New Free Motif of the Month: Bicycle Wheel Motif

Bicycle Wheel Motif
Bicycle Wheel Motif

The new motif is here. I’m calling it a Bicycle Wheel, because that is what it reminds me of. It’s a really easy and fast motif. You can make one in minutes. Put them together to make a cool shawl or scarf.

Download the pattern and watch the free video tutorial here.

Lefties click here.

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Just Made It – New Motif of the Month

Wagon Wheel Motif
Wagon Wheel Motif

Even though there are only 4 days left in the month, this is the October Motif of the Month: Wagon Wheel Motif. This is a fun and fairly easy motif. The center ring uses a special stitch called a DC puff.

I not only show you how to do that special stitch  with the step-by-step video tutorial, but I also show you how to join new colors with a special technique that keeps you from having to use chain stitches at the beginning of your rounds.

You can click on the picture to go download the pattern and watch the video and if you’re left handed you can click here for your version.

Get Ready for the 4th With This Free Motif

I’ve got a new motif of the month ready for everyone. It’s just in time for your 4th of July celebrations.

This motif is about 4″ across which makes it the perfect size for a patriotic coaster. Or, instead of using worsted weight yarn, you can substitute bulky and make a hot plate trivet. Don’t stop at just making them for your table though– make a dozen and string them up for a decorative bunting for your next backyard bash. The possibilities are endless with this super easy and fun motif. You can get started by watching the video below and then go download the free pattern here.