How to Use a PDF Sewing Pattern

I’m about to start sewing a new project as I write this, so I thought it would be a great time to share how to use a PDF sewing pattern in case you’ve never done it before. You’ll need a lot of space and some time to put it together, but it’s not difficult at […]

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Sew a Zipper Onto Knitting or Crochet

Zippers are great closures for a lot of projects, but it can be a little daunting to approach how to sew a zipper onto a knitting or crochet project. The good news is, it’s a lot easier than you might think! Here I’m showing a knitting project but the process is the same if you […]

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Crocheted Pride Flag Pattern

In 2023 I made a crocheted Pride flag as part of a citywide crochet installation project directed by my crafty buddy Gina, and I’ve been feeling nostalgic about it. I decided to crochet a smaller and slightly modified version to hang at home, so it seems a great time to share with you how to […]

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Sentro Knit Scrubby Pattern

This Sentro knit scrubby pattern makes the perfect little circular washcloths or scrubbies with your 22-pin circular knitting machine. They literally take just a few minutes to make and are great to use on yourself or your dishes, and make great gifts, too! How to Make a Knit Scrubby on a Circular Knitting Machine These […]

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How to Take Apart a Sweater

I was recently cleaning out my closet and found some things I didn’t want to keep but wanted to reuse the yarn, so I thought it would be a great time to show you how to take apart a sweater so you can use the yarn for something else. This is a handknit sweater shown […]

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Waffle Stitch Washcloth Crochet Pattern

This waffle stitch washcloth crochet pattern in two sizes is a great way to learn this common crochet stitch and make some cloths that are good for whatever needs cleaning up. What is Waffle Stitch? Waffle stitch is a pretty common crochet stitch pattern that is based on double crochet. Instead of working all the […]

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