Free knitting pattern for a cotton lace wrap, from Banana Moon Studio
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Corallia Wrap, a Free Summer Knitting Pattern

This beautiful summer knitting pattern is Corallia Wrap. It's a soft, cotton wrap in a beautiful lace pattern with a garter stitch edging. It will be a perfect layer for wearing in a chilly office, restaurant, etc, or around your shoulders in the evening when the temperature drops a little. If you don't have much… Continue reading Corallia Wrap, a Free Summer Knitting Pattern

Learn to crochet cables with this how-to video from Banana Moon Studio
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Learn to Crochet Cables

Crochet cables give such pretty texture to your work, but how are they made?! Watch this video to learn how! In the video, I use, as an example, a crochet pattern called Seashore Shrug, which is a free pattern for a girls cabled shrug in sizes 2-10. See the pattern for Seashore Shrug by clicking… Continue reading Learn to Crochet Cables

Dyeing fiber with country classics dye, a video from Banana Moon Studio
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Dyeing Fiber with Country Classics

I recently finished a spinning project that began with dyeing the fiber. It was fun! I received both the fibers and dye in my June 2019 Fiber of the Month Club box from Paradise Fibers.     In the video below, I bring along with me as I dye the fiber and then show you… Continue reading Dyeing Fiber with Country Classics

Learn to knit lace with charts! Video tutorial from Banana Moon Studio
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Learn to Knit Lace with a Chart

Would you like to learn to knit lace using symbol charts? This post is for you! Watch my video below, where I will show you how to follow a knitting chart to knit lace. The project in the photo above, and the one used in the video, is called Corallia Wrap. It is a free… Continue reading Learn to Knit Lace with a Chart

Learn to crochet through both thicknesses, crochet motifs together, video tutorial from Banana Moon Studio
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Learn to Crochet “Through Both Thicknesses”

Sometimes a crochet pattern will tell you to "work through both thicknesses" in order to attach two pieces or sections of crochet together. In my free crochet pattern, Pennant Coasters, I use this method to have you attach two circles to each other. This makes the coaster double thick. This technique is also frequently used… Continue reading Learn to Crochet “Through Both Thicknesses”