Bumblebee Knit Hat – Free Knitting Pattern

Bumblebee Knit Hat – Free Knitting Pattern

This hat is knit in the round, if you have never knit in the round, I recommend using the magic loop technique. I specially like knitting in the round because there are no seams and therefore nothing to sew together, but it also gives it a cleaner look. Plus, with circular needles, your project always stays together, which works great for knitting on the run, if you like me find some knitting time in your commute.

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Mini Christmas Tree Skirt for Tiny Apartments – Free Crochet Pattern

Mini Christmas Tree Skirt for Tiny Apartments – Free Crochet Pattern

Who says one can't have a Christmas tree in a one bedroom apartment?

I've found now that there are a lot of benefits of having a small tree rather than the traditional size. For once, it's really easy and fast to decorate. In a city where most people don't actually own cars, it's also a hassle to get a big tree from the market to your living room. A small tree fits neatly next to you in the subway. And of course there is the space issue. I wouldn't mind owning an artificial tree as it would definitely save us money, but with limited closet space one has to give priority to other things that won't stay in a box for 11 months of the year.

Learn how to knit. Part 1: Casting on. (with pictures and video!)

Learn how to knit. Part 1: Casting on. (with pictures and video!)

Hello world! It's exciting to start a new blog, but even more exciting to use it for helping you achieve what I did myself: teaching yourself how to knit. As a kid, I'd watch my aunts and grandmother crochet, and I knew knitting involved a sort of wooden sticks, but both crafts seemed too mysterious [...]