|Crochet Flower Face Cleansing Pads by Petals to Picots
|Crochet Shell Stitch Baby Blanket by The Stitchin Mommy
|Knit Patriotic Placemat by Jessie at Home
|Miu Miu DIY by Trinkets in Bloom (crochet)
|Textured Washcloth by Salena Baca Crochet
|Knit Reverse Cable Rib Baby Jacket by Adrienne Medrano (Ravelry) Cotton-Ease®|
|The Hive Knit Dishcloth by Being Spiffy
|Easy Knit Top by Mama in A Stitch
|Crochet Fresh Produce Market Bag by Make and Takes
If you’re looking for a lightweight, easy care yarn, look no further than Babysoft®. Between its pastel palette and the fact that it’s machine washable and dry-able, it’s a go-to yarn for our favorite patterns for little ones!
We just love how some of our favorite designers use Babysoft®, so we’re sharing six adorable projects from knitters and crocheters who share their patterns on their blogs and on Ravelry — these designes really show off how gorgeous this yarn looks when worked up.
Take a look below, and get inspired to make your next baby project with Babysoft®!
|Lacy Shells Crocheted top by Erica/5 Little Monsters* in Lavender||Knit Cabled Sleep Sack by Natalia Price for All Free Knitting* in Pastel Print||Peek-A-Boo Ripple Afghan by Rose Marie Brooks* in Pastel Green and White|
|Crochet Rainbow Ripple Baby Blanket by Celeste Young* in Lavender||Knit Puerperium Cardigan by Kelly Brooker* in Pastel Pink||Crochet Ripple Baby Afghan by Aleta Lyn* in White and Pastel Print|
*Please note, these are not Lion Brand patterns.
Clara Parkes is well-known for her role as editor and chief yarn critic at Knitter’s Review — a biweekly Internet magazine for fiber enthusiasts comprised of yarn reviews, happenings in the yarn world, tutorials, and lots more. Knitter’s Review is a great place for resources and information regarding topics that knitters hold dear to their heart.
Additionally, Clara is also a well-known author who has penned classic and popular knitting books such as: The Knitter’s Book of Wool, The Knitter’s Book of Yarn, and The Knitter’s Book of Socks. And today, we’re giving away 2 copies of her latest book, The Yarn Whisperer. In The Yarn Whisperer, Clara shares various personal essays about her yarn musings and the different ways knitting has impacted her life. The Yarn Whisperer is a great way to still have knitting and yarn on the brain during the hot months of summer!
For a chance to win a copy of The Yarn Whisperer, please see guidelines and entry form below.
Congrats to Liz C. of California and Renee L. of South Carolina!
If you do not respond to your notification e-mail within 7 days, a new winner will be chosen.
(CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED) Rules & Guidelines:
1. Entries must be received by July 6th, 11:59p.m. EST
2. US entries only.
3. Must be 18 and over to enter.
4. One entry per person.
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Here’s a fun and easy tutorial from crafty maven, Audra Kurtz. Watch as Audra walks you through the steps to create your very own woven wall tapestry using a Martha Stewart CraftsTM Knit & Weave Loom Kit and an assortment of Lion Brand® yarns.
Weaving is a great way to continue yarn crafting through the summer months, and you can use this craft to create a beautiful piece of decor for your home or for a friend!
Wall tapestries have been popping up everywhere lately, and although the process of creating them seems complicated, it’s actually not; the weaving process is quite therapeutic, and you can be as creative as you’d like. We hope you enjoy the video below and get started on your very own tapestry, it’s a great opportunity to play with colors, textures, and patterns!
P.S. Check out the patterns below for more tapestry inspiration from our very own PatternFinder.
|Loom Woven Heat Wave Wall Hanging made with Unique®, Kitchen Cotton, Landscapes and Hometown USA®.||Loom Woven Natural Instincts Hanging made with Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® and Heartland®.||Loom Woven Fiesta Wall Hanging made with Modern Baby, Landscapes®, Textures, Kitchen Cotton, and Homespun®.|
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Today we share the last installment of our four video stitch tutorial series with Staci from Very Pink Knits. Below is a step-by-step which demonstrates the knit mesh stitch — an openwork pattern perfect for summer knitting. This is an easy, straightforward stitch that that’s simple to master. Watch Staci’s tutorial below as she highlights the stitch using LB Collection® Cashmere and Crepe Twist yarns.
The mesh stitch can be found in the Lion Brand StitchFinder library (under the “Learning Center” tab at lionbrand.com). Please explore the rest of the StitchFinder library to see what other stitches might pique your interest. There’s a treasure trove of patterns waiting for you!
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