What’s that I see? A bunch of knit & crochet ideas to cast on for fall? Yes indeed! Welcome to late August, my friends. I can’t decide if I’m sad about the end of summer or excited for knitwear season to begin!
Handmade beachwear is so much fun to make! Find tips for achieving a good fit when knitting from a vintage pattern, and take a look at a handmade, 1940s-inspired swim set.
How’s your project queue looking? The latest edition of Picks of the Week has you covered, from amigurumi spiders to giant home-sewn mushrooms. Really!
Making a skirt from a favorite dress sewing pattern is easy! Get some easy tips for making half of your favorite dress in the latest installment of Handmade Wardrobe on Hands Occupied.
Fall knitting patterns have started to arrive! Find ten queue-worthy patterns in a new edition of Things to Knit.
If you’ve felt intimidated by knitting or crocheting your own sweaters until now, grabbing one of these free patterns might be a great way to inspire your first one! ;)
Wrap up your works in progress (WIPs) by the end of August to win a knitter’s prize pack worth over $275. Featuring Zen Yarn Garden yarn, Knitter’s Pride interchangeable needles, a Social Knitworking tote from Artiphany, and Eucalan fiber wash.
Knit up a simple sleeve to protect your tablet from scratches on the go! The Comfy Tablet Sleeve knits up so quickly, making it a great gift-giving idea too.
Sometimes there’s nothing more delightful than crafting for crafting’s sake, and summer is a great time to experiment with new ideas!