16 Garter Stitch Patterns You Won’t Want to Miss

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Garter stitch is one of the easiest stitches in knitting because it doesn’t require you to alternate the kinds of stitches you’re doing. You can just do the same thing over and over. It’s great for when you’re figuring out how to knit and need to practice the basics and get the movements down pat. […]

#StitchWithLove: Charity Afghan Pattern by Marie Segares!

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I’m Marie Segares from Underground Crafter and I love to crochet for charity. While there are definitely situations when money or other volunteer services are more helpful, there is something incredibly healing and inspiring about a handmade gift. That’s why I’m always on the look out for charities that accept handmade goods. In this post, I’ll be […]

World’s Biggest Stocking? You can help make it happen! & GIVEAWAY


I recently came across a great project that I thought I would share with you.  Caron Yarns is trying to craft the world’s biggest stocking in the name of charity. According to Caron, “The World’s Biggest Stocking” initiative will not only break a Guinness World Record, but is also a charity knitting/crocheting project. The stocking […]

#SpringMeadowKAL – Week 1 – Reader Progress

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Week 1 of our Spring Meadow Knit Along is underway, and we are loving all the progress shots that our faithful readers are submitting.  Check them all out!  As you can see, we are getting creative with the yarn colors and even brands.  The possibilities are endless!  How much fun are you having working on […]

Fancy Finishes: Edges to Impress


Have you ever finished a beautiful crochet afghan and wondered how you can add that perfect finishing touch to the edges? Sometimes I’ll work up a simple crochet baby blanket for a new baby and when it’s done, I’ll realize that it needs just a little something extra to make it the ultimate special gift. […]

The Newest Collection of Crochet Baby Bibs

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Baby’s seem to be trending year-round, whether it’s spring, summer, fall, or winter. Provided that chillier times are ahead, it only makes sense that you should crochet your own baby bib with warm, fuzzy yarn. Your baby deserves the best, right? They also deserve to be taken care of and nurtured properly, especially when they […]

How to Knit a Dog Sweater: Cozy Knits for Your Four-Legged Friend


I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again. I am not a fan of winter. Well, strike that. I enjoy the week before Christmas, and that’s it. I can take or leave snow…but don’t even get me started on the cold. I wear sweatshirts in the summer time. My car’s seat warmers stay on […]

Exciting New Products from TNNA!


I know I’ve already talked a little bit about The National Needlearts Association winter show that Nicola and I attended last weekend, but there were so many incredible things there that it’s impossible to fit it all into one post!  Side note: If you haven’t already, make sure to check out Nicola’s coverage of the handmade […]