Scarves make the perfect winter accessory to last for years to come. Make them for yourself or make many to give as gifts or to charity. Get out your hooks and needles and start working on one of these 15 scarf patterns to accessorize your look.
Fringe is a decorative strip of yarn that adds such a nice touch to your finished objects. It can be woven, tied, crocheted, knitted and sewn into pillows, scarfs, shawls, among lots of other items.
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We love adding the warmth of handmade items to every room of the house, and the kitchen and bathroom are no exceptions! With Scrubby and Scrubby Cotton yarns, you can clean up the dishes or relax with a bubble bath. Here are five easy and fun crochet washcloth patterns for you to enjoy. Each free crochet pattern features a different technique and color combination, pick your favorite colors and get started! Mix and match a few colors and make each one for a truly unique Scrubby collection.
There’s nothing better than creating useful items for your home! With Scrubby and Scrubby Cotton yarns, you can create handmade dish and wash cloths to take on all of life’s messes. Check out these five easy and fun knit washcloth patterns for you to enjoy. Each free knit pattern features a different technique and color combination. Choose your favorite colors or mix and match a few hues and designs for a one-of-a-kind Scrubby collection.
Your favorite teacher is on the road with STITCHES teaching courses across the country! Marly Bird will be teaching some great courses this year, so get ready to learn a new skill! There’s still time to sign-up for classes at both Stitches West and Stitches United.
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The 2018 Winter Olympics are almost here and we’re so excited to watch our favorite event. The Games officially start on February 7th with the Opening Ceremony on February 9th at 8 p.m. ET. The games continue through February 25th so you have plenty of time to pick out a project and get yarning.
How many times have you made something for the man in your life only to have it collect dust in the coat closet or in the bottom of your hamper? Maybe they use it once just to make you feel better, then you never happen to see it again.
There’s just nothing quite like the perfect knit or crochet blanket. We took a poll to find out your all-time favorite options from Red Heart.
You can always find us supporting our favorite teams with spirited crochet and knitwear. With the Big Game just around the corner, there’s no better time to pull together a knit or crochet hat in your team’s colors! This year’s opponents, the Patriots and the Eagles, have great color palettes! The Patriots have a classic look with red, navy and white. While the Eagles sport a rich midnight green, with accents silver/gray, white and black.
Crochet socks are fun to make and my personal favorite. I make them and wear them more than any project. In fact, I’ve made over 100 pairs in the last few years. Socks are fun to make, comfortable, and quick to stitch!
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