Saturday, February 12, 2011

...my new gaiter...

...remember the gaiter that I knit and stitched for Scout right before Christmas...

...he loves it so - it's so soft and comfy and warm - and he's getting tired of me borrowing it all the time...

...so I finally just got busy and made one for myself...I knew it wouldn't take long...just knit a tube 80 stitches by 65 rows on size 9 or 10 needles...I used 9 on mine - but I'm pretty sure I used 10 on his...mine's a little bit more snug...

...then sew a tube out of some nice soft cotton jersey...

...stitch them together - right sides together...

...turn it back to the inside - fold under a quarter inch or so and stitch around the bottom...and TaaDaaa - you're done...cozy new gaiter...

...and it's all matchy-matchy with my Panta Headband and wrist warmers...so that's how long that skein of yarn has been in my stash...

8 comments:

  1. Way to work the stash! I have so much stuff that's been in my basket for years that I'm slowly knitting up.

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  2. Very nice Teresa:-)

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  3. I'm glad you have a pretty gaiter for all that cold weather you have. Hope you are getting a little of the warm-up we have here. Come on, Spring!! MOM

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  4. i love your new gaiter. i've been knitting one for me and i didn't even know that this is called a gaiter in english, always good to learn new stuff!

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  5. hey - i'm sitting around, sipping some earl grey....lovely and colorful! glad you can stay warm.. we'll be seeing 70 degrees by the end of the week - yay!!!

    love, k

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  6. Those colors are gorgeous!

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  7. So smart! I like that you lined it... probably makes it more comfortable to wear and much warmer!

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