New Lion Brand Patterns: Plus Size Crochet & Knit Patterns

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If you have curves and hips like I do, you know the frustration of trying to find a free plus size knitting pattern that will fit and flatter your body.  To help with this, Lion Brand patterns have released two new free plus size crochet patterns and two free plus size knitting patterns written specifically […]

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Show Lion Brand Your #Scarfie + Win Free Yarn!

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We’ve all done it – held your smartphone at arm’s length and snapped a picture of yourself using the convenient front-facing camera. There’s no doubt that the “selfie” has become a viral phenomenon and it’s here to stay. In fact, it’s even an official word the dictionary; if you look it up in the Merriam-Webster, […]

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Untangling Memories: Share Your Alzheimer’s Story

David Babcock is doing a wonderful thing. Babcock holds a Guinness World Record record for knitting the longest scarf (12 feet) while running a marathon in Kansas City one year ago. He’s using that notoriety to bring awareness to a devastating illness, Alzheimer’s Disease. As a member of the NYC Athletes to End Alzheimer’s Team, […]

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Celebrate I Love Yarn Day Week: Day #5

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Congratulations, Donna! And thank you to everyone who participated! Although our giveaway is over, the free pattern is still available! Feel check out the free pattern below if you haven’t already seen it!   We’re into our fifth day of our week-long I Love Yarn Day celebration! Each day this week we’ll unveil a new […]

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Celebrate I Love Yarn Day Week: Day #2

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Congratulations, Lenore! And a special thank you to everyone who participated! Although our giveaway is over, the free pattern is still available! Feel check out the free pattern below if you haven’t already seen it!   Today marks the second day in our I Love Yarn Day week-long celebration! Each day this week we’ll unveil […]

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Celebrate I Love Yarn Day with Us!

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It’s that time of year again! October kicks off the holiday season, and it starts with one of our favorite holidays: I Love Yarn Day! A few years back, the lovely people at the Craft Yarn Council declared that the second Friday of every October would be I Love Yarn Day. Whether you knit, crochet, […]

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Reminder: AllFreeCrochet’s 2014 Baby Hat Charity Drive

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Have you sent in your knit or crocheted baby hat to us yet? If not, don’t worry! There’s still a few weeks to get it sent to us. If you need a refresher, check out our big announcement here on AllFreeCrochet’s 2014 Baby Hat Charity Drive. Our good friend and crochet designer Lorene Eppolite of […]

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Trending Now: Lion Brand Bonbons + Enter to Win!

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Lion Brand recently introduced an adorable new line of yarn called Bonbons. If you haven’t worked with this new yarn yet, we suggest you head to your local craft store and pick some up today. In fact, we’ve got them all for you to buy at our online craft store, CutRateCrafts; buy some today! These […]

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Touring the Lion Brand Outlet: Secrets Revealed!

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Guest Post by Jessie Rayot of JessieAtHome.com Yarn. Outlet. What yarn lover doesn’t love those two words together? Well, prepare to be jealous. I live about 15 minutes from the Lion Brand Yarn Outlet in Carlstadt, NJ. Rather than just brag about my geographical luck, I thought I would give you a little tour of […]

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