These Booties Were Made for Walking: 15 Baby Booties Crochet Patterns

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Whenever my dad helps me pack to go on a trip, he always compares the number of shoes I wear to the length of time I’ll be traveling and demands to know how I could possibly wear an average of three different pairs per day! Well, Dad, I’m baffled, too, but the important thing is […]

20 New and Favorite Easy Crochet Scarf Patterns

New and Favorite Crochet Scarves

With fall and winter seasons fast approaching, you’re probably beginning the hunt for the perfect crochet scarf patterns. Maybe you’re tired of doing the same patterns you’ve always done and are ready to take some creative and stylish risks. If this is the case, you’ll definitely want to check out these 20 New and Favorite […]

Granny Square Cowl Crochet Pattern


Hello all! It’s Bethany again, the blogger behind Whistle and Ivy. I was thinking today about how much I am grateful for seasons. Isn’t it wonderful? Just about the time you are fed up with the current temperatures, the world shifts and gives you a lovely change (at least here in Northern Utah). As much […]

24 Baby Knitting Patterns for Fall

Baby Knitting Patterns for Fall

Although it may be hard to believe, fall is fast approaching. Fall is definitely one of my favorite seasons. Pumpkins, hot apple cider, crisp weather, crunching leaves…what’s not to love? Plus, fall is all about fashion. From kids to adults, autumn fashion options are always on point. If you have exhausted your summer knitting patterns […]

14 Crocodile Stitch Patterns for an EDGY Wardrobe

Crocodile Stitch Patterns for an EDGY Wardrobe

We’ve all been there: that fashion rut, the abyss of boring old styles, the days when we stare at our closets and wonder where all our cute clothes are hiding. Sometimes it’s hard to come up with new ways of dressing up your outfits while still staying true to your fashion sense. Don’t worry—we can […]

Knitting for Beginners: An Editor’s Adventures in Yarn

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Here at Prime Publishing, we editors have a pretty sweet gig. We work on websites about food and crafts all day, we get to sample delicious recipes from our test kitchen, and we’re a pretty cool group of people on top of it all. In August, though, many of us got to try something totally […]

Afghans in Bloom: 14 Floral Afghan Patterns

Afghans in Bloom

Your garden isn’t the only place where flowers can bloom—bring them into your home decor by working up a crochet blanket pattern! The free crochet patterns in Afghans in Bloom: 14 Floral Afghan Patterns will help you embrace your inner flower child and create dazzlingly colorful and chic afghans. You can have your own botanical garden […]

Knitting Around the World: 16 Global Knitting Patterns

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As a knitter, I enjoy looking at patterns from around the world. Knitting styles and preferences from different cultures are so interesting, and it’s fun to work with techniques and motifs that are new to me. And with the big games coming up this summer, where athletes from all around the globe will be coming together to […]

Two Skeins or Less: 12 Quickie Crochet Afghan Patterns

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A few years ago, I had the bright idea to start crocheting my own striped blanket. I used simple double crochet stitches and didn’t plan on using any color changes except when I finished a full skein of yarn. As I soon found out, however, crocheting a full afghan is a huge commitment. I’ve been […]

For the Love of Granny Squares: 27 New Crochet Granny Square Afghans

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What do vibrant flowers, parquet tiles, and classic stripes have in common? They can all dress up your crochet blanket patterns through the same beloved technique—crochet granny squares. This is one of my favorite ways to work up an afghan because it’s so convenient; if you only have a few precious minutes for crocheting, you can […]