Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Slippers
Treat yourself to the good life with a set of cushy cabled slippers! Worked seamlessly in one piece, these quick slip-ons feature robust ribbed cables on a plush purl background. Wide wale rib creates a form-fitting back and a fashionable faux fur top. Prefer a more casual look? We’ve also included instructions for a plain ribbed top as well!
Crochet: Throw
Turn two colors into five with this quick, curvaceous crocheted afghan! Worked in one piece, the easy 4-row pattern sports soft waves of double crochet finely framed with wrapped slip stitches. Clever yarn blending creates gently shifting shades to produce a stylish décor fabric. And with our step-by-step instructions for adapting the pattern to...
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Wrap yourself in evening elegance with a graceful, gauzy crocheted wrap! Worked in one piece, this completely-reversible cover-up features fanciful flowers softly swaying on honeycomb mesh. Bordered by lush leaves, the decorative pattern is equally suited to solid, tonal or color-transitioning yarns. And with our step-by-step instructions for ma...
Knitting: Scarf
Stitch a single skein of wool into a light and luscious fashion scarf! In a flowing formation of knitted shells, this decorative pattern sports pearly popcorns on waves of smooth stockinette. Edged with petit picots as-you-work, this romantic piece can add a soft splash of color to any outfit. And with our step-by-step instructions for making an...
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Take your itty bits of wool and turn them into a beautiful stash-busting shawl! Crocheted in a simple 3-row repeat, the graceful scallop pattern creates a softly-sloped silhouette that gently grazes the body. With dramatic openwork and contrasting chain fringe, this piece makes an eye-catching all-season accessory. And with our step-by-step inst...
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Fanciful stitches in festive colors create this perfectly painterly baby blanket! Crocheted in just one piece, the softly-textured pattern sports long double crochet arrows streaming across crested treble crochet lace. Combine your favorite solid with a colorful multi to create your own artisanal fabric. And with our step-by-step instructions fo...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
You’ll “heart” this quick and colorful knitted baby blanket! Worked in units with one color at a time, this no-sew classic sports softly-textured hearts floating on a smooth stockinette background. Boldly bordered with contrasting garter stitch, it’s a great design to help those leftovers shine. And with our step-by-step instructions for making ...
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Crochet quick comfort to brighten your baby’s room! Worked in 9 basic squares, this one-of-a-kind blanket boasts colorful crochet hearts trimmed with soft swirls of ruffle yarn. And for a fun and festive finish, the light and lacy ruffle frames the entire outer edge. Prefer a simple blanket without the ruffles or an elegant throw for the boudoir...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Knit your odds and ends into a colorfully cabled baby blanket! Worked in six simple pieces, this picot-edged beauty boasts classic cables swirling on a staggered garter background. Clever yarn blending turns six colors into twelve, creating a smooth transition from one color to the next. And with our step-by-step instructions for making any size...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Create a classic beauty for generations to come! Knitted in the round, this circular one-piece blanket features fields of flowers flanking a full moon and bordered by a fancy shell fence. Best of all? There’s no purling or finishing required. And with our step-by-step instructions for making any size with any weight of yarn, you can grow a garde...
Crochet: Baby Blanket
“Color it up” and crochet this cute and cuddly baby blanket! Worked with one color at a time, the ingenious center panel boasts a bright quartet of hearts bordered by light and lacy lattice. Made in one piece, there’s no finishing or piecing required. And with our step-by-step instructions for making any size with any weight of yarn, you can cus...
Crochet: Scarf
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Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Turn your orphaned scraps into a gorgeous, gauzy fashion scarf! Knitted in airy ridged mesh, the surprisingly simple 4-row pattern magically forms a sleek swirl of solid-color wedges without the need for short rows or colorwork. Trimmed with delicate chain loop lace, the modular design can easily transform any stash into a stylish accessory. And...
Knitting: Tote
Make your next stroll a stylish one with this street-chic cabled handbag! Knitted without seams, this cleverly constructed carryall sports a semicircle of cabled columns surrounded by a sea of contrasting garter stitch. Finished with gracefully tapered handles, its clean lines and sleek silhouette are the embodiment of fine fashion.
Crochet: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Graceful stitches in sumptuous silk create a classic beauty in lace crochet! Edged with a flurry of feminine fans, this soft crescent scarf works up quickly in single crochet mesh. Completely reversible, it’s a fast - and frugal - way to transform a single skein of yarn into an exquisite accessory. And with our step-by-step instructions for maki...
