Guide to Knitting Cast On Methods

There are so many knitting cast on methods out there, it can be difficult to know which one to choose. Here’s a quick overview of some of my favorite knitting cast on methods and when I like to use them. The Easiest: Backward Loop Cast On The backward loop cast on is often the first […]

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Simple Crochet Ball Christmas Ornament

I’ve gotten more into crochet this year, so I wanted to make a crochet ball Christmas ornament (or a bunch!) for holiday decor. We have cats who still act like kittens, so to be honest they may be crochet cat toys, but who am I to judge? Making a Crochet Ball Christmas Ornament The good […]

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Candle Flame Cowl Knitting Pattern

The lace pattern for the candle flame cowl requires attention but it’s not difficult, particularly after you’ve worked through the repeat once. And the bulky yarn makes this project one of the quickest eyelet patterns you’ll probably ever work. This pattern is an easy way to learn the basics of lace knitting without having to […]

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Make Use of What You Have with the Upcycling Summit

I was thrilled to take part in the Rebecca Page Upcycling Summit. The live classes are over but you can purchase the VIP class here. What is the Upcycling Summit? The Upcycling Summit is a five-day event that includes more than 30 classes in sewing, crochet, knitting, embroidery, painting and more. Here are just a […]

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Easy Corn Casserole Recipe

We’ve been making this easy corn casserole recipe for as long as I can remember. If we were ever not hosting Thanksgiving, this is the side dish I would take. It’s easy (like, my kid could make it herself as soon as she could open a can), delicious and it’s corn! Speaking of easy, if […]

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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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