Stockinette Stitch

Learning to Knit: Stockinette Stitch

First up in the new series of stitch guide videos is stockinette stitch. It is one of the very basic stitches to get you started but still very useful; stockinette is found in so many patterns. Instructions: Stockinette Stitch Can be worked on any number of stitches Row 1:┬áknit all […]


Common Knitting Abbreviations

Knitting Abbreviations and Free Printable

  Whether you’re new to knitting or a have been knitting for a long time, remembering all of the abbreviations that come up in a knitting pattern can be hard at times. I created a master “cheat sheet” to use as a reference when decoding a new pattern or even […]


rustic farmhouse style baby blanket- free knitting pattern

Rustic Farmhouse Baby Blanket Pattern

There is really nothing better than a soft cozy blanket, especially for baby. I have mentioned before how much my entire family loves the throw I made with the Bernat Blanket yarn, because it is that nice to snuggle in. I am also currently obsessed with the HGTV Show Fixer […]


Yarn winder review

Loops & Threads Yarn Winder Review 2

Disclaimer: This is an honest review of a product I purchased myself. I did not receive any product or compensation for writing this post I have been knitting for more than 10 years now and I’ve finally decided I’ve had enough and it was time to buy a yarn winder. […]


team spirit striped scarf pattern

Easy Crochet Striped Team Spirit Scarf

This Team spirit striped scarf is fun and easy to make. I’m here in Ohio so I chose to make my scarf in Ohio State colors but you can use any colors you like; high school, college, professional team or any nice color combo if you don’t like sports. This […]


Baby Hat Free Knitting Pattern

Baby Hat Knitting Pattern Free

Here is a free baby hat knitting pattern that it so soft and fun and easy to make. This knitted baby hat makes a great gift because it’s so cozy and since its made with a chunky yarn the baby hat works up really fast; perfect project for a relaxing […]


knitted washcloth free pattern

Knitted Washcloth Free Pattern

This is my favorite knitted washcloth pattern. This washcloth is thick enough and has enough texture to work really well on dishes yet it is still soft against the skin and would make a good washcloth for the bath. Feel free to sell any items you make from my patterns. […]


crochet button scarf

Andy Scarf on Pinterest

I found this crochet scarf pattern on Pinterest Sunday morning. I have so many projects pinned and unfortunately rarely get around to making them. This scarf looked way to nice to just sit ignored on my Pinterest board.  It was fun to make and only took a few hours. The […]


Free boot cuff pattern

Boot Cuffs Free Knitting Pattern 6

I have been so excited to share this free boot cuff pattern! Boot cuffs are so much fun to make because they are so quick to make. I’ll be posting a few more boot cuff patterns coming up. These are made with an acrylic yarn so they can take a […]


free minion hat knitting pattern

Free Minion Hat Knitting Pattern 10

Updated Who doesn’t love Minions? There are lots of really awesome Minion Hat patterns available. I designed this one as a knit hat because I found that most of the patterns out there are crochet or at least have some crochet in them. This pattern is all knit, even the […]


Free knit fingerless glove pattern

Free Knit Owl Cable Fingerless Glove Pattern 2

Just in time for the cold weather, here is a free pattern for knit fingerless gloves or hand warmers. The owl cable puts a fun twist on these gloves. You can find the pattern below. This post contains affiliate links. For more info, click here. Size: One size fits most […]


crochet broomstick lace hat

Cables and Lace Broomstick Hat 1

This post contains affiliate links. For more info, click here. This was by far the most challenging pattern I’ve worked with. I normally never like to criticize patterns that people have written, especially ones that designers are kind enough to offer for free. In this case I was definitely not […]