Thursday, December 13, 2012

Christmas Presents

I have been busy knitting and crocheting Christmas gifts for my family.
I crocheted this shawl in Cherry and White colorway for my Mom for Christmas. I used Bernat Alpaca Natural Blends yarn, which is a blend of 70% Acrylic/ 30% Alpaca. She doesn't like wool, so I had to find something that she would feel was soft enough. I used a size N crochet hook and a free pattern from Lion Brand Yarn. I added a white border that was not included in the pattern.

I also knitted and felted these French Press Slippers from Paton's Classic Wool in the colorway of Peacock. It was an easy pattern with nine pieces that had to be stitched together, then felted. These are for my Mom for Christmas also.
I knitted these moccasins for my Aunt for Christmas. I found the pattern in a booklet. They are knitted from Paton's Classic Wool in the colorways Cranberry and Loden. They are supposed to have beads  on the toes, but I liked them better without the beads.
These wool socks are from my brother, and I really liked the colors.
These are for me for Christmas. I really love the colors. I used yarn from a local yarn in Bristol, PA. This is my pattern, and I have made other mitts from this pattern.
Aren't they pretty?
You can also push them down and wear them this way.
Closing with my Mom's Christmas shawl.


  1. Those are some seriously awesome presents! I love the colors of the mitts!

  2. So cute! Love those slippers and mitts. I want to make myself some slippies soon!