Manly Scarf Just in Time for Autumn Knitting

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Ever since I first learned how to knit, scarves have been my go-to project. They’re pretty straight forward to make, have a purpose, and are fun to wear or give away! Though I’ve definitely made more scarves than I have fingers on my hands, I can honestly say that I’ve[Read more]

Crazy Check Placemat Pattern Download is Now Available!

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As I shared on Monday, I absolutely love adding new things to my home to make it feel more welcoming. These Crazy Check Placemats will be sure to brighten up my dining room table! This pattern is easy and fun! If you’ve mastered the knit and purl stitches, then this[Read more]

Download Your FREE “Fun in the Sun Hat” Crochet Pattern

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As promised, today I’m sharing with you my first crochet pattern for FREE! This “Fun in the Sun Hat” is a quick project and suitable even for beginners. I probably wouldn’t recommend it as a first project, but once you have the hang of the double crochet stitch there’s not[Read more]

Yarn Stash Buster: Knitting Heart Coasters

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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]

Yarn Stash Buster: Crochet Circle Baby Blanket

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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]

Penguins Benefit from Knitted Sweaters

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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]