Crochet Houndstooth Baby Blanket in a Weekend

Crochet Houndstooth Baby Blanket in a Weekend.  Pattern by Grace Elizabeth's.

Have you been invited to a baby shower?  Or maybe your niece has just announced that she is expecting a sweet bundle of joy! Immediately your mind jumps to the gift.  Oh, you want to give something special.  If you are like me you want to give something thoughtful, personal and[Read more]

Yarn Stash Buster: Crochet Circle Baby Blanket

Circle Baby Blanket

Project “Yarn Stash Buster” is still in progress.  Today I want to share with you a colorful crocheted circle baby blanket made from the never ending yarn pile I continue to share with you.  It’s like that plate of spaghetti in the restaurant.  No matter how much you eat it[Read more]

Self-Binding Receiving Blanket

self binding receiving blanket 3

A friend showed me this cute and quick way of making a self-binding receiving blanket over Christmas Break.  I have been thinking I NEED to try it ever since. Because several people I know are having babies, I thought these would make a cute handmade gift. I love giving something[Read more]

Cabled Baby Blanket

Cabled Baby Blanket by Grace Elizabeth's www.graceelizabeths.com

Another baby blanket is done!  I love making baby blankets because they are… adorable cuddly easy compared to a full sized blanket small enough to try unique or challenging designs and they are made with love for a special baby! This pattern is a knitted cable design.  A bulky yarn was[Read more]

Rapids Stitch Blanket / Afghan Pattern

Rapids Stitch Afghan Pattern by Grace Elizabeths (www.graceelizabeths.com)

It’s starting to get chilly in our part of the world.  In fact today it is cloudy and gloomy.  The perfect time to get out the afghans. Maybe you call them throws or blankets.  You know the ones, they can be found draped on the edge of a chair or couch. We hide[Read more]

Weekend Project: Free Easy Knit Blanket Pattern

Weekend Project: Easy Knit Blanket

Looking for a quick project for the weekend?  Maybe you need a wedding gift like I did. With a few weddings approaching quickly I headed to the store in search of a thick yarn.  Lion Brand’s Homespun Thick & Quick was my choice, super bulky (6) weight and oh so[Read more]