Stunning “Pink Ivory” Crochet Hooks for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is here – Breast Cancer Awareness month! It’s important to spread awareness of breast cancer, which is always affecting the most beloved women, our friends and family. (It’s also a nice reminder that you aren’t alone.) Furls Fiberarts is repeating (or re-pinking) the success of their pink crochet hook sales last year by “releasing a […]

17 Crochet Patterns Inspired by Mixed Berries

Mixed Berries

June, July, and August are the perfect months to eat meals outside. You can barbecue and eat sticky and saucy foods because you don’t have to worry about cleaning up the mess! (Nature takes care of that.) 17 Crochet Patterns Inspired by Mixed Berries A variety of berries – such as strawberries, cherries, and blackberries – are in season during […]

29 Patterns for Pet Clothing and Accessories

Knit Bow Tie Dog Collar

Do you like animals more than people? It’s okay to admit it – we’re all friends here. Sometimes I find myself preferring animals to other people, and I don’t even have a pet! If you love spoiling your furry friend, we’ve got a whole bunch of pet crafts for you. 29 Patterns for Pet Clothing and […]

32 Cute and Summery Crochet Amigurumi

Mini Eggs and Bacon Plushies Set

As the school year comes to a close, it’s time to start thinking about summertime activities – taking the kids to the pool, having neighborhood barbecues, sitting outside reading … the list goes on. Most people prefer spending time outside during the summer and enjoying the fresh air. But it’s not always easy to take […]

14 Wine-Inspired Crochet Afghan Patterns

Lady Windsor Lace Crochet Blanket

When do you typically open a bottle of wine? At dinner? When guests come over? On a Friday after a hard week at work? May 25 is National Wine Day, and I’m sure many people will be celebrating with a bottle of their favorite white or red. As you relax and sip your drink, why not take […]

29 V-Stitch Crochet Patterns

Quick n' Cozy Crochet Afghan

My sister is having a baby this August (yay!) So I’ve decided to learn how to crochet so I can make something special for our future bundle of joy. I want it to be something special – something that looks a little more fancy than your basic crochet project. After doing some research, I’ve found that the V-stitch is just […]

Tips and Techniques: Learning to Read Crochet Patterns

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I’m Marie from Underground Crafter and I’m starting a series about taking your crochet skills up a notch! Whether you’ve been crocheting for one year or fifty years, you can always learn something new to make your crochet projects even better and to allow you to have even more fun crocheting. The most important thing […]

Chevron Crochet Baby Blanket

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I just love chevron, don’t you? This Chevron Baby Blanket from 1 Dog Woof uses a corner-to-corner technique to work up these beautiful chevron stripes. ChiWei, the pattern’s creator, originally made this as a baby blanket and it would look so cute done up in baby pastels! However, I love the look of these bold […]