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]

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]

Download Your FREE “Fun in the Sun Hat” Crochet Pattern

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As promised, today I’m sharing with you my first crochet pattern for FREE! This “Fun in the Sun Hat” is a quick project and suitable even for beginners. I probably wouldn’t recommend it as a first project, but once you have the hang of the double crochet stitch there’s not[Read more]