Monthly Archives: June 2014

Converting Flat Stitch Patterns for Knitting in the Round, on Scribd.

I found a fantastic article on Sapphires-n-purls blog with instructions on how to convert stitch patterns from flat knitting to knit them in the round.  Read the article…Converting Flat Stitch Patterns for Round Knitting The  document, on scribd for instructional tutorial:  Converting Flat … Continue reading

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How to join your yarn by making a double knot – YouTube

This video tutorial will show you how to join a new ball of yarn to your knitting or crochet by making an invisible knot. This knot is very strong and leaves no ends to weave in. via How to join … Continue reading

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Off the Needles…My Blanket of Many Colors!

I am so happy with the end result of this beautiful and simple knit blanket!  In fact, I am in love.  I successfully went through a bit of my cotton yarn stash…although, I am fairly certain that I could easily make several … Continue reading

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Free Crochet Pattern 90263AD Kid’s Sun Hat : Lion Brand Yarn Company

Isn’t this adorable???  Kid’s Sun Hat!  It is on my ‘list-of-things-to-do’. This pattern looks super easy…and calls for this fabulous Lion Brand yarn: Lion Brand® Recycled Cotton Recycled Cotton Yarn Article # 482 Spun from soft recycled cotton, this yarn is perfect for … Continue reading

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PDF Pattern – Crochet Lace Shell Wine Bag, Tote, Cozy

Received a glowing review of my pdf pattern today, and I just have to share! 😀   Irene:  “Downloaded the pattern straight away, made next day and have already used it to take a bottle of wine to dinner. Had many compliments on … Continue reading

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Link: The graphic chart of my crochet mood blanket square, by Le monde de Sucrette

  I have been seeing photos of this crochet “Mood Blanket”.  Finally found something…it looks ridiculously easy!  And fun too!!!  Click here, for The graphic chart of my crochet mood blanket square. Here is a link to the blog’s homepage.  She … Continue reading

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Coffee Shop Knitting: 4 Tips for Knitting in Public

I am not generally a ‘public’ knitter.  Well…I do a bit of knitting on my lunch break at work.  Sometimes.  Does that count???  A great article with some really good tips: “Did you know that June 14th – 22nd is … Continue reading

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Progress: Knitting a Blanket of Many Colors

I believe my Blanket is about 3/4’s of the way done.  I am somewhat surprised at the progress I have made, and then wonder, why???  Haha…I have been on vacation all this last week.  Many more hours to devote to … Continue reading

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Gothic Lace ::: learn to knit lace with this free pattern

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Originally posted on Tin Can Knits:
Since we created The Simple Collection last year, we have wanted to bring a simple and clear beginner lace pattern to our knitters (and make a useful free pattern and tutorial for knitting teachers…

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Knitting Peace — Cirkus Cirkör trailer – YouTube

Published on May 15, 2013 Circus artists often strive to make the impossible possible. Is striving for world peace an impossible quest? Can the desire for change create change? Can a worldwide knitting for peace movement make a difference? It … Continue reading

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