FREE PATTERN: Child’s Front-Tie Shrug

Is this seriously not one of the cutest things you’ve seen all week? I don’t care if it’s only Tuesday, this is adorable – especially with that tulle bow. Goodness! This free baby knitting e-pattern was first published in Easy Turtleback Jackets and was designed by Frances Hughes. It’s a beginner pattern, and the available sizing is […]

HOW TO: Knit the Netted Stitch

It’s springtime, and in some parts of the world it feels almost like summertime. The net stitch is perfect for warmer weather (think bathing suit coverup) and also for grocery bags (think green!).   Check out the written directions and a video tutorial over at We Are Knitters’s blog post How to knit netted stitch. […]

BOOK GIVEAWAY: Knitting Stitches Visual Encyclopedia

A knitter can never have too many knitting books, and this encyclopedia is a great example of one you should have. If you are interested in winning a copy of Knitting Stitches Visual Encyclopedia by Sharon Turner, then you should head over to Craft Gossip and comment to win!   A sample of some stitches included are, […]

HOW TO: Knit a Cabled Heart

I have made owls with cables before, and straight-up cables, but never a heart cable. That is lovely, isn’t it? If you’re interested in learning this stitch for free, head over to We Are Knitters’ blog and check out the post How to knit a cabled heart. Related posts: Women’s Cabled Hat Free Pattern: Cabled […]

FREE PATTERN: Elephant Baby Blanket

Well, this is something different. Complete with an attached trunk and floppy ears, here is an elephant blanket designed by Kathleen Brklacich Sasser. It’s an intermediate pattern that uses stockinette and garter stitches with duplicate stitches for the borders. Its finished size measures 33″ x 55″. Available at – Free Pattern of the Day. Related posts: […]

FREE PATTERN: Knitted Baby Moccasins

I have two brand-new babies to knit for, and make a lot of car seat/crib blankets. I haven’t made moccasins before, but I might have to after seeing this free pattern for them. Head over to the Noble Knits blog and get the free pattern for Bethany Baby Booties. Related posts: Free Pattern: Easy Basketweave […]