Free Pattern – Twilight Reverie

Twilight Reverie - A free pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

With the Blueberry Hill shawl, we worked lover’s knots in a rectangle. This capelet uses the same basic stitch, but with added shaping. It’s just the right weight to warm bare shoulders on a breezy spring or summer evening, and can be worn with the opening in front, or over one shoulder. It works up quickly with the Red Heart Boutique … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Blueberry Hill

Blueberry Hill - A free pattern on StitchesNScraps.com

You can’t possibly be blue wearing (or making) this pretty shawl! It’s light and airy when draped over bare shoulders and looks great with a shawl pin, or scrunch it up and use it as a scarf. The lacy, open, lover’s knots (Solomon’s knots) design works up quickly and uses very little yarn for such a big piece.   This pattern is protected by … Continue reading →

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 →