Stash-Busting Zipper Bag Knitting Pattern

This fun zipper bag knitting pattern is worked from the top down, so you’re never really casting on stitches, you’re just making it as big as the zipper you want to use. Then you work from the zipper to your desired length, do a three-needle bind off and you’re done! This post is part of […]

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Drawing Spooky Chibi is Out Now!

I’m so excited to share with you my latest book: Drawing Spooky Chibi! This is my second book authored with Tessa Creative Art and published by Bloom Books for Young Readers. About Drawing Spooky Chibi Much like the last book, Drawing Fantasy Chibi, this one includes instructions for drawing slightly scary, but super cute, creatures […]

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How to Change Colors in Crochet

One of the things that causes problems for crocheters learning to work with different colors is how to change colors in crochet. It’s not difficult but the yarn management is a little different depending on where in the piece you are changing colors and how colors change across a row. Changing Colors at the End […]

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Lie-Flat Drawstring Bag Knitting Pattern

I wrote this lie-flat drawstring bag knitting pattern a long time ago for a now-defunct website so I decided to update the pattern and make it available here so more people could make and use it, because it really is a handy little thing. (Of course I can’t find the bag right now to take […]

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Brick Stitch Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern

This brick stitch baby blanket knitting pattern is literally just a pattern because I never finished the blanket and am planning to rip out what I did knit, but it’s such a pretty start I wanted to share it anyway. The Case of the Never-Finished Blanket With an opening like that, you know there’s got […]

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Treble Crochet Scarf Crochet Pattern

This treble crochet scarf is a super simple way to practice treble crochet stitch. Worked in Bernat Blanket yarn (or similar super bulky yarn) it makes a big, warm and cozy scarf that doesn’t take a lot of time to stitch. What is Treble Crochet? Treble crochet is the tallest of the most common crochet […]

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