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Finger Knit Chevron Blanket | Loops Yarn

Finger knitting is a handy way to make a simple project on the go with no needles or tools.  With the introduction of loop yarn earlier this year finger knit projects changed from simple to spectacular.  Thanks to Michaels and their Loops yarn you can even make a finger knit chevron blanket!  Scroll down to …

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Easy Planned Pooling Afghan | Premier Everyday Plaid

You’ll be right bonny snuggled up this winter under this lovely Blackwatch Throw.  This easy planned pooling afghan pattern from Premier Yarn has a striking plaid band on a background of navy blue that would put a smile on the face of any Highlander. Once you’ve learned the basics of planned color pooling I think …

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How to Crochet Corner to Corner (C2C)

Lesson 8: How to Crochet Corner to Corner (C2C) I am especially excited about this last How to Crochet lesson.  Crochet corner to corner afghans look complex, but they are actually very easy to make.  Using the basic stitches you’ve already learned you can make a square or rectangle in any size.  From a washcloth or …

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Spring Spirit Crochet Pattern Collection & Giveaway

Feeling trapped after being stuck inside all winter? Got the winter blahs?  Well, since yarn makes everything better I can help.  Let me show you some new crochet patterns from Annie’s to get you ready for warm weather.  The Spring Spirit Pattern Collection has 20 stunning, new designs from Lena Skvagerson, the Lead Designer for …

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Loom Knit Ripple and Ridge Afghan | How to Loom Knit Chevrons

One of my biggest requests has been how to loom knit the chevron stitch. Wait no longer! Learn how to knit the Bernat Ripple and Ridge Knit Blanket from Yarnspirations featuring Bernat Beyond yarn! (See the needle knit version of the afghan HERE.) This blog &video tutorial are sponsored by Yarnspirations and contain affiliate links …

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Loom Knit Samplers Book | Giveaway!

Loom Knit Samplers Book | Giveaway! Kathy Norris has done it again!  The Loom Knit Samplers book from Leisure Arts teaches you how to create a beautiful afghan in your favorite stitch patterns.  Kathy walks you through the planning stages as you choose your stitch patterns, afghan size and layout.  This book allows you to …

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Trellis and Tassels Knit Afghan

Trellis and Tassels Knit Afghan This blanket is both cozy and stylish. Learn how to knit the Trellis & Tassels Knit Afghan, featured in the February 2017 Lookbook from Yarnspirations.  Thanks to Yarnspirations.com for sponsoring this tutorial and providing the pattern and yarn. The trellis stitch makes a beautiful afghan.  Even if you just did …

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