It’s hard to believe it’s nearly April, guys! I’ve been looking forward to April for months, though, since my first published crochet design is in the April issue of I Like Crochet Magazine.
I have wanted to knit a bulky area rug for my office for years, and I finally found the right combo of yarn and needles to do it. What’s so great about this design is its beginner-friendliness. You only need to knit and purl to make this room-warming 5×7′ rug.
When I finish a knitting project, or even just finish a skein of yarn, I’m often met with a slight dilemma: what to do with my yarn labels. For the longest time, I’d just shove them into the middled of a densely-packed gallon zipper bag, end of story. Then I started designing.
This collection of 10 recently-published patterns features inspiring ideas with bold color and construction. Check out these short sleeves, lacy wraps, and lightweight accessories for spring!
Spring has almost sprung, but that doesn’t mean cowl weather has left us just yet. Knit yourself a quick and easy chunky cowl to help keep a stiff spring breeze off your neck with this beginner friendly Chunky Ribbed Cowl Pattern.
There’s nothing like happy yarn mail to make your day. Indie yarn shop A Good Yarn Sarasota sent me a few yarns to review recently, and I was so excited when they arrived! I received one hank each of Dream in Color Jilly yarn, Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sock and Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Sport.
I’m super excited to announce that I’m going to be a regular host for Allfreeknitting’s YouTube channel! Check out the first three videos I’ve shot for them, and learn how to knit basic drop stitch, garter slip stitch and diagonal basketweave stitch.