Here is the 2nd in my series of Learn A Stitch Washcloths. The Slant Stitch combines single, half double and double crochet into a cool textured slanted stitch.
I wanted to share with you a little video review of this new blocking mat I just bought. It’s called the Block and Roll by Bag Smith.
I first saw it at the Stitches West show a few years back and was intrigued with it. I like it’s portability and size, but the cost was a little high. I finally took the plunge and bought it and I’m very glad I did. I go more into what I like about it in the video below.
Do you have a Block and Roll? How do you like it, how well is it holding up? I’d love to hear below.
I’m starting a new tradition for my December motif of the month. I’ve decided to do a different snowflake each year. So here is the 2nd in the series. You can check out the pattern and video tutorial here. Lefties click here. Giveaway Time I found these cute little desktop calendars a few […][Continue reading...]
I got a little behind with the holidays, but also wanted to try something new. So instead of full blog posts of the values of all the items in my yarn subscriptions that I receivedlast month, I made up two videos with the breakdowns already included. My first is from Yarnbox. It is the November […][Continue reading...]
Congrats to Dianne M. who won the snail tape measure with the following comment: I have 2 favorites, I love dragonflies, we have many in our yard and they always fly around our pool, they will even land on our fingers, my youngest son and my granddaughter get so excited to have them be so […][Continue reading...]
Wednesday Through Monday Use promo code: turkey during checkout to receive discount.* *Offer good until Monday, December 1st, 2014 midnight Pacific time. Start Shopping New Pattern #1 Granny Square Baby Gift Set Use the most beloved motif to make a cute pair of booties and beanie for a little one you love. The set […][Continue reading...]
I’m starting a new series of Free Pattern Workshops. This washcloth series is going to teach you some new ways to use basic crochet stitches to make cool textures and stitch patterns. The first washcloth is made with a stitch usually called the “Crunch Stitch”. It’s a simple one row repeat, but creates a really […][Continue reading...]
I made some Owl Whooties (who booties) and Beanie Set. You can get them now as usual for 50% off the first week they are out. This super cute whootie set is fun and fast to work up. Finish the whole set in an evening. Change the color and they are great for boys […][Continue reading...]
How cute is this tape measure? Check your gauge with this clever and useful tool. I found it on Amazon and couldn’t resist getting myself one. I also got an extra for one lucky reader. Read on to see how to enter. If simply cannot wait and need one know you can check them out […][Continue reading...]
The new motif is here. I’m calling it a Bicycle Wheel, because that is what it reminds me of. It’s a really easy and fast motif. You can make one in minutes. Put them together to make a cool shawl or scarf. Download the pattern and watch the free video tutorial here. Lefties click here.[Continue reading...]