November Update – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

16 Nov

I have knit some of my Brava Worsted yarn into quarter-circles for my November Afghan.


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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 October Afghan – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

31 Oct

I had so much fun making this afghan! This design was inspired by the “Trip Around the World” quilt pattern.

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October Update – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

15 Oct

I am using Bernat Super Value yarn to crochet my Granny Square creation!

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October Choosing Yarn – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

2 Oct

This month, I am trying a yarn I have never used before. Bernat Super Value is a worsted weight acrylic, similar in quality to Red Heart Super Saver, but a bit softer. I can’t wait to get started on this afghan so I can see what this yarn is like.

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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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Windmill Afghan – Tutorial for Addi Express Knitting Machine

25 Sep

This afghan can be made quickly and easily on any Addi Knitting Machine. A great project for beginning Addi users, this afghan does not require any previous knitting experience.

Addi Express Knitting Machine Tutorial - Windmill Afghan

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September Update – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

18 Sep

For now, these strips of knitted fabric are just strips of knitted fabric…

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Choosing Yarn for September – 12 Afghans In 12 Months Challenge

31 Aug

I am using Hobby Lobby I Love This Yarn for my September Afghan. (Yes, I know, I have already made two afghans from it this year, but it is one of my favorite yarns!) This will be made on the Addi Express Kingsize Knitting Machine. What do you think of these colors?

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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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