November's stitch is the blanket stitch. I love this stitch because it makes a solid, textured fabric which you can see below. This solidity is what makes it perfect for blankets. It uses a simple combination of basic stitches, so it's great for newbies as well as oldies who need a quick, simple pattern. The… Continue reading HY&C Stitch #6
HY&C Stitch #5
I forgot to post September's stitch so I posted that last week. This is October's stitch and it is one of my favorite stitches. It can be used to create so many different looks just by changing how often you change color. It's called by many names: linen, woven, moss, and granite. And probably a… Continue reading HY&C Stitch #5
HY&C Stitch #4
I totally forgot to post this! I'll post the 5th stitch next week and then November's stitch the week after that. Our fourth stitch is the Filet Mesh Stitch. This stitch is great for adding open sections to your projects. It's sturdier than most "lacy" stitches and is quite distinctive. It's great for light throws,… Continue reading HY&C Stitch #4
Can you believe but it's almost time for gifting season? It's hard to wrap your head around when it's so hot outside. But I have a freebie that might help you out as you make gifts and/or charity donations. To help you add a finishing touch to your gifts, I've made gift tags! Just print… Continue reading Freebie!
Nothing says summer more than sitting outside drinking a cold beverage. Preferably by the pool. Now what do you need to protect your furniture (or your glass if you're putting it on concrete?) Coasters!! This pattern is a super easy, super quick way to use up a little bit of cotton or cotton blend yarn… Continue reading Free pattern!
HY&C Stitch #3
The third stitch of the stitch dictionary is the V stitch. This stitch creates a beautiful fabric with a lot of mesh. It's easy to do and can even be used as an increase method. The stitches and number of chains can vary so this is just a tutorial for the basic V stitch. Experiment… Continue reading HY&C Stitch #3
I don't have a pattern this week because I've been dealing with some health issues. However! I do have a printable to help you organize your patterns and keep track of all the info you need. This printable has a place for the name of the project, yarn, goals, and sections for notes. I use… Continue reading Free Printable!
HY&C Stitch #2
EDIT: This post has been updated to include the printable dictionary page. Sorry about that! The second stitch of the stitch dictionary is the puff stitch. The puff stitch is a beautifully textured stitch that creates (unsurprisingly) puffs in your fabric. They are usually separated by a chain to close the puff - this is… Continue reading HY&C Stitch #2
HY&C Stitch #1
The first stitch of the stitch dictionary is going to be the lemon peel stitch. This stitch is also called the griddle stitch or the up and down stitch. It creates a solid bumpy fabric that is great for blankets or bags. What projects are you thinking of using this stitch in? Tell us below!… Continue reading HY&C Stitch #1
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