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]

Baby Booties: An Experimentation with Crochet

Feature Baby Booties by Grace Elizabeths

I have to admit I really struggled as I wrote this week’s post about crocheting baby booties. You see, for the last year and a half I took a break from Grace Elizabeth’s because life took over. I checked and seriously the last time I contributed was August 2014. That[Read more]

When In Doubt Wear Red!

Wear Red Reversible Cable Scarf Pattern by Grace Elizabeth's

What Does Bill Blass’ Quote:”When In Doubt Wear Red” Mean? Red attire has a presence, an energy, and a distinct effect on both the wearer and people who see them. It makes a statement & makes the wearer somehow more happy and confident. So if you aren’t sure what to[Read more]

How to Knit a Ladder Scarf – Easy!

Knit this Ladder Scarf this Weekend by Grace Elizabeth's

Scarves, scarves, scarves can we ever have enough scarves? Here in Nebraska we love scarves.  They are not only beautiful but functional.  What I love about the Ladder Scarf pattern is that it is easy and you can knit it in a soft, cuddly merino wool to keep away the[Read more]

Don’t Arrive at the Party without a Hostess Gift

Vintage Crochet Hot Pad by Grace Elizabeth's

What is a Hostess Gift? With the season change we are reminded that the holiday parties will soon start. I always like a good party with friends and family. You either get to spend a more casual time with co-workers or get to see family and friends that you only[Read more]

New Yarn Stash Buster – Infinity Scarf

InfinityScarfFeature

Well, in case you were wondering, my stash of yarn still exists! It’s slowly dwindling, but with every new project I take on there’s always that awkward half skein left over. And that’s exactly how I acquired the yarn I used in this project! I originally used this yarn to whip[Read more]

Wardrobe Envy: Wow them with this Beautiful Scarf

Trailing Vine Lace Scarf Pattern by Grace Elizabeth's

Is it a scarf or a shawl, a wrap?  Well that all depends on the maker. Regardless, all your friends will envy you for this beautiful scarf and wish it was in their wardrobe. The trailing vine lace stitch is a beautiful stitch and I was anxious to use it in[Read more]

3 Easy Washcloth Patterns for Beginners

3 Easy and Free washcloth patterns for the beginners by Grace Elizabeth's

Often people ask me what they should do to learn the needlecraft of knitting.  Typically people buy a lovely yarn and start with a scarf.  The thought is that once they are done they will have something pretty and useful. Learn to knit by knitting washcloths. 3 patterns are waiting for[Read more]