Its spring time and the first flowers are blooming… but not fast enough for me. So I’m making mine own, simple crochet flowers.
Left-leaning decreases are a pain in the butt. They don’t match right-leaning decreases. Its a sad fact of knitting. But with this one simple trick you can get those left leaners looking much better.
Here is a quick and free tutorial on how to knit the garter stitch tab – which is how all those gorgeous triangular shawls get started.
Join me as I happily spin up some 100% hand painted silk roving. Here is everything you need to know to successfully spin silk into yarn.
Here is a free video tutorial that will have you casting on with two colors is no time at all. Its easier than you might think.
Instead of putting your first row in the usual way, flip that base chain over! You’ll have a starting edge to match your finishing edge.
Let’s all make pinwheels, bold colorful, mesmerizing pinwheels! Here is a free pattern and photo tutorial you can use to knit a pinwheel to any size in any yarn.
Hearts are super easy to make in crochet. So grab some yarn and a hook and this free photo tutorial. Ten minutes later you’ll have a heart! And hour later you’ll have a dozen hearts. Then you’ll either need to stop or you’ll need to start giving them to everyone you know or soon you’ll be buried in hearts.
Trust me. I know this from experience.
Knit and crochet patterns use so many abbreviations they can resemble secret government codes. Get some help and free printable guides.
Unbalanced yarn has character and variety and sometimes we like that. Sometimes I like that! So here is a free tutorial for spinning an unbalanced two-ply yarn.