Posts tagged: "knit and crochet gifts"

  1. Holiday gifts: start knitting now! (yarn giveaway)

    Posted by on July 15, 2015

    Don’t believe that time flies? Here’s a convincing argument: there are only 23 weeks until Christmas. Eep! How many Christmas knitting projects can you complete in a week? July means it’s time to make a list of your Christmas craft ideas and start working (or sprinting) toward the goal. Check out these roundups of holiday […]


  2. 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 […]


  3. 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, […]


  4. The gift of lace: how to knit comfort shawls

    Posted by on September 5, 2014

    When learning a new craft or technique, it’s easy to think that we should wait to give handmade gifts until our skills improve. When Alison Jeppson Hyde was new to (and lacking confidence in) lace knitting, she decided to knit and give away a wedding ring shawl. And it taught her that a few ounces […]


  5. Dreaming of Christmas + free yarn giveaway

    Posted by on July 18, 2014

    Today we’re finishing Christmas in July week with a handmade holiday roundup especially for yarn lovers. Get a jump start stitching knitted holiday stockings, crocheted mittens, or a kid’s holiday sweater. Check out the roundup below for a few ideas to get you in the spirit! But first… Is your stash lacking in red and […]


  6. Crochet-inspired nurseries: 5 ways

    Posted by on January 10, 2014

    Looking for ways to incorporate your love of crochet into your decor? Then let us introduce you to Stacey Trock’s brand-new book Modern Baby Crochet. You can browse the internet all day for decorating ideas, but you won’t find anything this charming and unique! Stacey has employed her famously-cute crochet designs to create the perfect […]


  7. Quirky Question: your traditions (+ roundup)

    Posted by on December 6, 2013

    Thanks for joining us for Knit and Crochet Friday! You’re just in time for the Quirky Question—where questions are just for fun, answers are always welcome, and you could win a free eBook. Left: From Knitting Circles around Mittens and More by Antje Gillingham You know, it’s holiday crunch time: just 19 days until Christmas! […]


  8. How to support a friend with breast cancer

    Posted by on November 15, 2013

    Left: from Knit Pink by Lorna Miser “I am not cancer. Cancer is not my name. Cancer is the disease I have. I wear the ribbon of hope at fundraisers, walkathons, that type of thing. But I don’t want to wear it every day. I’m a person, not a cause. A collection of designs that […]


  9. 34 quick gift ideas

    Posted by on November 8, 2013

    It’s almost time to start thinking about enlisting Santa’s elves to help you tackle your holiday gift list. What’s that, you say? You haven’t made your list yet? Not to worry—we have the list, the ideas, and a couple of elves to help! Let us give you a jump-start with 34 quick-to-make gifts: 18 crochet […]