Category Archives: chill zone

Memorial Day Chill Zone

Looking forward to the weekend? Our "chill zone" blog posts offer suggestions of cocktails to sip, snacks to make, music to listen to, and of course, crafty projects to cast on for! Since it's Memorial Day weekend here in the US, these are some great things, we think you might enjoy over the long holiday weekend. Great Patterns to Knit: Independence Poncho (pictured above) Freedom Cowl Watermelon Hat Stars and Stripes Socks Or summery dishcloths: Firefly and Campfire Great Patterns to Crochet: Flip Flops for Baby Girls Sun Hat for Girls French Market Tote for a summer at the farmer's market! a Summery Clover Pullover - hot weather, here we come! Recipes We Love: Grilled Flank Steak Sandwiches Grilled Bacon Jalepeno Poppers Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad Black Bean, Corn, Tomato, and Avocado Salad Flag Fruit Dessert Cocktails We Recommend: Pink Grapefruit Mojito Lime and Jalepeno Margarita Great tunes to listen to: The Knit Picks Memorial Day Chill Zone Spotify Playlist

Read more »

Welcome to the Halloween Chill Zone!

Are you excited for Halloween? Whether you're going door to door with the kids, staying in to answer the door, or turning out the light to craft, here's some fun links to help you have an absolutely spooktacular Halloween! You might like to Craft: Pumpking Dishcloth Miniature Halloween Crochet Collection Knit some Shelob's Lair Socks Knit a Bat Hat and Mask (in just a few hours!) Make a Knitted Animal Hat for the entire cold weather season! Eat/Drink: Mummy Juice Boxes for the kids Poison Caramel Appletinis for the adults! Listen to: Our Halloween Spotify Playlist!

Read more »

Chill Zone: Totally 80’s to the Max

  Belmont by Gundren Johnson via KnittyBaker on Ravelry Totally tubular news of the day: Stroll Brights are back AND we've added Swish Worsted Brights to the neon party! Kicking off our neon-love inspiration is the KnittyBaker's Belmont cardigan - we think this is a perfect match for Stroll Bright in Pucker...or how about Highlighter Yellow? We've put together a weekend's worth of 80's inspired goodness for you enjoy: free knit and crochet patterns, must-watch movies along with the perfect snacks and drinks as well as a curated Spotify playlist to listen to while you craft.

Read more »

Chill Zone: Be My Valentine

Heart Pillow by BuddhaLeDread via Ravelry We have just the list to fill your Valentine weekend full of hearts and crafts! I’m definitely planning on making a batch of heart shaped treats, settling down under a cozy blanket and queuing up my two favorite movies about relationships, love and friendship (see below for both picks!). Make sure to unwind from the work week with our custom playlist on Spotify while working ...

Read more »

Chill Zone: New York State of Mind

  Do you look forward to the weekend as a time to unwind, "chill", and maybe do some lazy stitching while you listen to a podcast, sip a favorite drink, and eat your favorite snack? We're starting new series called "Chill Zone", where we'll suggest a few good options, inspired by a favorite place, person, or time period. This week, we're starting with New York! So to set up your New York City Chill Zone may we suggest that you:

Read more »