Entries from TortillaGirl.com tagged with 'accessories'

Baby Cable Pom Hat (Cute!)

Remember that scarf with the pompoms that I knit a little while back? The kind buyer who ordered it wanted a cable hat to go along with it, so I came up a variation of my cabled beanie for it....

Posted on December 20, 2016 5:50 PM

Baby Alpaca Snood in Midnight Blue

My baby alpaca knit lace snood is now available in Midnight Blue (I looooooove this color): Currently to be found in my shop here or here....

Posted on December 20, 2016 5:37 PM

Cable Knit PomPom Scarf Oh Yeah

I made this merino rib cable scarf with pom poms at the request of a customer, who wanted it for her child. Now Max wants me to make him one in "white, purple, gray, blue and red" [because clearly...

Posted on December 2, 2016 7:25 PM

New: PDF knitting pattern

Rain or shine, knitters are always knitting. A pom pom hat with seed stitch and bobble cable in spring? Okay: Now available in my shop as a PDF knitting pattern: Knitting skill level: • Advanced beginner to intermediate with knowledge...

Posted on April 8, 2015 1:12 PM

The PomPom Lace Hat in Red:

Now in my Etsy shop!...

Posted on October 14, 2014 6:18 PM

Chunky Knits Sale!

-----> 15% off the chunky knits found in the "sale" section of my shop! -----> 10% off all orders of 75€ or more with code OCTOBER2014. This code can also be applied to sale items. (25% off! Yay!) Ends...

Posted on October 7, 2014 6:24 PM

"A" for Apple Pie

Ah, winter. How I love thee! Because I get to use my oven. A lot. All the time, practically. When it's summer and you don't got an air conditioner and you live in France your oven takes a little...

Posted on March 2, 2014 7:58 PM

Camila in Blue

Someone ordered the Camila slouch hat in blue and I think it looks fantastic! Get it here, in my shop....

Posted on January 3, 2014 2:46 PM

New colors:

(I love the smell of new yarn in the morning.) I've just received four new colors in my favorite mer-i-noooo! Beige (a shade darker than stone), woodland (a heather brown), blue and purple. Now any of my creations made of...

Posted on November 26, 2013 1:01 PM

Celtic Cable Mitts Are Baaaaaaaaack

• Expertly hand-knit of the finest quality superwash 98% extrafine Australian merino wool/2% elite polyester spun in Italy. • Merino wool is a superior fiber that is soft, natural, renewable, breathable, and kind to sensitive skin. • Seamless and...

Posted on November 21, 2013 2:36 PM

PDF Knitting Pattern: Boyfriend Hat

Knitting skill level: Advanced beginner to intermediate with knowledge on how to knit in the round on circular and double pointed needles. Contains directions for three sizes: a) S: 56 cm (22") - 57 cm (22 ½”) b) M:...

Posted on November 19, 2013 2:00 PM

New colors, new fiber:

The Chunky Beanie, a longtime favorite in my shop and a timeless classic, now comes in a 50% superfine alpaca/50% highland wool in three fantastic neutrals! I cannot sing enough praises about the luxuriousness of this all natural fiber: It's...

Posted on November 13, 2013 2:47 PM

We Like Chunky.

I'm having so much fun knitting up these little circle scarves. The yarn is really cool: It's not spun, but is a tube made up of rows of knit stitches. When knit up it creates a wonderful texture. Right...

Posted on November 7, 2013 2:19 PM

The Evelyn in PINK.

If neutrals aren't really your thing, the snug little beanie I call "Evelyn" is currently available in pink, fuchsia and berry. Want to knit your own? PDF pattern is also currently available in my shop. xo, TortillaGirl...

Posted on October 29, 2013 8:23 PM

Sneak Peek at a Work in Progress:

I'm currently working on an updated version of the Boyfriend Beanie below: My new version is in a slightly thinner and glossier Italian spun merino wool, and will have more rounded crown shaping for a sophisticated look. It will...

Posted on October 23, 2013 3:33 PM

How about...

...a loose braids cowl in an fabulously subtle eggplant color? It's not too bright and is opaque enough to go with just about anything. Make it your new black or gray :) Currently available in my Etsy shop in the...