Knitting: Scarf, Cowl
Capture the magic of a misty morning with wispy webs of swirling silk! An ode to nature’s own artisans, this quick knitted cowl features glistening gossamer circles floating on a bed of slanted stitch mesh. Worked in one piece with a single ounce of yarn, this elegantly airy accessory is the perfect welcome for warmer weather. And with our step-...
Knitting: Cowl
Let your leftovers shine with a quick and colorful cowl! Knitted in four easy strips, the final fabric is formed by a surprisingly-simple braiding technique. From winter tweeds to summer silks, this versatile pattern can make the most of any stash. And with our step-by-step instructions for making any size with any weight of yarn, you can expres...
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
Wrap yourself in luxury with a light and lacy silk scarf! Elegantly edged with a cascade of crisp leaves, the crescent-shaped body gently hugs the shoulders for a fine fit. Worked in one piece, it’s a quick way to turn a single skein of yarn into an all-season accessory. And with our step-by-step instructions for making any size in any weight of...
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
Transform a few rounds into a sharp and shapely crochet topper! Worked in quick petal lace, this all-season hat sports a finely-striped headband and a fanciful floral accent. Sized from child to adult, you can stitch the silhouette as a casual slouch or a close-fitting cap to suit the wearer’s style.
Crochet: Fingerless Gloves
For a last-minute gift or a fun fashion pick-me-up, crochet a pair of classy-yet-colorful fingerless mittens! Worked in single crochet, the form-fitting front sports a trio of vines bursting with berries. Adorned with a decorative picot edge, you can whip up a pair in standard or elongated length to suit your wearing style.
Knitting: Cowl
Feed your inner fashionista with a deeply dramatic infinity cowl! Worked in bi-color brioche, the completely reversible fabric sports a rich ribbed cable swirling through the center. Prefer a small neck scarf in fine merino? Or a sumptuous capelet in super bulky alpaca? You can do it all with our step-by-step instructions for adapting the patter...
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Bathe your baby in bright, bold blossoms with an oh-so-speedy crocheted blanket! Worked in a simple 2-row repeat, this precious piece features little lace shells flanked by plush, plump puffs. Finely finished with petite picot trim, you can easily adapt the pattern to make ANY size with ANY weight of yarn. (And we’ll show you how.)
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Knit a quick cover-up dripping with decadent scallops! Worked in 4-row elongated lace, this elegant shawl sports a soft crescent shape that gently hugs the shoulders. In an evening metallic or a daytime tweed, this versatile pattern can be made as classy or as casual as you like. Fancy a neck cowl in cobweb wool? Or oversized chill-chaser in chu...
Knitting: Slippers
Treat your feet to one-of-a-kind comfort with these stylish wrap slippers! Worked in wheat ear rib, the wraparound construction creates a snug-as-a-sock fit that’s ideal for all-day lounging. Whether you knit them Seamless (using double point needles) or Seamed (using straight needles), our comprehensive instructions will help you quickly create...
Crochet: Scarf
Give yourself the “glow of love” with this bright and cheery crocheted scarf! Worked in a simple 4-row repeat, this clever pattern creates a colorful collection of softly-textured hearts without time-consuming colorwork. And with our step-by-step instructions for adapting the pattern to ANY size with ANY weight of yarn, you can easily stitch up ...
Crochet: Cowl
Stitch a swirl of scallops to fashionably frame your face! Crocheted in 7 simple rounds, this light and lacy infinity cowl can be created from a single ball of self-striping yarn. As a neck scarf, a cowl or a turtleneck, this versatile piece is a feminine feature that’s both fast and frugal.
Knitting: Cowl
Finish your favorite outfit with a fashion-forward chunky knit cowl! Sporting a trio of graduated cables, the simple 12-row pattern creates a softly curved silhouette to smoothly conform to your body. Designed in two versions (seamed and buttoned), this smart and stylish piece can quickly convert from a cowl to a capelet on command.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Knit a fun and festive dishcloth to hail the holidays or celebrate a housewarming! Worked with one color at a time, the simple knit-and-slip pattern forms a fancy welcome wreath topped by a big, bold bow. Color it with traditional brights or home decor heathers to add that creative touch to a holiday swap or a housewarming basket.
