Posts in the crochet & knitting category

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

    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 […]


  2. Boho meets crochet: 30 fun patterns (+ giveaway)

    You’ve seen those popular vintage crochet motifs—the granny square, the mandala, the flower—but you won’t believe their new, bright makeover! Everything from crocheted hair accessories to slouchy bags gets dipped in bright, fresh colors in Boho Crochet, a collection of 30 hip and happy crochet projects. Why not give YOUR style a cheery, boho-chic makeover? […]


  3. 14% off select eBooks with code VALENTINE

    Posted by on February 13, 2015, in crochet & knitting, ,

    We LOVE our readers—quilters, knitters, sewists, and crocheters, we love you all! To show how much we care, we’re giving you 14% OFF select eBooks for Valentine’s Day Weekend with code VALENTINE. Add as many to your cart as your heart desires and enter the code at checkout for a sweet discount. Better hurry—this offer […]


  4. 6 Valentine’s Day gift ideas to knit and crochet

    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, […]


  5. 2 easy ways to knit with two colors

    (Left: scarf from Knit One, Stripe Two) Here’s an easy technique to add to your knitting repertoire: two-color knitting! If you know the basics of knitting, you can master knitting with two (or more!) colors. Following are two easy ways to add a second color to your knitting, from the bestseller, A to Z of […]


  6. Quick quilts, famed designers, low price, ship free (+ giveaway)

    Introducing…three new titles in our popular “Make It Martingale” series! What can you always count on in our “Make It Martingale” books? Quick quilt patterns—enjoy favorites from some of our best-selling books Popular designers—like Kim Diehl, Vicki Bellino, Country Threads, and Amy Smart, to name a few A great price—all 18 books in the series […]


  7. Knitting with sock yarn: it’s not just for socks! (+ giveaway)

    How much sock yarn do YOU own? Whether it’s a few balls, a dozen hanks, or more skeins than you can count, sock-yarn shawl patterns are a versatile—and stunning—way to put those luscious beauties to good use. And you won’t have to worry about overcrowding the sock drawer! Jen Lucas of Knitting Like Crazy is […]


  8. Pick your stitch: 80 knitting options (+ giveaway)

    A stitch dictionary can be one of the most exciting resources in your knitting library. But what if you’re new to turning those stitches into finished projects? Best-selling author Doreen Marquart has combined 80 unique stitch patterns and 11 blanket knitting patterns into one complete resource. This two-in-one reference guide and pattern collection also shows […]


  9. New year, new books! Knit and crochet sneak peek

    Welcome to 2015! We love a good resolution to stitch more, learn a new technique, or complete a record number of patterns. But truth be told, we also love the New Year for all the anticipation it embodies. After all, we’re in the business of creating all sorts of fabulous things for you to look […]


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

    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 […]