Posted on October 14, 2013 5:31 PM

Knitting Pattern:

Now you can knit your own chunky cowl with cables. The eye catching design reminds me of loose double braids. It is a fun knit that makes for a stylish cold weather accessory. Knitting skill level: Intermediate with knowledge...

Posted on August 26, 2013 1:07 PM

Fall Wraps!

The end of summer already? It's back to school and back to work! Before you know it those fall winds will come swooshing in. Get your neck ready for cold weather with these stylish wraps in the softest and warmest...

Posted on August 24, 2013 12:09 PM

Knitting Pattern:

Now you can knit your snug and stylish cabled hat, inspired by Evelyn Salt. (Jumping off bridges onto moving trucks optional.) Best fits head circumference from 55 cm (21 10/16") up to 56 cm (22"). Required: • Heavy worsted...

Posted on August 20, 2013 7:20 PM

New: Chunky Ribbed Cowls in Fancy Yarn

A chunky cowl hand knit of wool blend fiber from Europe. The yarn is neat-o: it's not spun, but is a tube of knit stitches which makes for a beautifully textured fabric. It's stylish and versatile: You can wear...

Posted on August 16, 2013 7:11 PM

Knitting pattern:

A PDF knitting pattern so you can knit your own chunky cowl with cables. It is an easy and relaxing knit that makes for a stylish cold weather accessory for men and women alike. A favorite with gift givers....

Posted on August 16, 2013 2:33 PM

Hey, Knitters:

The Gigi Slouch Hat PDF knitting pattern is now available for digital download in my Etsy shop. Knitting skill level: Intermediate with knowledge on how to knit in the round on circular and double pointed needles. Size: Best fits...

Posted on August 12, 2013 7:47 PM

Triangle Scarf in Cream Merinoooooo

Something about this color just says, "Me so soooooft". A buyer requested a triangle scarf in the cream color and I lurve it. Soft and perfect for all seasons. Nothing like a soft, light, neutral accessory to tie things...

Posted on May 21, 2013 12:34 PM

Sneak peek:

Really long linen and cotton lace scarf with fringe. Entirely hand-knit in a pretty lace stitch and let me tell you: It really is long. Super long. And I heart it so much I may keep the sample for myself!...

Posted on April 15, 2013 5:31 PM

Blackbirdtees & Penelope!

This made my day: Jody of Blackbird Tees is wearing the Penelope hat I knit for her in two of her shop listings. It looks so fabulous on her and she is over the top cute! (P.S. I love how...

Posted on March 3, 2013 11:58 AM

All Over Popcorn and Cable Pom Slouch Hat

A buttery soft hat knit of luxe French merino wool fiber spun in Italy. Stylish with an all over popcorn and cable design, and topped with a pom. This hat looks great on everybody! Available in cream (shown), brown,...

Posted on December 9, 2012 8:54 PM

Double Loop Infinity Scarf in Variegated Black & Gray

Lightweight yet warm, this stylish and warm knit infinity scarf of alpaca and wool blend fiber is a perfect cold weather accessory for men and women. It is knit in an original stitch pattern that looks like a large...

Posted on December 5, 2012 11:36 AM

Popcorn and Cable Slouch Hat

A buttery soft hat knit of luxe French merino wool fiber. Simple yet stylish with a single popcorn and cable motif on one side. Now in my shop, and it comes in different colors!...

Posted on November 13, 2012 4:53 PM

Clara PomPom Slouch, Updated

She's baaaaaaaaaack. My Clara pompom slouch hat, that is. A longtime favorite in my shop and the first pompom slouch in this design I ever created is back in a similar color and updated in a sleeker, fine-grade merino...

Posted on November 12, 2012 5:17 PM

Baby Alpaca Lace Infinity Scarf with Fringe

It's fringerrific! And it's available in my shop this winter....

Posted on November 7, 2012 4:19 PM

Baby Alpaca Lace Infinity Scarf

A hand knitted loop scarf of 100% pure baby alpaca in an original lace stitch with textured band along the side. It is as soft as it looks. Softer, even. And just as warm. [Side note: It took me...

Posted on November 6, 2012 4:27 PM

New Colors in Merino Wool

These colors are currently available for my hand knits made in merino wool. Just select the color you want in the drop down menu above the "add to cart" button of the item listing in my Etsy shop. Happy...

