Hey everyone! I'm here today with a free pattern/tutorial on how to make these fun pillows. These work up pretty quick, I did two in a weekend, and they add a great personal touch to keep your home cosy and stylish! Materials (for 1 pillow): 1 12" x 13" pillow form 1 skein Loops and… Continue reading Knit Pillows with Chain Stitch Embroidery
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!
Hello dear readers! Today I’ll be doing a quick photo tutorial for a 3-stitch i-cord bind off. This bind off creates a lovely edge for collars, cuffs, and hems, and is especially nice for stockinette stitch as it prevents the edge from curling. It can be used in the round or on flat knit items.… Continue reading I-Cord Bind Off Tutorial
Hello all! This week I’m going to show you how to use Kitchener stitch to graft live stitches together, as per the title of this post. I’m also going to plug my new design that goes live on Ravelry TODAY: The Climbing Rope Cowl! The pattern is 50% off this weekend only, so grab it… Continue reading How to Graft Live Stitches Together with Kitchener Stitch
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
Guys. I know I am so late to this game, but pom pom makers are my absolute favorite thing right now. I’ve been making pom poms for about as long as I’ve been knitting (14 years), but for some reason I never thought to invest the roughly $8 in a pom pom maker. I wrapped… Continue reading Pom Pom Crazy!
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!)