Patterns for Knitting & Crochet

  • Simple Gifts Day 22 - Chromium Scarf

    • October 22, 2014

    Texture and color play off of and complement each other in today's bias-knit scarf! Chromium Scarf, by David O'Kelly, is available for £3.00 GBP (~$5.00) from Ravelry.  It uses alternating stripes of garter and stockinette stitch in three colors to create a wonderfully squishy, stripy …

  • Simple Gifts Day 21 - Zig Zag Wings Hat

    • October 21, 2014

    Today's project is a colorwork hat that gives you all kinds of choices. Zig Zag Wings, by Justyna Lorkowska, is available for $4 from Ravelry - or you can stop by the shop and purchase it through us if you're local!  It gives two options for the brim, two options for the colorwork chart - …

  • Simple Gifts Day 20 - Cozy Seed Stitch Cowl

    • October 20, 2014

    Bulky cowls are super popular lately, and for good reason - nothing beats the cold like a cozy, thick cowl! Wearing this Cozy Seed Stitch Cowl is like wearing a warm, fluffy cloud.  It is the perfect length to wear draped like a scarf or to loop around and snuggle under your chin.   …

  • Simple Gifts Day 19 - Divine Hat

    • October 19, 2014

    Today's project is simply divine! Divine Hat by Sarah Arnold, is a quick crochet hat for adults and is available for free online.  As a bonus, it includes instructions for downsizing it to fit infants - so cute!  We worked our sample in a single skein of Rowan Pure Wool Worsted, a …

  • Simple Gifts Day 18 - Adanya Warmer

    • October 18, 2014

    Here's a fun project - make it for your dog, your child, or yourself! Adanya Warmer, by Heidi May, is a quick little crochet project with a lot of possibilities.  Wear it as a head wrap to warm up your ears, as a neckwarmer, or give your pup a fashionable accessory!  The pattern is …

  • Simple Gifts Day 17 - Rachelle's Cowl

    • October 17, 2014

    Today's project is an easy cowl in a fabulous yarn. Rachelle's Cowl is a very versatile pattern - we've done it in cotton for a summer fashion accessory, now here it is in an incredibly soft alpaca/wool/silk blend yarn for cooler weather!  This free pattern, by Rachelle Mathews, is …

  • Simple Gifts Day 15 - Old Fashioned Sheep Toy

    • October 15, 2014

    A wooly, cuddly sheep out of thick wooly yarn makes a great gift for a child or an adult! Old Fashioned Sheep Toy, by Sara Elizabeth Kellner, is a free pattern available for download from Ravelry.  It uses just one skein of Berroco Peruvia Quick - and really, it uses ALL of that one skein …

  • Simple Gifts Day 14 - Brazel Beret

    • October 14, 2014

    Cables and bobbles and lace, oh my!  Today's project has just a little bit of everything! Brazel Beret, by Katya Frankel, is available in the new Make It! Knits 2014, or as a £3.00 GBP (~$5.00) download from Ravelry.  (And of course, you can always stop by and purchase it through …