baby blanket patterns you can knit using Bernat yarns. Stay tuned, crochet is coming soon!

Free Pattern Friday - Baby Hoodies!

Every Friday, we'll be bringing you highlights from the Bernat Free Pattern Library. To get these great patterns you just need to log in to the site.

Today, we're featuring Baby Hoodies!

Bernat Handicrafter Cotton - Knit Hoodie

Bernat Handicrafter Cotton - Knit

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