Free Knitting Pattern: Brioche Cable Cowl

I just happened to be browsing around some of my crafty Facebook groups and stumbled on to this beauty! Just look at that gorgeous cowl!


The pattern is by Vanessa Ewing, and the photos and pattern is from Plymouth Yarn Company. This yarn is perfect for this project! The link I found on Facebook sent me to Ravelry. It didn’t say what level of knitting this is for, but it did say that the cowl was worked in the round. I LOVE knit it the round projects because I loathe the purl stitch.

Even if this pattern wasn’t worked in the round I would still make it. Just look at this side view!


You can get the free pattern from Ravelry by clicking HERE. If you’re making this beautiful cowl or have made it I would love to hear from you! Leave me a comment below to share your knowledge and tips for this pattern or to show us your progress. Happy knitting!


Free Basket Crochet Pattern

I found the PERFECT thing to make to keep my kids’ DS games in! I admin a group on Facebook with a few other lovely ladies called No Negativity Crochet. One of our amazing members posted this from Just Be Crafty’s blog!


Here’s another picture below that shows her ingenious idea of using these cute little baskets for DS games.


You can get Brittany’s free pattern for these handy baskets on her blog by clicking HERE. Thank you Brittany for this brilliant idea! My sanity thanks you. 🙂

Free Knitting Pattern

For this week’s pattern I found this adorable set on KnitPick’s website. It’s so cute! I think it’s the perfect set for a bathroom. Sand and Sea-blog

Isn’t it adorable? You can get this free pattern to add to your stash by clicking HERE. A super cute seashell bathmat, a sand dollar washcloth, and a sea star hand towel! Who wouldn’t want to pull this out for company and guests? Can’t you just imagine the compliments and them asking where you got this set? Can’t you imagine the pride you’ll feel when you say you made it? I sure can! Guess what just got added to my To Do list. If you’ve made this set, or are going to make it I’d love to know! Leave me a comment below.

Free Crochet Patterns

I just have to post two patterns this time! I finished a virus shawl recently for a church I volunteer at. They make hats, gloves, and prayer shawls to anyone in need. Anywhooo, I found this FREE written pattern and just adored it!


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You can even download and print the PDF by clicking HERE.

While I was looking for the virus shawl pattern I happened to run across this amazing Skull Shawl!

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You can get this FREE pattern from Ravelry by clicking HERE. Enjoy your free patterns for this week!

Sorry everyone…

Sorry I haven’t been able to update lately. It’s no excuse, but between having sick kids, selling Girl Scout Cookies door to door and at booths, and Statistics this term I haven’t had much time to update. So I’m afraid I am going to have to cut back my posts to once a week. I will post more often if I can. I would really like to, so we’ll see how this goes.


On a lighter note, I recently got an electric yarn ball winder and couldn’t be happier! I knew I wanted an electric one because I have the beginning stages of carpal tunnel. The hand crank one would cause me too much pain (although I REALLY wanted one!). I happened to have a 50% off coupon at Michael’s and used it on the Boye electric yarn ball winder. I think it was around $40 with the coupon. I personally wanted the hand crank one from KnitPicks (I think that’s how it’s spelled) as I’ve heard from several in one of my crafty groups on Facebook that it is AH-MAZE-ING! Ah well, a girl can dream can’t she?


Anyhoo…. I would love to hear your opinions on the yarn ball winders you have or have had! I LOOOOOOVE a great review! Knowledge is power! 😀



Crochet pattern of the day

Today’s pattern is a free crochet pattern by Petals to Picots. They’re adorable little Easter eggs! Take a look…

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Aren’t they just the cutest little things? You can find the free pattern by clicking HERE. Have fun! Did you make some? Let’s see your pics of your finished eggs!


Knitting pattern of the day

I found this free pattern on Scribd. I just happened to come across it. It is so adorable! It’s a pattern for little Easter chicks that you can fill with a small toy, or like the creator did, fill it with a Cadbury egg! How cute!!!!

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Aren’t they adorable? And they’re perfect for Easter! Can you imagine how cute these would look in an Easter basket? You can get the free pattern by clicking HERE. Have fun making these little chicks! If you make these I would love to see pictures!

My apologies

I am very sorry for missing the last few days. Something drastic happened and I was unable to post any patterns. My eldest daughter was punched in the head by some girl on the bus. I spent several days going to the hospital, getting tests done, getting check ups, and meeting with school personnel. I will post more patterns very shortly. Thank you for your understanding.

Daily Knitting Pattern~February 23, 2016

This is today’s free knitting pattern. I’ve made it half a dozen times for family and for a church that gives hats and scarves to children in my community. The pattern is called Garden Trellis Scarf by Purl Soho, and it is just gorgeous! Take a look at this beauty!

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You can find this free (yes FREE!) pattern on Purl Soho’s blog by clicking HERE. Yes, it turns out this beautiful every single time. I couldn’t believe this pattern is free!

Daily Crochet Pattern~February 23, 2016

Here is my first crochet pattern post. Not just for the day, but the first one ever! I fell in love with this pattern as soon as I saw the finished result. It is nothing short of adorable! I will tell you beforehand that it is a paid pattern. The pattern is of a crocheted Cupcake Doll! Just look at this little lady…


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The pattern is by Heather Boyer and can be bought from her on Ravelry, Craftsy, or Etsy. I prefer Ravelry as some of the most creative minds I’ve ever seen congregate there. If you would like to purchase her pattern you can do so by clicking HERE. I must say that the pattern is VERY well written and tested. I plan on making some for my daughters and nieces. It’s the perfect gift!