Knit a Snowman on your Addi Express Knitting Machine

25 Feb

This little snowman is a quick and easy winter project done on the Addi Pro Knitting Machine!

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Yarn Review: Knit Picks Brava

29 Aug

I love Knit Picks Brava. In fact, I have used over 40 skeins of it in the past 2 years!


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How to Make a Knitted Bow on an Addi Express Pro Knitting Machine

14 May

Make these cute bows to dress up hats, bags, scarves, or headbands. They can also be applied to a french barrette or alligator clip for an adorable hairbow.

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How to Make a Cell Phone Wristlet on an Addi Express Professional Knitting Machine

7 May

Learn to make a quick and easy wristlet for your cell phone!

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Yarn Review: Knit Picks Hawthorne Fingering – Multi & Kettle Dyed

14 Apr

When I designed my Double Chevron Lace Scarf Pattern, I needed a warm, machine washable, fingering weight yarn with good stitch definition to highlight the lace pattern. I wanted the stitch pattern to shine. I didn’t want to use a multicolored yarn that would distract from the stitch pattern, but I didn’t exactly want a solid colored yarn, either. I decided to try Knit Picks Hawthorne Fingering in the Kettle Dyed Delphinium colorway, which seemed to be just what I was looking for. It was the perfect yarn for my scarf. In fact, I loved it so much that I bought several more skeins (and will probably buy more in the future). So here’s my review of the Knit Picks Hawthorne Yarn. Continue reading

December Choosing Yarn – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

22 Dec

For my December Afghan, I am finally using my favorite colorway of Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn.

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November – Choosing Yarn – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

3 Nov

For November, I am using Knit Picks Brava Worsted Yarn (again).


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Finished September Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

2 Oct

My September Afghan is finished! What do you think of it?

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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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Finished June Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

30 Jun

My Afghan for June is finished! I love the look and feel of this squishy stitch pattern.


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