Category Archives: gift knitting

Create Your Own Milestones and Memories Projects

Growing up, my beloved grandmother always knit or crocheted at least two afghans for her grandkids. One was given to us right after we were born (mine was a Raggedy Ann & Andy blanket), the other was given when we were 18 and was a series of squares, some plain, some with our favorite colors, some with pictures of things we loved (cats and books features heavily on mine - not much has changed). With that in mind, we have put together a collection with a similar theme - the Milestones and Memories collection.

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Celebrating Mom!

Mother's Day in the US is coming up quick! If you are at a loss at what you should do to celebrate the mom in your life, we have a few suggestions.

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Under the Sea Mobile Pattern from KnitPicks.com
Favorite Baby Patterns

I love all things small - little bunnies, little cupcakes, little gnomes, and of course - little humans! Spring is the celebration of new life, so I rounded up a few of my favorite baby patterns.

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Free Holiday Printable Gift Tags from Knit Picks
Free Holiday Gift Tags for the Crafty Giver

You've finished making all your presents (go you!) and now it's time to put the finishing touches on your handmade masterpieces. In the spirit of one-of-a-kind gifts, we've made several unique, fiber-focused gift tags to garnish your gift.

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A Different Way to Give Handmade

A few years ago, a knitter friend of mine presented me with a different way to give handmade gifts: don’t gift finished projects. It was a revelation. Business As Usual It seems to be a common progression amongst knitters.  When you first learn to knit you think to yourself “I’ll never have to buy another gift again! From now on, everyone in my life will receive thoughtfully planned, lovingly created, unique handmade treasures!”

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Fun with Fair Isle Sachets Pattern - Knitpicks.com
12 Weeks of Gifting – Free Lavender Sachet Pattern!

Welcome to this week's FREE Twelve Weeks of Gifting pattern: Fun with Fair Isle Lavender Sachets! Whether you like to brighten the scent of your knits with lavender, or need a small project in which to try fair isle knitting for the very first time, these sachets are the perfect portable project.

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New Chroma Twist Yarn!

Introducing our brand new Chroma Twist yarn! Available in fingering and bulky weights, this yarn is perfect for accessories like socks, mittens, cowls, shawls and hats.

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