Let Them Eat Cake: 22 Food-Inspired Free Knitting Patterns

Satisfy your sweet tooth with with these food-inspired knitting patterns— all of the fun and none of the calories!     How to Knit a Scarf That is Sinfully Sweet Plum Pudding Christmas Scarf - Let's start this list off with a holiday treat you don't want to miss. Featuring traditional Christmas colors with the popular plum pudding knitted into the bottom, this is one easy knitting pattern you simply have to cast on in time for the holidays. Butter Cookie Scarf - Just like … [Continue reading...]

One Skein (or Less!) Winter Wonders

The season for wearing our beautifully knitted scarves, hats, and gloves is finally here. It's time to finish up all of your bulky knits, so that you and all of your loved ones have something new and warm to wear this winter. However, if you've been procrastinating this knitting season or simply haven't had the time (like me), I've got an easy cheat for you to still have your fabulous winter knits in time for the coming snow— one skein knitting projects. Using such a small amount of yarn, … [Continue reading...]

Show Lion Brand Your #Scarfie + Win Free Yarn!

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We’ve all done it – held your smartphone at arm’s length and snapped a picture of yourself using the convenient front-facing camera. There’s no doubt that the “selfie” has become a viral phenomenon and it’s here to stay. In fact, it’s even an official word the dictionary; if you look it up in the Merriam-Webster, […]

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Handmade Christmas: 19 Crochet Ornaments

Handmade Christmas: 19 Crochet Ornaments

The cookies are being baked, the chimneys are being swept and we’re preparing our little hearts out for the joyous holiday season. It still cracks me up that my two-year-old wants a cookie from Santa; he got off easy this year. As we’re prepping to have friends and family over, we’re also preparing for our […]

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A Hand Knit Holiday: Knit Stocking Patterns & More

One of my favorite things about Christmas is the anticipation leading up the holiday. I start my annual countdown the day after Thanksgiving and literally count the minutes until 12:00 AM on Christmas morning. Now, this may make me sound like a giddy school girl waiting to rip apart wrapping paper with reckless abandon, but […]

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Easy Patterns to Take on the Go

Easy Patterns to Crochet on the Go

Airplane tickets are being purchased, bus schedules are being looked at and the halls are starting to get decked. That very special time of the year is quickly approaching when we get to spend a wonderful few days with our loved ones. Unfortunately, trying to get to those loved ones can sometimes be the worst […]

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Red Heart’s Best: 12 Free Baby Crochet Patterns eBook

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Discover the latest and greatest crochet baby patterns from our friends at Red Heart! This super cute collection of printable patterns includes never-before-featured patterns for both babies and toddlers. We have collected the best baby patterns from Red Heart Yarns and put them into a free eBook just for you. Inside Red Heart’s Best: 12 […]

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Making the World Better with a Sweater Party!

Sweater Party!

Everywhere I go I see Christmas lights and I hear Christmas music, which only makes me think about how fortunate I am to have such a great family. However, there are some out there who aren’t as fortunate. This holiday season Heidi from Hands Occupied is teaming up with a local yarn shop, Nina, and […]

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Bring on the Burgundy!

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Autumn ushers in rich variations of red, orange, yellow, and purple. Violets, burnt orange, marigold, and burgundy begin popping along the trees, bushes, and decor. I’m a huge fan of color, but fall colors tend to be my favorite. To me they’re like dark chocolate, rich and delightful. While I tend to lean towards the […]

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How to Crochet a Bavarian Rectangle from I Like Crochet

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If you’ve been wanting to expand your crochet skills recently, then head to I Like Crochet‘s Stitch School! With the holidays approaching and 2015 right round the corner, now is a better time than ever to learn a new crochet stitch. In case you didn’t know, each and every issue of I Like Crochet features […]

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