Knitting: DIY Chunky Throw Blanket

Knitting: DIY Chunky Throw Blanket

DIY Chunky Throw Blanket | leave it to Joy

The DIY Mommy did a really classy arm knit blanket that inspired this DIY. Check out her blanket here. She uses this YouTube Tutorial by Simply Maggie, you can quick link to here.

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Knitting: Girls Smocked Tunic

Knitting: Girls Smocked Tunic


This project took me about 10 months to pick away at, I finished it and it will probably be the first and last article of clothing I knit. Find the Ravelry Pattern here. Read more

WIP Wednesday: Girl’s Smocked Tunic

WIP Wednesday: Girl’s Smocked Tunic

WIP Wednesday, Tunic, Knit,

I started this project a while back, and have been scared to work on it. It’s my first piece of clothing!  It’s worked flat so it should be easier, right? but I’m still nervous. I have only recently mastered working a hat in the round, can I really make a tunic? Sleeves and a little back slit? So far, so good! Read more

Newborn Snowflake Beanie: Free Pattern

Newborn Snowflake Beanie: Free Pattern

two tone knitting, knit, snowflake, newborn

I have fallen in love with two tone knitting, and I love knitting baby stuff. You make progress so quickly, and seeing it take shape feels so rewarding. I did this one and it ended up being a lot smaller than I expected. Its only going to be good for a newborn.

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Easy Baby Beanie / Toque Tutorial with Pattern

Easy Baby Beanie / Toque Tutorial with Pattern

Easy Baby Beanie Tutorial with Pattern | leave it to Joy
I accidentally made a Easy Baby Beanie pattern from Ravelry into a medium difficulty, but I love the enhancements, and it goes by so quick! It’s a great little gift for all the winter babes coming this year.

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Grandma’s Dishcloth: Learning What I Do Wrong Knitting

Grandma’s Dishcloth: Learning What I Do Wrong Knitting

dish cloth, knitting pattern, tutorial, ssk, k2tog, knitting, knit

Well another first for me, my first dishcloth. I know it seems like a real rookie project, but I needed a break from the tiny yarn, and tiny needles that I’m using for my baby hats I’m producing for all the winter babes coming this Christmas.

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DIY Knit Scrunch Headband

DIY Knit Scrunch Headband

headband, knit, scrunch, matching, grey, pinkI’ve been working on this headband to match my Coral Vertical Strip Cowl Scarf for way too long. I know I could have finished it up  a long time ago but for whatever reason I keep getting distracted, until this week. TA DA! and I LOVE IT! I want to make another one. Too bad its spring and I don’t really need to wear them anymore, *sigh*. Alas I have a decent headband, ready for next year.

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