Need a Quick Man Gift? Pattern Review

Quick Man Gift: Knitted Hat Review by Grace Elizabeth's

What does winter in Nebraska bring?  Yes – snow and ice.  And what does all Nebraskan’s have in their winter wardrobes?  Hats!  Yes,  we all need hats to keep our heads and ears warm from the cold. Today I am going to share an easy knitted hat pattern you can[Read more]

Best Gifts for the Knitter in Your Life

Best Gifts for the Knitter in Your Life

Are you a person who wants your gifts to be surprise or someone who likes to give specific hints as to what you would like to receive? Let me be transparent here – I love a surprise!  BUT…I have received gifts in the past that I did not appreciate and[Read more]

Don’t Arrive at the Party without a Hostess Gift

Vintage Crochet Hot Pad by Grace Elizabeth's

What is a Hostess Gift? With the season change we are reminded that the holiday parties will soon start. I always like a good party with friends and family. You either get to spend a more casual time with co-workers or get to see family and friends that you only[Read more]

How to Make a Wedding Guestbook Quilt

Wedding reception decoration with guestbook quilt by Grace Elizabeth's

I had never heard of a “guestbook” quilt prior to Courtney’s engagement.  She, however, had been scouring the internet for ideas. She didn’t want the typical, traditional guestbook – who would, right?!  With a smirk on my face I wasn’t surprised. Creativity was built into the genes of my girls. With[Read more]

Wardrobe Envy: Wow them with this Beautiful Scarf

Trailing Vine Lace Scarf Pattern by Grace Elizabeth's

Is it a scarf or a shawl, a wrap?  Well that all depends on the maker. Regardless, all your friends will envy you for this beautiful scarf and wish it was in their wardrobe. The trailing vine lace stitch is a beautiful stitch and I was anxious to use it in[Read more]

How to Pay Zero for a Cute Baby Sweater

How to Pay Zero for a Cute Baby Sweater by GraceElizabeths.com #Knitting

So how does one pay zero for a cute baby sweater?  There could be a few possibilities… Take advantage of a “buy-one-get-one-free” sale at a retail store Receive this said baby sweater from a friend as a gift or hand-me-down Or, make it yourself using leftover yarn – called a stash[Read more]

How to Make Awesome Pillow Covers

How to make pillow covers - Grace Elizabeth's

Pillows, Pillows, Pillows…don’t you just love pillows!   Pillows are great for that pop of color to brighten the room. They are perfect to finish the “look” and if you have several, you can lounge in them and take a little nap.  Are you interested in learning how to make awesome pillow[Read more]

3 Easy Washcloth Patterns for Beginners

3 Easy and Free washcloth patterns for the beginners by Grace Elizabeth's

Often people ask me what they should do to learn the needlecraft of knitting.  Typically people buy a lovely yarn and start with a scarf.  The thought is that once they are done they will have something pretty and useful. Learn to knit by knitting washcloths. 3 patterns are waiting for[Read more]