Knit Tutorial: Seed Stitch

The seed stitch is one of my all time favorite knit stitches, and I’m convinced it always will be.  Made up of a combination of knit and purl stitches, it’s super simple and perfect for any knitter regardless of experience level.  The texture is soft, squishy, and quite eye-catching.   Check out the Knit Seed

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How to Make a Pom Pom

Because Pom Poms are simply such awesome knit or crochet project embellishments, I’ve really come to love a good old yarn puff.  Don’t know how to make a pom pom yet?  Don’t worry!  You’re not alone. I’ve had crafters who have been knitting or crocheting for years come to me asking if I use a pom-pom

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Make Your Own Lace Maternity Gown (A Photographer’s Dream!)

When I started photographing more expectant mothers, I really wanted to add something elegant, and special to my studio’s wardrobe.  I am a huge fan of fabric wraps, and draping fabric during my Maternity sessions, but I wanted something more.  I did a little bit of searching, and found some really gorgeous Maternity gowns for

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Mother’s Love Headband – Free Pattern

Average Head Circumference Newborn: 13-14″ 0-3 Months: 14-15” 3-6 Months: 14-17” 6-12 Months: 16-19” 1-3 Years: 18-20” 3-10 Years: 19-20.5” Pre-teen/Teen: 20.5-22” Adult Woman: 21.5 – 22.5” Adult Man: 23-24”     Crochet Version: Materials: Worsted (4) Weight Yarn and size 5.5mm (I/9) Crochet Hook Gauge: 7 sts and 8 rows = 2 inches (5

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How to Knit | Casting On

In the First Segment of this series, we talked about the different types of yarn, and what needle sizes they should be used with. Your homework was to go out and get your first set of straight knitting needles and the yarn you need for one of the three projects I listed (or to decide

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