Category: Knit and Crochet

Category: Knit and Crochet

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Stash Busting Knit Blanket (with NO ENDS to weave in!)

Simple, easy beginner knitting project.  A colorful afghan made from all your stash yarn. This blanket is a fun, simple pattern to use up all your leftover yarn bits. If you’re anything like me, you have a lot of yarn odd and ends hanging around. (Like, a lot)  They could

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Super Easy Crochet Pot Holders (Double Thick)

Easy and useful crochet project! These crochet pot holders (or hot pads) are a quick and easy crochet project that will come in so handy for years to come!  They are double thickness, so they stand up to heat and to wear and tear really well. We use these multiple

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Maker Gift Guide

Do you have an artist or maker in your life? You’d like to buy them a gift, but don’t really know what they’d like?  Here’s a list of my tried and true suggestions.  These are things I use day in and day out and I absolutely love them.  I wouldn’t

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Giant Granny Square Crochet Blanket

Remember the beautiful Sky Blanket that I began in January this year? Somehow I completely dropped the ball on that project.  I wasn’t working on it every day, just listing on a page in my bullet journal what the weather was like each day, and then when I was in

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Startitis + Free Handmade with Love Tags

I’m not sure if it’s because Spring has finally arrived (we’re ignoring the snowstorm that occurred at the end of last week) or if something is in the air, but I’ve got a serious case of Startitis. The definition, for those who don’t know: Startitis– the condition of wanting to start

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Knit The Sky Blanket

       I fell in love with this sky scarf project by the amazing Lea Redmond when I first came across it years ago. The basic idea is that you knit a stripe on a scarf every day based on the weather. I even bought all the yarn and began

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Stash-Busting Crochet Afghan

This simple and stunning crochet afghan uses only double crochet stitches throughout the main part of the blanket.  The color gradation comes from blending three colors of yarn together and adding new colors as your skein runs out. It’s the perfect project to use up leftover worsted weight yarn.  

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Seven Favorite Hat Patterns to Knit for Charity

Simple and beautiful hats to knit for charity.  A list of great, quick projects to donate to cancer patients, preemie babies and homeless shelters. I don’t spend as much time knitting as I used to, but it’s still the only thing I can do as a passenger in the car.

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Heirloom Stockings: Treasures in Progress

I was blessed to spend a lot of time with my Grandma while I was growing up.  We got together frequently for family dinners and to celebrate birthdays and holidays.  We spent a week together every summer at  Lake Powell  (and 2013, 2012, 2011, 2008).  My sisters and I joined in singing

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Finger Knit Gifts Kids Can Make

We’ve been crafting up a storm around here in preparation for Christmas.  We hosted a handmade gift exchange for kids and have had so much fun dreaming up and making gifts for our new friends. Our resident finger knitter has been hard at work. She made a darling set of finger

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