Posts by Ashley Little

Ashley is a writer and editor who left her job at Martha Stewart to freelance in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina. She has her hands in all kinds of crafts, from knitting to crocheting and sewing. When she's not crafting, she's eating peanut butter, listening to Paul McCartney, and playing ukulele -- sometimes all three at the same time. You can see what Ashley is making on her blog, The Feisty Redhead.

Impress Your Guests With Knitted Placemats to Dress Up Your Table

Geometric Placemats Knitting Pattern

Time for a dining room table makeover! Whether you want to impress dinner guests on a special occasion or just spruce up your kitchen every day, these colorful and classy knitted placemats are a good place to start. They're not only functional, but decorative and quick to whip up, too.

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These 7 Wire Weaving Patterns Will Wow You!

Weave Drop Pendant Jewelry Pattern

Wire weaving is an art. Learn some serious skills with these wire weaving patterns, then apply them to your own jewelry to make works of art that look like they belong in an art museum instead of on your wrist.

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Discover the Power of Knit and Purl Stitches

Knit and Purl Stitches

If you know your knit and purl stitches, you can create an unlimited amount of designs with some simple variations. We've gathered some basic knit and purl patterns that you can easily modify with interesting, eye-catching textures.

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7 Crochet Plants and Covers to Spruce Up Any Space in No Time

Crochet Plant and Plant Holder Patterns

Whether you've got a green thumb or can't keep a plant alive, these patterns will breathe life into your home or office! Plant covers slip right over those boring old store-bought pots, and faux plants need no upkeep. We bet one of these crocheted plants or colorful plant covers would sit pretty in nearly any space.

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