Ocean-Inspired Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern

The idea for this pattern came to me a year ago.

I wondered what would happen if you created loops on the sides of crochet panels and then chained them together.

And voila.

Here ya go! This is the result.

Ocean-Inspired Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

Ocean-Inspired Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

Ocean-Inspired Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

Ocean-Inspired Crochet Baby Blanket Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:47+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Crochet, Crochet Patterns, Finished Objects|1 Comment

Mystery Yarn Skein Giveaway!

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In collaboration with Mamachee Patterns we are running a mystery yarn skein giveaway for 1 day only!

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By | 2016-04-15T18:48:28+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Yarn Giveaways|9 Comments

New Haircut. New Me. New Projects.

The decision to cut my hair was quick and firm.

Tim was finally feeling better after a terrible bout of allergies and had rekindled his love of fashion and all things style and was researching it all online.

I was so inspired.

It hit me in an instant.

I knew right then and there I wanted to make a change. A big one!

“What think you of me getting a bob?”

“Do it,” he said.

So I pinterested and pinterested and came upon many examples I loved of both cut and color.

Made an appointment for the very next day and lollied up in that salon.

“A choppy A-line […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:47+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Finished Objects, Inspiration, Knitting, Life Musings|29 Comments

Textured Laguna Wrap – Knitted Shawl Pattern

Oh I have a new pattern for you!

The Textured Laguna Wrap (knitted).

Isn’t it booootiful?
Textured Laguna Wrap - Knitted Shawl Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

Toss it around your shoulders when heading to the beach, for a bit of warmth. You might spot a mermaid! In fact, the texture resembles a mermaid’s tail.

Textured Laguna Wrap - Knitted Shawl Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

Textured Laguna Wrap - Knitted Shawl Pattern by Expression Fiber Arts

Wear it while hunting […]

How to Block Your Finished Knitted and Crochet Projects

Hey, you’re here! Welcome, welcome!

So you’ve finished making that awesome knitted or crocheted piece but it looks a bit…lacking? Maybe a little rumpled? The lace or eyelets aren’t showing up very well?

It needs blocked.

Blocking will take your work from “meh” to “SHAZAM!”

It will open up your stitching, given a more even, polished and professional look to your piece and just improve the look of your item in general.

What is blocking?

There are several methods. My favorite and the one I show you today is to simply soak your item in lukewarm water, press the water out and pin into shape to […]

By | 2017-09-04T14:04:47+00:00 April 6th, 2016|Finishing Techniques, Video Tutorials|8 Comments