This motif reminded me of a little rainbow. It’s can be made into whatever size you want. Watch the video tutorial to see how.
If you are interested in learning to knit, I highly recommended the Knitcrate Newbies kit at Knitcrate.com. It has helped me out immensely and I’m only 2 months in. Check out what they sent me this month and what I made with it in the video below.
My owl basket has been request in a knit version ever since I published it in 2013. Now that I’ve taken on knitting, I’ve designed a knit version as close to the crochet version as possible. The best thing about it is that you know if I can make it just about any beginner […][Continue reading...]
Congrats to Gail P. who won the shawl pin with the following comment: I like shawls with sleeves and snazzy shawl pins! Thanks to everyone who entered and be sure to stay tuned for more giveaways.[Continue reading...]
I really like this new motif. The flower has a 3D effect that is really cool. Plus there is no sewing! The square is crocheted right into the flower. Sound hard? It’s actually quite easy, especially with the free video tutorial. Click to download the pattern and watch the video tutorial. Lefties click here.[Continue reading...]
I finally finished my first pair of socks and am ready for even more. The class I took: My First Socks, was absolutely fantastic for learning how to knit a basic pair of socks. The instructions were very clear and showed common pitfalls and why things were done. The first pair is in worsted weight […][Continue reading...]
The newest Learn A Stitch Washcloth is an interesting and easy variation of the half double crochet stitch. The piggyback stitch is aptly named because one half double piggybacks onto another to create this unique texture. The video will walk you through the piggyback process while making a useful washcloth. Click here to download the […][Continue reading...]
As I mentioned before, I signed up for Knit Lab: In the Round from Craftsy. I went through and made all the project included and wanted to share my finished objects as well as give a pro and con overview of the class in case you were thinking of taking it. You can see my […][Continue reading...]
Isn’t this cute? I found it at the local Joanns and had to get one for myself and another for one of you. I love that this is like an actual pin. I don’t have to worry about it falling out as I’m wearing it like a shawl stick. It’s made by Dritz […][Continue reading...]
Skill Level: Easy The Simplicity Shawl is a great shawl for beginners. Its simple repeat is easy to memorize and execute to make a lovely and beautiful finished project. The weight of the yarn and stitches used make this a quite fast shawl to complete as well. There is also a chart for visual crocheters. […][Continue reading...]