Seriously Sweet Valentine’s Knitting Patterns

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This Valentine’s Day, I have decided that I want to give the special people in my life something truly special.  Something more than just flowers, a box of chocolates or a bottle of wine.  This year, I have decided that everyone will be getting something hand knit by me:  a gift from the heart!  Whether I […]

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How to Knit: 14 Tips for Reading Knitting Patterns

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Knitting for beginners can seem intimidating at first, but with the right knitting tutorials, anyone can learn how to knit. However, when you are first getting started with knitting, learning to how to read knitting patterns can seem quite daunting.  If fact, to some the patterns can seem like they are written in a foreign […]

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STITCHES East: Sponsor Giveaway Announcement

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Have you ever attended a STITCHES show? Every year, our friends at XRX host the largest knit and crochet show ever called STITCHES; it’s truly a fiber experience like none other. To make it easy for fiber enthusiasts to attend, there are actually four different shows per year (East, West, Midwest, and South) which allows […]

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Knit Your Strain Away: 11 Stress-Free Patterns

Knit Your Strain Away: 11 Stress Free Patterns

We all have days when the car won’t start, the kids can’t find their homework, the traffic’s backed up for miles, and that one ingredient you absolutely need to make dinner has mysteriously vanished. On those days when absolutely nothing seems to go right, all I want to do is sit back with a glass […]

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Behind the Scenes: Men’s Rocky Mountain Knitting Retreat

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By Mark Rougeux What do the Rocky Mountains, an alpaca farm, 12 outdoorsmen, and a rustic lodge add up to? Men knitting, of course. What?! Yep, knitting. For several years, a group of men who knit head out from faraway places like Chicago, Wyoming, Michigan, and Istanbul, Turkey. These men range in knitting skills from […]

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Pretty Picnics: 14 Fun Picnic Ideas

Pretty Picnics: 14 Fun Picnic Ideas

Summer is here–the grass is green, the breeze is cool, and the days are long. Take advantage of the beautiful weather with a perfect outdoor picnic. Whether you need picnic ideas for a romantic date with the beau, a fun outing with the family, or a creative dinner with friends, you’re covered. Check out these […]

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Settle into Summer: TNNA Summer Top Trends

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This past weekend, AllFreeKnitting, AllFreeCrochet, and AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns were fortunate enough to attend The National NeedleArts Association’s summer show in Indianapolis, Indiana. Walking the trade floor for two full days, we were able to get a glimpse of just what would be popular in the coming months by peeking at everything on display. Keep reading for our […]

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TNNA Yarn Goodies Giveaway!

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Last weekend, I was lucky enough to attend the The National Needlearts Association’s show in Indianapolis, Indiana. As always the show delivered.  There were booths upon booths of yarn, exciting new products and the chance to mingle with other yarn enthusiasts in the industry.  It’s truly an event I look forward to every year!  Who […]

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Crochet Ruffled Collar: National Craft Month Project & Giveaway

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In honor of the epic National Craft Month celebration on the FaveCrafts Blog, we’re hosting our own yarn-filled party this week only!  Come back to the blog every day between March 17-21, for a new project and a daily giveaway!  There’s tons of yarn to be won, so pay attention.  Find the contest rules and […]

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