Sashiko Stitching: Japanese Embroidery with Free Pattern

Sashiko stitching (a kind of Japanese embroidery) is easy to learn. I’ve created the perfect project for a beginner to get started and created a free downloadable pattern. Sashiko is one of my favorite forms of embroidery because it’s easy to get great results as a beginner, but there is a world of history, technique, […]

Easy Free Knit Scarf Pattern with No Purling

This free knit scarf pattern involves no purl stitches, making it the perfect choice for beginner knitters. It’s easy but creates a beautiful rib stitch. Many people struggle with purling when they are just getting started… I knit this easy-but-beautiful scarf for my beautiful boy, who will be spending the next four years in chilly […]

DIY Macramé Anklet Tutorial with Beads

I couldn’t find a tutorial on how to DIY this cute macramé beaded anklet for myself. I spotted it on Pinterest a while back and immediately wanted one for my own flash-the-peace-sign-semi-ironically, it’s-all-good, boho look. I love that they are reminiscent of friendship bracelets but look so much more polished. If you like DIY jewelry, […]