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BIG STITCH FEB 4, 2017! – Updated location address!

The Big Stitch Saturday, February 4, 2017 9 am - 3 pm Fifteenth Avenue Baptist Church 1203 9th Ave North Nashville  37208 JANUARY WORK DAYS To prepare for the February 4, 2017 Big Stitch we will have three work days to sort, cake and price the many donations received...

BSU Classes – Halos of Hope

WORK DAY SEPTEMBER 27 One work day left until the October 8 Big Stitch!  Come join us on Tuesday, September 27 from 10 am - 2 pm in the library at FiftyForward Knowles.  Lunch will be provided each day as well as yarn to wind, needles and hooks to sort, and donated...

BSU Class Schedule Set! – Two Work Days in September

The October 8 Big Stitch University classes are set and are in the process of being uploaded on the website.  Sign ups will begin on September 15. WORK DAYS SEPTEMBER 6 & 27 How do we get all of the yarn, needles, hooks, books, magazines and patterns organized for...

Yarn Donations Coming In!

Yarn Donations Coming In! Remember we have a work day coming up thisTuesday, August 23 from 10 - 2 at FiftyForward Knowles. Lunch, fiber and fun will be provided. We will be caking yarn donated recently as well as organizing patterns, hooks, needles and magazines. If...

FREE ebook from Knit Picks!

Click On The Picture To Download Knit Pix is offering their Helping Hands ebook at no cost!  Regularly $9.99, this ebook includes six popular patterns for charities that include both knit and crochet versions for crafters to make and...

Top Ten Least Favorite Knitting Myths by Patty Lyons

A few days ago a knitter came into the “Knitting Doctor” (a knitting help session) with a scarf that had gotten off in pattern.  I ripped down 5 rows to where the pattern looked like it went astray and then I told her we were going to read her knitting to figure out...

Box Stitch Preemie Baby Blanket

A beautiful baby blanket from Laws of Knitting.   Size: 16″ x 14″. Materials: Yarn: Bernat Softee Baby; 100% Acrylic. 5oz/140g  362yd/331m. Yarn Weight: DK. Needle size: US 10(6mm). Bernat Softee Baby- color of your choice – 2 skeins. Stitch markers: 2. Gauge: 15...

Granny Ripple Crochet Tutorial

The granny ripple is super simple to learn and in no time you will be using this technique on all your crochet projects!! NOTES: Use 3 colors of Yarn and corresponding crochet hook as stated on yarn package. (I used Impeccable yarn from Michaels in Aqua, Soft Taupe,...

Caking Party!

Let them eat (or make) cake(s)!!! We have been blessed with several large donations and help is needed to process the yarn into cakes.  Two dates have been set, Tuesday, August 18 from 10-2 and Saturday August 29 from 10-2.  If you have a ball winder, please bring....

SIMPLE KNITTING TIPS: LEARN TO LOVE CABLE KNITTING

This knitting tip is from Knitting Oasis. I love the way cables look. They add a texture to knitting that make life, I mean, knitting, exciting. But I haven't always liked making cables in my knitting projects. I tried the standard cable...

Simple Joining Square Technique – {tutorial}

This is a technique from Aurelia's Little Room. Tutorial Simple Joining Square Technique – it’s very easy and fun. I love to make blankets, especially those with motifs and shapes. The only thing that I hate is to join them. I know…it won’t be a blanket if I don’t...

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