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 […]

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 […]

Knitmare on Elm Street

Knitmare on Elm Street by Hannah Simpson ~ Price $11.56 My BF got this for me from Forbidden Planet and OMG! HEART the patterns in this book. The book has great illustrated and easy to understand instructions and the diagrams feature “werewolf” hands demonstrating the knitting techniques. Fun! A pun on Freddie Krueger and the […]

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 […]

Super Fun Holiday Quick Knits

Snow Pea by We Knit You A Merry Christmas I saw these on Daily Mail and had to repost. They’re awesome knit patterns for the holidays. They make great fun little knit gifts. And books make great gifts for knitters too. Patterns contain both knit and crochet items. ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ We Knit 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 […]

42 Fab Free Knits By Rowan

I wanted to knit but didn’t have a project I wanted to do. So I raided Knit Rowan’s free pattern library and found some great stuff!! I was looking for something easy that I could wear now like a skirt… I didn’t find a skirt pattern but these are worth a mention because they’re really […]

Dog Sweaters!

Here are a bunch of free dog sweater patterns I found while trolling Ravelry for some, well, free dog sweater patterns! I’ve been looking to try some for awhile but still haven’t gotten around to it. I have not tried any of the below yet but will in the near future hopefully! Top Down Dog […]

Grandmother’s Pattern Book

OMG! Heart this website, Grandmother’s Pattern Book! It’s kind of a weird looking site but it’s chock full of mostly free Crochet and Knit Patterns from across the web. Lots of vintage and unusual patterns. From amigurumis to accessories to apparel. Frogs and Toads to Skorts and Skirts! It links out to many great pattern […]

Pattern: Asia Crossover Jacket

I found this lovely free pattern while browsing ConnieLene Knits! I like the classic yet contemporary style of this jacket. It can suit a variety of styles and looks. I can see it on anyone from me to my mom or perhaps it can even be unisex depending on the look. Versatile! ConnieLene was nice […]