YarnPop & GoKnit Bags!!

Left: YarnPop Pouch ~ Right: GoKnit Bag OMG! Heart these. Just discovered these handy little accessories for knitting and crochet! I always drag some crochet or knitting with me wherever since I commute on the train to work and I always just throw my knitting into the smallest plastic bag I can find. I also […]

Pattern: Sunny Spread Blanket

Happy December 1st! This means it’s only 24 days until Christmas and 24 days to finish up all your Christmas presents. Here’s what I’ve been working on… Materials: 6 Skeins Caron Simply Soft Yarn, 100% Acrylic, Worsted Weight, Off White 9702, 315 yards per skein (6oz Size Skein) Tapestry or Yarn Needle Hook Size J […]

Knitting With Portals

Portal Sweater by Aaren For all you knitting fiends slash Portal fans by the makers of such games as Half-Life and Counterstrike, some quintessential First Person Shooter games (one of my fave genres of gaming), check this out! The full pattern is available for free from monday.tumblr.com and also on her Ravelry! Check out the […]

Crochet Yourself An Android

By Bethsco As seen on TalkAndroid.com. These guys love Android devices. So naturally this shuffled up on their blog. The original creations are by Bethsco.com. She makes some cute little creations for sale including the Droid Bot pictured above. Check out her blog too for crochet mania! You can find the full pattern on their […]

Spring/Summer Crochet Patterns

Crochet Mania! I raided the Coats & Clark free pattern library. And found these lovely patterns. These free basic patterns are great for inspiration! Try them as is or modify them to create your own designs. From Coats & Clark. See also my spring/summer crochet patterns, they’re free too! Bags & Totes Beach Bag Yes! […]

Pattern: Hoop Earrings Crochet Style

Pattern #3 of my Beaches, Bikes, & Babes Collection for Spring/Summer 2011. Summer is officially here! It was a hot hazy kick off to Memorial Day Weekend here in NYC. I was doing some spring cleaning when these random hoop earrings fell out. I was going to toss them but thought maybe I can crochet […]

Pattern: Summer Shift Dress

Happy Graduation to my brother, Yale SOM Class of 2011! Hi fellow knitting, crochet, and sewing fanatics! I made my dress for my brother’s graduation! Otherwise known as my Schoolhouse Rock Dress. That day turned out cold and rainy which I wasn’t entirely prepared for 🙁 But it all worked out. We met so many […]

Pattern: Spring/Summer Tri-Strand Cowl

I love working with multiple strands of yarn. Not sure why, but I do! I saw this piece at Loopy Mango down in Soho and decided to make it! It was a simple and freeform piece that knitted up in a jiffy. It was made by Waejong of Loopy Mango. Anna, the other half of […]

Pattern: Summer Shift Tunic

Summer Shift Dress by OMG! Heart So easy and breezy. Inspired by this dress made by Waejong and Anna from Loopy Mango. Super simple satisfying knit. Knit 2 giant rectangles in Garter Stitch all the way around. That’s it! It’s also a very efficient use of yarn. 2 balls was all it took for either […]

8-bit RPGs + Amigurumis = Nerd Love!

Finally my amigurumi army is complete! These crochet critters have been kicking around in my parking lot (or graveyard) of projects in progress since way before my National Crochet Month post. I first made them as party favors for my friend Shahina’s Christmas Party circa 2008. My original 12 crochet critters are now all over […]