I love to work with yarn. I have taught myself to crochet and to knit basic items. I love the way that knit baby caps look with their little top knots and rolling brims. But I am much better at crocheting. I am doing intermediate works such as these Christening gowns below:
|Double Love Knot Dress|
|Tiny Blossom Dress|
I also tried Magic Loop method of knitting. Worked well until I would put it down and it would end up turning itself inside out and I ended up purling the knits because it was facing the wrong way. Sigh. Cut yarn and try again.
At first, I was leary of knitting with DPNS. I thought that it would be akin to knitting with a porcupine. The biggest help was switching from metal needles to bamboo needles. The bamboo prevents the stitches from slipping off as easily.
|Knit cap with DPNs(Double-pointed needles)|
|Four knitted caps|
But caps are not really special unless they come with a set of matching booties. And there I ran into another problem. Finding a cute but easy knitted bootie pattern. I have tons of cute crochet booties patterns but knit was not going well.
|My Angel Booties with knit cap|