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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Free Pattern – The Grape Beyond

The Grape Beyond - A free pattern on

Get your grape on with this bold, puffy cowl! Cluster stitches “grapes” pop out of a lighter, two-toned background. It’s fast and fun to make, and the size can easily be adjusted. Since it’s worked in the round, the colors can easily be carried from one section to the next, meaning fewer ends to weave in. Try other colors too, and make … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Starry Skies Cowl & Scarf

Free Pattern - Starry Skies Scarf / Cowl

The Starry Skies pattern is really 3 patterns in one. It offers options for a cowl, a scarf, or an infinity scarf. Whichever you choose, the lacy design and subtle shimmer is sure to add a touch of elegance to your autumn wardrobe. Complete the set with the matching Starry Skies Boot Cuffs!    This pattern is protected by copyright. Please … Continue reading →

Thanks Mom!

Look at this awesome cowl my mom gave me! There was no occasion, it was a “just because” gift. I love those! Mom had never tried brioche knitting. Never one to start out slow and easy, this intricately cabled cowl was her first brioche project. I’ve never done brioche either, but I think she knocked it out of the park, … Continue reading →

My May Yarnbox is here!

I was so excited to get this little package in the mail yesterday! Here’s what I got this month: I got another yarn that’s new to me. It’s called Fingerpaints,by Cherry Tree Hill Yarns. It’s a self striping, superwash merino sock yarn. The color I got is called “Cider House.” The overall feel is a burgundy, but it has the whole rainbow of colors … Continue reading →