Christmas comes just once a year – celebrate with cute crochet ornaments! Check out this post for three free amigurumi patterns for a jaunty Santa hat, cheery mug & a sweet mini Christmas tree ornament!
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These ornaments are inspired by holiday treats, and we’re going way beyond the classic sugar cookies and gingerbread men! We’ve got a super cute little meringue, cookies and milk for Santa and a colorful piece of wrapped Christmas candy to brighten our trees.
It appears neck warming season is here! I’d wager there are more scarf and cowl patterns out there than any other type of knit or crochet accessory. With so many great options to try, why not whip up a new scarf or cowl for yourself this weekend?
Tuck in with your yarn and a cup of cocoa to to create something sweet this holiday season. We’ll knit and crochet ornaments to trim our trees, top our presents, and stuff our stockings starting November 28.
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This wee lightning bolt makes a great baby toy, gift topper, key chain or holiday ornament. Knit in two pieces which are then stuffed and seamed together, it comes together in no time.
Like many yarn crafters, I’ve got roughly a thousand and one works-in-progress laying about, so I regularly find myself in need of more project bags. As I knit and crochet over the years, I realized that the best project bag is nothing more than a simple rectangle with a drawstring top. You can toss the bags in your purse to keep your skeins in order, you can toss them in a suitcase, and you can easily store them with your other WIPs without worrying about yarn running amok.
Who knew you could make such gorgeous things with yak yarn?
Today we’re taking a look at three yarn industry companies I’ve had the pleasure of designing for. All three of these have become favorites of mine. I fee like I always say this about yarn companies, but everyone I know who works for them is honestly really nice and passionate about what they do. Maybe that’s why I love the yarn world so much!