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Bright, Happy Christmas Sweater - Finished!

Merry Christmas!  Happy Kwanzaa!  Seasons Greetings!  Happy Hanukkah! (did I leave anyone out?)

My Christmas sweater is FINISHED, and I can now wear it to all the holiday parties I will be attending this year.  Woo Hoo! :D

Using Bernat "Happy Holidays" yarn, I made the

Christmasy Fair Isle Sweater Yoke

(singing) Happy Holidays!  Happy Holidays!
May your fair-isle sweater glisten,
Using sparkly Bernat yarn!  :)

I am having SO much fun doing the fair-isle yoke on my Bernat Yoke Sweater. I am using Bernat "Happy Holidays" yarn, in Twinkly White, Silvered Red, and Glittery Green.

After knitting all that white yarn for the body

Circular Christmas Knitting

I'm so glad you have come back to the Bernat Blog to see the progress on my Christmas Sweater!

We are starting to get to the fun part now. Woo Hoo! Time to join all the parts together, and get started on the colorful yoke. Exciting!

Sparkly Christmas Sleeves

Sleigh bells and snowflakes are on my mind as I work on my sparkly Christmas sweater. I just can't wait to finish my sweater, so I can wear it!

I finished the body portion, and set it aside on stitch holders. And now, I'm starting the sleeves already.

Christmas Holiday Knitting!

Happy Holidays! :)

This year, I have decided to knit a Christmas sweater! Yay!

Bernat's Happy Holidays yarn is perfect for my plan.

I was hoping there would be an pattern available on the website, but unfortunately I was out of luck.

So, I'm improvising. ;)
After

Lovely Red Lacy Scarf - Halfway Done!

Project – Keyhole Scarf in Bernat Satin Sport
BernatCares free pattern
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My red lace scarf is getting prettier every day. I knitted the first lace section, then quickly completed the keyhole, where the other end of the scarf will slip through. Now, I'm halfway through knitting more of the lace pattern, to

Velvety, Rich, Red and Lacy

Project – Keyhole Scarf in Bernat Satin Sport
BernatCares free pattern
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The scarf for my mom is such a wonderful project to knit! I'm loving the feel of the Bernat Satin Sport yarn, and the lacy design for the Keyhole Scarf keeps

Blocking Wool

Project -  Raglan Pullover for charity
Bernat Pattern Book #542012 – 9 Family Designs to Knit
Yarn – Bernat Felting in Snap Dragon
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Now, after several weeks of patient stockinette knitting, it's time to block all the pieces of my warm wool sweater for charity.  I don't mind

Warm and Wooly Knitting

Project -  Raglan Pullover for charity
Bernat Pattern Book #542012 – 9 Family Designs to Knit
Yarn – Bernat Felting in Snap Dragon
Blogger – Shandeh

My house has been chilly lately, and it has been so nice to work on this warm wool sweater for charity.  I've gotten a lot

Wonderful Wool

Project -  Raglan Pullover for charity
Bernat Pattern Book #542012 - 9 Family Designs to Knit
Yarn - Bernat Felting in Snap Dragon
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I've been blogging for Bernat now for over a year, and have learned SO MUCH!  It has truly been a blessing to me.  My crafting

Warm Wool Sweater for Charity

Project -  Raglan Pullover for charity
Bernat Pattern Book #542012 - 9 Family Designs to Knit
Yarn - Bernat Felting in Snap Dragon
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Every year, I knit about 5 or 6 things for charity, in between other projects for myself, friends, and family.  It's very satisfying to knit for charity, because

A New, Colorful Set for My Old, Boring Kitchen

Project - Kitchen Set
Bernat Pattern Book #530160 Kitchen Kolors
Yarn - Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in Mod Blue, Mod Twists, In Motion Twists, Tangerine
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Yippee!!  Just finished making everything for my kitchen.  Using Bernat Mosaic and Bernat Handicrafter Cotton

A Kitchen Full of Color

Project - Kitchen dishcloths and towel
Bernat Pattern Book #530160 Kitchen Kolors
Yarn - Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in Mod Blue, Mod Twists, In Motion Twists
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My cool set of kitchen stuff for my 70's kitchen is growing!  So far, I've made three dishcloths, one towel, and a tea cozy.

70's Kitchen Retrograde

Project - Kitchen dishcloths and towel
Bernat Pattern Book #530160 Kitchen Kolors
Yarn - Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in Mod Blue, Mod Twists, In Motion Twists
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How's it going, Bernat fans?

For the past week, I've been knitting with Bernat's new

Colorful Yarn for Summer Socks

Project – Mom's Ankle Socks (knit)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Baby Cakes
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The bright, happy colors of the Bernat Baby Cakes yarn are PERFECT for summer socks.  Knitting with this yarn just makes me smile. :)

Smooshy Yarn for Comfy Feet

Project – Mom's Ankle Socks (knit)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Baby Cakes
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I think I'm in love......with Bernat Baby Cakes yarn!

This month, I'm knitting a quick pair of comfy ankle socks to wear around the house.  Since I'm such a

Love These Dolls for Charity!

Project – Buddy Toys (knit)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Baby Stretch
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I love these sweet, soft, cushy, comfy dolls!

They were so easy to make, and very fast to knit.  The seaming

Simple Dolls for Charity

Project – Buddy Toys (knit)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Baby Stretch
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Since my last project for the Bernat blog was quite complicated (the Satin Lace Edge Cardigan), I've decided to choose a simpler design this month.  I've really been wanting to try out

Behold...My Purple Masterpiece

Project – Lace Edge Cardigan (knit)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Satin in Lavender
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Yay!  My beautiful purple cardigan is finally finished!

Lacy Edging and Seams!

Project – Lace Edge Cardigan (knit)
Bernat Free Pattern (download here)
Yarn – Bernat Satin in Lavender
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After diligently working on my Bernat Satin Lace Edge Cardigan, all my cardigan pieces were finally complete, and ready for seaming! :)

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