Posted on November 5, 2012 7:15 PM

To fringe or not to fringe?

(I fringed.)...

Posted on October 31, 2012 8:38 PM

Sneak peak: New item

A new item on the needles right now. 100% baby alpaca. It is soooo soft. My third attempt at experimenting with a new stitch pattern and I finally nailed one that achieves the look I had in mind. In...

Posted on October 18, 2012 6:03 PM

Triple Loop Infinity Scarf in Alpaca Blend

Brand new this season and currently available in my Etsy shop....

Posted on October 1, 2012 2:29 PM

Phrygian Hat in Merino Cashmere

I've only got a couple of these left as my fiber supplier no longer produces this yarn. [Sob!] Here, in my shop....

Posted on August 2, 2012 4:45 PM

Chunky Beanie in Super Warm Merino is Baaaaaaack

Know why I love this hat? It is a clean, simple style that any guy (or girl; this hat is uniex) will find flattering. Plus, it's made of some of the nicest pure merino wool I've ever laid my...

Posted on December 1, 2011 3:05 PM

Monique PomPom Slouch Hat

A chunky hat knit of luxe French merino wool in an eye-catching design, the teeniest bit of slouch and a puffy pompom. Available in my Etsy shop this winter....

Posted on November 23, 2011 5:52 PM

Beret Style Slouch Hat in Merino Cashmere

Available in RED in very limited edition this winter. If you like it, get it while you can; this color is rare and I have only enough to make a few. See it in my Etsy shop....

Posted on November 16, 2011 7:06 PM

Chunky Knit Infinity Scarf in Black

Remember my chunky plait infinity scarf in gray? Well, I just had to make one in black for this winter. Because black is fabulous. See it in my Etsy shop....

Posted on November 15, 2011 3:45 PM

LouLou Slouch Hat in Charcoal

I'm very happy to have the LouLou available in charcoal black this season! Not only is it chic and urban, it matches with everything. How can you not love it? I do. Brand new in my Etsy shop this...

Posted on November 14, 2011 3:16 PM

Sunflower Fingerless Mitts

These fingerless mitts are hand knit of soft and luxurious Italian-spun merino wool in a happy sunflower color. A stylish and unique accessory for this fall and winter. Brand new in my Etsy shop this season....

Posted on October 17, 2011 4:12 PM

Celtic Cable Mitts

Soft and practical fingerless mitts with a romantic Celtic motif and hand-knit in a shade of gray to make them easily matched to any color outfit. New in my shop this winter!...

Posted on September 15, 2011 4:51 PM

Swirl Cable Mitts

Fingerless mitts in a swirl cable pattern (that took me a couple of prototypes to get just right at this width and length.) Hand-knit of merino cashmere in a soft, pearl gray. Luxurious, high-end fiber from France. Extremely limited...

Posted on September 8, 2011 3:47 PM

Emma, in cream.

A buyer recently asked for my Emma slouch hat in cream. (The original sample was knit in light brown, as seen in the listing.) I've made this hat to order in cream before, but this time I decided to...

Posted on August 2, 2011 2:27 PM

LouLou, in cotton.

Brand new in the shop. The LouLou in cotton! It took me a couple of prototypes to get the fit right as cotton does not have as much elasticity to it as other fibers. But I did it, and...

Posted on July 28, 2011 1:27 PM

Romantica French Linen Cuff

Here's another textile cuff of which I offered a limited number in my Etsy shop a few years ago. It's timeless, so it's coming back. 100% French linen (which is very fancy, I must say). Color is a flossy...

Posted on February 22, 2011 7:49 PM

The Chunky Plait in Gray

I'm telling you, this merino blend fiber sure is butter soft. It's fast becoming my favorite. Right up there with the cashmere merino. THAT'S how nice it is. Chunky Plait, for warmth or just as a statement piece. In...

Posted on February 16, 2011 7:00 PM

Rosebuds French Linen Cuff

I offered a limited number of this cuff in my Etsy shop about two (or three?) years ago. It's time to bring it back. 100% French linen. The fiber is very posh, I must say. Color is a very...

