Sewing / Embroidery

Easy to Sew Reversible Baby Bibs

These are so simple to make you will find yourself making a stack of them for the smaller people in your life, or to take to showers as gifts, or even donations. The free downloadable PDF is available in two sizes to fit everyone on your list! This pattern is part of the Baby SAL… Continue reading Easy to Sew Reversible Baby Bibs

Knitting

Easy Fringed Garter Stitch Scarf to Knit

I originally designed this scarf as the Bisectional Scarf when I was appearing on Hochanda TV in the UK a few years back. I wanted something that even entry level knitters could make while using the luscious worsted weight yarn from Zen Yarn Garden. There may be affiliate links in this post. The scarf is… Continue reading Easy Fringed Garter Stitch Scarf to Knit

Easy to Crochet Thermal Scarf Free Crochet Pattern on model
Crochet

Easy to Crochet Thermal Scarf

Double-sided layers of front and back post treble crochets makes this scarf light to wear but incredibly warm. And the stitch pattern is completely reversible, making this stylish scarf look good from any angle! This post may contain affiliate links. I love to have a ton of scarves to choose from when I am heading… Continue reading Easy to Crochet Thermal Scarf

Crochet

Roll Brim Tunisian Toque

This is a super simple-to-stitch hat, using the beginner Tunisian crochet techniques of Tunisian Simple Stitch in one- and two-colors, and Tunisian Knit Stitch. It’s crocheted flat, then sewn up along one seam, and is a great use of partial skeins of worsted weight yarn you might have in your stash. It also makes great… Continue reading Roll Brim Tunisian Toque

Sewing / Embroidery

Rustic Flannel Christmas Tree Ornament to Sew

I started upcycling flannel shirts recently and I just can’t seem to stop! I have made tote bags, cuff bracelets, and hairbands, and today when I wanted to create a project to help my good friends at Fairfield celebrate their 80th birthday, this little Christmas tree looked like a great use of a random sleeve!… Continue reading Rustic Flannel Christmas Tree Ornament to Sew

Crochet

Waves and Stripes Square

This square is part of the 2020 MooglyCal - I love participating in this! This block is called Waves and Stripes - the center wave section has some interesting textures from the crossed double crochet stitches, and the outer striped section is worked around the wave section once it’s complete. I used three colors of… Continue reading Waves and Stripes Square

Crochet

Trifolium Crochet Square – You’ve Got Options CAL

This post is part of a fun CAL in which participating designers give you a pattern in which you can make a 6" or a 12" square. Mine is the Trifolium Square, so named because I think the center looks a tiny bit like a clover! Made from the center out in three colors of… Continue reading Trifolium Crochet Square – You’ve Got Options CAL

Crochet

Color Block Washcloth

This washcloth pattern is super simple to stitch - it's the color changes that make it interesting so you work along in single crochet and have no more stitches to learn! I used red, gray and black because my 1930s bungalow has a red sink in it surrounded by gray speckled granite and I wanted… Continue reading Color Block Washcloth

Crochet

Concentric Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern

This is another one of the patterns that I showed on Hochanda tv last year, now available to all! Concentric is a free crochet pattern based on using luscious luscious yarn, and a join-as-you-go granny square technique. This post may contain affiliate links. Now when I had this on Hochanda, we had a yarn pack… Continue reading Concentric Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern

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Foldover Cowl – Holiday Stashdown CAL

I am always happy to participate in CALs - I am such an inconsistent blogger and having a CAL deadline means I get my act together and get some patterns posted! I present to you the Foldover Cowl, which is simple to stitch with two skeins of Paintbox Wool Mix Aran, available exclusively through Love… Continue reading Foldover Cowl – Holiday Stashdown CAL