New Year, New Skill CAL – Solomon’s Knots

New Year, New Skill CAL

Welcome to the New Year, New Technique CAL! This week’s technique is Bruges lace, and one of the patterns is my Bruges Lace Napkin Ring. If you’ve never done Bruges lace before, this pattern is a wonderful introduction.

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Knitted Kitchen #7 – Itty Bitty Bobbles Washcloth

Knitted Kitchen #7 - Itty Bitty Bobbles - StitchesNScraps.com

The Itty Bitty Bobbles Washcloth is pattern #7 in the 2017 Knitted Kitchen Blog Hop. These tiny, 2-row bobbles are easy to make and do not involve turning your work back and forth for each bobble, like larger ones do. They create a fun, scrubby texture too! The pattern includes both written and charted versions of the instructions. There is also a video tutorial for making the bobbles.

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Tutorial – Introduction to Bruges Lace

Basic Bruges Lace tutorial on StitchesNScraps.com

Welcome to the New Year, New Technique CAL! This week’s technique is Bruges lace, and one of the patterns is my Bruges Lace Napkin Ring. If you’ve never done Bruges lace before, this pattern is a wonderful introduction.

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Free Pattern – Resistance

Resistance - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

Here’s one for all you STEM folks out there. The bold, zig-zag design is eye catching, particularly with highly contrasting yarns. It also happens to be the symbol used on electric circuit diagrams to indicate a resistor. You can change up the colors as you go, so it’s a good scrap buster too!

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Scrappy Stitchers Link Party #27

Chaqueta rosa by Con hilos, lanas, y botones - most clicked link in Scrappy Stitchers #2

Congrats to Con hilos, lanas, y botones for the most clicked link in January’s Scrappy Stitchers Link Party! Her Chaqueta rosa is so pretty – and I just love the turtle pictured with it on her blog post! Now it’s your turn – share your pictures! Remember, any fiber related project you’ve made is fine – it does not have to be your own design and you don’t have to have a blog. You can link up your Ravelry project pages or Instagram photos too. While you’re here, help support each other by clicking on a few of the other entries.

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Free Pattern – Impetuous

Impetuous - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps

This lacy design is super easy and works up remarkably quickly too. Make it as a cowl or a scarf, or even a shawl! Any yarn at any gauge will do, and the pattern includes instructions to adjust width and length as desired. Have some scraps to use up? It’s great for that too. Make a warm, cushy, cloud like cowl or scarf for winter wear, or a light, breezy piece for the summer, just by changing up the yarns!

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Something new!

Coming Soon!

This April, I’m planning to try something new – an email newsletter! At first it will likely be monthly or biweekly, but I’m hoping to increase it to weekly once it gets going. Many of you have already subscribed to receive email notifications. If you received an email about this post, that means you are subscribed and you don’t need … Continue reading →