Pattern: Pussy Hat Project

Womens Relaxed Fit This simple knit hat with kitten ears has become a powerful symbol of the Women’s March, a stand for Women’s reproductive rights, equality, and the human rights of all. The Pussy Hat Project was a direct protest against the now President and his insulting behavior! It sent a powerful message without a […]

Pattern: Knitted Pocket Tissue Holder

This simple project is just a knitted rectangle folded in thirds. It requires knitting a 6″ x 6.5″ rectangle using Seed Stitch then sew the ends to close. I was packing for a trip and wanted to bring some tissues. Rather than buy travel-sized tissues, I just quick knitted a little holder for some tissues! […]

Pattern: Erica Cowl

Here is a nice cozy cowl for my doggie! The chunky, soft rib knit makes the cowl stretchy yet snug for easy on and easy off while providing extra warmth. It stretches to almost double its flat size and can fit a variety of sizes and shapes. Can also be worn unfolded to cover the […]

Pattern: De’s Baby Blanket

Yarn: 8 Skeins Lion Brand Baby’s First Yarn, Bulky Weight, 55% Acrylic 45% Cotton, 120 Yards, $5.99 in 2 Colors: 3.5 Balls Cotton Ball (Bright White) #925-100 3.5 Balls Honey Bee (Buttercup Yellow) #925-157 Needles: US Size 9 (5.5mm) Knitting Needles Circular 24″ or longer Skill Level: Advanced Beginner Measurements/Sizing: Approx. 36″ x 36″ Pattern: […]

Pattern: Nautical Crop Top Knit

Perfect for summer at the seaside! At the beach, on the boat, or biking! This summery medium weight top is great for mornings or casual evenings out. It’s also super simple. Just make 2 big rectangles, join them together, and voila! The entire project also uses the classic Stockinette Stitch. EZ PZ. Yarn 3 Balls […]

Creative Bug: Knitting School Online

I just discovered CreativeBug.com. It’s basically a website dedicated to online videos for Knitting, Crochet, Sewing, and other crafts. From short how-to videos and projects to full craft classes and workshops. But it’s also kind of an online school for knitting and crochet. I love the idea! What makes Creative Bug unique is that a […]

Adventures in Nerd Knitting

Stuffed Totoro by Lucy Ravenscar Check out these awesome knits (and crochet) I found while trolling the interwebs for stuff! If you’re a Harry Potter, Dr. Who, Super Mario, or Lord of the Rings fan type of knitter, then here’s some great ideas for your next project. Many include full patterns and for free! Browse […]

Free Patterns: From Interweave

Here are some free patterns to gear up for the Fall Season from Interweave. For both Knit and Crochet. Some projects even feature both Knit and Crochet in the same pattern. Interweave publishes Knitting Daily and Crochet Me! Above are Crochet patterns. Below are Knit patterns. All downloads are available in handy e-book format. You […]

Free Patterns: By Blue Sky Alpacas

Finally Blue Sky Alpacas released some free patterns. And look how lovely! Most look like Intermediate Level. All patterns in this post by Blue Sky Alpaca Yarns. And are free! Aunt Aggie’s Trivet, Suri Hat, Java Cloche Hot Water Bottle Cozy, Savannah Bow, Sporty Mittens ZigZag Mittens and Hat. Shadow Capelet, Icehouse Hat

Free Pattern: Heirloom Baby Patterns

Are these patterns gorgeous or what?! I was looking for scarf patterns and got sidetracked. These were too cute to pass up. Love DROPS Design. They’re Scandinavian so the patterns are sometimes hard (for me) to decipher. But if you’re confident in your Knit or Crochet skills and/or are Intermediate to Advanced it should be […]