What’s Your “Purse-onality?”

What's Your "Purse-onality?"

Hey knitters, have you heard? Knit bag patterns are all the rage these days. Why spend a lot of money on a designer purse at a department store when you can make one yourself for a lot less money? Plus, when you knit a bag, you can personally decide on every detail and customize the […]

Knit Stitch Spotlight: Seed Stitch

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Hello everyone and Happy Fall! I feel like fall is wool’s season — shorter days and cooler temperatures are certainly conducive for snuggling up indoors with a lap full of yarn. It is the perfect season to knit a sweater, a shawl, socks… the list could go on and on! It is also a wonderful […]

12 Crochet Blanket Patterns for your Grandkids

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Christmas is just a few months away which means that if you haven’t started working up Christmas presents for your grandchildren, you should probably get going! Handmade Christmas gifts are always a great idea: they’re very easily personalized with your grandkid’s favorite color or school colors, and they’re a sweet and sentimental gift. Throughout the […]

10 Crochet Prayer Shawls

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Do you know someone who is ill and may need their spirits lifted? Prayer shawls are becoming a very wonderful way to show your love and support to a friend or relative who you think could benefit from your gesture of care. Crocheted prayer shawls have become increasingly popular as gifts to the ones we […]

Fall Trend Alert: Crochet and Knit Super Scarves

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I’m the type of person who waits to bust out the heavy winter coat until the cold frost has set on the grass – probably because I’m in denial at having to suffer through a frigid winter season. Instead, I layer up as much as possible with sweaters and lighter jackets, with socks, boots and […]

Learn Garter Stitch with 13 Easy Scarf Knitting Patterns

Learn Garter Stitch with 13 Easy Scarf Knitting Patterns

Garter stitch is the perfect stitch for beginner knitters. If you are just learning how to successfully maneuver your needles and yarn, garter stitch will be your new best friend. The most basic stitch is garter stitch, which is knitting every stitch (or purling every stitch). Garter stitch projects are reversible, because the right and […]

Crazy for the Catherine Wheel Stitch

Crazy for the Catherine Wheel Stitch

The Catherine Wheel stitch is such a unique stitch that creates little crochet stitch pinwheels throughout your work. It’s a stitch that lets you practice increasing and decreasing and looks great in multiple colors or as a solid shade. Since it uses such basic crochet stitches, it’s actually pretty easy to learn, despite its complicated […]

Knit Your Worries Away: 20 Knitting Therapy Patterns

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I don’t know about you, but I find knitting extremely therapeutic. When I’ve had a bad day, coming home and picking up a knitting project is a great way to relax, clear my head, and focus my thoughts on something simple and enjoyable. When I’m working on a therapy knitting project, my worries just melt […]

20 Favorite Granny Square Patterns

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As we get ready for the colder weather to set in this fall, what better way to prepare than to start a super warm and cozy crochet afghan project? If you’re particularly fond of the granny square crochet pattern, then you’ll definitely want to try one of these 20 Granny Square Patterns this season. After going […]

25 Knitting Patterns Fit for a Goddess

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Sometimes you just want to feel wrapped in luxury. Like a goddess. I know I do. The richness of super soft yarn and a delicate handmade fabric just can’t be beaten. I love working on knitting patterns that will make me feel like a goddess incarnate. If you’re like me and love to wrap yourself in […]