Tutorial – Solomon’s Knot / Lover’s Knot

Solomon's knot tutorial on StitchesNScraps.com - a chain of lks

The Solomon’s knot or Lover’s knot stitch (lk) is a fast and easy way to create beautiful, lacy fabrics. The actual stitch is very simple – an extended chain combined with a single crochet. Here’s how you do it: Pull up a working loop to the desired length. If you are following a pattern, it should specify the length. Most … Continue reading →

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Poinsettia bottle cozy

I know, I know….I haven’t posted a thing since Thanksgiving! I’m sorry I’ve been so quiet. I’m still here, just a bit swamped right now with a couple of projects that I can’t tell you about yet. Isn’t that the way it always goes at this time of year?¬†Anyway, I just wanted to peek in and say I haven’t forgotten … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Mesh Tube Scarf

Mesh Tube Scarf

I made this scarf as a Christmas present for my Father-in-law, so I wanted to wait until after I gave it to him before sharing it with you. He loved it, and I’m hoping you will too! The double layer of mesh creates a thick, pillowy, cloud like fabric that is very soft and warm. The ends are left open, … Continue reading →