**Free Patterns**

Scrappy Cowl – Stash Busting Pattern

What started out as 5 mismatched leftover balls of hand painted yarn turned into my favorite neck warmer!  The color changes combined with the slipped stitches make the colors sing.  It is totally worth weaving in the ends to get the color variations. This did require a good wet blocking to discourage curling and it… Continue reading Scrappy Cowl – Stash Busting Pattern

sewing, shawl

Sewing Knits Counts as Knitting, Right?! Converting Boxy Man Tee Into Feminine Cut Tee.

As much as I love hand-knits, I also love nerdy novelty t-shirts.  The problem is that the best geeky shirts are only available in men's sizes which are not at all flattering on my figure.  Not even a little bit.  So, I've done some research and have also ruined a few old tees trying to… Continue reading Sewing Knits Counts as Knitting, Right?! Converting Boxy Man Tee Into Feminine Cut Tee.

design, sweaters

I Heart My Dragons! Favorite Finished Object EVER. And, a Review of DROPS Air.

When you take the "softest and fluffiest yarn EVER" and combine it with the measurements from your favorite sweater and then throw in a couple of dragons... it's REALLY hard to to wait for the finished project to manifest. It feels like I've been working on the sweater forever, but looking back over my posts,… Continue reading I Heart My Dragons! Favorite Finished Object EVER. And, a Review of DROPS Air.

bags

Feeling the Love! Happy Early Valentine’s Day!

Happy Early Valentine's Day!  Before I get to my project update, I want to share some very sweet surprises that have happened for my little Etsy shop this week.  One of my yarns, Heartthrob,  was featured on Little Woollie's blog!  A huge honor!  I didn't even know it was featured until Jennifer from Knitterly Arts… Continue reading Feeling the Love! Happy Early Valentine’s Day!