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]

Yarn Stash Buster: Knitting Heart Coasters

YarnStashBusterCoaster

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]

Throwback Thursday: Pantone Color of the Year

Pantone color of the year for 3 years

Throwback Thursday highlights a post from years past that we think you might enjoy! This post about the Pantone Color of the Year 2013 originally made its debut on Grace Elizabeth’s on Jan 10, 2013.  I’m a little behind on reporting Pantone’s “Color of the Year” for 2015.  I was reminded[Read more]

Yarn Stash Buster: Knitted Cowl

Yarn Stash Buster: Knitted Cowl - Free Pattern

Are you ready for a “Yarn Stash Buster?”  This knitted cowl was a natural.  I simply used a tried and true pattern from a past post, so if you are looking for a free pattern, here it is – Easy Peasy Knitted Cowl. I’m not sure which finished cowl I like[Read more]

Yarn Stash Buster

Yarn Stash Busters:  New blog post series at www.graceelizabeths.com

Do you have a Yarn Stash or are you a great Yarn Stash Buster?  I didn’t think I had a stash until I took an honest look at my closet.  I have always prided myself in not buying any supply unless I had a project in mind.  I have never (ok[Read more]