Author: carey davis

Mother of 3, grandmother of 2 snugglebuggs. Lymphoma cancer survivor 9 years. I love staying busy knitting and crocheting. Sharing it with others makes me the happiest.
Patriotic Patterns

Knit, Crochet, and Quilt Patriotic Patterns

Knitting, Crocheting and Quilting Patriotic Patterns   With Memorial Day around the corner and Independence Day coming soon it’s time to start creating flags and knit, crochet, and quilt all those patriotic patterns out there. I’ve taken the liberty to search the internet looking for some fun projects for you to enjoy this time of […]

Read more
Newborn Bunny Hat and Bottom Cover by Briana K Designs

32 Easter Knit & Crochet Patterns To Try

Easter Knit & Crochet Patterns Easter is a special time of year with a deep religious foundation that many people celebrate every year. However, for many people, it is simply fun especially for our little ones. Easter egg hunts, the famous Easter Bunny Peter Cottontail, coloring eggs, chocolate, sugary peeps and all those wonderful family dinners […]

Read more
diagonal openwork

Diagonal Openwork Pattern

Diagonal Openwork Pattern Multiple of 4+2 Cast on 34 sts on size 8 needles or size for 8″ x 8″ square. Row 1 (RS): * K2, yo, sk2po, yo; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2. Row 2 and every alt row: Purl. Row 3: K2, * yo, sk2po, yo, k1; rep from * […]

Read more
Knitting Basics

Knitting Basics: How to Hold Your Yarn and Knitting Needles

Knitting Basics: How to Hold Your Yarn and Knitting Needles First things first learning how to hold your yarn is the first thing to learn when learning how to knit. Do you hold your yarn in the right hand or the left hand? How do I hold my yarn is a question we all have […]

Read more

Knit and Crochet Popular Ponytail Hat Patterns Showcase

Knit Ponytail Hat Patterns – AKA Messy Bun Hats Ponytail or Messy Bun Hats have been all the rage this winter. Whether you are a knitter or a crocheter I have found some beautiful and fun ponytail hat patterns for you to work up and show off the rest of the cold season. I generally […]

Read more
Illusion Love Cushion by Steve Plummer

What Is Illusion Knitting?

What is Illusion Knitting? So, Have you ever heard of illusion knitting and wondered what it was? I recently was designing a baby blanket for my daughter. She asked for a giraffe in all yellow. As I was planning her pattern I discovered the hidden images in these shadow knitting designs and can not get […]

Read more
temperature blanket

What is a Temperature Blanket and How to Knit One

What is a Temperature Blanket and How to Knit One Temperature Blankets have been all the rage in the past few years. Whether you knit or crochet these are wonderfully colorful afghans that are so much fun. They are based completely on what the weather is doing in your neighborhood. Simply put you check the […]

Read more
Snowflake motif knitted swatch

Finishing Your 2016 52-Week Knit Sampler Afghan

2016’s 52-Week Knit Sampler Afghan Well, the year is almost to an end. We all have been busy knitting and learning new stitches and patterns for this years 52-Week Knit Sampler Afghan. So far you should have 49 squares and the last 3 weeks are for, blocking, assembling, and adding a border to your blanket. […]

Read more
joining knitted stitches

Joining Knitted Squares to Make a Blanket-2016 Sampler Afghan

Joining Knitted Squares This post is for those of you who have been working a knit along (KAL) whether the 2016 52-week Sampler Afghan KAL that we have been working on all year or any of the other wonderful KAL on Ravelry. This is a short article post on joining knitted squares into a wonderful blanket. […]

Read more
how to block knitting

How to Block Knitting Squares For Your 2016 Sampler Afghan

Learning how to block knitting and crochet is an essential skill every knitter or fiber artist must learn to do. Recently, we have been knitting squares for our 52-week afghan. In order to join these squares, you will need to block each square once you’ve finished knitting it. If you are like me at all, blocking […]

Read more