Bernat Roving

Bernat Yarn Madness Round 1.6

It's that time of day: Yarn Madness! If you missed the full lineup, check out the intro post and download a bracket to play along!

Today we enter the Wild Card portion of the competition. Wildly different yarns, both Bernat Handicrafter Cotton and Bernat

Free Pattern Friday - Hats! Hats! Hats!

Keep your noggin toasty with these fun and easy hat patterns!

Bernat Denimstyle - Crochet Scarf and Hat Set

Bernat Jacquards - Vertical Striped Hat

Cool Cables for a Cold Day

I've finished my latest project in record speed - just in time to enjoy during a cold weather snap! I knitted the Cool Cables hat in just a couple of evenings and even seamed it up in time to wear for an evening trip to the grocery store! What's more,

Putting the Pieces Together

Project – Cold Snap Vest
Bernat Fall eBook featuring Bernat Roving
Blogger – DinaPurls

Finally got 'round to pinning and seaming the shoulders.   I used mattress stitch for the cast-off edges, which usually looks invisible and isn't too

A Little Color after Winter

Project – Cold Snap Vest
Bernat Fall eBook featuring Bernat Roving
Blogger – DinaPurls

Are you still feeling the Winter where you live?  'Cuz its definitely still not Spring in my little corner of the world.  So naturally the vest is becoming a welcome respite from the white, gloomy haze of Winter. 

Warming Up in a Vest

Project – Cold Snap Vest
Bernat Fall eBook featuring Bernat Roving
Blogger – DinaPurls

I have enjoyed using the Roving so much, I thought I'd try to make an adult garment.  With its bulky weight, I'm hoping the item progresses quickly (I'm already past the ribbing).

Girlie Skull

Project – Skull Hoodie
Bernat Fall eBook featuring Bernat Roving
Blogger – DinaPurls

Nice to finally finish this project.  The crown decreases did indeed progress quickly.  And then the hat sat around on my knitting table and waited . . . and waited . . . and waited.

How Goes the Skull?

Project – Skull Hoodie
Bernat Fall eBook featuring Bernat Roving
Blogger – DinaPurls

So my hat is slowly growing.  What do you think of my progress so far?  I really like the pink skull.  A white one might have contrasted too much with the rich burgundy background.

More Skull Goodness

Project – Skull Hoodie
Bernat Fall eBook featuring Bernat Roving
Blogger – DinaPurls

Buoyed by the success of my skull hat, I thought I'd try a girlie version.  Since my last hat was a wee bit snug, I'm gonna go up in needle size to 6mm just to make sure the sizing is

And the Skull Is . . .

Project – Skull Hoodie
Bernat Fall eBook featuring Bernat Roving
Blogger – DinaPurls

A wee bit snug--argh!!  I had checked my gauge, but I forgot about intarsia and how colour-work sometimes makes me tighten my gauge **sigh**

Thankfully all is not lost. 

Who Doesn't Love a Skull?

Project – Skull Hoodie
Bernat Fall eBook featuring Bernat Roving
Blogger – DinaPurls

That's right!  Skulls are uber-cool and tuff--at least for pre-teen boys.  As my boys get older, they're less impressed with hand-knitted items.  So I have to choose my projects carefully. While flipping through Bernat's e-book for Bernat Roving, the

Free Pattern Friday - Only One Skein

This week we're bringing back Free Pattern Friday to focus on a very special subset of knitting and crochet - projects that only require one skein of yarn.  Quick and affordable, these are a great way of getting some variation in your crafting without a serious commitment.

Enjoy!

Cable Sweatered Sisters!

Project – Cable Yoke Sweater
Bernat Pattern Book #530197 – Cold Front
Yarn – Bernat Roving in 00103 Lazuli
Blogger – Shandeh

Yay!  My sister and I both finished our cabled yoke sweaters!  Aren't they beautiful? :)

Roving Cabled Cardigan Looking Great!

Project – Cable Yoke Sweater
Bernat Pattern Book #530197 – Cold Front
Yarn – Bernat Roving in 00103 Lazuli
Blogger – Shandeh

My cabled cardigan is growing and looking beautiful!  I'm so pleased with the way the cables and textures are arranged with this design.

I've finished the body of

Loving Our Cabled Yoke Sweaters :)

Project – Cable Yoke Sweater
Bernat Pattern Book #530197 – Cold Front
Yarn – Bernat Roving in 00103 Lazuli
Blogger – Shandeh

I am SO in love with the way my Cabled Yoke Sweater is coming along.  Just beautiful!

Trouble with Picking Up Stitches

Project – Cable Yoke Sweater
Bernat Pattern Book #530197 – Cold Front
Yarn – Bernat Roving in 00103 Lazuli
Blogger – Shandeh

I've been knitting for about seven years now, and have learned a lot in that time.  Mostly, because I knit so much.  I mean, I am ADDICTED to

Warm Cardigan for Breezy Days

Project – Cable Yoke Sweater
Bernat Pattern Book #530197 – Cold Front
Yarn – Bernat Roving in 00103 Lazuli
Blogger – Shandeh

Yeah, I know.  Winter is OVER.  Warmer weather is here.
But, I'm a chilly girl sometimes...especially on windy evenings.  So, it's nice to have a pretty cardigan

All Wrapped Up

Project – Neckwarmer (crochet)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Roving in 00014 Lichen
Blogger – KristinR

I have been so pleased with this project.  It turned out just how I imagined it would, with substituting Roving for Bernat Chunky.

It will be a gift that I am going to

An “Average” Lady's Hat

Project – Cable Hat
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Roving in 00104 Cobalt
Blogger – Teresaknits

For myself, I knit up this Cable Hat in the new Roving yarn by Bernat, a bulky weight wool and acrylic yarn.

Feeling Blocked!

Project – Crochet Neckwarmer
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Roving in 00014 Lichen
Blogger – KristinR

I just finished crocheting the Bernat Softee Chunky Neckwarmer in Roving (Lichen) and I am loving it!  Here is what it looked like right after I finished crocheting it.  I laid

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