Welcome to Little Woolly Things

I’m so happy to see you here!  Allow me to show you around a bit and give you a glimpse into the knitting and crochet projects that I am working on.  You will find links to all of my patterns for sale and some cute little things in my Etsy shop, Little Woolly Things on Etsy

I hope you enjoy your visit.

Click images below for purchase information.

Think of Me Shawl pattern available in my Ravelry Store
Fat Cat stitch marker/progress keeper
A Little Lotion for Crafty Hands

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Little Woolly Things Podcast Episode 5 – Knitting with Leicester and the kids

Hey, guys! I hope you’re enjoying my podcast.  It is proving to be quite an adventure, as we transition from Summer to Fall and into the school routine.  I am planning some big things for this year, not the least of which is the Sneaky Gift KAL that I am hosting.  You can get all …

Patterns

You can find my original designs for sale at my Knit Picks Independent Designer page , on Ravelry or in my Etsy shop at www.littlewoollythings.etsy.com

To purchase patterns through my Ravelry Store, just click the “Buy Now” button below the pattern photo.

Autumn Pumpkin Trio by Wendelika Cline
Autumn Pumpkin Trio Pattern available in my Ravelry Store buy now

 

Basketweave Lace Bath Set
Basketweave Lace Bath Set available in my Ravelry Store buy now
Breathe Yoga Socks pattern available in my Ravelry Store buy now
Cornflower Cowl available in my Ravelry Store buy now
Earth Colors Fingerless Mitts pattern available in my Ravelry Store buy now
Gypsy Caravan Shawl pattern available in my Ravelry Store buy now
Mulberry and Velvet Fingerless Gloves pattern available in my Ravelry Store buy now
My Cat Walks All Over Me Socks pattern available in my Ravelry Store buy now
Neapolitan Rolled Edge Fingerless Gloves pattern available in my Ravelry Store buy now
Oh, So Retro Tennis Socks pattern available in my Ravelry Store buy now
Sedimentary Shawl pattern available in my Ravelry Store buy now
Think of Me Shawl pattern available in my Ravelry Store buy now
Tulip Lace Yoga Socks pattern available in my Ravelry Store buy now
Winter Ice Fingerless Mitts pattern available in my Ravelry Store buy now

Free patterns:

mini mermaid free pattern
Mini Mermaid FREE pattern – click image to download

Miniature Mermaid Pattern

Lacy Chevrons Headband FREE PATTERN – click image to download

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LacyChevronsHeadband

 

About

Hi!  I’m Wendelika and I love to make things with yarn.  I love my family and I love my Lord Jesus more than anything, but I really enjoy making things and teaching  other people how to make things.  I’ve done some oil painting, some simple wood carving, cake decorating, spinning, tatting, sewing, and embroidery but the two crafts that I keep coming back to are knitting and crochet.

I love wool and linen and cotton and silk and bamboo fibers.  I love the different qualities that each fiber adds to the yarn.  I love the differences that spinning methods can make in yarn.  I especially love finding that perfect thing that the yarn wants to be.

I grew up with yarn in my hands. My grandma started it with Cat’s Cradle, then weaving pot holders with loops of nylon. When my first pot holder was woven, I had to get it off the loom somehow, so my mom taught me how to crochet the loops off the loom. That was my first experience with crochet.

Through the years, Grandma taught me how to knit, just to give me something to do. I wasn’t very good at sitting still. Mom taught me how to crochet granny squares and soon after, my dolls were all wearing the most amazing outfits – all based on granny square crochet. I figured out how to increase and decrease to get the shapes that I wanted mostly by trial and error.

As I grew older and the 70s, with their wild crocheted and otherwise handmade fashions morphed into the 80s, my love affair with yarn cooled down. I learned to play guitar (a little) and fancied myself to be a songwriter. I studied music seriously, played professionally with the 234th Army Band, Oregon Army National Guard and eventually, after marrying and becoming a stay at home mom, realized that I really missed my creative time. I had never completely given up knitting and crochet, but I dove into learning more techniques and made fiber arts more and more of a focus.

I believe that we can all learn so much from these creative experiences.  New knitters/crocheters/crafters and experienced alike can work together to build each other up and learn together.  The growth of the internet and its social media platforms has enabled us to share patterns, ideas and techniques in ways that we couldn’t have imagined until now.  This blog is just a tiny speck in the blogosphere, but I hope to use it to connect with you, my crafting friend, and offer new ideas, tips and tricks for creating your own things with yarn.

Now is a great time to learn, to connect and to grow.  Won’t you join me?

Contact

Hey, I’d love to hear from you!  You can catch me on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook or feel free to shoot me an email.  Need help with a knitting or crochet project?  I might be able to assist.  At least, I’m willing to give it a shot.