12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge – Year In Review

9 Jan

My 2015 “12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge” is finished! Let’s revisit the year’s afghan projects.


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Finished October Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

31 Oct

I had so much fun making this afghan! This design was inspired by the “Trip Around the World” quilt pattern.

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Windmill Afghan – Tutorial for Addi Express Knitting Machine

25 Sep

This afghan can be made quickly and easily on any Addi Knitting Machine. A great project for beginning Addi users, this afghan does not require any previous knitting experience.

Addi Express Knitting Machine Tutorial - Windmill Afghan

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DIY Yarn Bombed Striped Flip Flops – Made with Lion Brand BonBons

5 Sep

Yarn bomb your flip flops! You can make a pair to go with each of your favorite summer outfits. Personalize these flip flops to match your unique style!

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DIY Yarn Bombed Patriotic Flip Flops – Made with Lion Brand BonBons

5 Sep

These flip flops are great for any patriotic American holiday! Or, make them in another color combination to accent your favorite summer outfit. Personalize these flip flops to match your unique style!

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DIY Yarn Bombed Colorblock Flip Flops – Made with Lion Brand BonBons

1 Sep

Yarn bomb your flip flops! You can make a pair to go with each of your favorite summer outfits. Personalize these flip flops to match your unique style!

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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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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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Finished July Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

1 Aug

Yay for FREE Yarn! This afghan is made entirely from scrap yarn.

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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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