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Knit a Perpetual Pumpkin

free knit pumpkin pattern | SimplyNotable.com

Who can resist a plump cabled pumpkin this time of year? Cables look way more impressive than warranted because they’re actually quite simple! If you’re new to cables, this free knit pumpkin pattern makes nice chunky ones, excellent for beginners. Knit in the round and shaped with basic knitting increases and decreases, your knit pumpkin is ready …read more

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A Groovy Dishcloth Crochet Pattern

A Groovy Dishcloth Free Crochet Pattern | SimplyNotable.com

I love how fast crochet can be – especially with worsted weight yarn. This groovy crochet dishcloth pattern sports a fun wavy pattern that looks difficult, but isn’t at all! Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton in at least two colors: outline color and inner groove color(s) Crochet Hook, 5.0 mm (size H) Abbreviations: ch = chain sc = single …read more

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Laminated Cotton Gift Roundup

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A recent reupholster job of my son’s craft table left me wondering what other projects I could make with laminated cotton. I’ve been playing around with the material for the last few weeks, making a few of Carli’s reusable snack baggies and some wet bags for cloth diapers. There are a lot of great Sew and No-Sew ideas on Pinterest for using laminated …read more

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Mini Almost Lost Washcloth Knitting Pattern

The Mini Almost Lost Washcloth Free Knitting Pattern | SimplyNotable.com

I’ve discovered a very resourceful knitter who modified the Almost Lost Washcloth pattern into the most clever little makeup removal cloths. If you make washcloths or dishcloths, I’ll bet you have plenty of cotton yarn leftovers that are just waiting to be transformed into these. I also think her modifications are written in such a way as to …read more

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Featured: Designer – DrFrankKnits

fighter jets

I had to do two double-takes when I first spied DrFrankKnits creations. Are those knitted? Why yes – yes they are! These little 3D gizmo’s are phenomenal! I was both tickled and inspired when I happened upon the creative inventions found on her blog – From the Needles of DrFrankKnits.  The Free Pattern Friday feature will keep me coming back for …read more

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Vintage Pique’ Rib Baby Socks Knitting Pattern

Free Knitting Pattern - Vintage Pique Rib Socks | Simplynotable.com

Here’s those socks I promised to match the Vintage Pique Rib Hat pattern I last posted! These are designed to fit a newborn but are stretchy enough that they’ll grow with baby for awhile. Knit toe up, you can use every last bit of sock weight leftovers by making a taller or shorter cuff. Knit using your favorite method. size: newborn   gauge: 9 …read more

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Vintage Pique’ Rib Hat

Baby Knitting Pattern - Pique Ribbed Hat and Socks | SimplyNotable.com

  It seems I’m always looking for a new baby hat knitting pattern. This is the first pattern of a matching hat and sock set for newborns in a classic design. Pique’ rib creates a texture that adds interest to solid yarns. The intersecting purl bumps also break up variegated yarns into interesting little dashes of color.  Happily, the nubby …read more

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Protect Your Peepers!

Simply Notable Sunglass Case Tutorial

My husband and I bought some pricey sunglasses before we left for our honeymoon two years ago. I was hoping that a higher price would equal quality and I’ve found that to be true. However, since my over-sized sunglasses do not fit into the protective sunglass cases sold in stores, mine are often tossed into my purse without protection, resulting in …read more

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Pencil Pouch Tutorial

Zippered Pencil Pouch Tutorial by SimplyNotable.com

One good thing about my son being in year round schooling is that I have more time than most parents to think about what I can do for a teacher appreciation gift. Connor’s year of Kindergarten is coming to an end this week so it was time for me to get the gears turning. I wanted to make his teacher something that she could actually use, and something …read more

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Protecting Mom’s Stash

Make a Floral Lavender Sachet Tutorial | SimplyNotable.com

  Mother’s Day is a fun time of year around here. I always have a great time coming up with gift ideas for my Mom. I never have to think too hard – she’s just so easy! She loves little pretty things. Useful or not – if it’s pretty, she loves it. If it’s pretty and handmade, she’s over the moon! This Mother’s Day – and yes, I’m revealing …read more

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