Let’s talk a bit about color theory for makers, beginning with the concept of color value. This is a great place to start if you’re having trouble selecting yarn colors for projects.
All of the crochet patterns, tutorials and inspiration from the Blog. If there's a specific pattern you're hoping to find, the search bar at the top left might come in handy.
Learn about 5 common yarn ball types, what they’re called, and how to work with them!
The new Hands Occupied YouTube Channel is live! Check out the first videos, subscribe, and help me decide what tutorials to make next.
Over the Rainbow Softie, a free crochet pattern using 1 package of Lion Brand Bonbons yarn. Crochet an adorable, on-trend softie toy that easily doubles as DIY nursery decor.
Quickly crochet a set of adorable, summery home accessories with a free pattern for these sun and flower-inspired throw pillows!
Looking for a happy little knitting or crochet project? Take a peek at the 24 Ornaments of Christmas, a festive collection 4 years in the making, and get in on a little sale we’ve got going to celebrate the release of all 24 patterns. 😉
The gift of citrus fruit, particularly oranges, is a long-standing Christmastime treat. To celebrate this old-fashioned holiday tradition, crochet a fast orange ornament for your tree with this free pattern!
An advent calendar is a great way to make your own keepsake Christmas decoration and build a family tradition for years to come. The beginner-friendly Scandinavian Advent Calendar is a fun, free crochet pattern featuring mostly single crochet stitches and basic embroidery for a handmade, homey look.
The Ripple Wrap is a four-color take on one of the most universally-recognized crochet stitches: the ripple stitch. Seen in afghan patterns in grandmothers’ houses everywhere, the ripple stitch creates a fun zig zag pattern that opens up tons of possibilities for color combos.