How to make Twiddlemuffs
Twiddlemuffs (or twiddlemitts) are knitted hand-warmers that provide sensory stimulation for people living with dementia. They keep restless hands busy and soothe and comfort those who are anxious or agitated.
Whippoorwill is a modest, yet elegant shawl whose contrasting lines of eyelets dance along its border like the unique song of the bird whose call lilts through the air of the midwestern woodland where I was raised. Its range of sizes, crescent shape, and wide wingspan allow for several different styles of wear.
Free pattern Friday: Colorblock Shawl
(Photo: Jen Emmerson) Colorblock Shawl by Jenn Emmerson is an easy-knitting, easy-wearing piece that will take you from early fall into winter. It’s worked in one piece from the bottom up in …
Colorblock Shawl is a fun twist on a classic triangular shawl. It is worked in one piece from the bottom up in solid, contrasting colors. It is a great beginner pattern, using simple increases to create the triangular shape.