Knit a Fantasy Garden

knit garden diyI usually focus on knitting garments and other “useful” things, but it can be a lot of fun to make something that’s just pretty, too.

Kat from Just Crafty Enough did just that when she made her fantasy garden in … Read More...

Make a Pair of Pint-Sized Scarves

ruffle scarf knitting tutorialRuffle yarns just keep hanging on in popularity, and they’re great for kids who love frilly projects. I have one worked in a lace fabric yarn that my daughter just loves to play with.

Nanny Craft 4 U has a … Read More...

How to Knit a Scarf in Random Lace

random lace shawlI once read a book (called Crazy Lace) that was all about using random lace stitches to make awesome, one-of-a-kind lace shawls. I loved the look of the projects and really wanted to try it, but so far I … Read More...

Knitting Projects fit for a Princess

princess charlotte inspired knitsI think every knitter who saw the first pictures of Princess Charlotte thought the same things: ooh, pretty blanket, and I could totally knit that hat.

I was thinking about trying to figure out the pattern for the little mostly … Read More...

Make Prettier Decreases with This Tip

slip turn twist decreaseKnit 2 together is the standard for a right-leaning decrease, and it’s usually paired with a slip, slip, knit, which leans to the left.

But ssks are ugly. Some people improve the situation by slipping the first stitch as if … Read More...