Knitting: Scarf
Stitch a scarf to stand out from the rest! Made in simple garter stitch, this artistic accessory consists of interlocking modules joined together as you work. (There’s no purling or sewing involved.) Best of all, you can knit this unique piece in any weight of yarn, any color combination or any length to suit your style.
Crochet: Hats - Other
Walk with the wildlife in a warm and woodsy crocheted hat! Worked in camouflage print, this quick cuffed cap features chill-chasing ear flaps and a rugged rack of antlers rising from the crown. Sized from baby to adult, you can outfit the whole family with fun and functional hats for the great outdoors.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Quickly crochet an eye-catcher with this elegantly understated shell lace shawl. Worked in a 4-row repeat, this mesmerizing pattern creates a graceful crescent shape that gently conforms to your curves. In a muted neutral or vibrant multicolor, this completely reversible piece can be made classic or contemporary. Prefer a smaller neck scarf in s...
Crochet: Slippers
Start’em tonight. Wear’em tonight! Worked in super-thick yarn, these stylish loafers are fast-to-finish in just a few rounds. With classic lines and a streamlined design, they’re a sharp shape for all the feet in the family.
Crochet: Slippers
We crossed a classy slipper with a comfy sock and came out with a bold ballet beauty! Stitched in airy single crochet, the contrasting halves are joined as-you-work without the need for sewing. In a sparkling metallic or a more traditional yarn, they make for lovely lightweight lounging.
Crochet: Slippers, Booties
Keep the little ones comfy-cozy in these adorable crocheted moccasins. Modeled after our most popular adult slipper pattern, they sport a simple rope stitch that creates soft fabric to gently hug the feet. Sized from newborn through 6 years, they’re a surprisingly fast and easy project with a minimum of fuss. And the best part of all? They’re jo...
Crochet: Slippers
Sink your tired toes into soft and spongey slip-ons! Made in cushy crocheted rib, the simple styling is perfect for a casual night on the couch. And the double layer of fabric can help the coldest feet stay warm and toasty.
Crochet: Slippers
You’ll be up to your ankles in softly-textured stitches with these moccasin-style slippers! They’re worked in a simple rope stitch to create a comfortable fabric that gently hugs your feet. And with two layers at the toes, they’re the ideal chill chasers for cooler weather.
Crochet: Slippers
“Weave” warm and wonderful footwear with your crochet hook! In this espadrille-inspired design, the signature front is made in double crochet mesh and edged with colorful chain strands. When finished, the contrasting strands are woven through the mesh to mimic a lush and lofty homespun.
Crochet: Bib
Mealtime is party time with this fun and festive crocheted bib! Using one color at a time, we’ve created a simple technique to make bright and bubbly bobbles that bounce across the fabric. Finished with a colorful corded neckline, it prepares your wee one to “party with the peas.”
Crochet: Bib
Baby will be “too cute” in this quick-to-create crocheted bib! Worked in rickrack stitch, the simple pattern serves to showcase the delightfully decorative multi-color yarn. Whether playfully plain or finished with a fun appliqué, this will make a precious piece for your favorite infant.
Knitting: Bib
Fun meets function in this wonderfully whimsical knitted bib! Worked in basic block stitch, this simple pattern highlights vibrant multi-colors as they frolic through the fabric. Keep it plain for a fuss-free project or finish it with a fun appliqué for an undeniably adorable accessory.
Knitting: Bib
Let your little one sail the seas at suppertime! Worked in garter intarsia, this cheerful and charming bib sports a bold and bright sailboat surrounded by heather blue skies. Designed with a classic nautical neckline, it’s an authentic accessory for your swashbuckling sailor to be.
Knitting: Bib
Nothing says “baby” like shimmering knitted shells in soft and soothing colors. Using a unique stitch-in-the-side technique, this beautiful bib boasts thick and wavy stripes resembling lush little seashells. Complemented with garter stitch and a pin-striped neckline, this timeless piece is pastel-perfect.
Crochet: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Brighten your kitchen with a bold and beautiful Jamaica Dahlia! Worked in right-side rounds, this multi-dimensional piece boasts a glowing single crochet center surrounded by gorgeous graduated petals. In a simple solid or a mesmerizing multi-color, it makes for a lively - and lovely - dishcloth.
Crochet: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Turn a few hours into a fanciful and functional Gerbera Daisy! This whimsical interpretation features rows of radiant ribbed petals ringing a pebbly picot center. With vivid and vibrant coloration, it will bring a festive feel to all your dishwashing duties.
