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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How to Make Flat Panels on an Addi Express Knitting Machine

20 Jul

Learn how to make a flat panel on your Addi Knitting Machine. This can be done on both the Addi Professional (22 needle) and the Addi Kingsize (46 needle) machines.

July Update – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

20 Jul

I am using up a huge portion of my scrap collection in one project. This will create some extra space in my yarn storage area so I can buy more yarn! 😛 Ha ha. Or I could use that space for the yarn I already have that was overflowing the storage area. 🙂


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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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