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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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.

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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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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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! 🙂