Crochet: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Soft and subtle tones impart an air of refinement to this enchanting little dishcloth. Inspired by the Asiatic Lily, it sports a spray of striking slip-stitch tendrils supported by a set of right-side single crochet petals. With clean lines and simple stitching, it makes a surprisingly sophisticated kitchen cloth.
Crochet: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Take a trip to the Old World with an Italian White Sunflower! Worked in right-side rounds, this dishcloth features a single crochet center boldly bordered by contrasting popcorns. Finished with perky little petals, it’s a charming way to cheer up the kitchen.
Crochet: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Tired of the same old dishcloth designs? Then stimulate your stitching with a Chimera African Violet! This pretty pattern boasts curvaceous and colorful single crochet petals surrounding a lush puff stitch center. And a final finish of softly-textured scallops gives it a flowing and feminine feel.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
From afternoon outings to elegant evenings, this versatile stole flashes “fashionable” and “feminine.” Knit in four basic strips, the end stitches are unraveled to form loops at the edge of each piece. These loops are then linked to join the strips without sewing. Simple to make. Easy to wear. Stitch one for every occasion!
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Grace your shoulders with a country classic! Crocheted in V-stitch lace, this romantic neutral sports a soft bi-color shell border. Trimmed in petit picots, the homespun look is a perfect complement to today’s casual clothing.
Crochet: Shawl / Wrap
Simple stitches swing and sway to create this stunning crochet cover-up! Stitched in swirling double crochet lace, the intriguing pattern consists of only 7 rows. Finely finished with a picot edge, it’s a chic way to announce your arrival — with a fiery flash of color.
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Drama won’t stay on stage when you flash this stole from the spectator’s seat! Knitted in blackberry stitch with one color at a time, the geometric pattern features a bright and bold diamond flanked by four contrasting panels. With sharp lines and sophisticated styling, this stunning piece is worthy of a “Bravo!”
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
Love the look of a traditional lace shawl? Now you can get it in hours with this feather-light fashion featuring long cross stitch lace. And the simple secret to its success? Blocking to enhance the intricate openwork.
Knitting: Cowl
Make magic on your needles with this wonderful woven-look cowl. Stitched to mimic herringbone fabric, this intriguing design sports a contrasting rolled hem and soft garter neckline. Equally suited to weekday or weekend, its smooth lines and soft silhouette will inspire the fashionista in you!
Knitting: Cowl
Transform a few hours into a feminine, flowing neckpiece. Done in dimensional honeycomb lace, this stylish cowl boasts a lofty rope cable swirling through the center. With subtle texture and classic styling, it’s an understated accent for a simple touch of color.
Crochet: Cowl
Embellish your bodice to sparkle like the stars! Worked in treble crochet mesh, this light and lacy cowl features multi-color motifs dramatically dancing down the neckline. Paired with a one-piece dress or a bare-shoulder ensemble, this eye-catching piece will be the evening headliner.
Knitting: Cowl
Soft textures blend with earthy tones to form the perfect ode to Mother Nature. Worked in diagonal orientation, this refined ring cowl features bi-color honeycomb interspersed with solid purl stripes. The pleasing interplay of color and pattern creates a versatile piece that can complement any wardrobe.
Crochet: Cowl
Surround yourself with soft and supple crochet! Using a unique stitch-under-the-strand technique, the easy 2-row pattern creates light and lush fabric with superior drape. Finished with a center front twist, this simple design is an elegant way to dress up the day.
Knitting: Hats - Other
Transform a few hours into a handsome, hug-your-head hat! Worked in purl ridge ribbing and ringed with chain link cables, this sporty piece is cleverly contoured for a no-fuss fit. Sized from child to adult, it’s the perfect cold weather companion when the great outdoors are calling.
Knitting: Hats - Other
Take a walk on the wild side with a lively leopard print! Worked in wide wale garter ribbing, this double-stranded hat is finely finished with a fair isle hatband. Paired with a wool jacket or topping a faux fur ensemble, this dramatic headpiece is a stylish way to flaunt your knitting prowess. (Note: Hatband is worked from a Color Chart instead...
Knitting: Hats - Other
Clean lines and casual styling create a classic look for this all-weather artisan hat. Stitched in a graduated smock-as-you-go pattern, the fabric sports a fine pinstripe for just a touch of contrast. Sized from child to adult, this versatile piece will coolly complement the day’s duds - whether rugged or refined.
