Free Patterns, My Designs, travel

On The Road Again

Hello readers! As I write it is 9am on a Tuesday, and I have spent the last 15 hours curled up on various surfaces throughout Dublin airport. I have had a total of 1.75 hours of sleep, and I don’t even know how many coffees at this point. Perfect time to write a concise, entertaining,… Continue reading On The Road Again

Free Patterns, My Designs

9 Free Christmas Patterns

Happy holidays knitters! In honor of the giving spirit of the season, I’m making my Santa hat pattern, Jolly Old St Nick, free for the whole month of December! Just hop on over to Ravelry and get the free download.   Since the holidays can be tough on the wallet, with all the gifts, decorations,… Continue reading 9 Free Christmas Patterns

Free Patterns, My Designs, Tutorials

FREE Scarf Pattern and Tassel Tutorial!

Today I'm releasing a new free scarf pattern - Kiss the Teacher is an easy, chunky triangle scarf that's the perfect quick knit for autumn! Get the PDF download for free on Ravelry by clicking the link above. Here is a quick tutorial on how to make the tassels for the corners of the scarf.… Continue reading FREE Scarf Pattern and Tassel Tutorial!

Design Process, Free Patterns, Tutorials

Crochet Shoulder Bag Pattern and Tutorial

Hello all! Today I’ve got a free pattern and photo tutorial for you – a circular crochet shoulder bag, perfect for summer! With all the beautiful photos of Wool and the Gang’s Ra Ra Raffia on Instagram, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. I’ve been wanting a little straw bag all summer,… Continue reading Crochet Shoulder Bag Pattern and Tutorial

Free Patterns, Tutorials

Duplicate Stitch Tutorial (and FREE beanie pattern!)

Duplicate stitch is a great way to add colorwork to your knitting without dealing with the unsightly gaps from intarsia or the endless tension problems that arise with stranded work. It’s also great for the indecisive knitter, because you can add a design or pops of color after you’ve knitted the piece, and you can… Continue reading Duplicate Stitch Tutorial (and FREE beanie pattern!)