Posts tagged: "crochet roundups"

  1. Need a vacation? Plan a “yarncation!”

    Posted by on May 22, 2015

    Imagine the perfect vacation for knitters and crocheters: a cruise to the Shetland Islands—that paradise of supple, chunky wool yarn—on a luxurious cruise ship loaded with stitchaholics who each have a serious yarn stash and a collection of knitting patterns to back it up, just like you. Yes, such a thing really does exist! Knitting […]


  2. Scared of socks? 6 other ways to use sock yarn

    Posted by on May 8, 2015

    Welcome to another installment of Stash Dash! We’re covering all the bases and rounding up patterns for every type of yarn in YOUR stash. If you missed the worsted-weight roundup, check it out here. (Remember: if you don’t want to miss our regular Stash Dash, you can subscribe to the blog.) Last time we asked […]


  3. Worsted-weight stash? Try these yarn patterns!

    Posted by on April 10, 2015

    Got a pile of worsted-weight yarn in your stash, waiting to be used? Then we’ve got patterns for you! Over the next few months, we’ll share popular knitting and crochet patterns that will help bust through your stash. Look for a select yarn type and weight each month, so no matter what you have in […]


  4. FREE knit + crochet tutorials (+ anniversary SALE)

    Posted by on March 13, 2015

    Have you been following our third-anniversary celebration this week? We’re wrapping up the festivities today with our top knit and top crochet posts of the past year, plus a roundup of FREE knitting and crochet tutorials. Woohoo! But the fun doesn’t stop there—yesterday we shared some staggering stats: 798 posts, 1.4 million (yes, MILLION) page […]


  5. Staff Stitch + Show: kids and baby gifts we’ve made!

    Posted by on February 27, 2015

    It’s baby season, and we’ve been inspired to make gifts for staff kiddos, from growing grandchildren to new arrivals. Here are some of the knit and crocheted gifts recently stitched by our staff for special little ones! P.S. Guess who’s next on our list? Tiffany, copy editor, is due in August—congratulations, Tiffany! We can’t wait […]


  6. 6 Valentine’s Day gift ideas to knit and crochet

    Posted by on February 6, 2015

    Looking for last-minute homemade gifts to make for Valentine’s Day? Here are 6 quick and easy Valentine’s Day gifts you can knit or crochet! Whether for friends or family, these knit and crochet valentine patterns are sure to please, while showing how much you care. Valentine Knitting Patterns Make a sweet hat for a niece, […]


  7. Top 5 knit + crochet books: your 2014 favorites

    Posted by on December 19, 2014

    As 2014 comes to a close, we look back on a fabulous year of sharing handmade love with you, our readers. From knitting and crochet tips and tricks to heartwarming stories and friendly giveaways, we had, without a doubt, an incredibly full year. And best of all, we shared dozens of delightful books with brand-new […]


  8. 12 last-minute Christmas gifts to knit or crochet

    Posted by on December 12, 2014

    There are only 12 days until Christmas! How are your handmade gifts coming along? If you’re crunched for time and still want to give something handmade, here’s a roundup of last-minute handmade Christmas gifts. With six quick, easy crochet projects and six quick-knit projects, you can make one every day between now and Christmas. Don’t […]


  9. Finishing touches: beaded bind off, lacing, and more

    Posted by on May 9, 2014

    Have you ever felt that your knitted or crocheted project was missing that special something? Sheryl Thies, author of Ocean Breezes, Knitting by Nature, Tunisian Crochet Encore, and more, is the queen of adding those coveted finishing touches. From beaded bind offs to beautiful ribbon details, Sheryl has a catalog of inspiring tips and instructions […]


  10. Your top 10 knit + crochet books of 2013

    Posted by on December 20, 2013

    You’ve been waiting all year for this. And now the wait is over. Before we head home to celebrate the holiday and the New Year with our families, we’re revealing the top ten knit and crochet books of 2013—chosen by you! We could tell you what makes each of these books special (aside from the […]