Hot Dog Style Pillowcase Tutorial

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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]

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]

Cabled Baby Blanket

Cabled Baby Blanket by Grace Elizabeth's www.graceelizabeths.com

Another baby blanket is done!  I love making baby blankets because they are… adorable cuddly easy compared to a full sized blanket small enough to try unique or challenging designs and they are made with love for a special baby! This pattern is a knitted cable design.  A bulky yarn was[Read more]

Rapids Stitch Blanket / Afghan Pattern

Rapids Stitch Afghan Pattern by Grace Elizabeths (www.graceelizabeths.com)

It’s starting to get chilly in our part of the world.  In fact today it is cloudy and gloomy.  The perfect time to get out the afghans. Maybe you call them throws or blankets.  You know the ones, they can be found draped on the edge of a chair or couch. We hide[Read more]

FREE Pattern: Easy Pot Scrubber

Easy Pot Scrubber

Cleaning tools don’t have to be boring.  Add a bit of color in your kitchen with this FREE & Easy Pot Scrubber Pattern.  I was introduced to this project through our church’s “Helping Hands” group.  We send these as gifts to the locals with our pastor when he travels to[Read more]

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]