I love Craftsy kits and they’ve just improved them. They made their kits even better! Each project kit now includes: Your printed pattern, access to the digital pattern and a project bag with all of your kit materials inside (hello organization!).
They really want you to try these new kits out by giving you up to two kits at 50% off just to try it. Just use coupon code KITSAVINGS at checkout.
Hurry up though because the deal only lasts until tomorrow!!!
Here is their fine print:
Get 50% off the full retail price of any quilt, knit or crochet kit from Craftsy. Sorry, cake kits are not included in this promotion. Limit two kits one redemption per customer. Cannot be combined with any other coupons. Expires October 26, 2017 at 11:59PM Mountain Time.
Get ready for the warmer weather with these super comfy crochet flip flops.
You have two options for construction. Either use a strong glue (like E6000) to stiffen the double sole so you can wear them around the house. Or, make one sole and glue that to a pair of old flip flops (with the original straps removed) to wear outside.
Either way, they will be way more comfortable than those hard plastic straps you’re used to.
50% Off This Week Only
Use promo code: flipflop during checkout to receive discount. Good on all websites listed below (except Craftsy, which does not have promo codes so the price reflects discount).*
*Offer good until Sunday, April 16th, 2017 midnight Pacific time.
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Need Yarn For Your Flip Flops?
I’ve partnered with Craftsy to offer the Ocean City Flip Flops Crochet Kit. It comes with the pattern and all the yarn you need to make a pair of flip flops. There are 24 different colors to choose from to customize the look.* The pattern discount does not apply to the kit.
Two More Kits Too
I’ve also worked with Craftsy to offer these two new “great for beginners” crochet kits. These patterns are only available with these exclusive kits. Click on the pictures to see more details about these on Craftsy.
Both patterns use a classic rib stitch pattern that works up quickly with super bulky yarn.
Perfect for the absolute beginner who wants to try their hand at reading a pattern.
If you are like me and do everything in your power to avoid paying shipping when shopping online, now is the time to stock up on yarn and projects. Craftsy is having a $1 shipping sale the next 48 hours. Click here to get shopping!
Use promo code: SHIPFOR1 to get $1 shipping on your order!
My newest Craftsy kit is now available. The pattern was designed exclusively for the Cloudborn Baby Alpaca fingering yarn and it is so soft, I absolutely loved working with it.
The kit includes the pattern and Cloudborn Baby Alpaca Fingering yarn, so you can create this sumptuously soft scarf. Featuring fun, modern openwork, this scarf gives you lots of ways to wrap up in style.
I finally finished my first pair of socks and am ready for even more. The class I took: My First Socks, was absolutely fantastic for learning how to knit a basic pair of socks. The instructions were very clear and showed common pitfalls and why things were done. The first pair is in worsted weight yarn so you can see all the stitches you are making. The class also included a pattern for a sock weight yarn pair that I’m working on next.
Now that I’ve finished these, I want to learn a new technique, but I can’t decide which one. So, I’m asking you guys to help me out by voting. What do you think I should learn next? Or what would you like to hear about? If you’ve ever wanted to knit socks, what would you want to learn?
My choices are below. I pay for all these classes myself, so consider that as well when choosing for me. If you happen to try one of these classes, these links will give me a little bit a moola that I’ll use to help me pay for my classes, so be sure to sign up if you are interested.
I did sign up for the class below already. It is a free knit along and has the same instructor from my first socks class. She was a great teacher and I think this class will be just as fabulous.
Let instructor Lucy Neatby guide you to sock-cess! In this one-of-a-kind knit-along, you’ll receive two new lessons and a new design each month, so you can knit your way through three exciting knitted sock patterns. Start with the smocked Guernsey sock, as you learn how to work from cuff down, create a sturdy slip-stitch heel and work a toe chimney. Then, move on to the toe-up Serpentine sock, where you’ll knit beautiful cable patterning, the garter short row heel and even a nifty I-cord cuff. Want a project with a little more color? You’ll complete your knit-along with the Windowpane sock, as Lucy teaches you how to work a double-thick cuff, a two-color slip-stitch leg and the swirly star toe.
Master the traditional method of knitting socks with expert knitter and author Donna Druchunas. Donna guides you through sock fitting, heel shaping and stitch pattern choices. You’ll learn to use three different needle types (double-pointed needles, two circular needles or the magic loop). Even super-experienced sock knitters will discover inspired variations on heels and toes, stitches, yarns, needles and colors. Whether you customize the universal pattern, or tackle one of Donna’s three bonus sock designs, you will love the results.
Embrace the time-tested method of toe-up knitting! Join popular instructor Donna Druchunas, and learn how to create your own seamless sock design by mixing and matching different features. Start class by learning about the anatomy of a sock before moving on to the shaping and stitch patterns you can use. For toes, Donna will lay out the steps to the moccasin toe, the wedge toe and the short row toe. When you move on, you’ll discover how to create afterthought heels, gusset heels and short row heels. Want to ensure sock success before you start? Donna will guide you through taking accurate measurements and planning your sock using an included worksheet. Plus, you’ll learn great tips and tricks for polished finishing and receive three free patterns included with class!
Designer and author Donna Druchunas walks you through knitting socks from the ground up. From casting on to binding off, Donna details simple steps to make intricate sock patterns easy and enjoyable. Once you’ve worn handmade socks, your feet won’t be satisfied with anything else. Donna introduces you to knitting from the toe up so you can try on the sock as you knit and adjust the height of the cuff. You will discover two techniques for starting a sock, three different heel techniques, and usefuls tips and tricks like the figure-8 cast-on and stretchy bind-off. Learn to read charts and use double-pointed or circular needles to create lace and stranded colorwork in the round.
Conquer sock knitting essentials that ensure success! Join designer Ann Budd and learn little details that make things easier at every step. During class, you’ll see how to knit identical socks toe-up and cuff-down, and find out how to troubleshoot any tricky situations that pop up along the way. Ann will begin by demonstrating how to take accurate measurements before helping you conquer popular sock cast-ons and bind-offs. For variety, you’ll discover new heel and toe styles, and Ann will share methods for shaping. With these skills you can accommodate for the unique features of any feet! Plus, throughout class you’ll learn the classic techniques that lead to great socks, from picking up stitches to grafting.
I’ll be making my choice once I finish the sock weight pair I’m making, so hopefully within a week or so. I’ll let you know how it goes.