• August 2018 KnitCrate Unboxing!

    The August KnitCrate yarn is so pretty!  I received a beautiful speckled colorway of URU Yarn Speckled Singles (called Undertow), and I am so excited to begin working on this month’s project! (as soon as I finish the project from last month…)

  • July 2018 KnitCrate Unboxing

      The July KnitCrate yarn is so pretty!  I received a beautiful variegated colorway (called “Dashboard”), and I am so excited to begin working on this month’s project!

  • How to Knit a Chunky Brioche Slouchy Hat in SHORTCUT Brioche Stitch – Free Knitting Pattern

    Free Pattern! This Brioche Slouchy Hat is warm, squishy, and airy, knit in 3 colors. This tutorial will teach you to work my Shortcut Brioche stitch in the round. If you can work in the round and work “knit 1, purl 1” ribbing, you can knit this hat! There are no decreases at the crown, or anywhere in the pattern, it’s just ribbing and Shortcut Brioche Stitch. I added a large pom pom at the back.

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

    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…

  • Knitting Accessory Kit – Essential Tools – Product Review

    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! 🙂

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

    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! 🙂

  • Finished January Afghan for 12 Afghans in 12 Months Challenge

    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. Happy Yarning! 🙂

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

    Check out this awesome deal on Amazon.com! “Take an Extra 25% Off Any Book: Use promo code BOOKDEAL25 at checkout to get an extra 25% off any book for a limited time (up to $10 discount). Excludes Kindle eBooks and Audible Audiobooks.” 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…

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