Category Archives: Gifts

All Washed Up

Various dishcloths for gifts and such. Patterns used: All Washed Up and Baby Fern Stitch Dishcloth [...]

Wedding Ishbel for Sarah

The Ishbel by Ysolda Teague is my go-to for special occasion gift shawls. Love this pattern. Before I know it, I’m at the lace section [...]

Back home, safe and sound

I’m home from my recent trip north to visit my sister and her family. We had a nice time making paper craft tags and packaging for my [...]

Creamy Dreamy Shawl

This pattern is the South Bay Shawlette by Lion Brand Yarn done up in Malabrigo Lace in Natural. I love to make this shawl in this yarn, it& [...]

A Doily Rug for My Sister

My sister saw some doily rugs on Etsy or Pinterest, made from tshirts or that tshirt yarn and asked me if I could make one. I tried to find [...]

Happy Birthday Kristie

A Holden Shawlette for my lunch buddy in Malabrigo sock. The border is done with leftovers of the same yarn in similar colors. [...]

Basketweave baby blanket

This is just a simple basket weave blanket for a co-worker, due in August. The yarn is Loops & Threads Snuggly Wuggly from Michaels in a [...]

Dainty Mary Janes

A friend at work asked for baby booties for her expectant friend, so we settled on this cute pattern and she just loved them. The yarn is Be [...]

Special Olympics Scarves

What a great idea, really. [...]

Robin’s Egg Afghan

This WIP has been “In progress” since February 2009. In my own defense, it’s pretty hot here to be stitching together a he [...]

Merry Christmas from MyDailyFiber!

I’m on a bit of a hiatus now doing other things for the holidays, like baking, decorating and traveling. Early, I know, but I don̵ [...]

Thanksgiving may be over, but I’m still thankful

Over the years I’ve learned to simplify my Thanksgiving a bit by using more out of the box foods and enjoying the meal more. I still s [...]

Christmas gift making

Trying to get a head start on done winter mittens for Christmas. One more color to go. These are Wood hollow mittens in Cascade 220 super wa [...]

Christmas in July, 2011, continued

A few gift scarves are finished for Christmas, whew! But I still have a to-knit-or-crochet list a mile long. Eventually I’m hoping tha [...]

Christmas in July, 2011

I have to work on my Christmas gifts year-round, or I would never get them done. From Webs, this is worsted jo-joland + Valley Yarns Stockbr [...]

Itty Bitty Baby Feet

A cousin asked if I would make socks for her soon-to-arrive baby. I honestly had nothing on the needles so how could I say no? They’re [...]

And away it goes…..

A gift bag completes the gift and off it goes to the birthday girl. Hope she likes it. [...]

Annalisa’s Shawl

This is the Ishbel Shawl, which has become a favorite for me. This is a Christmas present but I try to make those well in advance because I& [...]

Happy Bearthday!

We have a new baby (one of several) arriving soon in my family. I’ve never met this cousin, but we found each other on Facebook, She n [...]

Baby Booties

A co-worker asked me for some baby booties for a baby born into his circle of friends. I just can’t resist baby knitting, know what I [...]

Split Pea Happiness

This scarf is for my niece for her 21st birthday and was made with Berroco Ultra Fine Alpaca held double. The pattern is the Shell Script Wr [...]

Smoke Ring for Christmas

Flared Smoke Ring knit in Malabrigo lace in purple mystery for a Christmas gift. I really enjoy making this pattern. Only took @ half a skei [...]

The Pink Shawl

Hooray! I finished this shawl for a friend for her birthday. I carried it around everywhere I went and tried to work on it. I guess it took [...]

Preemie hats!

Did you know that preemies who wear hats stay warmer? It’s true. We lose body heat through our heads, so it makes sense to make preemi [...]

Crocheting for a cause…

Having had 2 preemies, I try to give to the preemie charities whenever I can. In a group I belong to, August was declared “Preemie Mon [...]

Michelle’s Bookworm Recipe – a free pattern

If you have yarn scraps (and I bet you do) this is a great little project to use them up and readers and children seem to love them. I have [...]

Socks for Jack

I finished his wool socks, after much ripping and frustration. He did receive them before his birthday, which was the goal. I have to say 5 [...]
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