Category Archives: Knit

One Million Hits.. How Can I Ever Thank You? !

  A SALUTE TO YOU! Sometime this evening or late tonight, this blog will have its ONE MILLIONth hit.  I have to say that I am overwhelmed with gratitude for all of you who have visited over the nearly 5 … Continue reading

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CraftCookie.com… Free library of knit stitch patterns

I was looking for a knit stitch pattern yesterday and came upon Craft Cookie.com .. Love this site.   This is  a library of knit stitch patterns that is broken down into  basic knit/purl stitches, cables, lace and ribs.  I especially … Continue reading

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Cable Needle Ring… Tute (I love mine!)

This is another of those things that I found online several years ago. I made one and let it set in my knitting box for years.  I cannot tell you where I found because I really don’t remember.  If you … Continue reading

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Knitted Fingertip Towels…Easy Free Pattern

After I made the rose petal soap not long ago, I found myself using one of my larger face cloths for a fingertip towel to dry my face…  It felt so much better than a terry towel that I immediately … Continue reading

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Is Spinning, Dyeing and Hand Knitting Cost Effective?

Back in July some of us got together and had a “dye” day.  It was great fun and during the processing I found a piece of wool roving (mystery wool since I have forgotten which bag it originally came out … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Fiber Enthusiast… Free Patterns too!

  Confessions of a Fiber Enthusiast … that’s my buddy Pat Blankenship.  She’s been a knitter/spinner/all around fiber person for about 25 years.  In all honesty, I think  we both should rename our sites “Confessions of Fiber Obsessives!”  ;o)   Pat … Continue reading

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Apple Leef Farm… Second Saturday Spin-In Day! (free patterns)

This time last Saturday I was on my way to Van Alstyne, TX with my friend Pat.  It was my first time to attend a spin-in and the first time to Apple Leef Farm.  What a lovely day!  I had … Continue reading

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Dale Earnhardt, Sr. … free crochet pattern

Christmas is coming … I can’t imagine where the time goes.  Anyway.. there have been several requests for the Dale Earnhardt, Sr. crocheted afghan.  It took a little searching, but I have found it again.   We should all give … Continue reading

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Please Get Permission….

I have put several free patterns that were created by me  up on this site.  They were uploaded with the thought in mind that others might like to use them.  If they are  used  for personal use… that’s great.  If they are … Continue reading

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NanoEffects…. Free Knitting Patterns

It’s been a busy week around here. What with trips around Texas and Oklahoma, there has been little time for anything other than enjoying the pleasure of visiting with our son and daughter in law. Since they live way up … Continue reading

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