Knitting Pattern: Fire Beads Scarf

The Fire Beads Scarf uses a very simple stitch pattern and a funky, textured yarn to create a really interesting scarf with pops of color. This scarf is a great pattern for a beginner knitter, since it uses just knits and purls, but it’s also a great binge watching or… View Post

Free knitting pattern: Ocean Star Infinity Scarf

One of my favorite things about being a crochet and knitting designer and blogger is getting the opportunity to try out new-to-me yarns. When I originally designed this pattern (as the Winter Sea Cowl) for Love of Knitting magazine, I had the chance to choose from any Patons yarn for… View Post

Free knitting pattern: Ladder Stitch Cowl

When I discovered knitting slip stitches, I became a much happier person. This post contains affiliate links. Yarn for the sample was generously provided by Spinrite LP. That may sound like a bold statement, but it’s true! I always liked the look of knitting color work, but have realized over… View Post

Frantic Holiday Crafting: Finish 2

This is the second project I finished since I challenged myself to finish a project every two days in December. I crocheted this hat last night.  It’s for a friend of mine who bought one of my crocheted hats at a craft fair a few years ago.  We went to… View Post

2012 Year in Review: Frog Fest!

I’m not the type of crocheter (or knitter) who feels the need to complete every project I start.  Sometimes I start a project for stress relief, other times I make a bad yarn choice, and then there are times when the project just isn’t really something I want to work… View Post