Category Archives: Build-a-Block Series

Build-a-Block Series: Knitted Stitch Block #5 Simple Ladders

Hard to believe that we’re just about done with our Build-a-Block Series. Some of you have had issues with printing out the charts, and I want to apologize for the problems you’ve been encountering. I hope that the pdf versions helped you out. … Continue reading


Build-a-Block Series: Knitted Stitch Block #4 Delicate Rosettes

I hope you’re all enjoying this series and coming up with some fabulous ideas for your Stitch Block Afghans. Today’s Block, Delicate Rosettes, is a playful pattern that is created by working a series of Rosettes that use Centered Double Decreases, and bobbles … Continue reading

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Build-a-Block Series: Knitted Stitch Block #3- Easy Peasy Knits & Purls

Each Wednesday during the month of January, I promised to post a new pattern for my Build-a-Block Series so you can get the chance to learn some new stitches and maybe endeavor to make an afghan to give to your favorite charity. With … Continue reading


Build-a-Block Series: Knit Stitch Block #2- Smocked Trellis

As promised, here’s block # 2 in my Build-a-Block Series. This second knitted stitch block includes some useful techniques that are amazingly simple. You’ll learn how to wrap stitches to create decorative smocked accents that give this knitting pattern an … Continue reading


Build-a-Block Series: Knit Stitch Block #1- Lacy Eyelet Vines

I’m excited to announce my Build-a-Block Series, where I will post a new knit stitch block pattern each Wednesday for the month of January.  Not only can you learn some new skills on a small scale, but you and your friends can embark on a meaningful project, and … Continue reading