Crazy Check Placemat Pattern Download is Now Available!

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As I shared on Monday, I absolutely love adding new things to my home to make it feel more welcoming. These Crazy Check Placemats will be sure to brighten up my dining room table! This pattern is easy and fun! If you’ve mastered the knit and purl stitches, then this[Read more]

Funky New Knit Pattern Available as FREE Download this Week!

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I’m always looking for ways to spruce up my little apartment. I want to make it feel more homey and inviting. This could look like a flower arrangement on the coffee table, a new shelf on the wall, or a cuddly blanket thrown over a chair for easy access. I’ve[Read more]

Colorful Scarf to Keep the Chill Away

Scarf - Lichen Pattern by Larissa Brown, Knitted by Grace Elizabeth's

I popped into one of our local yarn shops a while back to get some inspiration and was not disappointed.  As I roamed around the quaint establishment, seeing and touching the bundles of soft yarn I spotted a beautiful flowing scarf.  The beginning of summer seamed like an odd time to[Read more]

5 Graduate Gifts They Will Love

Houndstooth Blanket by Grace Elizabeths

Along with spring comes graduations.  We are always pleasantly surprised at the graduation announcements and reception invitations we receive each year.  Those joyful young children are now young men and women ready to embark on a new adventure. My how time flies. Now for some thoughts on graduate gifts. Here is[Read more]

Yarn Stash Buster: Knitting Heart Coasters

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes when I’m in the middle of a large knitting project, I get a little bored. I pick up my needles a little less often and get busy doing other things instead. I’m in need of some variety in my life! Just recently I’ve[Read more]

Penguins Benefit from Knitted Sweaters

Penguin sweaters worn by stuffed toys at Phillip Island - IMAGE: PINP/AAT KINGS/SPOTLIGHT/REX FEATURES

While perusing articles about knitting I came across this story and couldn’t resist sharing it you.  Enjoy… Australia’s Oldest Man Likes to Knit Mini Sweaters for Injured Penguins   The Victoria’s Phillip Island Penguin Foundation says this “is not a fashion statement” but instead they help the little creatures if they are[Read more]

FREE Knitted Washcloth Pattern for the Beginner

FREE Pattern: Classic Diagonal Washcloth at Grace Elizabeth's #GEinc

When I was young, the classic diagonal washcloth pattern was the first knitted washcloth pattern I used to learn how to knit.  It was given to me by my mother who had gotten it from my grandmother.  Although I didn’t title this project a “stash buster” it could easily be used for that[Read more]

Yarn Stash Buster: Baby Socks

Yarn Stash Buster: Baby Socks by Grace Elizabeth's

What do you do with that leftover sock yarn?  The perfect yarn stash buster is knitting baby socks of course. I always have yarn leftover when I make a pair of adult size socks.  This is the perfect project to use some of my sock yarn stash.  The pattern is[Read more]