Finished March Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

2 Apr

I have finished my March Afghan! The design is inspired by vintage hexagon flower quilts. Instead of hexagons, I used flat circles, made on my Addi Express Professional Knitting Machine.

Making Flat Circles from Addi Knitting Machine into an Afghan
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How to Make Flat Circles on the Addi Express Professional Knitting Machine

23 Mar

My Addi Express Knitting Machine is one of my favorite craft tools. While I thoroughly enjoy hand knitting, I always love the instant gratification of knitting something by machine. In this video, I will show you how to make flat circles on the Addi Express Professional (22 needle) Knitting Machine.

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March Afghan Update – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

23 Mar

I am making the March afghan from flat circles. Each circle is made on the Addi Express Professional Knitting Machine. When all of the circles are made, they will be sewn together to make the finished afghan. Watch the video below to see how my afghan is coming along!

Happy Yarning! 🙂

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Learn to Knit Video Series – Lesson 4: The Purl Stitch

18 Mar

In Lesson 4 of this series, I will show you how to work the purl stitch using both the English and Continental methods. I will also show how to make stockinette stitch fabric using knit and purl stitches.

Happy Yarning! 🙂

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! 🙂