Cyber Monday Sale and Custom Orders

  The most wonderful time of the year is here! To celebrate I am having a SALE! All Etsy items are 30% off and FREE shipping! http://www.etsy.com/shop/daisystitchco All Ravelry patterns are 30% off! https://www.ravelry.com/designers/shelly-diaz   Sale ends Friday, November 30, 2018!   Custom Ordering is still available! Go to the following link to fill out your request. Custom Order Form Reach out with any questions and Happy Cyber Shopping!  

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The Carolina Poncho Pattern Release

* This post contains affiliate links. * Just in time for the chilly weather, I have just released my newest pattern, the Carolina Poncho! This pattern was created for my friend, Donna, who is a North Carolina girl through and through. Donna asked me to make a poncho for her and chose Lion Brand Scarfie yarn. Great choice! It’s so soft and easy to work with and makes up quickly. The result is a warm and cozy poncho, perfect for chilly Fall or Winter nights. How do you get this pattern? It is available for download in my Etsy and Ravelry shops. Links below. Carolina Poncho on Etsy Carolina Poncho on Ravelry How do you get Lion Brand Scarfie yarn? I found mine at Michael’s and got a good deal with a coupon. It is also sold at Walmart. You can also find it at…

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The Guernsey Beanie Pattern Release

I would like to introduce my newest pattern, the Guernsey Beanie. It’s my very first beanie design. I wanted to create a beanie with texture that is durable and easy to take care of. Using an easy care worsted weight yarn, this beanie is perfect for day to day wear. I chose the name because I just finished reading The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. It’s such an inspiring story! There is a Netflix movie, too. I highly recommend both. If you are a Downton Abbey fan, half of the cast is in this movie.   I am so happy to be able to offer this pattern to you FREE here on the blog. If you prefer, there is a PDF download available for purchase on Etsy and Ravelry. *** This pattern may contain affiliate links. This is an original pattern from Daisy Stitch…

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The Hawthorn Shawl Pattern Release and Mrs. Crosby Plays Yarn Giveaway

I am so excited to share my newest creation with you, the Hawthorn Shawl! My inspiration came from this amazing yarn from Mrs. Crosby Plays. I was visiting my sister, Stephanie, in Fredericksburg, TX. We went shopping in the downtown area and came across a store called, Lauren Bade. I was so happy to discover that they sold yarn! They have a beautiful selection of specialty yarns. I picked up the Mrs. Crosby Plays Carpet Bag and was sold. It’s a wool/silk blend that has a luxurious feel. I bought the Buttercup and Magnolia colorways.  When I got home and started swatching with it, I knew the splurge was worth it. This yarn is simply decadent. It’s a sport/dk weight and there are 240 yds per skein. It seemed to shout “I want to be a shawl.” That gave me the idea of a lightweight,…

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Friday Faves! 6/29/18

It’s been a crazy month! I have had some health issues and challenges this month, but I have been keeping up with some great things going on in “yarn world”. Here are a few things that have caught my eye. I hope you enjoy them! Crochet Hooks by Ashley Leither Designs Ashley is a multi-talented maker in San Antonio. She not only designs crochet patterns, but also makes these beautiful hooks! This gorgeous hook is only $15! Go check out her beautiful designs and hooks! Find Ashley at: ashleyleitherdesigns.com Etsy Ravelry Facebook Instagram   Octolovey by Handmade by Hennek Nicole designs the most adorable Octoloveys. I was fortunate to test one of her designs this week and it is the cutest thing!  She is getting ready to release some patterns. Keep an eye out for her creations. Find Nicole at: Instagram        …

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The Estrella Coverup Pattern Release

I would like to introduce the Estrella Coverup Pattern! It is a FREE pattern here on my blog. This pattern features the Star Stitch.  I have been so inspired by many beautiful coverups out there and the Star Stitch works up perfectly for a lightweight airy piece. I used Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton yarn. This yarn is 100% mercerized cotton and works so well for coverups. It has great stitch definition and is sturdy enough for the wear and tear of swimming season. This pattern makes a coverup in sizes S/M and L/XL  It is easily adjustable to make shorter or longer. This pattern features the Star Stitch. I love the texture this beautiful stitch gives this coverup.  There is a link to a video tutorial if you are not familiar with this stitch. If you prefer an ad-free version of this pattern it is…

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