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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Rainbow Ridge Afghan – FREE Crochet Pattern

23 Jun

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.

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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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Finished April Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

6 May

I just finished my latest project… my April afghan! If you like chevrons, this afghan is for you!
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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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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! 🙂

Free Mug Cozy Knitting Pattern

15 Nov

Lace Mug Cozy - Free Knitting PatternWhether you drink tea, coffee, or hot cocoa, this mug cozy will make your cold-weather drink even more enjoyable. Continue reading