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Crochet: Potholder, Cozy - Other
This quick and easy crochet project can help you in two ways: holding your project, notions, books, or other sofa or chair side interests with its handy pocket for stashing the essentials you need, or these double-padded mitts can protect your hands and your clothes from hot casserole dishes as you take them from the oven or transport them to a ...
Knitting: Tote, Drawstring Bag
This fun and handy project bag will carry all your supplies for your current project. It has a knitted liner to keep crochet hooks and knitting needles in the bag. The liner is also an extension that can be pulled out to give more room to those really huge projects. Pockets have flaps on both sides so they can be used and accessed whether the ex...
This colorful scarf is a fun and lightweight accessory for the warm months of the year! Whether you need a short or long scarf, this pattern gives you instructions to make it the length you want it to be. Short rows keep the long drop-stitch lengths from bunching on the ends of the scarf for a true rectangle. Perfect for those yarns with long co...
Knitting: Drawstring Bag
Want to carry a bit of lip balm, a cell phone, identification, keys, or even doggie treats on your morning walk or run? Here is a quick and simple lace bag to hang around your wrist or neck to carry whatever supplies you need! Great stash buster for those little balls of leftover yarn!
Knitting: Drawstring Bag
Bring a bit of sea life with you when you carry this tiny bag to hold your lip balm, cell phone, keys, or even doggie treats on your morning walk or run! A quick and simple lace bag to hang around your wrist or neck! Great stash buster for those little balls of leftover yarn!
This fun and easy vest will be the perfect compliment to your Independence Day festivities. In preteen and teen sizing and stockinette and seed stitches, this vest is a quick knit. In cotton, it will keep a cool profile for the celebrations! The crochet hook listed is only to attach the fringe, which is optional.
Knitting: Cozy - Other
Dress up your pint canning jars for yourself or gifts! This easy pattern is a quick knit. Add beads, embroidery, or other embellishments to give these owls their own personalities! The colorful braids are easy to make even for beginning knitters. Just 45 yards of the main color and 5 yards of the contrasting color are needed to bring these owls ...
Knit this cozy cowl to fit you snug about your neck or drapey as an infinity scarf. The 29” length only takes 140 yards of worsted weight yarn - perfect for that bit of handspun or one beautiful ball of yarn in your stash! This is the perfect opportunity to show off those fun buttons!
Three sizes to fit anywhere you need a decorative pillow! A fun little cable stitch gives plenty of interest in between stretches of plain stockinette stitch! A quick knit to help you accessorize your favorite places! Instructions are given for knitting in one piece in the round or as two pieces knitted flat - Knitter’s Choice!
Too many scarves to store for the summer? Here is an idea: make your scarves into storage containers, pin cushions, notions holders, crochet hook or knitting needle holders, crayon or colored pencil holders, etc.! An easy peasy project with a use for all seasons that uses up those little left over balls of yarn we can’t bear to throw away!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
These colorful hats are easy to make using only one color per round. The slip stitch pattern creates a double layer of fabric to keep you toasty warm during the Winter months. Specific yarn amounts are given so you can use miscellaneous stash yarns or your handspun yarn to knit yourself some Winter warmth.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
These colorful mitts are easy to make using only one color per round. The slip stitch pattern creates a double layer of warmth to keep you toasty warm during the Winter months. Specific yarn amounts are given so you can use miscellaneous stash yarns or your handspun yarn to knit yourself some Winter warmth.
This colorful scarf is easy to make using only one color per row. The slip stitch pattern creates a double layer of warmth to keep you toasty warm during the Winter months. Specific yarn amounts are given so you can use miscellaneous stash yarns or your handspun yarn to knit yourself some Winter warmth.
Knitting: Mittens, Gloves
Glittens are a glove-mitten hybrid. Mittens keep your fingers together for warmth, but gloves give more dexterity. The glitten gives you the best of both worlds with warmth and dexterity built right in. This is especially helpful for hunters, dog walkers, and others who need finger/thumb dexterity during cold weather. With the addition of a spec...
Knitting: Hanging Ornament
This swirly little snowflake is a quick knit! Pattern gives instructions for double-pointed needles with options for working in two circular needles or The Magic Loop, if preferred. The pattern includes needle sizes used for #10 Crochet Cotton, fingering weight yarn, and worsted weight yarn. The Gypsy Snowflake knits up easily to bring a little ...
Knitting: Baby Blanket
This small blanket is the perfect size to cover your baby in a stroller or car seat or playpen without the added bulk of a large blanket. It also is a good size for a preemie. Instructions are given for making the blanket wider and/or longer.
Knitting: Afghan block
You can now make afghan squares any size you desire with this easy pattern. No more guessing if you have the right size for a swap because you can see exactly how big your square is as you go! Want to add lots and lots of colors? Easy instructions for multiple colors included! The edges are made so they are easy to stitch together or crochet aro...
Whether they have a mustache or a monocle, these two are high class brothers of the sheep world! Use bits of yarn and a few stitches of embroidery before putting them on your fingers to wiggle for a giggle!
This snowflake was named after my rescued Beagle-mix, Emma. It is a lovely addition to holiday decorating, window ornaments, package toppers, or anywhere you want a bit of festive cheer! Little bits of thread and a little bit of time will have you in a blizzard before you know it!
Knitting: Mid-calf Socks
During the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. I was fascinated by the way the snowboards went a short smooth way to the beginning of the half pipe, then did multiple twists, flips, and spins to finally end up with a long straight slide at the end. I thought there had to be a way to get that interpreted in knitting because it was just so awesome ...
Knitting: Bag - Other
This Western-style amulet bag is just the right size for a spare bit of change or a small treasure to carry with you. It is incredibly soft and can be made with any sport weight chenille yarn. Also makes a nice little extra gift for the very young lady in your life.
Knitting: Bag - Other
“The galaxy is on Orion’s belt.” (MIB, the movie) This amulet bag is for our SciFi geek friends - your very own galaxy you can carry with you. It even has a place for a small bit of cash or any wee bit of space junk you might encounter on your travels.
Knitting: Scarf, Shawl / Wrap
You can make this elegant scarf with just one ball of laceweight yarn. If you have two balls of yarn, you can lengthen and widen it easily into a shawl. Beautiful way to use that one ball of laceweight yarn in your stash. Can just as easily be made with a heavier weight yarn. All knit, so if you are averse to purling, this is a good pattern for ...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque, Mid-calf Socks
Combine simple knitting and crocheting to show off your multiple skills. The granny squares are made and the knitting progresses off of them. The braid on the hat could be duplicated on the socks. Sizes of the cap will fit a child (small adult), adult, or large adult head. The socks are sized for a medium woman’s foot (7 through 9).
Knitting: Cuffs, Beanie, Toque
Made to fit a standard woman’s head and wrists, these make an elegant presentation for casual Winter dress. The beads add just the right amount of glitz. One ball of Nature Spun Worsted makes both the hat and the wristers. This is a good pattern for handspun since it takes only 190 yards total for the ensemble! The best part is there is no...
Use a smaller needle size and/or laceweight yarn to make the scarf narrower. Use a larger needle size and/or heavier yarn to make the scarf wider - worsted weight would make it almost a shawl. It can be any length, just stop when you either have it the length you want or are about to run out of yarn. Great for that one-and-a-bit skein of fingeri...