Amanda Saladin

Amanda Saladin is a high school teacher, wife, and mom to four amazing little boys. She majored in fashion design at Middle TN State University and finally found her passion with knitwear.  She publishes free patterns at lovelifeyarn.com

Site: http://lovelifeyarn.com/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AmandaSaladin

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/love.life.yarn/

Projects by Amanda Saladin

Allons-y Bag

Let’s go! This bag was inspired by floral granny squares, which are crocheted first and the rest of the stitches are picked up from them.

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How to Weave in Yarn Ends

Finishing is something that most crocheters don’t take much time to think about, but it can really make or break a project.  One important aspect that every crochet project includes is loose ends.  There is nothing worse than spending hours on a project only to rush through the finishing and have ends sticking out.

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Millie Turtleneck Sweater

Get ready to go anywhere in this comfy sweater – it’s the perfect fall pullover.  Worked top down and features ribbed shoulder and side panels, full-length sleeves and ribbing at collar, hem and cuffs.  No seaming makes this project a breeze!

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Baby Lumberjack Plaid Aviator Hat

The thickest, warmest baby hat for your little lumberjack is here! This unisex hat is created using two layers: a plaid, wool outer layer and a thick faux fur lining that’s extra soft against a baby’s skin. A snap closure completes the look for extra chilly days at the cabin.

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Sunny Bunny Bag – Baby Bun Version

Tuck away some treats or hide a special gift inside this sweet little gift bag that features bunny ears and an adorable face. This mini version is just like the original Sunny Bunny Bag from our April 2017 issue. We can’t decide which version is cuter!

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Emmy Tied Sleeve Tee Version

Inspired by the “cold shoulder” tees that are still so popular, this stylish shirt features kimono sleeves with a tie accent at the hem and an open stitch pattern. Enjoy a twist on another classic pattern: the Deep Waters Tee.

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Braeburn Children’s Sweater

Braeburn Children's Sweater

Inspired by the spicy-sweet flavor of Braeburn apples, this pint-sized pullover is sure to please. This project features ribbing at the sleeves and hem, suede elbow patches, a funnel collar and buttons with loop closures.

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Galaxy Sweater

Get ready to go anywhere in this stylish sweater – it’s the perfect layering piece.  Worked bottom up and features stripes of mesh fabric and textured stitches, ¾-length sleeves and ribbing at collar, hem and cuffs.  Minimal seaming makes this project a breeze!

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