Category Archives: patterns

My Pi: free crochet pattern

Have you always wanted your very own crochet Pi? Let’s make My Pi! My Pi can be made with any weight yarn. The example below was crocheted with worsted weight yarn, and measures about 4″x4″. Supplies: worsted weight yarn in … Continue reading

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Teeny tiny Christmas tree

Lately I’ve been knitting lots of tiny things, and I got it in my head that I wanted to knit some tiny Christmas trees. I couldn’t find a pattern that was appropriately tiny and tree-like, so I did some experimenting, … Continue reading

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Cotton dolman shirt pattern

All right, friends. After several practice shirts, I’ve put together a dolman shirt pattern for you, sizes small through large. A full size chart is below. I’ve been making myself the “medium” (example here). The pattern has an optional collar … Continue reading

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From photo to cross-stitch pattern

As I mentioned, we’re heading to the beach soon, and a long car ride + a lot of down time means I need a good portable project to work on when I don’t feel like reading. I’ve been wanting to … Continue reading

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Frock by (Next) Friday

Via the inspiring blog MADE, I discovered Grosgrain, another lovely blog (my favorite part is her header image with the spools of ribbon). She’s hosting a “frock by friday” sew-along this week. My week was a bit too busy to actually start … Continue reading

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90 minute shirt (theoretically)

I always get nervous sewing without a pattern. I think it’s my hate of wasting anything – what if I cut wrong? What if I make it too small? I’ll have wasted that dollar I spent on a t-shirt from … Continue reading

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Quick & easy baby gift

It seems like another friend of mine has a baby every month or two! Most recently have been little girls, and this pattern has quickly become my go-to gift: Itty Bitty Baby Dress. Brought to you by my cousin Rae, a fantastic … Continue reading

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