FREE PATTERN: Taylor Swift-Inspired Fearless Hat

  I just read that Taylor Swift has deleted all of her social media (this isn’t verified, obviously, because I didn’t bother checking) and has put up a 10-second (or so) video of snakes (or maybe one snake; I didn’t bother checking). Regardless of Taylor Swift deleting anything, she’s inspired The Craftsy Blog to make […]

FREE PATTERN: Knitstrips Comics Knitting Pattern

Knitting and comics? Comics and knitting? Any time a pattern meets a graphic artist, it’s bound to be pretty awesome. Knitstrips definitely do NOT disappoint! Head over to Mason Dixon Knitting and see the four free Knitstrips patterns available for download. They are holiday ornaments, legwarmers, a neck muffler, and a pair of mitts. Really […]

SPOTTED: Demi Lovato Knitting on a Plane

(photo from Demi Lovato’s Instagram) When I flew last week, I definitely didn’t have enough room to knit with long needles and chunky yarn, but how awesome is Demi Lovato with this pic on her Insta? It looks like she’s making a chunky scarf. Too bad we can’t see the color to spot it on […]

FREE PATTERN: Sage Smudging Scarf

Happy Sunday, knit fam! This free pattern for a Sage Smudging Scarf popped up in my radar, so I have to share. It is designed by Rox Reverendo, and has repeats of lace and eyelets. The completed scarf measures  9” wide x 64” long, and the gauge is 19 stitches and 33 rows per 4″ […]

FREE: Knitting Gauge Guide

Admittedly, I never swatch to find my gauge. This would explain the many sweater/bolero patterns that are sitting in my closet that need to be frogged. If you are in the same boat and are looking for a gauge guide, Craftsy has done us a solid with their new FREE downloadable guide. Get it here: https://www.craftsy.com/blog/2017/07/new-gauge-guide/ […]

FREE PATTERN: Gina Ridged Shawl

Free knitted shawl pattern alert: Gina Ridged Shawl Free Knitting Pattern from Noble Knits! This diagonally knit shawl incorporates a look of lace in a colorful self-striping pattern. The completed shawl measures 57″ wide x 28” deep after blocking. You’ll need a US size 7 circular 32″ needle, and the gauge is 18 stitches and 36 rows […]

FREE PATTERN: Omega Shawl

This beautiful Omega Shawl Free Knitting Pattern from Berroco Yarns reminds me of fall. It looks just cozy enough to keep you warm in the fall evenings. The completed shawl measures 62″ across top edge x 21″ deep at the center. The gauge is 20 stitches and 30 rows to 4″ in stockinette stitch, and you […]