New Free Pattern Tutorial ~ Nesting Bowls

The newest Free Pattern Tutorial has been added!

These sturdy Nesting Bowls are made with T-Shirt yarn from Fox Yarns. They are made with an 11mm hook that gives them a stiff shape that needs no blocking of stiffening.

The bowls fit inside of each other for storing. Make them in your favorite colors for your favorite people!

Download the free pattern and watch the free video tutorial here.

Lefties click here.

Learn More About Fox T-Shirt Yarn

Fox Yarn sent me some of their T-Shirt yarn to test out (in exchange for my honest review).

I loved working with it. The color selection is awesome and the yarn is soft and sturdy. It’s perfect for baskets, purses, and other objects where you need structure.

Check out the video to see more about the yarn.
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New Free Pattern Tutorial ~ Cute Rainbow Hooded Scarf

The newest Free Pattern Tutorial has been added!

This cute Sweet Stripes Hooded Scarf is perfect for any little girl, but can also be sized for a lovely lady as well (I’ll tell you how in the video).

Made with a self-striping yarn, you only need to learn a one-row repeat to make these for every girl in the family. So easy and fast!

Download the free pattern and watch the free video tutorial here.

Lefties click here.

In Love With These Blocking Mats

I was sent these Blocking Mats by WooLove to test out for free.

I am in love with these things, they are my new go-to mat for blocking everything. I won’t spoil the review with spoilers, but I love the grid lines!

I used these to block the Sweet Stripes Hooded Scarf so you’ll see a cameo of the scarf in the video. See why these are my new favorites by watching the video above.

50% Off Two New Basket Patterns ~ This Week Only

Because you can never have too many storage options.

50% Off Both Of Them!

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Perfect for holding all your essentials!

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Easy to carry with the knit-in handles!

The Essentials Crochet Basket and Fundamentals Knit Basket are two new large storage containers options.

Using super bulky yarn for both, they work up fast to start holding your next project (or whatever else you might need them for).

All the above links will send you to Craftsy.com where the discounted price is already applied.

If you prefer Etsy or Ravelry, click the links below and use promo code: basket50 to receive 50% off one or all patterns shown.

Sale good through Sunday, November 12th, 2017 midnight Pacific time.

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Messy Bun Beanie Tutorial

It’s getting colder.
If you haven’t made the Messy Bun Beanie, now is the time.
Download the free pattern and watch the free video tutorial here.

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Free Fingerless Gloves Pattern and Video Tutorial

The Better Half Fingerless Gloves are now free and there is a video tutorial to accompany the pattern.

Using fingering weight yarn and only single crochets, these easy gloves will fit most women’s hands. Use a larger hook for a larger size.

Download the free pattern and watch the video tutorial here.

Lefties click here.

Some New Video Tutorials And Free Patterns

I’ve added a couple new free pattern tutorials and a special tutorial all about gauge!

New Free Patterns

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The My Flower Garden Scarf and…

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the My Butterfly Scarf are now free!

These two cute scarves are the perfect accessories for fun-loving little girls.

Download the pattern and watch the video tutorial for the Flower Garden here.

Lefties click here.

Download the pattern watch the video tutorial for the Butterfly Scarf here.

Lefties click here.

Last but not least…

If you are still trying to understand gauge, what it is, why is important, why is it on a yarn ball band, how do I get it?

This video tutorial will cover all of that. This video will teach you all about gauge, so your next project will fit perfectly.

 
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Another Free Pattern ~ The Billow Cowl

Billow Cowl

Billow Cowl

The next one skein cowl tutorial is here. The Billow Cowl is a lacy cowl made with bulky yarn. It works up super quick so you can make one for you and one for everyone in the family in a weekend.

Download the pattern and watch the video here.

Lefties click here.

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I’m On A Roll ~ Another Free Pattern Tutorial

I don’t make new year’s resolutions, but I did set a few goals for my website, shops and youtube channel.

Goal #1: Clean house.

My pattern shops are overflowing. I’m an organization junkie, and all the patterns are driving me crazy. So, to help clear some out, I’m retiring some of the patterns.

But wait, I’m not removing them totally.

Instead, I’m going to make videos (if there aren’t videos for them already) and make them FREE! Then the paid patterns will be easier to navigate and you get the benefit of me not being able to let go of the hard work I’ve put into these patterns.

So that leads me to goal #2.

Goal #2: Post more videos.

Don’t you love when you can kill two birds with one stone?

I’ve been slacking on my youtube channel.

I haven’t posted a motif of the month since I think October?

Now with my cleaning house, it’s giving me a new push and is helping add videos to my channel. While the motifs of the month are on hiatus, I will be substituting with some much better (I think) pattern tutorials.

Plus, I’m asking you guys what you want to see with the current giveaway.

So that leads me to the newest free pattern workshop:

One Skein Arches Cowl

One Skein Arches Cowl

This guy is a part of my One Skein Cowl ebook. Along with the Mobius Cowl, I’m working on turning every cowl in the book into a free pattern workshop.

The pattern and video are here.

Lefties click here.

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Bobble Flower ~ Newest Motif of the Month

Bobble Flower

Bobble Flower

The newest motif of the month is a super fast open work flower made with fun and easy bobbles.

Never made a bobble? No worries. I walk you though it step-by-step in the free video tutorial that accompanies the free written pattern.

Download the pattern now!

Lefties click here.

Know Anyone Expecting?

If so, I’ve got a new free baby shower gift pattern that you might like.

Baby Bear Beanie

Baby Bear Beanie

The Baby Bear Beanie is a fun pattern that would be cute in any color. The 3D ears add an extra special touch.

Download the free pattern and watch the video tutorial here.

Lefties click here.

 
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Hop On The New Motif Of The Month

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The Lily Pad Motif, is a great 3 dimensional motif that uses the popular crocodile stitch to make the petals of the flower.

The free video tutorial will show you exactly how to make the crocodile stitch, which is deceptively simple.

Download the free pattern and watch the video tutorial here.

Lefties click here.