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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How to Use All Your Yarn on a Project

If you’re trying to bust your yarn stash or just want to make a project as big as you can possibly make it with the yarn you have, these tips for how to use all your yarn on a project should help. While the photos (and one tip/reminder) are specific to knitting, these same ideas […]

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Easy Sewing Patterns for Beginners

These easy sewing patterns are not just for beginners, but anyone looking for quick projects to make for themselves, as gifts or charity projects. If You’re a Total Beginner Want to test your sewing skills before you start a sewing project? Printable sewing practice worksheets are a great place to start. I love these from […]

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