DIY Luxurious Bath Mat

DIY Hand Knit Bath Knit featuring a bamboo stitch, 100% cotton and all the luxury you can imagine

More from the cotton front – this luxurious bamboo stitch bath mat.  This Bath Mat features an easy but still fun bamboo stitch, 100% cotton yarn, and is perfect for any season knitting, and of course gift giving!

Now don’t be alarmed by the term bamboo stitch, after all, it’s all just knits and purls.  In the bamboo stitch pattern, we’ve just thrown in a few yarn overs to give that unique texture, and a richer fabric.

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Bamboo Stitch Bath Mat

Yes, I’m still indulging in all of that fabulous cotton yarn out there, and still finding new ways to use it in the house. I have been creating cloth after cloth, and now it’s time to broaden our horizons a little bit and to move on to this luxurious bath mat.

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Linen Stitch Spa Cloth Knitting Pattern

Linen Stitch Spa Cloth free knitting pattern in 100% cotton perfect for a quick spring project and even better for gift giving - I'm thinking of you Moms!

Carrying on in my cotton cloth obsession – I have decided to indulge in a luxurious linen stitch spa cloth.  This Spa Cloth features an easy yet interesting linen stitch, 100% cotton yarn, and is perfect for spring knitting, not to mention gift giving!

Now don’t be concerned by the term linen stitch, after all, it’s all just knits and purls.  In the linen stitch pattern, they just happen to be arranged in a certain way to give that unique texture, and a richer fabric.

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Hand Knit Friendship Bracelets

Hand Knit Friendship Bracelets are the ultimate DIY made with love gift for a friend. Perfect for Teammates, Schoolmates, Party Favors and Kindred Spirits

Friendship bracelets will never go out of style.  You’ll want to whip up a gazillion of these for party favors, school friends, teammates, and kindred spirits.

Friendship Bracelets

What could be sweeter than a handmade gift for your bestie?  Friendship bracelets have stood the test of time, and are going to be on trend for many years to come.  Plus this pattern I put together is so easy and works up so quick, you will be a bracelet factory this weekend.  Using a simple twist and super bulky yarn gives the bracelet the sturdiness to keep it’s shape, making it wearable. Also, just think of how happy all your friends will be!

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Dish Cloth – Hand Knit in Waffle Stitch

Hand Knit Dish Cloth in Waffle Stitch

Not only can you always use another dish cloth, spring and summer are the perfect seasons for sprucing up and refreshing your home, and one really great way to do that is with some fresh knits for the kitchen, especially when they’re done in 100% cotton.  Another DIY you’ll feel great about.

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Dish Cloth

Dish cloths are great beginner projects because they work up quick, and provide something useful as the finished product – which in turn can be extremely satisfying to use or to gift.  They are also great projects for advanced knitters, as you can work them up en mass, and stockpile for gift giving.  This pattern is done in the currently popular waffle stitch.

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St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Free Knitting Pattern

free knitting pattern for a hand knit St. Patrick's Day Shamrock - perfect table and wall decorations and hostess gifts and party favours

I tend to lean more toward all things Irish for St Patrick’s Day celebrations, as opposed to all things green – but there is no denying the St Patrick’s Day feel of a shamrock!

Knit up these adorable little shamrocks for your table, wall hangings, and of course, for your guests and hostesses!

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St Patrick’s Day Shamrock

Worked in Stockinette Stitch with some increases and decreases, some seaming and an I-cord this may sound a bit complicated, but you could totally finish one in a weekend.

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Knit Dishcloth Pattern

Hand Knit dishcloth pattern worked in a seed stitch with a simple garden stitch border in 100 % cotton. A DIY you can feel extraordinary about

A DIY project sure to impress and satisfy. These hand knit dishcloths are worked with a really easy seed stitch that gives your cloth a little more tooth and makes an ordinary project appear extraordinary.

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Knit Dishcloth

Dishcloths are great beginner projects because they work up quick, and provide something useful as the finished product – which in turn can be extremely satisfying to use or to gift.  This pattern offers up the basic seed stitch for a little variety, with a simple garter edge for stability. We also use 100% cotton making this a DIY you can be proud of.

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Quick Cozy & Super Easy Ponytail Hat Knitting Pattern

Quick Cozy and Really Easy Ponytail Hat Knitting Pattern available for free. Beginner friendly that works up quick with satisfying and gratifying results.

If you recall how fabulous the Messy Bun Hat was, and still is mind you, you’ll have no trouble at all falling head over feet for this newest addition, the Ponytail Hat. Featuring a ribbed brim, and a really easy stockinette stitch rise, and of course that coveted spot for your ponytail or bun.

The decreasing is simple, and with the great big yarn and the big needles, this already easy pattern scores big points for instant gratification.

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Heart Shaped Knit Throw Pillow Pattern & Instructions

Hand Knit Heart Shaped Throw Pillow Easy pattern for a DIY valentine gift heart shaped cushion

Looking for a great Valentine gift? DIY this knit throw pillow in an adorable heart shape for your Valentine, as well as for every couch, and comfy chair in your home. I created this super easy hand knit heart pattern last year, and now I’ve used it to make these delightful little pillows.

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Heart Shaped Throw Pillow

Using giant needles, and double stranded yarn ( two strands of yarn held together throughout) this knit throw pillow works up really fast.  The increases and decreases handle all of the shaping – and once you’re done, stuff it with your preferred pillow or toy stuffing material. I pretty much always use a polyester fiberfill, or cotton batting, because well, it’s washable. I like to wash things.

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Top Knitting Patterns of 2016

Top Knitting Patterns of 2016 from the Messy Mom Bun Hat, to the Faux Cable Infinity Scarf to the Yoga Socks to the Snuggle Sack . You Need this list.

2016 may have been a lot of things to a lot of people – and one thing we can say with certainty, is that is was decidedly not boring.  Even the knitting got super exciting.  Right?

Top Knits of 2016

From our tops to our toes – and everything in between – we got really creative with our knitting this year, and it’s time to celebrate all that was great in 2016, and I would be remiss if I didn’t start with the knitting patterns, so here you have, the Top Knitting Patterns of 2016

Knits’ End – Seed Stitch Messy Bun Hat

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Seed Stitch Messy Bun Hat

Seed Stitch Messy Bun Hat Knitting Pattern available for free. Beginner friendly that works up quick with stunning results

Introducing a beginner friendly free knitting pattern for the hat that broke the internet.  This Messy Bun Hat features a rolled brim, plus a classic seed stitch rise, and an uber convenient spot for your bun or ponytail. Merry Christmas!

Also, don’t be alarmed by the term seed stitch, after all it’s all just knits and purls.  In a seed stitch pattern they are arranged in a certain way to give that unique texture, and a denser fabric.

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