• Knotted Bow Headband or Earwarmer – FREE Crochet Pattern

    This sweet, yet simple headband is quick and easy to crochet!  Make it in a lightweight yarn for a feminine summer hair accessory, or make it in a thicker yarn for a chunky winter earwarmer.

  • How to Knit ROSES on your Addi Pro Knitting Machine

    Learn to make Roses on your Addi Express Pro Knitting Machine! These are very quick and easy to make, and can be used to embellish many projects.

  • How to use a LACE JOIN to Seam Flat Panels made on your Addi Express Knitting Machine

    Instead of seaming, join your Addi Knitting Machine flat panels together with a Lace Join! This method is simple and easy, is faster than ordinary seaming, and adds a delicate, feminine touch to your project. The edges of the joined flat panels do not curl when seamed with this method.

  • Yarn Review: Knit Picks Brava

    I love Knit Picks Brava. In fact, I have used over 40 skeins of it in the past 2 years!

  • Yarn Review: Knit Picks Hawthorne Fingering – Multi & Kettle Dyed

    When I designed my Double Chevron Lace Scarf Pattern, I needed a warm, machine washable, fingering weight yarn with good stitch definition to highlight the lace pattern. I wanted the stitch pattern to shine. I didn’t want to use a multicolored yarn that would distract from the stitch pattern, but I didn’t exactly want a solid colored yarn, either. I decided to try Knit Picks Hawthorne Fingering in the Kettle Dyed Delphinium colorway, which seemed to be just what I was looking for. It was the perfect yarn for my scarf. In fact, I loved it so much that I bought several more skeins (and will probably buy more in…