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]

Easy to Make Crochet Market Bag

Market Bag Crochet Pattern by Grace Elizabeths

Are you ready for your local Farmer’s Market?  The count down has started.  We have 18 days until the Lincoln Historic Haymarket Farmer’s Market officially opens May 2, 2015.  In preparation, I designed this easy to make crochet market bag.  It will be perfect to bring home the long-awaited, carefully selected vegetables[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]

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]

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]

Hot Dog Style Pillowcase Tutorial

pillowcase feature

I love bed linens – crisp and clean. The best is when you crawl into bed and they are nice and cool! I have been using this easy Hot Dog Style Pillowcase as a sewing project for my 9th grade classes. They make pj pants too, so it’s a great[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]

Yarn Stash Buster: Baby Houndstooth Blanket

Yarn Stash Buster: Baby Houndstooth Blanket www.graceelizabeths.com

Are you ready for another “Yarn Stash Buster?”  This crocheted baby blanket may look familiar to those who follow our blog.   It was created by using a popular pattern found on the Grace Elizabeth’s Etsy shop – Houndstooth Afghan.     The pattern is for a full-sized afghan; however, I simply adjusted the beginning chain[Read more]