How to Make a Slip Knot

Slip knots are simple but oh so useful knots.  There’s a plethora of possibilities for these little knots. Here’s 4 handy ways I’ve used a slip knot in the past: Knitting Tying balloons onto children’s wrists. Crochet Tying bugs onto children’s wrists. A slip knot has the ability to “slip” into smaller or larger sizes. 

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Pooling Party Slouch Hat {Free Crochet & Knit Tutorial}

When the color pooling craze first came around, I couldn’t quite wrap my head around all the excitement.  Sure, the argyle pattern is neat, and it’s fun to do something different with a variegated yarn…..but it just didn’t seem worth learning just so I could make a simple scarf to me.  If I was going

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Cute and Simple Knit Flower Pattern

With hats, headbands, and all sorts of other knit and crochet accessories officially coming back into season here in Colorado, now seems like the perfect time to share this free knit flower pattern and tutorial!  I’ve heard many times that the knitters wish there were some easy knit flower patterns….so I hope this video tutorial

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Crochet Color Pooling CHEATS!

After spending countless hours working on intentional crochet color pooling last week, I figured out a couple little tension tricks to make things simpler.  Because I know my tension isn’t always perfect….and I want my planned color pooling perfect regardless!  This color pooling cheats/tips video features the crochet moss stitch and the argyle color pooling

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How to Knit the Smock Stitch

The smock stitch is a beautiful, classy knit stitch which creates a gorgeous texture.  I have a pair of mittens that I absolutely love featuring the stitch, and I used this stitch for my daughter’s first hat….it’s versatile, and oh-so-pretty! I have a couple of upcoming patterns (both knit and crochet as I figured out

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Six Stitch Crochet Cable ~ In the Round

Cables are gorgeous design elements that add a bit of elegance to any project.  Though they seem very complex, and can be slightly intimidating to the beginning crocheter, they’re actually not nearly as hard as they look.  Beware though!  Cables are very addictive….once you learn, you’ll be absolutely hooked! Check out this photo tutorial on

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