Posted on February 12, 2011 6:24 PM

This one is for fun: Coffee cup cozy.

Sometimes I just can't help myself. Your to-go cups want to wear dresses. I know this, because they told me. (Okay, I'm kidding about the last part.) Lace hearts that look like butterflies. Coffee cup cozy. (Or wrist cuff,...

Posted on February 10, 2011 7:18 PM

Lace. Bumps. Frost. Alpacaaaaaaaaaa.

LouLou slouch hat: in my Etsy shop....

Posted on February 8, 2011 5:16 PM

Popcorn Tube Scarf

Creme frâiche! A tube scarf in fine merino wool and acrylic. It's super soft. (Some people assume that anything with wool is itchy but this is definitely not the case here.) The bobbles remind me of little popcorn clusters. It's...

Posted on February 4, 2011 5:20 PM

Softest. Mitts. Everrrrrr.

------------> Fingerless mitts with thumb extension, soft pearly gray. In my Etsy shop....

Posted on February 1, 2011 8:50 PM

Beret style

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Posted on December 30, 2010 12:00 PM

It's baaaaaaaaaaaack.

Knit collar. Pure wool. From France. In purple. Oh, purple. One of my favorite colors. [Knit Collar in Organic Merino Wool in my Etsy shop.] Elena from betsy3.etsy.com in her knit collar! How fab is this photo? And she makes...

Posted on December 28, 2010 6:35 PM

It's like a wee Aran sweater...

...for your neck. Braided Neck Cozy in Pure Wool Other Aran fabulousness: {Photo source @flickr} {Photo source @etsy} {Photo source @style.com} Psst...don't miss out on my GIVEAWAY for a braided neck cozy....

Posted on December 16, 2010 5:37 PM

A Chunky Beanie

...to go with all those neck cozies & collars in pure wool in my shop. Chunky Beanie in Pure Wool Peoples, this thing is WARM. And I mean really warm. I wanted to keep the sample for myself, but Monsieur...

Posted on December 14, 2010 5:16 PM

Ring around the cozy

Click each picture for a larger view! Top row: Cabled Collar in Brown, Braided Neck Cozy in Cream, Plait Neck Cozy in Prussian Middle Row: Braided Neck Cozy in Purple, Cabled Collar in Blue, Braided Neck Cozy in Yellow...

Posted on December 6, 2010 5:54 PM

Chain, chain, chain

Is what this reminds me of. 50% of the finest merino wool and 50% acrylic grown and spun in Europe. This fiber is very soft and warm; it both looks and feels of its high quality. I used a hand-executed...

Posted on December 4, 2010 10:27 AM

Blue skies, all the time.

[Braided Neck Cozy in Pure Wool by me. Mwah!] I'd style it with these fantastic pieces from Etsy shops: [Autumn Nocturne Necklace by by kathiroussel] [Cloud Nine Dress by minxshop] [1960s Mod Fedora by jessjamesjake] [Branch Ring by masaoms]...

Posted on November 16, 2010 7:30 PM

Cabled Collar, Pure Wool

What I love about this collar is that you can tuck it in your coat pocket or bag, and pull it out when you want to keep your throat warm. 100% pure wool grown and spun in France. In...

Posted on October 28, 2010 6:16 PM

Boyfriend Beanie

I feel like I'm in a soft cocoon when I wear this hat. Sooooo cosy and comforting. Stretches to fit, so it's good for both guys and girls. See it in my Etsy shop this fall and winter. Wishing...

Posted on October 28, 2010 6:11 PM

I love you, PomPom.

One of my fabulous buyers ordered a Penelope PomPom hat in BLUE and like the proud little Mama of PomPoms that I am I wanted to show it off to you. Isn't it awesome in this color? xo, TortillaGirl...

Posted on October 20, 2010 5:00 PM

Alpacaaaaaaaaaaa.

Again, with the cables! I can't get enough of them, friends. They're fabulous. It's that Mad Men influence, I tell you. In my Etsy shop this season: Marisa, the Cabled Tube Scarf, and Wilhelmina. (Mix and match, as they're...

Posted on October 19, 2010 6:25 PM

Super chunk.

My latest accessories hand knit in a fine fiber that is super soft and warm with zero itchiness. Not heavy or dense, so it drapes beautifully despite its chunkiness. Half merino wool, half acrylic. Grown and spun locally. Available...

