Knitting in Pantone’s Fall 2014 Fashion Colors

Baby Sweater

Birthday gifts – you would think someone who likes to knit and crochet would always have in mind upcoming birthday, showers, weddings, etc. Nope – my mind doesn’t seem to work that way so from now on I vow to put these things on a list so that I can[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]

Afghan Warmth

Houndstooth Afghan Pattern by Grace Elizabeth's www.graceelizabeths.com

How many of you work on multiple projects simultaneously?  Sometimes that is called procrastination but in this case I worked on two afghans at the same time out of necessity (to keep me sane).  Afghans take time and doing the same pattern for hours can get a bit boring, so[Read more]

First Family Afghan

First Family Afghan

It is amazing how procrastination finds its way into all parts of my life. Not only do I procrastinate with my school work, but also with my household plans. I put off doing dishes (like this very moment) and I tell myself I will finish my project later. Recently I[Read more]

“Knifty” Knit Cowl

nifty knit Cowl Scarf

So this is a bit of a belated post. I actually completed this scarf back in January when I was too busy to post about it, but here’s the finished product! Using the left over yarn from my other scarf (Lion Brand – Hometown USA, Los Angeles Tan), I whipped[Read more]