Easy paint swatch ornament by

Paint Swatch Paper Ornament!

Tis the season to save money, so why not create a paint swatch paper ornament?  This fun craft is perfect for the kids to help put together and very inexpensive considering paint swatches are FREE! Much like many of you, I had a few left over from a project I had completed. You will need: Step 1- Glue 2 green paint swatches back to back ensuring the colors on both … [Read More...]


Mini {Retro-Style} Christmas Stockings. A miniature version of our popular stocking pattern. |

Mini Christmas Stockings

If you've seen Carli's pattern for Retro-Style Christmas Stockings, you'll love these little miniature versions! I took her assembled pattern to my copier and shrunk it down to my desired sizes. I … [Read More...]

Christmas Tree Gift Card-igans Knitting Pattern |

Christmas Tree GIFT CARD-igans

Our original cabled Gift Card-igan Knitting Pattern has been such a popular pattern that I decided to gift you with another version of the knitted holiday gift card cover. In case that's not … [Read More...]

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Christmas Crochet!

When I want a crochet fix, I tend to pull out the Edie Eckman books. My copies of Around the Corner Crochet Borders and Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs are pretty dog-eared from the thumbing through … [Read More...]

Yarn Ball Ornaments by What a fun way to get some modern colors on the tree!

Yarn Ball Ornaments

I recently challenged myself to re-purpose my old ornaments into more modern ones to fit a new color scheme. I first started with the Upcycled Fabric Ornament. I really liked the way they turned out, … [Read More...]

Upcycled Fabric Ornaments by Give your old ornaments a no-cost face lift!

Upcycled Fabric Ornaments

Like most people this time of year, I'm on a tight budget this Christmas. I wanted to redecorate my tree with a more modern theme. Instead of buying new ornaments, I decided to give my old ones a … [Read More...]

Free Printable Letter to Santa |

Letter to Santa Free Printable

Season's Greetings! It's that time of year again where the jingle bells are jingling, the tree tops are glistening, and the stockings are lining the fireplace mantel.  If you are anything … [Read More...]

Thermal Boot Cuff Knitting Pattern by

Easy Knit Boot Cuffs

Thermal Boot Cuffs by Julie Tarsha Here’s some kicky little thermal boot cuffs to keep the winter chill away! A quick and popular gift item, these easy knit boot cuffs are knit in the round on double … [Read More...]

Make a unique infinity scarf with orphan blocks or quilt scraps with this easy tutorial. |

Infinity Scarf from Quilt Scraps

Have you ever had a project go horribly wrong after sinking a ton of work into it? They say every cloud has a silver lining and I'm here to tell you how true that is! Last year I dropped off my … [Read More...]

Finishing Your Magic Loop Teddy |

Finishing Your Teddy

These little Magic Loop Teddies are so sweet, but much of the appeal of the finished teddy is accomplished in the finishing details. Knitted toy faces can be challenging, so I thought we'd cover … [Read More...]

Magic Loop Teddy Bear Knitting Pattern |

Magic Loop Teddy

Designed to be knit in the round with magic loop, this 9 - 10" teddy is cast on at the top of his head and shaped throughout with strategically placed increases and decreases. Happily, this knit one … [Read More...]