Posted on October 18, 2010 5:40 PM

Totally cables.

Cabled Tube Scarf in Alpaca Blend, in my Etsy shop this fall and winter. I was inspired by the cabled sweaters worn by the women in Mad Men. {photo: vogue us, september 2010}...

Posted on October 12, 2010 8:24 AM

If you like hats...

...then boy, oh boy have I got something for you. Brand spanking new this season: Meet Penelope, the Phrygian inspired one, and Tilly. All original designs hand-knit in alpaca/wool/acrylic blend. Warm and stylish, they can be matched with any of...

Posted on October 6, 2010 6:22 PM

Alpaca blend tube scarves, yo.

Like a sweater for your neck. But better. Tube scarves from my fall/winter 2010 accessories collection are now making their way into my Etsy shop! Inspired by my walks in the park and gardens in the Loire valley, my color...

Posted on October 4, 2010 7:56 PM

These slouch hats are baaaaack...

Camila Slouch Hat. ...and keep your eye out for the others. There are more. Lots more. In other fibers and new styles. Coming soon. Meanwhile, the Camila and my French style beret are back in my shop this fall...

Posted on September 23, 2010 6:20 PM

PomPom, I love thee.

Time to get your knit on. These are the last of my beret-inspired PomPom toppers in this particular fiber and in these colors. I've been busy creating new designs and similar PomPom lovelies are on the way soon, but...

Posted on September 1, 2010 6:07 PM

Sunflower Collar

Sunflower Collar. Baby, it's coooold out. Below 0 today, so I'm really starting to look forward to sunny days and blue skies. Days are still short and I don't like to use or work with artificial lighting during the...

Posted on January 27, 2010 10:42 AM

Dear friends,

I'd like for you to keep your neck warm. With one of my tube scarves. Because it's really getting cold out. In my etsy shop: Textured Tube Scarf in Milk Chocolate Alpaca Blend, Textured Tube Scarf in Charcoal Gray Alpaca...

Posted on December 11, 2009 8:10 AM

Paper Flower Girl, so lovely!

I'm very proud to feature a selection of beautiful pieces from the Paper Flower Girl jewelry line, "feminine, nostalgic and delicate...created with a combination of new and vintage materials" in my TortillaGirl shop. I've just recently added some of her...

Posted on December 1, 2009 11:09 AM

More hats than you can shake a stick at

...or a knitting needle, as it were. Click each picture for a larger view! Top row: Clara PomPom Hat, Camille Slouch Hat, Beret Style Slouch Hat Pumpkin Edition Middle Row: LouLou Slouch Hat, Monique PomPom Hat, Camila Slouch Hat Bottom...

Posted on November 26, 2009 9:02 AM

Mindless Knitting of the Day

Every time I need a break from work I knit a few rows on something, like this armwarmer still on the needles. The color is a plum/berry and I love the richness of it. Small projects like this are...

Posted on February 18, 2009 3:22 PM

I'm not a pullover-type person

"Brown Sugar Fingerless Mitts" "Ripe Mulberry Fingerless Mitts" I don't like pullover sweaters because I don't get cold very easily and sweaters are true to their name: They make me sweat. Plus, I dislike having to pull sweaters on...

Posted on February 9, 2009 3:08 PM

Hand-knit accessories, all the time

Spring and summer is around the corner where I live, but I knit all year round 'cause I love to knit. In order to keep offering up my little hand-knit accessories I've opened up a brand new Etsy shop:...

Posted on February 5, 2009 8:16 AM

Merino and cashmere....oh la la.

Here's another sneaky peek at something I'm working on right now and plan on listing in the shop: "Luxury Button Scarflette" It's another luxury button scarflette hand knit in merino cashmere blend yarn and accented with some gorgeous French vintage-style...

Posted on October 23, 2008 7:31 AM

Fall Previews

Just a peek. Lots more coming :-) "Wannabe Punk Armwarmers" (Click here to purchase Wannabe Punk Armwarmers in forest green and black.) A few years ago I designed a pair of opera-length armwarmers for myself and showed a picture of...

Posted on September 5, 2008 12:36 PM

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