Its October already and the Stylecraft Blog Tour for 2017 is in full swing. This is just a quick post with an update about why I’ve been a bit quiet recently and a bit of background to the blog tour this year…
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 “mindless” pr.... More »
Petals to Picots - Crochet, knit, create ...
I designed two new Christmas crochet scrubby patterns for Red Heart and am so excited to be able to share them with you! Both patterns are available as a free download on the Red Heart website and also in Ravelry if you want to save them in your lib.... More »
It is November and a great time to start making warm hats. I crocheted these baby hats using a pattern from Beverly Qualheim.
It is a free pattern with options for different baby sizes. I found that if I crocheted just 30 stitches to start the hat, it comes out just about right for a newborn baby. .... More »
The Star Stitch is a beautiful stitch that is worked over two rows. The written instructions for the star stitch can be confusing, so this photo tutorial will better show you where to pick up each loop of the stars, as well as how to work the special star stitch join if working this pattern [….... More »