Knitting: Cloche Hat
Looking for a pretty piece with a perky personality? Here’s a charming brimless cloche featuring five classic cables that sway and swirl across lattice lace. Neatly finished with a tailored hem and sequined side bow, this all-occasion accessory is both fun and feminine.
Knitting: Hats - Other
Put your scraps to great use with playful patchwork headwear! Worked primarily in broken rib, this cap’s unique intarsia technique eliminates the need to cut-and-join colors for every new block. Sized from child to adult, you can get creative and customize colors to suit the wearer’s style.
Knitting: Market bag (slouchy)
Enjoy casual comfort with a relaxed-yet-rugged cotton carryall. Worked in basketweave rib, the knitted body easily expands to accommodate all your accoutrements. Whether browsing the farmer’s market or basking on the beach, this easy-care bag will confidently carry you through the day.
Crochet: Purse
Carry some color on your arm with this fashionably flashy crocheted bag. Worked in one piece, it features a high-low pattern that creates thick-and-thin stripes along the body. Neatly fastened with a top button tab, this upscale fashion find can complement the most sophisticated wardrobe.
Crochet: Purse
Experience the magic of felting in a lightweight and refined wool handbag. Styled in a V-stitch mesh, the front and back are crocheted together to quickly join them without sewing. Then, a brief toss in the washer magically transforms the piece from flimsy to fabulous in mere minutes!
Knitting: Purse
Soft tones and subtle textures lend an earthy feel to this stylish little bag. Knit vertically in a simple rectangle, the body features interlocking purl ridges on a contrasting seed stitch background. Cleanly finished with a top button tab, this fashion-forward accessory will easily carry you from one season to the next.
Crochet: Tote
Be eco-conscious and fashion conscious with this smart and sturdy crocheted carryall. Worked in double crochet rounds, it sports a striped panel of cluster lace for just the right touch of color. Large enough to hold all your weekend portables, it can comfortably go from shopping to shoreline and everywhere in-between.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Honor life’s abundance with the cool colors and elegant lines of this classic knitted dishcloth. Worked with one color at a time, it features a hearty harvest of lush grapes bursting on the vine. In a kitchen or in a gift basket, this earthy piece will provide a soft sophistication to its surroundings.
Crochet: Hats - Other
Get ready for the great outdoors with this classically-styled cold weather hat! Made in a spongy herringbone stitch, it sports a contrasting ribbed band that neatly borders the edge. Sized from child to adult, this casual topper will keep everyone warm and comfy all season long.
Knitting: Vest, Beret, Tam
Clean lines with a splash of color create the classic look for this fun twin set. Edged with pinstripe ribbing, the V-neck vest and matching hat sport cute knotted cables on a seed stitch background. Color it for the girl or boy in your life and you’ll have them stepping out in style!
Knitting: Throw
In a den or in a dorm, this vibrant throw is the epitome of style. Worked in a 2-row pattern, it’s made in five separate strips with simple color changes to create each block. Sewn together, the strips form a striking geometric pattern that looks like it was intricately knitted right into the fabric. (But we’ll never tell!)
Crochet: Scarf
With rich texture and classic styling, this simple crocheted scarf is evocative of a fine Irish knit. Worked vertically in one piece, rows of staggered puff stitches provide subtle contrast to a basic single crochet background. Finished with triple knotted fringe, it makes a dapper accessory for a man or a woman.
Knitting: Throw
Clean lines and warm colors create the soft and subtle appeal of this everyday afghan. Made in one piece, it features moss stitch chevrons floating on a striped knit background. Both contemporary and classic, it’s equally suited for a man or a woman, a boy or a girl.
Crochet: Scarf
Finally, a quick and easy way to make beautiful cables with a crochet hook. Just work two wavy strips, then twist them together to form the striking center cable for this thick, lush scarf. Finish each side with single crochet rib and — Voilà — an instant classic!
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Java lovers rejoice with this bold and lively knitted dishcloth! Worked with one color at a time, the simple knit-and-slip pattern automatically forms a steaming Cup o’ Joe right before your eyes. In a kitchen or in a gift basket, this colorful cloth is the perfect choice for a coffee connoisseur.
