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...]

Whatcha Making Wednesday

I love to create. I love to see something built from the bare essentials up to the finished product. Sometimes I'm creating content. Sometimes I'm creating garments.  Usually with two sticks and a string. Sometimes I'm re-creating furniture. But all the time, I am creating. Today I am creating a hat.  It will likely be for my neice and it is one of my favorite colors.  Raspberry.  Though according to Quince & Co it is called … [Read more...]

Fingerless Mitts

For weeks, these babies have been on my needs.  I started them close to two months ago, and life just got in the way of my knitting time.  Seriously...having to go to work is dragging me down.  "I don't wanna work...I just want to knit on my wips all day!"  I'm not even kidding.  If I could spend my everyday in full on creative mode, I would.  What's funny is...my creative mode can even pay the bills. I guess I'm just a bit chicken of letting … [Read more...]

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