Knitting Along 6 – Anthology Blanket by the Underground Crafter

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I finally finished my blanket for the Anthology Blanket Knit Along!  Did you do the KAL too? If so, remember, you have until the end of November to finish up your blanket and enter the giveaway. The squares were becoming a Friday night stitching group ritual for me, and I can’t believe it’s done. I’m really happy with how it turned out … Continue reading →

Pattern Review – Slouchy Diamond Cap by Melody’s Makings

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As many of you know, I’ve been working on the Anthology Blanket Knit-Along from the Underground Crafter. I wanted to make a coordinating item with the small bits of each color that are left over. Melody’s Makings patterns has several beautiful baby items I thought might work, so I tried there first. I decided on her Slouchy Diamond Cap, which is a free pattern. … Continue reading →

Red Heart Baby Hugs Giveaway!

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I’ve loved working with the new Baby Hugs yarn from Red Heart. It’s soft and squishy, and comes in lovely bright colors. It’s washable too! I tested several of the brighter colors in warm water and, as you can see, I had no bleeding issues at all. I took this picture after soaking all these yarn in the bowl of water in the middle. … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Anemone

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After making my Seahorse Teether pattern, I had quite a bit of yarn left, so I made this blanket to go with it. The design is reversible, and was inspired by pictures of “flower” anemones. It’s made in Red Heart Baby Hugs yarn, which has been tested to be free from harmful levels of over 300 substances! This pattern is protected by copyright. … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Caterpillar Scrubby Set

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This pattern contains affiliate links (click for more info). If you click one of these links and then make a purchase, I may be compensated. You get the same great prices, and you will be helping to support this site! Quick and easy mini scrubbies combine to form this cute caterpillar, perfect for gifting! Each scrubby takes only a few minutes … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Seahorse Teether

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This sweet seahorse teether is a cuddly new friend for your baby, with a teething ring wrapped up in its tail. It’s made in Red Heart Baby Hugs yarn, with the soft texture and bright colors that babies love. Moms love that Baby Hugs is OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Class I certified, which means it has been tested to be free from harmful levels … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Breezy Baby Tank

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This simple tank top is a breeze to make, and light and airy to wear too – perfect for hot summer weather! Buttoned straps make it easy to put on, and can be made longer or shorter if needed, for just the right fit. It’s designed in a linen blend, but could be made in a cotton or bamboo too. … Continue reading →