by Stacey on June 28, 2013
This week we have two adorable free patterns from the wonderful Natty Knits! First up is Baby's First Football. Surrounded all my life by football fans, I think this is adorable and wish I had it when I was making a few baby gifts a while back for some football families. Even if you're not a football fan, the size of the football is a great size for babies & small children to grasp and play with.
by Stacey on May 24, 2013
Memorial Day weekend is a weekend here in the US of remembering men and women of the military. It's also the unofficial start of the summer (though it certainly doesn't feel much like summer here in the Pacific Northwest right now!). And it's my birthday - a fairly significant one at that! So with that, I figured I'd share with you 4 awesome free patterns to enjoy! All four patterns are by the immensely talented Sara Elizabeth Kellner - she creates the most adorable (and free) patterns ever, including Henry's Rabbit, shown above.
by Knit Picks Staff on April 19, 2013
Have you seen the awesome sale on Full Circle yarns and fiber? This is your last chance to get it before it’s gone for good! When it first came in, I snagged some Full Circle Bulky. I love the way the colors worked together, and recently I knit up a super warm, super chunky cowl using 7 colors. It only took me about an evening and a half to make the cowl, and it used up little leftover bits of each color – it’s really a great way to use leftover bits of any bulky weight yarn! So, I wrote up the pattern for you, and it’s available free from our site. There are also four-color and two-color versions listed in the pattern, with approximate yardages needed for each color. Bulky yarn is so difficult to stash-bust because there really aren’t too many uses for ...
by Stacey on February 4, 2013
Have you liked the look of shawlettes but feel intimdeded by the thin yarn they use? Well Joyce Fassbender has a free pattern for you! Meet Tsidfy! (Which is proununced Sid-Fee by the way) Knit up in Swish DK and on size 8 needles, this pretty little shawlette works up quick!
by Stacey on September 28, 2012
This week's Freebie Friday features one of our favorite designers: This is Jennifer Thompson's Roadtrip Shawl - a beautiful semi-circular shawl. It is knit from the top down with ragalan style increases - and is perfect when you are the passanger on a fall road trip!
by Stacey on September 7, 2012
With all the crocheting I've been doing recently, I'm very happy with this week's Freebie Friday! This adorable 8x8" Lion Square is by IDP designer Maggie Menzel. She originally designed it for the Knit A Square charity & kindly shared it with us!