Continuous JAYG for Hexagons – Using PLT with SC

Introduction Welcome to the CypressTextiles continuous JAYG tutorial for hexagons using PLT and SC. This sounds scary, and it can take a moment for it to “click” but I promise it’s easy. Nearly any JAYG can convert to be worked continuously. So this is a mouthful… Let’s break it down: Continuous: The join will flow…

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Painted Hexagons

If you’ve followed me for any length of time, then you probably know that I have an obsession with a certain six-sided shape. I love creating them, and then coming up with the half-motif to fill the sides, and deciding how I’ll fill in the zig-zag sides to square it all off. The whole process…

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Entrepreneur of the Month: Makenzie Pearson of BQueen Collection

Welcome to Entrepreneur of the Month, where I share, discuss, and generally brag on a crafter turned business-owner that has inspired me during my handmade business journey, and at the end, I pick their brain with a short Q&A. Are you also chasing this dream? If so, tune in!

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Yarn Arrives for a Fresh Wildflower 

Find Stonewashed at LoveKnitting* (US), WoolWarehouse* (UK), and KnottyHouse* (CA), and other Scheepjes retailers. Trust me, you can put 10 random colors in your shopping cart and it’ll make a smashing palette. Remember the time I had the biggest pile of yarn on my breakfast nook table? Let me show you just in case… Well…

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Simply Crochet: Coastal Garden Shawl

You guys!!! I have a super fun pattern published in the most recent (July 2017) issue of Simply Crochet Magazine. Scheepjes teamed up with the popular crochet magazine to create a Shawl Special, an insert with five beautiful shawl patterns by some of the talented Scheepjes bloggers. It is a total honor to be included with…

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Birthday Blankets: Something old into something new :)

Who remembers that Sesame Street song??? I just knew it would be on YouTube, and yep! Go ahead… you know you wanna watch it 🙂 Today I’m getting into this spirit by turning some (111!) squares that I made last year into 2 blankets for my little cousins on their birthday. They’re 4 years apart,…

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