Category: DIY

Knitting

Simple Cocoa Knit Sleeveless Top Pattern

I have avoided knitting a top because I couldn’t seem to find a pattern that was easy enough for me to follow. Can you relate to me on this? They all seemed to have “shaping”, complicated instructions,?or?they were?just too intimidating for a newbie like me. I looked around?the internet and even checked out some knitting […]

Crochet

Teeny Tiny Crochet Flower Buds

Well here’s another one of my garden inspirations, these tiniest ever flower buds.? For some reason I have a ton of tiny flowers outside this year, and honestly, I kind of prefer little flower embellishments on knit and crochet items. So with some regular worsted weight yarn, I wanted to come up with the smallest […]

DIY

How to Sew and Print Your Own Tea Towels

It is so simple to make your own tea towels!?They are not only pretty, but also eco-friendly. In the past, muslin was widely used for kitchen towels.? These double sided towels are made with 100% cotton unbleached muslin, which you can find at almost any fabric store.? Unbleached muslin is great as it has not […]

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How to Make An Easy Pom-Pom with Yarn

Pom-poms can add a fun element to so many projects.? Use them for gift wrapping, slippers, hats, or just about anything you can think of. It is easy to make a pom-pom with nothing but your hands, yarn and scissors.? Below is a photo tutorial on how to do just that!You will need:YarnScissorsYour handsHow to:MY […]

Knitting

Toddler Knit Bunny Hat – Magazine Feature

Credit Homespun MagazineI have been royally spoiled, and have another feature in this month’s issue of Homespun Magazine! It is particularly special because it is one of my all time favorite hats that I made for my daughter – her?knit bunny hat.? In case you missed it, you can find the free pattern here. “Okay […]

Knitting

Knit Shawlette Pattern

I keep seeing these “shawlettes” all over the internet and thought I’d give one a whirl.?They look like mini-shawls which I thought?might be nice for summer, but could be used in the fall as well.???I’ve also wanted to make something that might work as?a swimsuit wrap, so I tried to make?this “open” enough that it […]

Crochet

St. Patty’s Easy Crochet Boot Cuffs with Poms

Classy Leprechaun – Easy Crochet Boot CuffsSt. Patrick’s Day is all about over the top green, whimsical leprechauns, and luck. Are you in a pinch not to get pinched like me?MY LATEST VIDEOSI wanted to make something that will be fun to wear on St. Patrick’s Day, but cute enough to pull off year round. […]

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Toddler Magical Unicorn Crochet Hood Pattern

I’ve found that it’s not just my daughter, but lots of other little girls are enthralled with unicorns. What isn’t there to love with magical horned horses with their flowing manes? __I was so excited to find this sparkly golden yarn for the mane!From the time my daughter could talk, she has been in LOVE […]