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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Learn to Knit Video Series – Lesson 4: The Purl Stitch

18 Mar

In Lesson 4 of this series, I will show you how to work the purl stitch using both the English and Continental methods. I will also show how to make stockinette stitch fabric using knit and purl stitches.

Happy Yarning! 🙂

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! 🙂 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! 🙂

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! 🙂

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! 🙂

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! 🙂

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
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Happy Yarning! 🙂

25% off of ANY book on Amazon.com – Top Rated Knitting and Crochet Books

12 Dec

Check out this awesome deal on Amazon.com!
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This code is good on any physical (not an ebook) book, but I always use these types of coupons on knitting and crochet books. 🙂 You can never have too many! It was so hard to choose just 10 to feature in this post. If it’s a book about yarn, it is almost always a good book. 😀

Customer Top-Rated Knitting and Crochet Books:

As always, don’t forget to read the “Terms and Conditions” for this coupon code. The promotion is valid for a limited time only, from December 11, 2014 at 5pm PST to December 14, 2014 at 11:59pm PST.

I learned to crochet at 7 years old with this book. It is one of the clearest learn-to-crochet books I have ever seen.

What is your favorite / most helpful knitting or crochet book?

Happy Yarning! 🙂

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