Monthly Archives: March 2007

micro revolt Knit Pro 2.0 (online grid program for making patterns)

I was wandering through the archives at Whip Up and came across the link to micro revolt Knit Pro 2.0.  This is an online grid program that allows you to use one of your own photos and make a grid pattern for … Continue reading

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High Tech Knitting and Crocheting

I always wondered what all the little lines, 1’s and 0’s were on the labels at the grocery store.  Seemed an awful lot like Greek to me.  Then I found this knitted scarf at Knitty.com. (By the way, the new Spring … Continue reading

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Crochethook (free patterns and tutorial)

I found Crochethook several months ago and I find myself going back to this tutorial often.  Interlocking crochet has the potential to give current designs just the right chic look.  It makes afghans reversible, purses would be adorable and sweaters would be … Continue reading

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Free Stained Glass Patterns.com (free patterns)

If you are into stained glass or stained glass quilts, this site is a MUST.  Free Stained Glass Patterns.com is just what it says it is…. LOTS of free stained glass patterns.  There are 8 pattern sets with 20 to 24 … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Stained Glass Pattern (tutorial & free patterns)

I have a favorite photo of my daffodils blooming in the back yard last year… I think it would be beautiful as a stained glass quilt.  Well, here’s a tutorial showing how to do just that!  Chantal’s Stained Glass is … Continue reading

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The Humble Arts.com (doll apron tutorial)

Sherrie Nordgren of Symple Times has made an announcement!  The Humble Arts on line shop opened on March 1, 2007.  Several wonderful artisans have ” banded together to offer you fine handmade items with a vintage, classic look and feel. We will … Continue reading

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Sweaterscapes.com (tutorials & free patterns)

Sweaterscapes.com is an on line shop with lovely sweater patterns with knit-in landscapes.  My favorite is the Autumn Road pattern.  There are also free tutorials for learning to knit intarsia, short row shaping, how to make invisible seams and much more. I’ve looked everywhere for a … Continue reading

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