There’s so much to be thankful for this holiday season. It’s a great time to show your gratitude give back to the community on #GivingTuesday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Falling on November 28 in 2017, the national campaign encourages everyone to make a difference. Whether you are donating items or your time to a worthy cause there are so many ways to give back.
When my grandmother taught me to crochet at 8 years old, never did I think I would be crocheting something I would need thousands of miles of yarn to make, or that I would be using that much yarn to make giant fruit. Life is full of surprises. The 6-foot Giant Strawberry would have made my grandmother smile.
It’s official, choker necklaces are back! I’ve been seeing choker necklaces out on the streets and couldn’t help but want to make a macrame one for my fashion-loving sister. After looking through our yarn and thread collection I settled on Red Heart Crochet Nylon. This thread is thicker than most at a size 18, but I decided to hold it doubled for extra impact.
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Get inspired for the holiday season and this year’s Festival of Lights with these free knit patterns and free crochet patterns. Create a a mix of tradtional and unique decor pieces for your home. Hanukkah falls in early December this year which allows for plenty of time to work up a beautiful design.
Christmas is just around the corner! What did those words make you feel? Were you excited, filled with anticipation about all of the beautiful things that you are going to craft by hand this year? Or did you immediately feel a sense of stress – worried about just how you’re ever going to be able to get everything done?
The Christmas holidays are right around the corner! You’ll be able to brighten everyone’s day with these whimsical knit and crochet holiday patterns.
With the days growing shorter, and your to-do list growing longer, these projects are the perfect last minute (or well planned) gifts you might need.
You’ve decided to learn how to knit, now what? We’ve gathered up a dozen knit projects that are perfect if you’re just starting to knit, or are looking for an easy project. These free knit patterns will help you learn the basics Continue reading “Easy Knit Patterns”