Choosing Yarn for September – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

31 Aug

I am using Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn for my September Afghan. (Yes, I know, I have already made two afghans from it this year, but it is one of my favorite yarns!) This will be made on the Addi Express Kingsize Knitting Machine. What do you think of these colors?

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Finished August Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

31 Aug

I made this polka dot afghan in chocolate brown and light purple, but it would look great in other colors as well.

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Easy Brioche Baby Blanket – FREE Knitting Pattern by Yay For Yarn

28 Aug

Free Pattern! We all like to choose soft and cuddly items for babies. This easy baby blanket is knit in Brioche stitch, so named because it resembles the soft, squishy texture of Brioche bread. This pattern will teach you my shortcut to working the Brioche stitch. If you can knit garter stitch and “knit 1, purl 1” ribbing, you can knit this blanket!

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August – Choosing Yarn / 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

1 Aug

For August, I am going to crochet an adorable baby blanket in soft purple and chocolate brown.

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Choosing Yarn for June – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

23 Jun

Check out the yarn I am using for my June Afghan! This yarn will become a warm, squishy baby blanket.

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Finished May Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

23 Jun

I am so excited to show you my May Afghan! This design was inspired by windmill quilt blocks. I made the entire afghan on my Addi Express Professional Knitting Machine.

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Rainbow Ridge Afghan – FREE Crochet Pattern

23 Jun

Free pattern! The Rainbow Ridge Afghan features the popular chevron stripe pattern with a textured twist. I chose to use 6 bright colors for my afghan, but this design would also be lovely as a baby blanket or in a neutral color palette.

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