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! πŸ™‚

Knitting Accessory Kit – Essential Tools – Product Review

19 Feb

This compact, inexpensive little set has everything you need for your knitting projects! Toss it in your knitting bag to have a wide selection of tools and notions at your fingertips, even when you are on the go.

This set is available here:
Bokit Knitting Accessory Kit – Basic Tools

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What is your favorite knitting or crochet tool?
Happy Yarning! πŸ™‚

February Afghan Update – 12 Afghans in 12 Months Challenge

19 Feb

I am about halfway done with my February Afghan! Can you guess what it is going to look like?

Please comment below with your guesses!
Happy Yarning! πŸ™‚

Choosing Yarn for the February Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months

2 Feb

Well, it’s officially February, so now I can show you the yarn that I have chosen for this month’s afghan… Knit Picks Brava Worsted! You can see my color choices in this video.

Can you guess what I have designed for my afghan with this yarn?
Happy Yarning! πŸ™‚

Finished January Afghan for 12 Afghans in 12 Months Challenge

1 Feb

My January Afghan is finally finished! This afghan features stripes of a multicolored wave stitch.

This pattern is available on Ravelry. Click Here to add it to your Ravelry queue and favorites.

Crochet Throw Blanket - #12AfghansIn12MonthsChallenge -January afghan - yayforyarn.comFinished January Afghan for my 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge - yayforyarn.com

Ripple Stripe Wave Block Stitch Crochet Afghan - yayforyarn.com

Crochet Afghan Blanket - 12 Afghans in 12 Months Challenge by  Yay For Yarn

Happy Yarning! πŸ™‚

Update on my 12 Afghans in 12 Months Challenge – January

21 Jan

I am over halfway done with my January Afghan! Yay! πŸ™‚ You can see my design and progress in this video.

I hope you enjoy the video.
Happy Yarning!

12 Afghans in 12 Months Challenge – January – Choosing Yarn

7 Jan

This year, I have challenged myself to make 12 Afghans in 12 Months! Crazy, yes… but hopefully not impossible. πŸ™‚ Check out my yarn selection in this video!

Happy Yarning! πŸ™‚

Mini Sweater Boots Crochet Pattern – Fits American Girl and other 18 inch Dolls

2 Jan

Your doll can keep up with all of the cold-weather trends! These cozy sweater boots can be worn folded up or down for two completely different styles. The boots button up the side of the doll’s leg. These boots would also make a great, inexpensive gift!

ugg sweater boot 18 inch doll american girl crochet pattern
Click Here to get the pattern.

Click the button below to add this pattern to your Ravelry queue.

Happy Yarning! πŸ™‚