‘Twas the Night Before Christmas: 20 Scarves to Knit in One Night

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Can you believe that it’s Christmas this Friday? I’m filled with my usual yearly mixture of excitement and panic – excitement about seeing my family and friends, of course, and panic because I still have people left to buy for on my shopping list. Fortunately, there are plenty of last-minute DIY Christmas gifts out there, […]

Countdown to Christmas: 10 Last-Minute Gifts

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If you’ve been too busy to really start thinking about your Christmas gifting, you’re not alone. It always seems like Christmas Eve is the busiest day of the shopping season at the malls near my house – I know this because I’m always waiting in line with everyone else, panicking because I waited until the […]

Winter Wonderhats: 12 Knit and Crochet Hat Patterns

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Brrr! Now that Thanksgiving is officially behind us (and thank goodness – it’ll take me until at least next November to get through the leftovers!) it’s time to face reality: Winter is basically upon us. Even though it doesn’t technically start until late December, the thermostat has already dropped below freezing at least once here […]

16 Crochet Afghan Patterns for the Holidays

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Ah, wintertime. Snow is falling outside, there’s a fire crackling in the fireplace, and Christmas carols are playing on the radio. When I was younger, that kind of evening included hot chocolate made from scratch on the stove and curling up with a good book. Nowadays my schedule is a little bit busier and I […]

Crochet Some Cheer: 12 Christmas Afghan Patterns

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It’s official, friends – exactly one month until Christmas! Are you feeling the holiday cheer? I don’t think I’ll be able to truly enjoy the Christmas carols until after I’ve finished washing all of the dishes from tomorrow’s Thanksgiving dinner! Still, it’s definitely not too early to be thinking about what to give or how […]

DIY Christmas Ornaments: 20+ Knit and Crochet Patterns

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Now that the Black Friday ads are coming out and the radio stations are starting to play Christmas tunes, we can focus on the holidays and no one can say we’re too early! It’s always been tradition in my family to get our Christmas tree the last weekend in November. Sure, the needles are always […]

Christmas in July: Homemade Christmas Decorations to Knit

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It’s July, and that means that we are officially half way to Christmas.  In just a few short months the holiday season will be upon us, and it will see like it arrives in the blink of an eye with the flurry of fall holidays and back to school.  This year, get a jump on […]

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 […]

Twelve Crochet Christmas Carol Patterns


First of all, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Crocheters, it’s the best time of year for fun, laughter, food, family, and, you guessed it, crochet patterns. I bet that you are sitting at home with the kids right now, trying to figure out how to cook for all 23 people in your family. Why not […]