The Most Stunning Summer Knit Shawl Pattern You’ll Ever See

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When the warm and bright days of summer finally arrive, the last thing we want is a bulky knit shawl wrapped around our shoulders.  This long and ethereal wrap is worked up in a fine and hazy yarn with a soft color palette that will be perfect with any outfit throughout the summer.  The Unwind […]

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Make Amazing Projects with Multicolored Yarns

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If you’re like me, you are instantly drawn to multicolored yarns in the store or at a fiber festival. But once you get home, you may find it challenging to pick a project that suits the yarn. Today, I’m going to be sharing my tips for using more multicolored yarns in your crochet and knitting projects!  Working with multicolored yarns […]

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Fast & Easy Knit DIY Mother’s Day Gifts You Can Make in a Hurry!

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There is a special woman in our lives that needs a little bit of extra recognition. While we should love on her everyday, having a special day that is all about her is truly a gift in itself.  This year, instead of buying a gift, try knitting one for her. Not only will you have […]

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When Life Gives You Lemons… #stitchawaystress

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I’ve recently talked about the health benefits of knitting and crochet and how knitting and crocheting can help alleviate (or at the very least reduce) many of the symptoms of a stressful life. Studies have shown that the repetitive motion and concentration required to knit and crochet will help calm you down, lowering your stress hormone levels […]

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DIY Spring Cleaning Tools to Knit and Crochet + BONUS GIVEAWAY!

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Winter comes and I look forward to snuggling under a crochet afghan while I finish my knit holiday gifts.  After a while, though, it because tiresome and the house loses that warm and snuggly feeling and just begins to feel stuff and closed in. The first day after a long winter that I am able […]

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You Knit It: Now Learn How to Wear A Shawl

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Now that you have spent countless hours finishing that beautiful knit shawl pattern, you are going to want to wear it.  Once you’ve made a cute shawl, you might wonder how you’ll keep it on all day.  After all, nothing is worse than putting something on in the morning and not being able to keep […]

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Light & Lacy Tops: 9 Lovely Free Knitting Patterns for Spring

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It seems like when Spring finally arrives that the only seasonal knitting patterns that I can find are light and lacy scarf knitting patterns.  While scarves are always a great choice when I need a little knitting project, sometimes I need a wearable knitting pattern to keep my interest and give me the satisfaction of a […]

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12 Stunning Solid Colored Knit Baby Blankets

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When we are working up a knit baby blanket, we like to think about so many features to include that we often lose sight of what is best for baby.  Baby just wants a cuddly blanket that feels nice.  The texture of the blanket will comfort the little one, as well as excite their sense […]

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Totally Tote: 9 Fresh Tote Bags to Knit Today

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Spring has finally sprung here in Chicago, so all I can think about is my new wardrobe and fun ways to accessorize it.  After spending a day at the mall, I came back with plenty of great outfits, but I still need bags!  I just could not find a bag that I was in love […]

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Simply Sweet Seed Stitch Knitting Patterns for Baby

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If you are looking for a great handmade baby gift, look no further!  One of my favorite things to knit for gifts are baby items.  Not only are they fast, but they are also ridiculously adorable.  To take an ordinary knit baby item to a new level, consider adding texture by trying these free knit […]

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