FREE knit + crochet tutorials (+ anniversary SALE)

Happy Anniversary, Stitch This!

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 views, and nearly 10,000 comments to date. Wow!

We’re thanking you for all the joy you bring us daily with a $1 ePattern sale. And for the warm and fuzzy happiness you bring us on Knit and Crochet Fridays, we’re putting knit and crochet eBooks on sale!

Knit and crochet eBooks on sale

Hurry! Sale ends Wednesday, March 18, at noon (PST). Browse eBooks now:

Knitting and Crochet eBooks On Sale

And now, drum roll please. . . the top knit and top crochet posts from the past year:

#1 Knitting post:

Lace knitting for the rest of us

#1 Crochet post:

3 must-have tips for beginning crocheters

We had a great year for tutorials, too. Check out these top ten knitting and crochet tutorials from our third year:

How to determine fit from a sweater pattern

How to make Fair-Isle knitting easier

Top finishing tips

How to make a granny square

Choosing yarn: 4 tips

How to join yarn in crochet

How to knit with multiple colors

How to embellish your projects

How to knit with silk yarn

How to choose a flattering sweater pattern

And here’s a bonus just-for-fun style quiz from the past year:

What's your knitting style? (QUIZ)

What’s your favorite type of blog post: tutorials, sales, or new books? Tell us in the comments!

5 Comments (leave a comment)

  • Tutorials, have to see a visual person

    Barbara Lindsey on March 13, 2015
  • Tutorials

    Barbara Lindsey on March 13, 2015
  • I prefer tutorials.

    —Anne Alston on March 13, 2015
  • why is Myra Hardin’s "Lightning Strike" pattern not available for order?

    Hi Claire, is it Myra Harder’s pattern you’re looking for? It’s available in her book Urban and Amish. If you click on the book title you’ll find a photo of the quilt in the gallery. Thanks for your question! –Jenny

    Claire Babin on March 14, 2015
  • tutorials work best for me

    Dorothy Dishman on April 10, 2015

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