Learn to Knit Video Series – Lesson 3: The Knit Stitch

11 Mar

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!

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! πŸ™‚ 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! πŸ™‚

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

Disclaimer: The links above are affiliate links.

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™‚

Learn to Knit Video Series – Lesson 1: Choosing Yarn and Needles

19 Feb

Welcome to Lesson 1 of my Learn to Knit Video Series! In this lesson you will learn what types of yarn and needles to use when you are first beginning to learn how to knit.

Please comment below with any questions! 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™‚