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Here are six simple holiday projects all under $35.00 that won’t break the bank and require only a few hours of knitting time.

Tick, tock, the clock is ticking, don’t get caught without your bag of wool.


Colonel Talbot Scarf by Joan Janes,  350 to 400 yards of worsted weight yarn on #9’s. Choose from (2) Rowan Pure Wool Worsted,  (2) Manos Maxima (1) skein of Cascade Eco or Eco+.

Sherwood Mitts by Pam Allen, (1) skein of Quince Owl or (1) skein of Swans Island American Collection Worsted, on size #3 and #6 needles for a pair of fingerless with class.

Chunkeanie by Wooly Wormhead (1) skein of Cascade Eco or Ec0+ will make THREE unisex hats.

Red Flannel Fingerless by Alicia Plummer, 150 yards  of Debbie Bliss Rialto DK or (2) skeins of Swans Island Eco DK  on #6 and #7 needles.

Simple Garter Stitch Slippers by handepande, (1) skien of any fingering weight sock yarn held double or 250-350 yards or worsted weight yarn on #4 needles will keep anyones toes toasty.

Thirty-eight by Jane Cochran, #10 needles  and (2) skeins of Cascade 128 Superwash or Quince Puffin for a cowl with character.

Roku by Olga Buraya-Kefelian, a unisex cap on #5 and #6 needles and (1) skein of Manos Maxima.

2 Row Reversible Scarf by Jen Reilly uses only two skeins of Cascade 128 Superwash or Quince Puffin on #11 needles.

Jack Pine Tree by Elizabeth Murphy, a few yards of worsted weight yarn on #6 needles and you can have a dozen of these in a few hours. I had Mr. ITL cut me a few small tree limbs for bases but I also  ordered some essential oils online, attached thin ribbon and a bell and gave them as eco automobile air fresheners (don’t stuff the base).  Just refreshen with a few drops and they are ready to use again.