Go Beyond Socks: Free One-Skein Patterns for Sock Yarn Lovers!

Have you ever been wandering through a yarn store or scrolling online and thought, “Oh, this skein looks fun!” even if you had absolutely no plan for it? Yep, guilty as charged. Suddenly, you find yourself with this solo skein of sock yarn that was too beautiful, too unique, or just too cool to passContinue reading “Go Beyond Socks: Free One-Skein Patterns for Sock Yarn Lovers!”

Loose Ends: Creating Community and Closure

In the realm of creativity, there are few acts more heartwarming and inspirational than continuing the work of those who have gone before us. For crafters, every stitch, every brushstroke, every carefully chosen hue is a testament to a lifetime of love, dedication, and ingenuity.  Yet, when a crafter’s life comes to an end, theyContinue reading “Loose Ends: Creating Community and Closure”

The Art of Weaving in Ends: Your Guide to Finishing Knitted and Crocheted Projects

It’s time to talk about an often-dreaded aspect of knitting and crocheting, an essential yet overlooked task: weaving in yarn ends. It’s a pain, we know! But in our opinion, it’s a necessary step that, when done properly, provides a neat finish and ensures your project won’t unravel.

Re-Shape, Re-Size, Rejuvenate: How and When to Re-Block your Treasured Knits

Just as a beloved tree needs occasional pruning to maintain its beauty and health, so too does a cherished knitted garment require some tender loving care. After a few years of wear and countless memorable occasions, your knitted piece may lose some of its initial shape, becoming a bit stretched, saggy, or misshapen. Don’t worry,Continue reading “Re-Shape, Re-Size, Rejuvenate: How and When to Re-Block your Treasured Knits”

Exploring the How and Why of Surface Crochet Stitches

Today we’re going to talk about surface crochet. We’ll cover how to surface crochet as well as why you would want to surface crochet. I’ll give you a little hint: there are many exciting applications for the surface crochet technique – both fun and functional. Let’s dig in!

Own Your New Years Resolutions with these 10 Free Crochet Patterns

Let’s face it: New Year’s resolutions can be a slippery slope. We could all use a little help and encouragement when we are trying new things, so for this week’s blog post I thought I would put together a little list of free crochet patterns that will help you achieve your 2023 goals.