Today I have a free crochet pattern for you dear readers! This is Patina Poncho, an easy crochet pattern for women. I'd say it's for beginners, but not quite. It is made in a soft Pima cotton, so it has a really nice feel to it without being super warm. This women's poncho is crocheted… Continue reading Patina Poncho – a Free Crochet Pattern
A free knit scarf pattern great for colorful yarns!Today I have a new FREE knit pattern for you! Aren't you so excited?! Yep, I knew you would be.This is "Patina Scarf", a very basic knit that makes a perfect project for a really colorful yarn. Colorful yarns can sometimes be difficult to use, because the… Continue reading Patina Scarf – A Free, Simple, Textured Knit Scarf Pattern
Introducing my first EVER knit design -- "Coral Current Cowl". This is an infinity scarf with 3 wide cables separated by columns of garter stitch. I like the wild feel of it with this messy texture of the cables in the thick-and-thin yarn Universal Yarn Bamboo Bloom Handpaints.This is an easy pattern, and a great… Continue reading Banana Moon Studio Goes Knit!
(C)2013 Crochet Today!My newest crochet pattern, Pie Potholders, will be available in the Feb/Mar 2014 issue of Crochet Today! which goes on sale Jan 7th.These are made in size 10 thread with a size 7 (1.65mm) steel hook. You'll need to get Aunt Lydia's size 10 thread in the following colors to make the set:#493… Continue reading Pie Potholders
Interweave/F+W Media; $24.95I have the pleasure of telling you about a fantastic book by Lisa Shroyer, editor of Knitscene magazine. The book is Free-Spirit Shawls, a collection of knit shawls in various shapes and sizes. I am so excited that Interweave sent me this book to review because I am in love with shawls, and I've been… Continue reading Book Review: Free-Spirit Shawls