Celebrate I Love Yarn Day With These Stellar Skeins


If you’re like me, then you are totally, completely, hopelessly addicted to yarn. As soon as I hear of a yarn sale, I immediately start looking for a pattern for my new skeins before I’ve even bought them! I get excited to crochet Christmas gifts before the summer has even ended, and I knit far […]

Trending Now: Lion Brand Bonbons + Enter to Win!


Lion Brand recently introduced an adorable new line of yarn called Bonbons. If you haven’t worked with this new yarn yet, we suggest you head to your local craft store and pick some up today. In fact, we’ve got them all for you to buy at our online craft store, CutRateCrafts; buy some today! These […]

Leisure Arts Crochet Pattern Books: Reviews and Giveaways


There are so many different places these days to get your crochet inspiration from and find your patterns. Aside from the internet (sites like AllFreeCrochet) and online-only digital magazines (I Like Crochet), good old fashioned books remain a popular source for many knitters and crocheters to find their next project. The nice thing about books […]

Adventures in Fiber: Visiting an Alpaca Farm


As a Michigan girl, I’ve been around farms and farm animals my entire life.  When my mom suggested that we pay a visit to Crystal Lake Alpaca Farm, I was absolutely elated.  As an adventurous knitter, I love experimenting with different types of fiber, so I was excited to get a chance to see an […]

Yarn & Technology: Working Together

Stitchboard Chart Creator

While the internet is awesome for finding new patterns and free patterns for crochet and knit projects, it can be easy to look over some really nifty things. What if you could plan out your variegated yarn before you start your project? What if you could make a pattern from a photo? Good news – […]

Revolutionary “Tipping Points” Knitting Needles Offer The Only Interchangeable Tips On the Market

Tipping Points

Once in a while at the AllFreeKnitting headquarters, we’re lucky enough to test revolutionary knitting products, like Coats & Clark’s latest release: Tipping Points.  Tipping Points is the innovative new knitting needle that offers the only interchangeable tip on the market.  That’s right; you won’t see this feature available anywhere else.  And with their sleek […]

Looking for a New Crochet Pattern Book?


Heart’s Delight Baby Layettes by Michelle Crean Review Written by Marie Segares of Underground Crafter Heart’s Delight Baby Layettes by Michelle Crean is a crochet pattern booklet available in print or as a PDF e-book from Annie’s. The booklet contains two layette sets, each with a bonnet, booties, and bottle cover. The girl’s set includes […]