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The Little Witch Knitting Pattern is only a tiny bit more complicated than the Little Ghosts pattern. Both are perfect, quick and fun homemade halloween decoration. The Little Witch Knitting Pattern, updated, with improved formatting, is now available as a free PDF...read more
It's nearly October (a favorite month of mine!) and in honor of the falling leaves and the sweater weather, I'm re-sharing one of my most popular patterns with you guys now as a free PDF download. The Little Ghosts It's no wonder this is the most popular Yarn Birdy...read more
Hi knitting friends, long time no talk! Knitting has been my refuge during this past year. That is really not an exaggeration. Have I mentioned my second baby just turned 1? Well, that birthday marks, among other things, the end of the most challenging year I've ever...read more
Friends, meet The Simple Storybook Dolls: Pippi Longstocking, Alice in Wonderland and Peter Pan. They're only waiting for whatever other wonderful characters you and I can come up with to knit, to join them as they sit there in front of their storybook. Okay, if...read more
How to Graft Stitches with Kitchener Stitch: Kitchener Stitch is a binding-off technique that allows you to smoothly and invisibly graft together two pieces of “live” knitting (knitting still on your needles). I use Kitchener Stitch to finish the shoulders of the...read more
I've said it before, and I still feel this way: baby sweaters are nearly as fun and creative to knit as toys. They are so quick, and even if they aren't perfect (and mine aren't!), you put them on a cute baby, which makes them instantly amazing. I started...read more
Hi readers? Anyone still there? I know I abandoned you for a few months, and I'm sorry about that. I hope you had amazing autumns and are enjoying a December with lots of knitting time. After the birth of my second baby in May, I was plugging along, still knitting,...read more