What Are Selvages?

Basket stitch (Photo credit: Wikipedia) You may see patterns that talk about selvage stitches (sometimes spelled “selvedge”) and wonder what they could be referring to. All fabric has selvages; they are simply the left and right edges of the piece, or the first and last stitch of each row. Some patterns specify to work a […]

Basketweave Throw {free crochet pattern}

Basketweave Throw [Ravel-It!] I have been sick with a nasty nasty cold, so I decided to do some major stashbusting. I had 6 skeins of homespun yarn, so I decided to make a throw. With these colors, it would be a perfect baby boy blanket… so soft too! Learn how to turn your crochet talent […]