How to Wind Yarn

yarn swift and winder

How to wind yarn? This is a common question for those new to the fiber arts. Have you considered buying a yarn swift and/or yarn winder? Are you still winding yarn around a chair or making your kids or spouse hold the yarn around their arms while you wind or pull? Time to step into…

Knit Large Eyelet Rib Stitch Tutorial

knit large eyelet rib stitch

Still not ready to tackle those daunting cables? Don’t worry, we understand! Previously, we featured the Eyelet Mock Cable pattern to help ease you into making cables without actually making any. This month we’re featuring another mock cable pattern. This is one is called the Knit Large Eyelet Rib. By yarning over twice on one…

Crochet Kid’s Scarf Pattern – Squishy Rainbow Scarf

Easy kids crochet scarf

My daughter has really enjoyed learning how to crochet over the last year. As a 10 year old, she likes projects that are quick and easy to finish since kids have a shorter attention span. She loves to create, so she wanted to come up with her own easy kids crochet scarf pattern. After running…

Knit Cable Blanket Pattern

Knit Cable Blanket Pattern Featured

Thinking about learning how to knit a cable blanket? This simple knit cable blanket is the perfect project for a quick gift. The pattern is easy to memorize and with a chunky yarn and big needles, this blanket knits up fast! A solid color is recommended to really show off the cables and get those…

Easy Crochet Belted Poncho Pattern for Kids

Crochet Belted Poncho for kids pattern

I kept looking for a crochet poncho for kids that I liked and I found so many great ones, but I loved creating this crochet belted poncho pattern of my own! My daughter has been wanting to me to crochet something for her to wear. She gets chilly at school, so I wanted to give…

Yarn Trip! Stitches In Time Yarn Shop

This quaint yarn shop is located in historic downtown Bellflower, CA. The shop is surrounded by restaurants and there’s a delicious bakery right next door! You will be warmly welcomed by the owner, Candace (Candy) Broeker, as well as the regular patrons of the shop. There is a tight knit (pun intended!) community that is…

Crochet Flower Pattern – Designer Spotlight

Can you believe this is a photo of bouquet made from a crochet flower pattern? I was browsing a crochet group on Facebook and saw the photo above. I wondered why someone was putting a photo of a flower bouquet in a crochet group? Then I looked closer….they were crochet flowers! I had to investigate…

Free Knit Cable Scarf Pattern – Railroad Tracks

Knit Cable Scarf Pattern

We are so happy to be able to offer this free knit cable scarf pattern to all our readers! This knit cable scarf pattern has it all! It is a great introduction to cables in knitting. The pattern has all the details of the yarn and needles and step by step instructions. One Pattern, Many…