knitting dictionary

BOOK GIVEAWAY: The Knitting All Around Stitch Dictionary

It’s Monday, but don’t let that get you down. Why? CraftGossip has a great giveaway over at their site, which is Wendy Bernard’s The Knitting All Around Stitch Dictionary. From CraftGossip’s description: What’s even better about this book is that you can see more of each stitch. When a swatch is reversible, the back of the swatch […]


FREE SCARF PATTERN: Mallow from Tahki Stacy Charles

It’s Sunday, and it’s time for a free knitting pattern from Tahki Stacy Charles! Score! I love this one – I really don’t have many fringed scarf patterns, and I think that this will go beautifully with a pair of jeans or a maxidress or floor-length skirt. Hot! Related posts: FREE PATTERN: Rosewood Cardigan from […]


HOW TO: Make a Trivet out of I-cord

Father’s Day is just around the corner, so from Nemcsok Farms is a really cool idea for making a trivet out of an i-cord. I don’t know about you, but I LOVE making i-cords. I typically just use two DPNs, but I’ve also employed a French knitter that is also a ton of fun. I […]


FREE PATTERN: Intarsia Moto Wall Hanging

I usually post free pattern links to blankets/afghans or clothing, but KnitPicks recently featured a cool free pattern that was neither. How about a wall hanging? I’ve quilted wall hangings before, but I’ve never knitted one before. This pattern is from designer Allyson Dykhuizen, and here is the blurb from KnitPicks: Whether you’ve knit yourself a sweater […]


HOW TO: Knit a Can Cozy

I’ve decided that I’m heading to the beach more this summer. Last year I had a miscarriage and serious post-partum depression (which I never had with my LIVE kids, thankyouverymuch), and I haven’t spent much time on getting myself bikini-ready. This summer? PFFFFFFT. See below: So, I need something to lug to the beach with […]


Happy 6th Anniversary – Free Pattern: Wraparound Skirt

Today is’s 6th anniversary. I’m so happy that we’ve stayed this long, and things will be picking up speed shortly. We’ve seen jobs come and go, a PhD started, a miscarriage, two daughters reach adulthood, the loss of both a pup and a cat … and it’s all good things to come on the […]


Up to 40% off at KnitPick’s Knitting Tool Sale!

The KnitPicks 40% off sale started last week, and is still going strong! You can save up to 40% off on over 800 accessories, including crocheting supplies. Here are just some of the 800 items available: 1. Kacha Kacha Knitting Counter 2. Chibi Tapestry Needle Set 3. Locking Stitch Markers 4. The Gleener 2-in-1 Fuzz & Lint […]