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 […]

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#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 […]

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Spring Meadow Knit Along – Week 1

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Just a quick reminder that Week 1 of our Spring Meadow Knit Along has officially started!  Get this week’s pattern and a video tutorial from our friend Heidi of Hands Occupied over at AllFreeKnitting.com.  I’ve had the finished project on my desk this week, and I can promise that you’re going to love wearing this […]

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Join us in the Spring Meadow Knit Along + WIN YARN

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We have some very exciting news from AllFreeKnitting!  Over the next 6 weeks, we will be hosting our VERY FIRST knit along with Our friend Heidi Gustad from Hands Occupied. Each week Heidi will be posting another section of a beautiful light and airy lace scarf for all to enjoy, while teaching us some great knit […]

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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 […]

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The Most Stunning Summer Knit Shawl Pattern You’ll Ever See

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When the warm and bright days of summer finally arrive, the last thing we want is a bulky knit shawl wrapped around our shoulders.  This long and ethereal wrap is worked up in a fine and hazy yarn with a soft color palette that will be perfect with any outfit throughout the summer.  The Unwind […]

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Make Amazing Projects with Multicolored Yarns

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If you’re like me, you are instantly drawn to multicolored yarns in the store or at a fiber festival. But once you get home, you may find it challenging to pick a project that suits the yarn. Today, I’m going to be sharing my tips for using more multicolored yarns in your crochet and knitting projects!  Working with multicolored yarns […]

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Fast & Easy Knit DIY Mother’s Day Gifts You Can Make in a Hurry!

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There is a special woman in our lives that needs a little bit of extra recognition. While we should love on her everyday, having a special day that is all about her is truly a gift in itself.  This year, instead of buying a gift, try knitting one for her. Not only will you have […]

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When Life Gives You Lemons… #stitchawaystress

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I’ve recently talked about the health benefits of knitting and crochet and how knitting and crocheting can help alleviate (or at the very least reduce) many of the symptoms of a stressful life. Studies have shown that the repetitive motion and concentration required to knit and crochet will help calm you down, lowering your stress hormone levels […]

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DIY Spring Cleaning Tools to Knit and Crochet + BONUS GIVEAWAY!

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Winter comes and I look forward to snuggling under a crochet afghan while I finish my knit holiday gifts.  After a while, though, it because tiresome and the house loses that warm and snuggly feeling and just begins to feel stuff and closed in. The first day after a long winter that I am able […]

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