It’s too hot! Too hot to make blankets or sweaters or anything thick. I did have some super soft lightweight Knit Picks Shine Sport yarn that I’d been saving for such a day. This yarn is HEAVEN guys! Pima cotton and modal make for… Continue Reading “Tunisian Crochet Smock Crop”
Ahhh … to find a pattern you love only to discover that it is in a language you can not understand … It happens to all of us who browse Pinterest only to discover links that loop back around to Pinterest or are in… Continue Reading “Tunisian Wrap Top”
Which one do you prefer?
(Pattern notes on the above top can be found here) You know what’s better than spending hours rewinding and skipping through You Tube patterns? CHARTS! Visual learners, this one’s for us. I must admit that I am waaaay late on this one. What have… Continue Reading “Charts!!”
It’s amazing how a little texture can upgrade the simple granny square. Today, I’m going to show you how you can alter this simple pattern with a simple “front post double crochet.”
This is a wonderfully fast way to work up a blanket. It’s perfect for anyone needing a quick way to join their squares. It works for any granny square pattern, and you’re going to love it!
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The Solid Granny square is as versatile as it is beautiful. There are so many ways to use it that you won’t easily become bored. It is worked in much the same way as the clustered granny, found here, with only a few little… Continue Reading “The No Seam Solid Granny”
Here’s a little trick I wish I had learned ages ago. I finally mastered it a couple years ago, and it has helped me tremendously. I use it for any project that begins with more than one stitch in the starting chain. I use… Continue Reading “The Magic Circle”
The crocodile stitch is one of those stitches that you gotta try at least once. It’s a yarn eater that takes some time, but once you do … oh boy, is it pretty! This is a very forgivable stitch, so don’t be afraid to… Continue Reading “The crocodile stitch”