Knitting: Throw
Here’s an elegant accent to complement the most formal décor. Worked in a one-piece construction, the lacy rows of smocked diamonds seem to dance on a soft knit background. In a brilliant jewel tone or a delicate pastel, this piece will add a touch of class wherever it resides.
Crochet: Vest, Brimmed Hat
Fine crocheted details enhance the authenticity of this sporty denim outfit. Worked primarily in single crochet, the open collar vest and matching low-brim cap are neatly accented with contrasting rows of slip stitch trim. Complete with miniature metal buttons, this cute coupling truly defines “adorable.”
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Celebrate nature’s splashiest season with this vibrant knitted dishcloth. Worked with one color at a time, the simple repeating pattern yields a fiery formation of falling oak leaves. It’s a great way to use up scraps from summer knitting and a colorful way to bring the best of Mother Nature indoors.
Knitting: Cape, Mittens
Make the little one a fabled star in this enchanting outdoor ensemble. Worked in one piece, the cape features a fitted hood in stockinette stitch and a contoured body of graceful graduated shells. Simple thumb-less mittens complete the set, making it perfect for “riding to grandmother’s house!”
Knitting: Scarf
Add a flash of color to your winter wardrobe with this warm and woolly knitted scarf. Worked in two halves, it sports brightly colored flame stitches dancing on a softly textured chevron background. Whether your hues are bright and bold or cool and calm, this piece is a dashing way to color your world.
Crochet: Beret, Tam
Express your joie de vivre with a jazzy crocheted beret! Worked with one color at a time, the simple row-below technique produces a colorful cloth resembling woven tapestry. Edged with a robust ribbing, it’s an upbeat accent for both classic and contemporary wear.
Crochet: Scarf
Here’s a crocheted piece that’s both graceful and unique. Worked vertically in one piece, it uses an unusual stitch-under-the-strand technique to create a light and airy fabric resembling woven lace. If you’re looking for a scarf that’s soft, supple and not too heavy, then look no further than Grains of Granite.
Crochet: Throw
Thick, lush texture meets deep, dramatic patterning in this quick-as-a-flash afghan. Worked vertically in one piece, the deceptively simple 4-row pattern features an eye-catching center striped panel. Whether striped as shown or made entirely in one color, this lofty piece will keep you warm and toasty all winter long.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Brighten your home with a little piece of retro kitchen kitsch. Worked with one color at a time, this fanciful dishcloth features a funky pair of neon lemons. And with a simple substitution, you can even create a companion cloth: Just reverse the citrus colors and make it Lime-licious!
Knitting: Coat / Jacket, Belt
Help your cherub to chase away the chills with this kimono-inspired lounger. Worked in one piece, it has a double seed stitch body with garter stitch cuffs and cable edged collar. Fastened with a knitted belt, this casual cover-up is simple to make and comfortable to wear.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Showcase your skills and your love with this beautifully embossed baby blanket. Worked entirely in knit and purl, the one-piece construction features a large moss stitch heart surrounded by smaller purl hearts. Cute in any color, this charming piece is a wonderful way to show your heart.
Crochet: Hats - Other
Get more color with less work in this bright chill chaser. Made primarily in double crochet, it features a multi-color inset that mimics individual motifs. (But it’s cleverly worked in one piece.) Sized from child to adult, you can personalize the color combos to suit every taste and temperament.
Crochet: Throw
Here’s an old classic pattern with a new contemporary twist. In this super-sized “granny square,” alternating sides of cluster lace and double crochet are accented with soft and silvery hues. Worked in one piece with no further finishing required, it’s the ultimate afghan for instant gratification.
Crochet: Poncho, Cloche Hat
Whip up a wonderful springtime set for your little angel. Worked in two rectangles, the poncho features V-stitch lace bordered by contrasting flower clusters and is topped off with a matching flapper hat. Sized up to 4 years, this darling duo will have wee ones saying, “Pwetty! Pwetty!”
Crochet: Throw
Rich tones entwine to make beautiful braids in this simple-yet-sophisticated design. It’s made in five easy strips with chain loops at the edge of each. When finished, the loops are linked together to join the strips without sewing. Want an afghan of elegant simplicity? Rich and Regal is the one!
Crochet: Throw
This is not your grandmother’s ripple! Made in a simple crocheted seed stitch, this one-piece afghan combines subtle texture with dramatic striping to mimic fine striated marble. Fit for a king or a queen, it’s a striking way to give the royal treatment to someone you love.
