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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How to Make Flat Panels on an Addi Express Knitting Machine

20 Jul

Learn how to make a flat panel on your Addi Knitting Machine. This can be done on both the Addi Professional (22 needle) and the Addi Kingsize (46 needle) machines.

Choosing Yarn for June – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

23 Jun

Check out the yarn I am using for my June Afghan! This yarn will become a warm, squishy baby blanket.

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Finished May Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

23 Jun

I am so excited to show you my May Afghan! This design was inspired by windmill quilt blocks. I made the entire afghan on my Addi Express Professional Knitting Machine.

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May Update – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

28 May

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.

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May – Choosing Yarn – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

6 May

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…

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