A Dishcloth a Day #Knitting

I love my knitting.  Honestly... there is nothing that makes me feel more relaxed then sitting down with my needles and knitting up a dishcloth.  I don't have to think about it...it's not hard work.  It's brainless entertainment to keep my hands busy while I try and slow down my brain after a busy day.  Knitting means a lot to me. I've given myself a challenge, just a small one. But a challenge non the less. I have plans to go to my local … [Read more...]

Super Simple Slip Stitch Dishcloth – Free Knitting Pattern

For the last two weeks I have been obsessed with knitting dishcloths.  I don't know why, I've never liked them before, but all of a sudden I'm all about the cotton dishcloths! So, here is the Super Simple Slip Stitch Dishcloth pattern that I came up with quickely one night while searching through a stitch dictionary. Supplies You'll Need: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn, about 30grams 5mm Knitting needles Darning needle for weaving in … [Read more...]

Seeded Twist Pilliow – Free Knitting Pattern

*Links within this post are most likely affiliate.  Just sayin.   Seeded Twist Pillow This is a simple starter pillow for those with basic knitting skills including seed stitch and cables.  The pattern is very repetitive and easy to memorize. Supplies: 7mm 29” Circular Needles 4 Balls Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn 2 Stitch Markers Needle for sewing in ends and stitching pillow together Cable … [Read more...]

How To Dye Wool in the Microwave

Yes folks, you read that right.  You can dye wool in the microwave!  The first time I learned this, I was a little hesitant.  I mean...won't it burn?  Well, it could, if not done properly. The other day I got adventurous.  My kids were home and I didn't feel like doing housework.  Yes, that feeling comes over me often, then I usually find my knitting needles and sit down.  Only, I had been oohing and ahing over the beautiful hand dyed yarn on … [Read more...]

Pink Lemonade Baby Hat – Free Knitting Pattern

Some of you may have seen the wool that I dyed last week.  It was a super fun project, but just dying the wool was only half of it!  I had to turn that wool into something, didn't I?  So I introduce you to the Pink Lemonade Baby Hat design that I came up with.  Below you will find the pattern, but you may also download the PDF if you would like a printable version. Pink Lemonade Baby Hat Free Knitting Pattern - Size 3 … [Read more...]

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