Posts tagged: "amigurumi and softies"

  1. Crochet a big hug for everyone you 💜 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on October 14, 2016

    Need a hug? Monty Monkey from Huggable Amigurumi You’ll find a ton of fun ways to get your daily dose of hugs in with the new book Huggable Amigurumi! These sweet, snuggly crocheted animals are ready to give and get cuddles from kids and grown-ups alike. Big, amigurumi-style buddies measure from 9″ to 13″ tall, […]


  2. NEW Martingale quilt books! Pat Sloan – Moda – This and That 😉 (+ giveaway!)

    Posted by on September 7, 2016

    Yippee for Wish List Day! We LOVE sneak-peeking our newest books and finding out your favorites. In fact, you can WIN your favorite book if you leave a comment at the bottom of this post. Take a look at what’s coming in October and let us know which book you love best! Subscribe to our […]


  3. To protect, serve, and snuggle: superhero knitting patterns! (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on March 30, 2016

    It’s a needle . . . it’s a skein . . . it’s . . . At your service, clockwise from top left: meet Heroic Herschel, Happenstance Hippo; Sampson Sheep, Supreme Super Stylist; The Magnificent Moo; and Landon Ludwig, Wonder Kid from Knit Superheroes. Never fear—best-selling author Rebecca Danger is here! She’ll help you save […]


  4. New books for you! Strips, squares, and superheroes (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on February 3, 2016

    Welcome to Wish List Day! It’s our monthly peek at new Martingale quilt books and more on their way to your local shop. Subscribe to our blog and you’ll always get a first look at new books, special sales, freebies, tutorials, and much more. Enter to win your favorite March 2016 release at the bottom […]


  5. 🐷 Crochet farm-fuls of barnyard animals 🐮 too cute! (giveaway)

    Posted by on November 27, 2015

    Megan Kreiner had a farm, E-I-E-I-O! Megan’s also had a zoo – Crochet a Zoo – and an ocean – Bathtime Buddies – in which to play with crochet. In her third book, Crochet a Farm, sweet barnyard animals take center stage. A few critters from Crochet a Farm Fun on the farm is guaranteed: […]


  6. Back to school? Don’t forget your bag!

    Posted by on August 19, 2015

    From trying on new duds to picking out school supplies, preparing for class is an exercise in self-expression. While you’re busy planning lunches and checking off supply lists, don’t forget a standout book bag! Check out this roundup of unique crochet backpack patterns for all grade levels. Bright and fresh backpack from Boho Crochet. Find […]


  7. Crochet blankets for baby’s 1st year

    Posted by on July 22, 2015

    Binkie, blanky, lovey—whatever you call it, a baby blanket is a little one’s best friend! Even if you missed the shower or want to make a crochet blanket for your own tot, there are plenty of reasons to crochet a blanky during the first year (and beyond) of a child’s life. Check out these crochet […]


  8. 3 ways to have fun with these cute crocheted cars

    Posted by on June 19, 2015

    Playing with occupational vehicles like fire trucks and ambulances, as well as being fun, gives kids a chance to act out their "when I grow up" dreams. The possibilities are endless! Between moving, racing, honking, and beeping, it’s no wonder play cars and trucks are such a hit with boys and girls. In Honk! Beep! […]


  9. The happiest amigurumi you’ll ever see (+ giveaway)

    Posted by on April 17, 2015

    Have you heard the latest buzz? No, it’s not the bees taking up residence in your garden. It’s the happiest collection of amigurumi toys ever! But there’s something unique about these crochet designs: many of them have puppet-style mouths. Vanessa Chan, author of Happy-gurumi, started incorporating open mouths for her crocheted softies after studying animation […]


  10. New Martingale quilting books: April 2015

    Posted by on April 7, 2015

    Welcome to Wish-List Day! At the beginning of each month we reserve one day to give you a sneak peek at new Martingale quilting books and more coming to your local quilt or yarn shop. Click on a book cover below; then use the “Wish List” and “Notify Me” tools at ShopMartingale.com to keep track […]