Crochet Alternative for Calorimetry Headwrap

I recently knitted the Calorimetry as it had been on my Ravelry Q for some time and it looked like it would be a quick knit and a little break from more tedious knitting.

However, I didn’t care for the way the pattern was written at all. It used short rows which I love, but explained no way to hide the wraps, which I thought was strange. So, I hid them as I had learned, but the pattern really needs to be re-written so I will have an easier time of knitting it next time, that is if there is a next time!

Anyway, I happened upon this FREE pattern below at NexStitch and it combines my love of Crochet as well as Tunisian Crochet. This one looks promising! It calls for the use of velcro, which I don’t think is a great idea, as velcro could get caught up in your hair, so I’ll fashion a button closure of some kind for mine.

So have you knit Calorimetry and did you like it? If you crochet why not give Honey Panta a go… and let me know what you think of it!

I’ll be giving it a go for sure!

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Free Honey Panta Crochet Pattern   ~   Price: FREE

Keep your head warm with this cool honey-colored panta. A graduated wave pattern made from basic crochet stitches adorns the top. Velcro closures in the back are created from Tunisian knit stitching.

Skill Level:
This crochet panta is rated at an easy/intermediate skill level and is highly recommended for any crocheter, especially beginners. Links to our free crochet videos are included.

1 skein of Caron, Simply Soft (Buttercup)
Crochet Hook Sizes USG6/(4.00mm) & Size USH8/(5.00mm), or size needed for gauge

Substitute Yarns:
Lion Brand, Wool-Ease
Lion Brand, Lion Chenille

Patons Classic Wool

Or substitute your own worsted weight yarn!

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Knitting and Crochet “Q”


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Wild Knitting Woman!

What is it about wanting to knit everything and anything you see in a book, magazine, Ravelry or on a friend or that a friend has made? I just have to stop! I mean I will never, ever have time to make everything I have a pattern for, but that doesn’t make me want them any less!

Here are some of my most recent book and pattern purchases and why I wanted them!

First I lucked up and got a lot of doilie booklets on eBay and only really wanted the Vintage “Coffee and Cream Doilies” one. I got this whole lot (which included the Coffee and Cream one) for less than just buying the one Vintage book. She even included some extra one’s and 2 of them are from the 1940’s!

Next, a few pattern booklets and a couple of books.

The first Yarnplay and Yarnplay at Home are 2 books in one, which I received from my Craft book club. Very worth keeping. Here’s a few things from that book that I want to knit.

A couple from my new Amigurumi book…

some from Simply Knitting magazine…

more, more, more

now to find the time and extra pair of hands…!

I also got my skein samples for May and had to put in an order for some of the NEW Luna! I’ve already swatched for my next project.

Last but not least my copy of Hungry Girl came and it’s a wealth of knowledge as well as great recipes for low calorie eating. Check out for more info.

Why am I still sitting here… I’ve got knitting to do!