• Rainbow Ridge Afghan – FREE Crochet Pattern

    Free pattern! The Rainbow Ridge Afghan features the popular chevron stripe pattern with a textured twist. I chose to use 6 bright colors for my afghan, but this design would also be lovely as a baby blanket or in a neutral color palette.

  • May Update – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

    I have made most of the strips for my May Afghan! Now I must make the rest of the strips, assemble them, and work an edging to finish the afghan.

  • May – Choosing Yarn – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

    I love yarn shopping. But of course, I don’t know of any knitter or crocheter who doesn’t! One of my favorite stores to shop for yarn is Hobby Lobby. I am always drawn to all of the unique colors and prints available in Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Yarn, so I chose to use it (again) in an afghan. Watch the video below to see my color choices…

  • Finished March Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

    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.

  • How to Make Flat Circles on the Addi Express Professional Knitting Machine

    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.

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

    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

    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!