Learn to Knit Video Series – Lesson 3: The Knit Stitch

11 Mar

In Lesson 3 of the Learn to Knit Series, I will show how to hold the yarn and needles and work the knit stitch using both the English and Continental methods.

Happy Yarning!

Choosing Yarn for the March Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

9 Mar

The March Afghan will be almost entirely made from scrap yarn! Yay for stashbusting! 🙂 The afghan will be made on the Addi Express Professional Knitting Machine (22 needle). See this video for more details…

Can you guess what this afghan will be like?
Happy Yarning! 🙂

Learn to Knit Video Series – Lesson 2: Casting On

23 Feb

In Lesson 2 of the Learn to Knit Video Series, I will show you how to make a slip knot and work the “e-wrap” cast on.

Happy Yarning! 🙂

Knitting Accessory Kit – Essential Tools – Product Review

19 Feb

This compact, inexpensive little set has everything you need for your knitting projects! Toss it in your knitting bag to have a wide selection of tools and notions at your fingertips, even when you are on the go.

This set is available here:
Bokit Knitting Accessory Kit – Basic Tools

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What is your favorite knitting or crochet tool?
Happy Yarning! 🙂

Learn to Knit Video Series – Lesson 1: Choosing Yarn and Needles

19 Feb

Welcome to Lesson 1 of my Learn to Knit Video Series! In this lesson you will learn what types of yarn and needles to use when you are first beginning to learn how to knit.

Please comment below with any questions! Happy Yarning! 🙂

12 Afghans in 12 Months Challenge – January – Choosing Yarn

7 Jan

This year, I have challenged myself to make 12 Afghans in 12 Months! Crazy, yes… but hopefully not impossible. 🙂 Check out my yarn selection in this video!

Happy Yarning! 🙂

Free Mug Cozy Knitting Pattern

15 Nov

Lace Mug Cozy - Free Knitting PatternWhether you drink tea, coffee, or hot cocoa, this mug cozy will make your cold-weather drink even more enjoyable. Continue reading

Happy I Love Yarn Day!

10 Oct

yarnheartDid you know that today is national I Love Yarn Day? Celebrate with lots of yarn!

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How are you celebrating I Love Yarn Day? Happy Yarning! 🙂

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Free Double Thick Potholder Crochet Pattern

7 Oct

Double Thick Crochet Potholder / Hot PadFree crochet pattern potholder pot holder trivet hot pad

Free pattern! This easy-to-make crochet potholder is double thick to protect your hands, counters, and table. A pretty, yet practical gift that will last for years. I make these for gifts and people always love them. I like to use cotton yarn because it is insulating and machine washable. Unlike some yarns, cotton will not melt when you put hot pots and pans on it. Continue reading