Welcome to the seven entry in our ongoing series Learn a Stitch, Make a Cowl! Each month in 2015 we will teach you a new crochet or knit stitch. You can then use the stitch when you make the featured cowl. This month our stitch is the slip, slip, knit (ssk) decrease, and the cowl is the Love This Lacy Cowl in Sparkle Soft. Keep reading to learn the stitch and enter to win! Use the hashtag #learnstitches to talk about the series.
Everyone likes to have a nice bag to use for whatever the need. So we thought we would put together 13 of most popular bag knit and crochet free patterns that can be used for shopping, traveling, to a night out on the town or whatever the occasion. Plus, they can make a great gift too! Continue reading “13 Free Knit & Crochet Bag Patterns for Any Occasion”
I’m sure you agree with me that one of the nicest things about crocheting your own cowl is that you can use any yarn and any color that you please. So when Salena Baca did this easy crochet cowl pattern we were not sure which yarn to use to please the most people. So we asked her to do the same pattern in 3 different yarns – Red Heart Soft, Boutique Treasure and Boutique Unforgettable. And we chose colors that were as different as we could.
Is bath time your little one’s favorite part of the day? It is for mine! Add to the fun and make him or her a bath scrubby with Red Heart’s new Scrubby yarn. It’s made of textured polyester which makes great washcloths and “scrubbies.” I decided to crochet Red Heart’s Turtle Bath Scrubby using these colors: Coconut, Duckie, Ocean and Cherry. Continue reading “Cro-Shayley makes Red Heart’s Turtle Bath Scrubby”
Weddings go on all year long so we wanted to bring you some of our favorite wedding designs made with Crochet Thread. Any of these designs could be for the bride herself or for a bridal party present with a handmade touch. Please enjoy these patterns, but importantly embrace your memorable day! Continue reading “Going to the Chapel… Bridal Projects that Will Inspire!”
Have you ever participated in World Wide Knit in Public Day? In 2015 it will fall on Saturday, June 13. Learn about this unique yearly event (it’s for crocheters too!) and how you can participate.
Looking for something fun and new to add to your summer style? Pompoms and tassels are great ways add a little boho flair and movement to your look!
Why do chickens cross the road? To get a sweater, of course!
One of my friends, Kristie Mach, has a friend who lives in Canada named Libby who keeps pet Silkie chickens. Libby jokingly asked Kristie if she could make some sweaters to keep her chickens warm, and Kristie decided to, in order to thank Libby for her good friendship. Yes, you read that correctly, my friend had a special request to knit chicken sweaters!
Continue reading “Cozy Knits for Chickens”
Welcome to the sixth entry in our ongoing series Learn a Stitch, Make a Cowl! Each month in 2015 we will teach you a new crochet or knit stitch. You can then use the stitch when you make the featured cowl. This month our stitch is the bobble, and the cowl is the Le Papillon Cowl in Boutique Unforgettable. Keep reading to learn the stitch and enter to win! Use the hashtag #learnstitches to talk about the series.