Free Pattern: 11 Baby Blankets

Are these blankie patterns especially gorgeous or what?! Some are classic modern, some nostalgic, some fancy. All lovely designs whatever your preference. Love DROPS. All are free and in either Knit or Crochet depending on the pattern. All patterns in this post by DROPS Design. Read on for more lovely patterns.

Free Pattern: 9 Heirloom Baby Toys

Love, Love, LOVE all these patterns by Garn Studio AS! . They are my favorite Knit or Crochet designers around hands down. Free or paid! Sometimes the patterns are a bit hard to follow (Scandinavian) and their yarns aren’t carried anywhere in the U.S. … However, if you’re an Intermediate/Advanced Knitter or Crocheter you’ll be […]

Free Patterns: Summertime Knits

LOOK at this Awesome Knit Tie !!!! ======> This tie can take your guy (or smartly dressed gal) from Summer right into Fall! The Lace Collar is gorg and the little Reversible Bag looks perfect for slipping your Mac Air and some files and folders in before tucking into your actual bag. The cable pattern […]

Pattern: Ski Hat with Giant Pompom 2.0

I upgraded my Ski Hat with Giant Pompom pattern by adding a basic ribbed brim. Oh, what a difference! The simple 1×1 Rib gives it some extra length and style for a more finished look. I now love the way it has just the right amount of sag to the top! Original Ski Hat with […]

Pattern: Pup Squad Dog Sweater

Here’s Erica in her new sweater complete with skirt and dog bone motif on the butt! It’s a mock cheerleader sweater I found on My Savannah Cottage. I modified it by adding a knitted Dog Bone Motif instead of using applique. There is a large dog bone motif on the bottom right of the sweater […]

Pattern: Big Stitch Rug

I made this mock big stitch rug as a dog mat/bed for my new puppy, Erica. It’s my do-it-yourself version of big stitch knitting without actually investing in specialty needles or yarns. The yarns and needles are expensive and hard to find. So rather than spring for giant knitting needles (I’d rarely use), I made […]

OMG! Heart Ravelry

Why has Ravelry never gotten its own post on my website!? It’s been an institution online for the Knitting and Crochet community since its inception. And something that is such a given sometimes people forget to mention it! I’d been knitting for years but only found out about it around 2010. I guess I was […]

Pattern: Ski Hat With Giant Pompom

Materials: 2 Balls Lion Brand Yarn Lion Wool, Color 187 Goldenrod, 158 yards, $5.99 Stitch Marker Tapestry Needle Needles: US Size 5 [3.75mm] Addi Turbo Circular Knitting Needles, 16inch US Size 5 [3.75mm] Double Pointed Knitting Needles (dpns) Cable Needle Measurements: 23″ circumference 8″ inches high Gauge: 4.5 Stitches per Inch 5 Rows per Inch […]

OMG! Heart Kollabora

Hello Kollabora.com! You new crafty website you… Hmm, what to say about this new online community slash craft site that’s kind of like a when Craftsy met PS I Made This and I Spy DIY love triangle? 1.) Somebody over there is my long lost craft twin. 2.) Fiberistas unite! 3.) Seriously though, did you […]

2 Knit Skirts in Short Rows!

I was looking for some skirt patterns to try and here are my two faves. I loved the pleats and also wanted to try knitting in the “short rows” or “wrap and turn” technique. I am currently working on the Hey Mickey skirt. Both patterns are free! Hey Mickey Skirt by Jacquelyn Landry This is […]