Let me start out by saying I love sports, but a month of it is a little too much. In March our family room TV is on basketball, nothing else. I decided a long time ago to make this my time to retreat to another room and create something special for myself or for a gift. Since I have a full month with no interruptions I usually would tackle a throw before the weather turns warm.
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When the precious grey knit puppy arrived from designer Michele Wilcox, we knew by the reaction of everyone that he was going to be popular. The people in the office wanted to touch the soft Fur and cuddle our lovable fella. His small size and endearing personality allows him to go along with you, where ever. And he’s washable, so he can be given a bath when he needs it.
Welcome to My First with Marly Bird! Each month Marly will teach you a new crocheting or knitting project. These projects are designed to make you comfortable as you transition between learning the stitches and making a project. Every design has a written pattern and a step-by-step video tutorial to follow along.
Marly Bird has a new Craftsy class: Crochet Colorwork Techniques! She’ll teach you how to work chevrons, Catherine’s wheels, spirals, 3D effects, and more. Once you learn these techniques, you can apply them to all kinds of crochet projects.
As well as National Craft Month, March is also National Crochet Month! To celebrate, Crochetville is having a blog tour called The Crochet Express.
Every day in March, Crochetville will feature 3 crochet designers, a crochet-friendly yarn store, a yarn company (that’s us!), and a daily giveaway. These events will be located in the Crochetville forum discussion and the National Crochet Month Facebook group.
We’re featured on March 9, so make sure you check Crochetville on that day!
Welcome to the March Doily of the Month! Each month in 2016 we will share a new doily pattern for you to make in Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread. We challenged the top doily designers to create innovate designs that coordinate with the feeling of each month. Plus, every month we will select five winners to receive an Aunt Lydia’s prize pack.
For March, we have the Coventry Doily. It’s a complex pattern that works well as a centerpiece on your table, or place it in a frame with a contrasting background to display on your wall.
Are you inspired by the #StitchAHug movement and want to make your own local group? We have tips and tricks for you!
Craft an adorable bunny to give your home a cute Easter vibe! Mopsy Bunny is happy and content spending time on any table, shelf or mantel…actually anywhere in the house is fine with this honey of a bunny. Her furry coat is simply a layer of Red Heart Fur yarn wrapped around an egg-shaped foam craft ball. Here are the instructions for making Mopsy.
Jenny Marquis is a new knitter, and loves making scarves in Boutique Unforgettable yarn. But Jenny knits a little differently from most people, since she was born without fingers. Read about how Jenny describes learning to knit, and scroll to the bottom to watch a video demonstration.