Six Swoon-Worthy Modern Quilts


I love modern quilts and have since I was a little girl. I especially love quilts with a lot of white space – not surprising! Though I covet them, I have never gotten around to making one myself. It’s on the list, though! I’ve been seeing so many stunning modern quilts lately that I wanted to share READ MORE

Dishtowel Utility Apron Pattern by Anne Weil | Flax & Twine

Best Dishtowel Utility Apron Pattern

Finally designed! The best (and cutest) dishtowel utility apron pattern PDF you can find! If you’ve ever taken a class with me, you know that I cannot hang on to my scissors to save my life, or my tape measure, or pens, or pencils or cable needles, or crochet hooks. Yes, the list goes on!  For years, READ MORE

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Life on Elm Street – A New Home

There is big news around the Weil household – we’ve found a new home! As some of you know, my family moved from Baltimore, MD to Denver, CO last August due to my husband’s career. We’ve been living in a rental house since then. I’m thrilled to announce that we’ve found a beautiful, modern home that READ MORE

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Lazy Days Lounger Arm Knit Pillow Pattern

I am so excited to share this new arm knit pillow pattern, Lazy Days, with you. I don’t think it could have a better name! Lazy Days and lots of lounging will certainly be plentiful with this pillow in your home.  You can find the pattern in this month’s issue of Mollie Makes, Issue 65. My children fell READ MORE

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DIY Finger Knit Rope Trivet Tutorial

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! I thought this quick DIY Finger Knit Rope Trivet would hit the spot for an easy, yet beautiful project for the kids to make. Or, who are we kidding? Just make one for yourself! I love the trivet’s simplicity and natural feel that the rope lends this project. The best part READ MORE

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The Cutest Crochet Bunny Blanket

Oh my! Is this little crochet bunny blanket the cutest thing!? I am in love! I am so excited to be sharing this pattern with you. This week, I am actually in Los Angeles on vacation with my boys for spring break. When I’m on a trip, I like nothing more than to make something from READ MORE

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Teaching At Vogue Knitting Live Pasadena 2016

I’m so excited to announce that I’ll be teaching at Vogue Knitting Live Pasadena   next month, May 13-15.  It is an amazing event and you should register now! I can’t tell you how much fun I had in NYC with my classes last winter. This session, I am teaching a Fabulous Floor Pouf Class and READ MORE

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Six Ways to Make Your Arm Knitting Tighter

How do I get my arm knitting tighter? This is the question I get asked the second most often about arm knitting, only just behind how do I put down my arm knitting in the middle of a project.  The tightness of your stitches has to do with a number of factors, including knitting tension, needle (arm) size, and yarn thickness. READ MORE

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Gone to Have Fun

I was skiing with my family last weekend. Cruising down a beautiful blue groomer, I followed the pack of them from behind, as I usually do. I watched my daughter fling her arms open wide and lift her head to the sky and close her eyes. Eep! I thought, open your eyes!! She urged me, READ MORE

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Martina Cardigan + We Are Knitters Giveaway

I just finished making this gorgeous Martina Cardigan from We Are Knitters. What fun it was to knit this kit! First, I rarely knit for myself. It feels like such an indulgence these days. Second, who doesn’t want to get everything they need for a project delivered right to their door? Well, here’s your chance READ MORE

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Book Signing + DIY Event at the Tattered Cover

I’m thrilled to announce a book signing and DIY event at one of my favorite independent book stores, The Tattered Cover in Denver, CO this coming Wednesday, March 23 at 7pm. I’ll be signing books, of course, but we’re also going to be making these beautiful statement necklaces, which is one of my favorite easy READ MORE

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Wood Grain Folk Art Flower Easter Eggs

These wood grain Folk Art Flower Easter Eggs will make your non-dye Easter egg dreams come true. First, know this about me: I love to create, but I hate a wet mess! I am always in search of fun ways to make eggs without dye (see my past years’ delights here and here and here). READ MORE

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Giant Knit Bunny

I’ve been keeping this giant knit bunny under wraps since last spring. Hard to do! I have been so eager to share it with you! Who doesn’t want to gallop away on a giant knit bunny? Am I right? I’m so thrilled to have this arm knitting project shared on the pages of Sweet Paul READ MORE

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Adorable + Easy Crochet Bunny Pattern

Isn’t this the cutest bunny family you ever did see? I saw this easy crochet bunny pattern last week and I knew I wanted to give it a whirl. I made some small modifications to it, which I outline below. I’ve always loved bunnies – they are just so darn cute.  Yes, I was the girl READ MORE

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Gorgeous Hand Crochet Blanket in an Hour

I  literally squealed when I started making this hand crochet blanket. I fell in love this fabric and the look of this blanket at first sight and you will too. Amazingly, hand crochet is even EASIER than hand/arm knitting to do and FASTER! You can make this hand crochet blanket in about an hour. It READ MORE