FREE PATTERN: Knitted Doughnuts!

Photo via Yarnspirations I started a ketogenic diet about 12 weeks ago, and while everything is going smashingly well (23lbs down!) I really miss a doughnut here or there. I guess the good news is that I can keep myself busy knitting up this free Lily Sugar ‘N Cream donut pattern from Yarnspirations! They measure […]

FREE PATTERN: Shells Table Runner & Coaster

Designed by Linda W. Cyr. I just got back from Cocoa Beach today – no, I didn’t bring any knitting (it was a 103 degree heat index, so no moving was happening except to run down to the surf). So I think that this free pattern spotlight is apropos – a table runner and coaster […]

FREE PATTERN: Cala Luna Scarf

Designed by Uma Padu I’m in love with this scarf! I can’t tell if it’s more calla lily or fishy, but it’s fantastic for this oppressive summer heat. This would really add a perfect accent to dress up a jeans-and-a-tshirt kind of look with a solid top. It has both written directions and a chart […]

Go Beyond Knit and Purl with this Great Book

Craft Gossip is giving away Kate Atherley’s book, Beyond Knit & Purl, over at their knitting site. They describe it as an excellent book for those new or timid knitters who haven’t tried out intermediate techniques like cables. 🙂 If you’d like to check out some of the patterns before you enter, you can see […]

FREE PATTERN: Giant Heart Wall Hanging

If you have some old arrows lying around (who doesn’t, really?) and also want to learn a new stitch, then the Shot Through the Heart pattern is something you’ll want to pick up. It’s a free heart wall hanging pattern by Hands Occupied, which has a ton of wonderful free patterns and links. Related posts: […]

FREE PATTERN: Desert Arrow Dishcloth

KnitPicks has another free pattern in their  Clean & Crafty Free Dishcloth Pattern series. This week it is the Desert Arrow Dishcloth, which is pretty amazing. Handy Links from KnitPicks: Desert Arrow Dishcloth (pattern) Shine Worsted (yarn) All free Clean & Crafty patterns All free dishcloth patterns All Kalurah Hudson’s patterns Related posts: FREE PATTERN: […]

FREE PATTERNS: Yarnspirations Celebrates Canada150

Canada Day is in just a few short days on July 1, and this year Canada celebrates her 150th birthday! I won’t be up to my home in Canada until August, so I’m celebrating in spirit Stateside. Canadian company Yarnspirations has a lookbook of Canada150 patterns for both knit and crochet for you to get your […]