This Mother’s Day give a heartfelt and handmade gift that really says, “I love you.” Whether you are making Mom a keepsake afghan or a scarf in her favorite color she’s sure to love the heart you put into making it.
Inspiration is one of those things that, as Forest Gump famously said, just jumps up and bites you on the behind.
April is Stress Awareness Month and to celebrate and educate people about the health benefits of yarn crafts, the Craft Yarn Council is hosting its annual #StitchAwayStress campaign. Make life’s lemons into lemonade by knitting or crocheting a lemon stress ball and squeezing it when life gets tough.
Chase is probably the best dog that has ever lived. He also manages to be the cutest. With that said he is also about a hundred pounds and a big bear of a dog…who hates the cold. Hates it. If it drops below fifty degrees…he curls up in a ball and shivers until I cover him with his favorite Tunisian knit stitch afghan. Seriously!
When I learned how to crochet over 16 years ago, I thought I’d found a new favorite hobby. And though in the busyness of young motherhood I would sometimes put down the hook for a little while, I always picked it back up again, finding joy and peace inside the stitches.
A sister to It’s a Wrap, this yarn packs a one-ball-shawl punch! The colors move beautifully for a stunning ombré effect that’s sure to keep your hooks and needles happy as you stitch away.
It’s time for a knit-along with Marly Bird! We’ll be knitting an original design My First Socks with Marly Bird.
The granny square is perhaps the most iconic motif in the craft of crochet. However, the square is just the beginning of what you can do with the granny stitch. Learn how to adapt the granny square to make granny circles, triangles, pentagons, hexagons, rectangles, hearts, and rows.
If you are looking to welcome a new baby with cozy hand crocheted and knit gifts, Red Heart’s new Bunches of Hugs yarn is a perfect fit. Whether you’re making a blanket, layette set or a basket to keep baby’s things organized, Bunches of Hugs is a great choice!
I’m so excited that winter is almost over – and I bet our friends down (way way) south are happy to see autumn on the horizon!