pink headband on gray head

Quick Headband / Ear Warmer Knit in Washable Yarn

I found this free pattern called Winter Morning (Link goes to Ravelry) to knit a chunky / bulky yarn headband with a cable. So here are the results and tips I want to share. First of all, my grown daughter has shown interest in this type of accessory in the past, so I believe she […]

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Flip flop socks hand knit

Knitting Flip-Flop Socks

Until just the other day I hadn’t heard of flip-flop socks. I had begun to try my hand at knitting socks, and asked my daughter if she would like a pair. She said instead she would love a pair of flip-flop socks. My next question, which I thought was pretty logical, was “Why?”. Flip flops […]

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colorful scrappy bias shawl

Finished Knitting the Scrappy Bias Shawl

The Scrappy Bias Shawl was a free pattern I found at Ravelry (link below). The knitting begins at one point and expands outward by using increases on one edge and decreases on the other, which ends up as an elongated triangle shape. It’s very simple to work and can be knit in so many ways. […]

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curls in the ruffled scarf

Skinny Ruffle Scarf Free Knitting Pattern

I have begun a new project called the Ruffled Scarf, or Ruffle Scarf. The pattern is free (link below) and it’s quite easy to knit. Once I saw the directions I had to pick up some needles and try it myself. Beginning the Pattern Miss Babs is having a 20% off end-of-the-year sale, and I […]

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knitting the scrappy bias shawl in gradient colors

Easy Knitting FREE Shawl Pattern For Gradient Yarns

Lots of knitters love to use gradient color yarns.  Often shawl patterns work best for this, and I have found a free, simple pattern to try.  It is called the Scrappy Bias Shawl and you can download it at Ravelry.  I am grateful to knitters who share their free patterns.  It’s the perfect way for […]

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