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]

My First Crochet Pattern Coming Soon: Fun in the Sun Hat

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I absolutely love projects that I can take with me on the road! My husband and I find ourselves driving a lot for our job with The Navigators, so I enjoy bringing needlecraft projects along to keep me busy. We are blessed to be spending this summer in Florida, which[Read more]

The Most Perfectly Pleasant Wedding Gift from the Heart

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes buying off a registry gets a little boring. Whether it is a baby shower, bridal shower, or wedding gift, I prefer to be a bit picky as I select a gift to give. One of my favorite types of gifts to give are[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]

Easy DIY Reading Journal

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A quick post for today! I wanted a cute way to log the books I’ve been reading. I created this super Easy DIY Reading Journal. Check it out… This school year the students in the middle school were challenged to read more. A reading program was set up and the[Read more]

A gift 12 years in the making

Cross-stitch Humming Bird Coaster - Grace Elizabeth's

Since getting married this past fall, I’ve kind of taken a hiatus from blogging. But thankfully not from crafting! I’ve actually picked up the pace and tackled projects I never thought I could. I’ve also discovered some unfinished projects, as well as the beginnings of a breeding stash of yarn[Read more]

Penguins Benefit from Knitted Sweaters

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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]