The Best of January: Our Top 10 Patterns!

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January has flown by, and it’s once again time to round up the most popular free patterns from our sister sites this month! Over on AllFreeCrochet, AllFreeKnitting, and AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns, it’s clear that cozy, chunky projects prevailed – most of our popular projects were scarves, blankets, and hats! Winter has been hitting us hard lately (especially […]

12+ Ways to Crochet Flowers in Fall (And Winter!)


Call me a maverick, but I’m a big fan of florals all year long. Even when there are no longer any to be found outside and it seems like spring will never come, you can find me proudly rocking my floral scarves while drinking hot drinks out of my floral coffee mugs. If you’re like […]

Free Pattern Friday: Knit Poncho Pattern from Red Heart!

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TGIF, yarnies! Today’s Free Pattern Friday is a fashion trend I am loving right now: a knit poncho. They’re so cozy, but since your arms stay free they allow you to layer without adding any bulk. Embrace the chilly weather with this free knitting pattern, and I hope you’re having a great end to your […]

Knit and Crochet Baby Sweaters: 22 Free Patterns


I love any excuse to see babies wearing adorable outfits, so I’m really excited to bring you this roundup of 22 knit and crochet baby sweater patterns that you can work up this fall! Whether knitting or crocheting is your craft of choice, these free patterns will have you busting out the yarn in no […]

Fun Fall Tops: 16 Free Knitting Patterns


When a new season rolls around, I’m always ready for a wardrobe refresh. The cooler fall weather is an opportunity to play with new styles or fashions that wouldn’t have worked as well in the summer heat. In particular, I’m thinking of chunky knit tops and cozy-soft sweaters that would have had me sweating a […]

Prayer Shawls for All: Free Knit and Crochet Patterns

Prayer Shawl Patterns Featured

Our 2015 Prayer Shawls for Rush Charity Drive has officially ended. After the last few shawl donationss trickle in, we’ll be taking them over to Rush Hospital and giving you a final count of how many we received. Thank you so much to everyone who donated! Even though our charity drive has ended, however, there […]

Red Heart Mixology: Easy Retro Knit Throw Pattern


If you haven’t heard, Mixology is the fun new thing from Red Heart! Mixology is a new collection of three types of yarn that look totally different, but they all stitch up to the same gauge, so you can mix and match them in any project for a totally unique texture. From scarves to sweaters, […]

How to Knit the Coziest Socks: 14 Free Patterns


Labor Day has passed, which means fall is almost officially here, which means it’s time to break out the boots once again. What looks better poking over of the top of a pair of boots than some comfy knitted socks? These free patterns will show you how to knit socks of your very own! Whether […]

Pretty Picnics: 14 Fun Picnic Ideas

Pretty Picnics: 14 Fun Picnic Ideas

Summer is here–the grass is green, the breeze is cool, and the days are long. Take advantage of the beautiful weather with a perfect outdoor picnic. Whether you need picnic ideas for a romantic date with the beau, a fun outing with the family, or a creative dinner with friends, you’re covered. Check out these […]

Meet the Designer: Annemarie Benthem

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Meet the lovely crochet designer, Annemarie Benthem! A few years ago, she attended her first crocheting workshop and she hasn’t stopped crocheting since. Her very first project she made during that workshop was a crocheted frog (sounds cute!) and she couldn’t wait to start crocheting more projects. She then started a blog to share her […]