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Deep double crochet scallops dominate this light and lacy baby blanket. Made in one piece, this striking pattern consists of a surprisingly straightforward 2-row repeat. And since there’s no finishing needed, when you’re done with the last row, you’re done with the whole piece!
Crochet: Scarf
Spark your style with this light and lovely fashion scarf. Worked in one piece, it features crossed double crochet mesh with bold bi-color insets and a coordinating chain stitch fringe. Day or night, this sharp-looking piece will prove a striking accent to any ensemble.
Crochet: Cloche Hat
Short and sassy, this brimless cloche makes a fun fashion statement. Created in single crochet and accented with spiral puffs, it boasts an airy mesh border with fine corded edging. For warm weather fashion or cool weather comfort, this all-season topper is a smart and stylish move.
Crochet: Hats - Other
Whether skiing the slopes or strolling the streets, this sporty piece is the go-to cap. Worked in vertical ribbing with contrasting arrow stitch stripes, the stretchy silhouette comfortably hugs the head. Sized from child to adult, the clean lines and close fit will make it a crochet favorite.
Crochet: Baby Blanket
Classic stitches in classic colors make this afghan perfect for any infant. It’s made in five separate strips, each containing colorful lace shells bordered by single crochet and joined as-you-go to quickly connect the strips without sewing. Finished with a fanciful shell trim, this pretty piece possesses timeless charm.
Knitting: Scarf
Primary shapes and radiant colors headline this hip, urban accessory. Worked in one piece, it features hot purl orbs floating on a cool knit background. Finished with contrasting garter edges, it’s a colorful way to get some attention in your own little universe!
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Sparkling stripes and shimmering stars highlight this vibrant baby afghan. Worked with one color at a time, the clever pattern alternates blocks of purl ridges with smooth star stitches to create a basketweave effect. Without the need for time-consuming colorwork, there’s no easier way to brighten baby’s room.
Knitting: Throw
If you can knit a scarf, then you can make this stylish fan stitch throw. Worked in five simple strips, the end stitches are unraveled to form loops at the edge of each piece. These loops are then linked together to quickly join the strips without sewing. That’s all there is to it. Quick…..easy…..beautiful!
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Sink your feet into the sand and your fingers into this elegant sea-inspired spa cloth. Worked with one color at a time, it showcases a classical scalloped shell flanked by fine Grecian borders. The perfect take-along for warm weather knitting, it can serve as a spa cloth for the bathroom or a dishcloth for the kitchen.
Crochet: Throw
Add drama to any room with this striking example of chevron crochet. Worked in five separate strips, it uses simple color changes to create each “arrow.” Then the strips are crocheted together to quickly join them without sewing. It’s a super-fast way to add flair to your everyday crochet.
Knitting: Scarf
Even newbies can knit this versatile scarf in no time at all! Made in two halves, the simple knit-and-purl pattern seems to magically twist and turn to mimic diagonal cables. It’s a perfect project for practicing the two basic stitches of knitting — and for producing a smart and stylish piece in the process.
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Soft, subtle patterning provides understated elegance in this lovely baby afghan. Resembling a classic clamshell quilt, the one-piece construction consists of swaying stockinette stitches bordered by a band of garter stitch. Beautiful in any color, this piece will be cherished by a boy or a girl.
Knitting: Scarf
Knit a bit of chic with this generously-sized jumbo cable scarf. Showcasing a classic cable inset, it features striped garter stitch borders that produce a lush and lofty feel with surprisingly soft drape. Whether countryside or city-wide, this adaptable accessory will complement your wardrobe wherever the day takes you.
Crochet: Scarf
You might just feel an island breeze when you wear this bright and lively little scarf. Comprised of one-round flowers joined together with cluster leaves, this super-quick scarf will seem like it’s sprouting straight from your hook! So add a little fun to your fashion and treat yourself to a taste of the tropics.
Knitting: Throw
Rich, earthy tones add a soothing sense of comfort to this graceful knitted throw. Worked vertically in one piece, the lush rows of trellis lace offer vivid contrast to a smooth knit background. Looking for a warm accent with a splash of color? Then surround yourself in a Vintage Vineyard.
Knitting: Scarf
Want to learn an easy new way to knit light and luxurious fashion fabric? For this simple striped scarf, an unusual 2-row technique is used to create soft and supple cloth that closely resembles corded weaving. With deep texture and superb drape, it’s a luscious way to welcome cooler weather.