Free Crochet Stitch Tutorial: Catherine Wheel

Catherine Wheel #crochet stitch pattern and #tutorial by @ucrafter for @allfreecrochet

I’m Marie from Underground Crafter and today I’m sharing the pattern and a tutorial for the Catherine Wheel crochet stitch. This is a classic crochet stitch and has many variations. It’s also a great way to practice changing colors, increasing, and decreasing. You can use just 2 colors for your version, or you can use many colors. […]

Uniquely Yours: Textured Scarves to Turn You Diva

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Knit and crochet scarves are not only simple to work up, but the possibilities are endless when it comes to the design, color and texture that you can create. Your creativity can take you far when you look at things in a different light. Using the same pattern with different types of yarns can give […]

Design Your Own Blanket Using Your Favorite Granny Square Patterns

Nine 4" granny squares, one 12" granny square, or four 6" granny squares join to create a 12" square block.

I’m Marie Segares from Underground Crafter. I’ve mentioned before that I love crochet granny squares, and recently, I shared three free 6” square patterns on Stitch and Unwind: Circle with Popcorn Square Mayapple Flower Square Summer Marigold Granny Square If you’re a granny square lover like me, you’ve probably made “stash buster” blankets combining a […]

The Quickest One Skein Patterns You’ll Ever Knit

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I have two kids, who happen to both be on summer break, so that means that I am always on the go. We are always traveling from one place to another, headed to one activity to the next.  Of course, that cuts into my knitting time, but the perfect solution is to have quick one […]

20 of America’s Favorite Patriotic Crochet Afghan Patterns + Granny Squares

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Think of summer… What comes to mind?  Sunshine.  Popsicles.  Swimming pools.  Red, White and Blue.   Flags waving in the breeze and bunting on front porches. I love decorating the outside of the house this time of year, showing off my patriotism, but often lack in the inside decorating.  This year, I’ve decided to bring […]

#springmeadowKAL – Week 2 is now LIVE!

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Just a gentle reminder to all those playing along that week two of our Spring Meadow Knit Along is now live! Heidi from Hands Occupied filmed a great video for you showing each step of this new section and you’ll love the end result of this week’s light and lacy section.  The pattern might look […]

Father’s Day Crafts: 9 Quick Knit Gift Ideas for Dad

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Is your Dad the the type of person who already has everything? If you never know what to put on a gift list for him, this group of simple patterns for men offers a variety of unique knit gifts for Father’s Day.  It can sometimes be hard to knit for men, especially when you are crunched […]

The Snuggle is Real: Our 9 Most Popular Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns

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The Snuggle is Real, people!  New babies are popping up all over the place, so those of us who love to give crochet baby blanket gifts are in a hurry to get all those babies wrapped up in homemade blankies.  So let’s not waste any time, here is a collection of our reader’s 9 favorite […]

Kid Stitches: Finger Knitting Projects To Keep Them Busy This Summer

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School is almost out for the summer for children across the country, and that means we will soon be serenaded with the sweet cries of “Moooooooom, I’m bored!”  from the moment they wake up each day until they place their darling little heads on their pillows at night.  Don’t let that happen this year.  Get […]

Owl Always Love You: DIY Baby Shower Gift Ideas

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Baby shower season is upon us!  Spring is in the air, and babies are coming left and right around me.  For the soon to be mom’s who are closest to me, I tend to go all out and give them big themed gifts.  Rather than reach for baby gifts at the store, I start early […]