Free Pattern – Fierté

Fierté - a free pattern on

This Thanksgiving, in the wake of the attacks in Paris and other parts of the world, I am particularly grateful for the safety and comfort that I have. Today, a few of my friends and I are posting patterns in honor of / support for France, and this is mine. This easy, somewhat slouchy, hat pattern features a wide band with a … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Last Minute 4th of July Headband

4th of July headband collage

Do you need a last minute accessory for tonight’s festivities?  There’s still time! I waited until the last minute too, and this headband is what I came up with.   This design combines 2 of my previous patterns with a simple red chain. It only uses basic stitches, but combines knitting and crochet. This is a great project for a beginning … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Jacob & Julia

Jacob & Julia Bracelet

Jacob & Julia lived on opposite sides of a big wall. They could talk through cracks in the wall, but it wasn’t enough. They needed to be together. Jacob built a ladder on his side of the wall, and Julia built a ladder on her side. When they met at the top and embraced, their two hearts joined and became … Continue reading →