It’s officially summer, friends! For some, that means their knitting and crochet work is on hiatus, but there is so much that can be made for warm weather. Yes, with yarn!
Stuck in a rut? Feel like looking at pretty pictures of yarn stuff? You've come to the right place!
Learn the ins and outs, pros and cons of sewing the beginner-friendly ESP Dress from Decades of Style.
Sometimes stash-diving results in a fun dress that teaches you a thing or two about ease and fit. Click to check out the pros and cons of making Simplicity pattern 1803, and get some practical sewing advice from Grandma while you’re at it!
Tis the season for quick, warm-weather makes! You’ve got your home and outfit accessories, sure, but the yarn craft blogosphere definitely loves publishing boxy top patterns in spring and summer too. To celebrate boxy top season, there’s one of each for knit AND crochet in this week’s picks. Enjoy!
Handmade Wardrobe: Is the TLC Caftan pattern from Decades of Style right for you? Read about easy moments, challenging moments, and lessons learned in the process of sewing this advanced beginner-friendly pattern.
Check out the new Faded Flare Wrap, Part of Zen Yarn Garden’s Impressionist Collection (2019). Read about the artistic inspiration behind the design and learn where to find the knitting pattern, and enter to win a Faded Flare kit!
Read about my Me Made May-inspired handmade wardrobe goals, and how I plan to leverage a modest sewing skillset into a well-fitting, sustainable wardrobe!
These late spring project ideas are a breath of fresh air, aren’t they? Warm colors, soft neutrals, and garments great for layering are just the ticket for whipping up in early May.
Since the blogging world loooooves a good holiday, there have of COURSE been fun ideas put out into the world recently. Find some standout project inspiration in the new Picks of the Week!