10 Free Knitting Patterns For Baby Shoes!

Is there anything more precious than itty bitty baby feet? Especially when they're covered in soft, adorable hand-knit booties? Of course not!If you're a knitter and you have any small folk in your life, pull out your needles and half a skein of yarn. These ten free patterns for knit baby booties are perfect for the next set of crinkly little baby toes you'll meet.1/ These simple cable knit booties are almost too perfect! (Cable Knit Booties from Epipa on Ravelry) 2/  With their tiny strap and button, these Mary Jane baby shoes will look precious with that baby girl's new little dress. (Mary Jane Button Strap Shoes at Domesticspace) 3/ These folded shoes from renowned fiber artist Susan B. Anderson can be made in a jiffy, and they're absolutely precious. Folded Cotton Booties at … [Read more...]

Six Best Free Patterns For Fingerless Gloves

The season of cold weather is upon us, which means it's time to pull out the knitting needles and yarn and prepare to warm your hands this fall and winter with a cozy fingerless gloves. Knitted mitts keep wrists and palms warm, keeping fingers free for typing, texting... or knitting! We've gathered six of the most beautiful patterns for fingerless gloves and cozy mitts, whether you're knitting for your best friend, favorite guy or yourself./1/ Fetching Beauty Fingerless Gloves - Knitty Light cabling and a scalloped edge give these mitts a simple elegance./2/ Ethnic Explorations Fingerless Mitts - Independent Stitch This lovely Fair Isle pattern offers a simple chart as well as written instructions. Perfect for your first foray into Fair Isle, or a quick and easy project for … [Read more...]

Teach Yourself To Knit!

A friend recently asked if I would teach her daughter to knit. I knit rather simply as a stress reliever and can't imagine I'd be very good at teaching anyone else, but I started thinking about the books I pored over as a teenager teaching myself knitting and crocheting. I wished back then that I had someone to actually show me the stitches as I attempted to master them.So since I can't teach the skill, I've found five easy to follow videos that should set anyone up with the basics of knitting! With a ball of yarn and a pair of needles (try a worsted weight yarn and a needle size that matches the number on the yarn label) you'll be practicing your knits and purls in no time.The Basics - a knitting overview:Starting Your Project - casting on:The Next Step - the purl … [Read more...]

18 Make Your Own Scarf DIYS

Fall, winter and even early spring in some areas means scarves, scarves and more scarves! There are so many awesome ways to wear a scarf that you can wear a scarf every day and have unique and stylish look no matter what. But in order to do that you need gorgeous scarves in a variety of colors and styles. And that could get pricey unless you make your own! Here are over a dozen fabulous homemade scarf ideas that will have you looking gorgeous (and staying warm!) in no time!Bleached Scarf by Tried and True Blog - Such a cool twist on the bleached tee-shirt DIYs people did this summer.Impossible Scarf Three by The Pink Samurai - Perfect for those who love color-blocking.Quick Checkered Crochet Hat and Scarf by Craft Foxes - Make a matching hat for double-the-warmth!Blue & … [Read more...]

Our Favorites in LIFE on Blissfully Domestic for 2014

The year 2014 was a good one. We shared with you recipes, crafts and tips from all over the web. Today we wanted to highlight a few of our favorites from the LIFE section of Blissfully Domestic. Without further ado...in case you missed one or two, here are our favorites from 2014 in LIFE.Winter Photography Ideas - Sometimes, even experienced photographers fall into a creative rut. Use the ideas in this post to shoot some Winter inspired photos.Heart Math Game - This game was created to be used with the Sweet Hearts candies at Valentine's Day, but you could use any candy, any time of year!Fun and Easy St Patrick's Day Crafts for Kids - Whether it's St Patty's Day or you  want to feel a bit of the luck of the Irish, this craft round-up is for you!12 Cool FROZEN Party Ideas - … [Read more...]

20 Free Knitted Hat Patterns

What could be cozier for cool weather than a hand knitted hat? Everyone loves a handcrafted piece of apparel and with the number of designs and free patterns available, any level of knitter can use their favorite yarn to make a great pull-on hat, slouchy or beanie. So this fall and winter, pick up your knitting needles and use one of these twenty free knitting patterns to create the perfect hat!Are you a beginning knitter wanting to make your very first hat? Scroll down to numbers 13 and 20 for our favorite starter patterns! And even if you haven't ever held knitting needles, we've got you covered. Check out our learn-to-knit guide here!/1/ Combining cables and moss stitch (sometimes called seed stitch) this oversized beanie is sure to be a cold season favorite.  {Wavy Moss Hat at … [Read more...]