Fearless about Firsts – My First Knit Socks

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Though I’ve been knitting for 10+ years now, there are still many stitches, techniques, and projects I have yet to try. Only in the past 5 years have I started to place more value on the craft of knitting and crocheting and trying to improve my skills and learn more.[Read more]

New Yarn Stash Buster – Infinity Scarf

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Well, in case you were wondering, my stash of yarn still exists! It’s slowly dwindling, but with every new project I take on there’s always that awkward half skein left over. And that’s exactly how I acquired the yarn I used in this project! I originally used this yarn to whip[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]

Manly Scarf Just in Time for Autumn Knitting

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Ever since I first learned how to knit, scarves have been my go-to project. They’re pretty straight forward to make, have a purpose, and are fun to wear or give away! Though I’ve definitely made more scarves than I have fingers on my hands, I can honestly say that I’ve[Read more]

The Adventures of the Cable Knit Sweater

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Since marrying my husband last October, John and I have learned a lot about one another. I’ve learned that John enjoys crafting a cup of coffee each morning, that he geeks out over board game “news” as he anticipates the release of a new expansion for his current favorite game,[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]

3 Unexpected Reasons You Should Take Knitting Classes

Knitting Sample by Grace Elizabeth's - Should you take a knitting class?  Craftsy has some great ones!

Are you just beginning to learn the art of knitting? Or, are you like me? – I love to knit and would consider myself a seasoned knitter having knit most of my life. So are knitting classes that target the “beginner” off-limits to the “seasoned”, “advanced” knitter? My mom taught me[Read more]