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.
This granny square-inspired crochet shawl is super fun to make. A shawl like this one is the perfect way to show off your tassel skills, too!
Learn the best tips for getting perfect tassels every time. Tassels are the fun part of yarn crafting – you don’t have to count stitches or take yourself too seriously when you make them. They can show off your yarn in different ways than standard patterns may allow, which can be really refreshing!
It’s getting to be the part of the summer when it’s too darn hot to move outside! Good thing shade-friendly projects like these are there to keep us occupied during the hottest days of the year.
It’s a long weekend, so that means we’ve got an extra day to get our craft on! If you’re looking for something new to tack on your own to-make list, check these out!
Sometimes you need a quick little pick me up of a project, and all of these fit the bill!
It may be St. Patrick’s Day, but I have very little green yarn for you in today’s picks. (Please don’t pinch me too hard!)
We’re at the point in the summer where kids start to get really bored. At the library I’ve got more kiddos reading than ever, more playing games than ever, and more getting into squabbles with each other at the same time. I think the collective internet had the same stir-crazy realization this week because there are a bunch of new kid-friendly yarn ideas out this week.
This time of year tends to produce some super creative ideas for yarn crafts to make in warmer weather. These are just a few of my recent faves.