In theses unprecedented times we find ourselves making many changes to our everyday lives. The one constant is our love for yarn and crochet, but that too will have its challenges. We at Pippin understand that many have lost work, many are having to tighten their purse strings, local yarn store have had to close… Continue reading The Great Pippin Stash Buster
You know when you just have to have it! I'm talking yarn, lovely squishy soft yarn.
For this "mood board make" I wanted to explore working with blocks of color, texture and a seamless transition of color changes.
Holiday Helpers by Lindsay Shatto Holiday Helpers are a festive addition to your Christmas/Winter decor. They are intended for use as curtain tie-backs, but can be used to hug parts of your Christmas tree or anything else they can be wrapped around! You can use any size yarn with an appropriate sized hook to create… Continue reading Holiday Helpers – New Crochet pattern
The naughty elf is stuck in the tree again! Add this tree décor to your tree for a humorous touch this holiday season. This decoration is just the legs, with a wire hook for securing to a branch. Materials Styleacraft Classique Cotton DK 2 x Poppy 2 x Leaf 2 x White Poly Fil 26… Continue reading Naughty Elf Pattern – Now in Dutch!
By now you should have all your pieces knitted up and ready for joining. Front and Back panels plus 2 sleeves.. Now comes the part most shy away from, stitching seams can make or break the look of a garment. But if I can do it so can you! Before you go ahead and start… Continue reading Bellissima Jumper MAL – Joining
Are you ready poppets! Its time to cast on and make a start on our Bellissima Jumber MAL. Last week week discussed our gauge swatches, cast on methods and some useful stockinette and garter stitches tutorials, if you missed it can you recap here. This fortnight we will make progress on the front and back… Continue reading Bellissima Jumper MAL – The Cast On
Cosy Delight What do marshmallows, clouds, bunnies and cotton balls have in common! Soft, fluffy, and cuddly just like the NEW Stylecraft Cosy Delights. You may remember that last year I did a little write up on the Stylecraft Cosy, A little knitted scarf project, a soft fluffy gradual color changing yarn with a metallic… Continue reading Cosy Delights Review and Pattern
The first step in garment making, and possibly the most important step of all, is making the gauge swatch. All patterns give a recommended gauge at the beginning of their instructions. Small differences like needles size and yarn brands can affect your gauge especially if you are using a alternative yarn. Take it from me… Continue reading Knit MAL – Bellissima Jumper – Gauge Swatch
One of the most common question I get when I release a new Mood board is 'how do you use them?' So here's my latest make and how I used my mood boards. The Mood I browsed my mood boards collection and decided on the this peachy color recipe. But as you know some colors… Continue reading Just Peachy – Mood Board Make