Heavenly Herringbone by Purl Bee

OMG! Heart this herringbone stitch from Purl Bee’s Big Herringbone Cowl. The pattern is offered for free on their website! And it comes with excellent photos of how to do the Herringbone Stitch. They also have a huge collection of lovely free knit and crochet patterns. A bonus is each pattern features really nice tools […]

Bramcost Vintage Patterns

Ooo lala, 1800’s to 1960’s sew retro! Bramcost Vintage Patterns has a lovely free pattern on their site! This pattern is free to our customers until February 19, 2011! Oddly enough, I’ve been looking for a crochet brassiere pattern. And this is even cuter than I could have imagined with bonus vintage inspiration! I’m going […]

OMG! Heart – Drops Design

Here’s DROPS Design based in Oslo, Norway. I discovered these guys awhile ago on Ravelry. I loved their patterns!! Too many to list. Below is a random sampling. Norwegians know their knits! I heart their style. Modern, sophisticated, casual. Just beautiful stuff. And guess what? They offer over 36,000 FREE patterns. In 14 different languages […]

Pattern: Bomber Hat

Here is a simple crochet hat done in ribs! Yup, it is a ribbed hat done using Crochet instead of Knit! I made this for my friend who specifically requested a “crochet hat in black with tight stitches!”. (shrug) Here’s what I came up with. I made it dark grey instead in a heavy stitch […]

Patternfish: Patterns Galore

Check out this lovely site, Patternfish.com just for Knit and Crochet patterns! You can buy or sell your very own patterns too in this easy to use website. A nice outlet for the indie pattern maker. It also includes patterns for sale from anyone from Louet to Classic Elite. The search panel they have on […]

Jimmy Beans Wool: Beans for Brains

ZOMG! (I work for a media company and “editorial” has a bunch of banned phrases on a dry-erase board that include “OMG”. Ha!) Irregardless (Double Ha!). Check this out: Jimmy Beans Wool has a yearly scholarship program called “Beans for Brains“. If you Knit or Crochet, you could be eligible to win money for school! […]