Baby & Me Knits is a new book by Celeste Young – featuring “20 timeless knitted designs for baby and mom!” And I love Celeste’s twist on this idea… and that I get to give a copy away!
The Leaping Stripes and Blocks stitch pattern has been very popular here at Moogly, and I’ve had several requests for a scarf – and you know I love requests! I think this pattern is perfect for menswear, so I designed the Stripes and Blocks scarf in masculine colors – but it would look lovely in bright rainbows, jewel tones, soft pastels, you name it! It’s perfectly unisex!
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Block #20 is here, and we’re officially in the home stretch! Even if you haven’t gotten started yet, there’s *still* time to join in, as blocks work up fast, and you’ll find links to all the previous posts for the CAL in the schedule below! Plus, they’ll stay free forever, so you can catch up into 2016. If this is the first you’ve heard of the 2015 Moogly Afghan CAL, please CLICK HERE to read how it works! In summary, every 2 weeks I’ll share a new free 12″ crochet block pattern, and we’ll all make them together. All the patterns will be free all year long, and we’ll get to visit a variety of fantastic crochet blogs along the way!
Yarn Happy is a new book by Turid Lindeland – featuring “30 Traditional Norwegian Designs for Modern Knit & Crochet”! If you love modern knitting, or if you love Norwegian design, this book is a must have for your yarny bookshelf!
You may have already spotted Edward’s Menagerie by Kerry Lord – full of patterns for 40 gorgeous softies. Well, now she’s written a colorful new followup – Edward’s Menagerie: Birds!
It’s time for September’s Designer Showcase! I like to wrap up each month by having one of my favorite designers share a bit about themselves, and then I follow it up by sharing my 5 favorite free patterns that they’ve designed! This month I’m excited to share some things from the clever Marie Segares – the blogger and designer behind Underground Crafter and the smartie behind the Creative Yarn Entrepreneur Podcast!