There is something so elegant about knitting on the bias, a.k.a. knitting diagonally. While it’s just a matter of increasing on one edge of your work while decreasing at the same rate on the other edge, it elevates something like basic garter stitch with such simplicity.
Dozens of free knitting and crochet patterns ranging from basic scarves to cabled sweaters.
This crochet cowl is perfect for folks who want an easy-to memorize stitch pattern and a good excuse to use some stash yarn or yarn ends that haven’t yet found a home! All you need to make the Moss Stitch Cowl is two, 50g balls of yarn in different colors.
This lump of coal ornament makes a great gag gift, and it can double as a placeholder stocking stuffer for a gift too large for a stocking if someone’s been extra good this year.
This little ornament is crocheted in 7 pieces, joined with seaming, and stuffed for a unique look that won’t fall flat on your Christmas tree. If you’re not big into crocheting ornaments, you could 100% incorporate a pin back and wear this as a brooch! I think I know what I’m going to be accessorizing with for the next three weeks…
The Lopi Tote makes use of bulky yarn and elegant, screw-in handles to create a deep bag with a wide base that knits up quick. Get your hands on this free pattern, designed with knitters in mind. The Lopi Tote is perfect for carrying your next knitting project on the go!
Trim your tree with this free candy cane ornament knitting pattern! Knit flat and seamed, you can quickly make this keepsake ornament with yarn scraps and pipe cleaners.
Get a free pattern for this crochet snowman Christmas ornament. Practice your amigurumi skills with this fun pattern!
This uber-feminine crochet scarf is a great way to make use of your finest scrap yarns. Not only that, it’s elegant and doesn’t take a zillion years to make, which makes it perfect for gifting.
There’s a new knitting show in town, and everyone can watch it free on YouTube! The Knit Show with Vickie Howell is a Kickstarter-funded, studio quality craft show all about knitting and crochet. I was lucky enough to design a custom knit hat pattern especially for beginners for the show’s second-ever episode!