National Peach Month: Free Patterns + Tasty Treats

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Did you know there are more than 700 varieties of peaches? Neither did we. Add the following 12 peach patterns to the mix, and there's more than 712 :) August 1 marks the beginning of National Peach Month, and we're here to help you celebrate! Peaches pack a lot of great health benefits: they are high in vitamins A, B and C and a medium peach only contains about 37 calories. Plus, the juice from peaches is a great moisturizer and can even be found in some cosmetics. Of course, you don't … [Continue reading...]

Weekend-Worthy Crochet Blanket Patterns

Crochet Blanket Patterns

Don't find yourself sitting around wondering what to work up this weekend; we have some perfectly cuddly crochet blanket patterns that you'll enjoy. Blankets are an essential to have in your home day in and day out. I often find myself wrapping up in warm crochet afghan patterns all the time (even in the summer). The air conditioned house can be freezing, especially since I'm cold all the time, so I'm constantly reaching for the closest blanket I can find. Luckily I not only made one for myself, … [Continue reading...]

Effortless Back To School Gifts: 10 Crochet Patterns

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Yep, it’s almost time to go back to school. Where did the summer go? Luckily, there’s still enough time to make a gift for your student’s new teacher. It can be tough to figure out what to give a new teacher for many reasons. You probably haven’t met this person, and you’re not sure what […]

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Knitter’s Delight: 25 Incredibly Easy Scarf Patterns

Knitter's Delight: 25 Incredibly Easy Scarf Patterns

As knitters, we tend to have a natural affection and nostalgia attached to scarves. Your first project was likely a beginner scarf pattern–something you could practice knitting and purling  with until you had something to call your own. I still treasure my first knitted scarf–janky and crooked, full of countless missed stitches and ever changing […]

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No-Effort Colorful Crochet: Variegated Yarn Patterns

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If you haven’t quite mastered the art of changing colors in crochet, then don’t worry; variegated yarn makes it possible to create multicolored crochet patterns without learning how to change colors. This particular type of yarn is often referred to as self-striping yarn because the yarn automatically changes colors as you crochet. When you’re done, […]

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Guide To Decoding Yarn Labels

Decoding Yarn Labels

This post was written by Jennifer Dickerson from the Fiber Flux blog.     Have you ever wondered what all of the information on yarn labels means?  It can be confusing, but it contains a surprisingly large amount of important things contained in the form of abbreviations and symbols.  Here is an easy guide to get […]

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Only The Best: 10 Popcorn Stitch Patterns

When you want an afghan that will grab attention in any room, the popcorn stitch could be a great option. It’s a strong contender for the “Most Noticeable Stitch” award (if it existed). It’s one of the rare stitches that you know immediately when you see it. It offers wonderful texture, and helps your crochet […]

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Super Cute Crochet Doll Patterns

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I don’t think I have ever met a little girl that didn’t love playing with dolls. Sure, there are tomboys and girls that love getting their hands dirty in the backyard, but there is just something about playing with dolls that is hard to resist. Personally, I was never much into American Girl dolls; I […]

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Link Love: 13 Basket Weave Crochet Patterns

13 basket Weave Crochet Patterns

In my opinion, basket weave crochet patterns tend to get overlooked a little. That’s why I wanted to dedicate this Link Love to one of my all time favorites: 13 Basket Weave Crochet Patterns. I love how much texture this design can give a blanket, scarf, hat, etc. One thing I absolutely love about basket […]

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Wrapped in Gems: Birthstone Crochet Patterns

I thought birthstones were an invention of jewelry stores, until I started reading about them. I was surprised to learn that the tradition of birthstones dates back to the first century! The time when people started wearing birthstones is debated. However, modern birthstones have been influenced by jewelers. In 1870, Tiffany & Co. released a […]

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