Free Pattern – Mitered Mitts

Mitered Mitts - a free pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

These fun mitts are reversible – wear them one way for a mitered pattern on top, or switch hands for simple stripes. If you make them in a solid color yarn, you won’t get the colorful stripes, but will still see the different designs. They’re so much easier than they look, and work up quickly. This may become one of … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Pacific Sunset Mitts

Pacific Sunset Mitts - a free crochet pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

I got a skein of Lion Brand Landscapes yarn in a goodie bag at the Knit and Crochet Show last year. It’s a soft and silky, worsted weight, acrylic yarn. It’s just a little bit fuzzy, so it has a nice, soft “halo” to it when it’s worked up.The lovely yarn does all the work in this basic fingerless mitts … 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 →

Peas & Carrots

Peas & Carrots mitts

A very bright and blessed Yule to all of you who celebrate it! My husband and I usually exchange one small present on the solstice evening each year. This year, I made him a pair of the ribbed fingerless mitts that I posted about yesterday. I wanted this pair to be special, so I bought some Spud & Chloe Sweater … Continue reading →