If you didn’t end up getting lucky enough to win the big giveaway for the Read Along Knit Along, I have some bookish-meets-yarnish good news! I’ve teamed up with indie yarn company Skeins in the Stacks to bring you a second chance to win some awesome yarn.
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This uber-feminine crochet scarf is a great way to make use of your finest scrap yarns. Not only that, it’s elegant and doesn’t take a zillion years to make, which makes it perfect for gifting.
Every fall, I like to share a free pattern for red baby hats designed specifically for the American Heart Association’s annual Little Hats Big Hearts campaign. The AHA, along with tons of volunteers and partners around the country, distributes red hats to newborns born in the month of February.
MillaMia Naturally Soft Merino is soft, lightweight and springy. This yarn is a fun one to work with for both knit and crochet. Check out this post for a review & enter to win two balls to try for yourself!
Eliminate hook size confusion with this handy conversion chart, showing you what US & mm crochet hook sizes are equal to each other!
This granny square-inspired crochet shawl is super fun to make. A shawl like this one is the perfect way to show off your tassel skills, too!
Take a look at ten of the best new crochet designs out there, featuring everything from elegant lacework to a cute Cthulhu.
Learn the best tips for getting perfect tassels every time. Tassels are the fun part of yarn crafting – you don’t have to count stitches or take yourself too seriously when you make them. They can show off your yarn in different ways than standard patterns may allow, which can be really refreshing!
Grab your crochet hooks! You can take this quick project from yarn ball to beer koozie before lunchtime on a lazy summer day.