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Slouchy Cabled Bauble Hat

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(this post contains affiliate links to products I use and recommend to my readers.)  I created this pattern with baubles in mind. I love the look of the cables intermingling with the baubles in a seemingly random pattern. This pattern is really easy and entertaining to knit! You can make it slouchy like I did, […]

Triangle Stitch Sunglass Case Free Knitting Pattern

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Oh summer knitting. After knitting a few shawls, I just wanted a short and chic project. So I created this sunglass case to keep my sunglasses safe in my purse!   You will need to know: Knit Purl How to sew a seam   Matierals: Martha Stewart Merino Yarn (1 skein= approx 120 yds) (colorway: […]

Easy Beginner Crochet Blanket Pattern

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I cheated on my knitting, and learned how to crochet a few weeks ago. It was a thrill! Well, it was, you know, thrilling in the way that pulling loops through other loops on a stick is thrilling. Something only knitters/crocheters can understand! This is a simple blanket, the finished product ended up being a […]

Cable Crown Super Bulky Headband

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I call this one the “crown headband” because it’s so big, it kind of looks like a crown. Kind of a winter interpretation of the flower crown trend. It’s a really simple pattern, and is a great way to practice cables! I get compliments on mine a lot, and am currently knitting some in other […]

The Never Ending Scarf Free Crochet Pattern

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One of the things I love about crochet is the ability to create a long chain and crochet all the way across. I wanted a scarf that was high-fashion, yet inexpensive and easy to make, ridiculously long, and dramatic. I came up with this very simple pattern that works for worsted weight yarn- and love […]

Spring Shawl: Fresh Photos

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    I needed some fresh, spring photos for my ‘Design Your Own Crescent Shawl’ knitting pattern, and we were lucky to have an 80 degree day in between thunderstorms last week! After this long winter, I’ve never been so happy to have sun-burn!

Free Pattern: Triangles Crochet Scarf

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  Get the AD-Free printable PDF version of this pattern in my Etsy Shop I’m loving this triangle crochet stitch! I wanted a light scarf for these cool May- and probably June- days. Damn Ohio! I was lucky enough to get out with my photographer friend Carrie for some pro- photos that turned out absolutely […]

New & Notable

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New & Notable is a new series where I will be showcasing my favorite new patterns of the week! This week I was inspired by soft grays, blues, and creams. Probably something to do with the beautiful thunderstorms we’ve been having! Top-left: A Tremulous Light by Jennifer Beever / Top-Right: Fine Lines Pillow by Fifty […]

On My Needles

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I’m working on 2 new and exciting projects right now, and I can’t wait to get them done & photographed to share with you! I’ve really been inspired by stockinette stitch, summer shawls, and stripes. Here’s a sneak preview of what I’m working on: 1 free pattern, and 1 for sale.