Posts by Ashley Little

Ashley is a writer and editor who left her job at Martha Stewart to freelance in the mountains of Asheville, North Carolina. She has her hands in all kinds of crafts, from knitting to crocheting and sewing. When she's not crafting, she's eating peanut butter, listening to Paul McCartney, and playing ukulele -- sometimes all three at the same time. You can see what Ashley is making on her blog, The Feisty Redhead.

FREE Crochet Accessory Patterns to Brighten Your Style

Summer Clutch free crochet pattern

Sometimes a new accessory is the best way to freshen your wardrobe โ€” especially after a long, sleepy winter. If you're looking for a fun new accessory, brighten up your style with these FREE crochet accessory patterns.

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Fight the Frizz With Knitted Summer Hair Accessories

Daisy Hair Clip knitting pattern

When your hair misbehaves in winter, it's easy enough to pop on a stylish hat to cover it up. But in summer? Not quite as easy. These hair accessories will add some style โ€” and fight the frizz of the sweltering humid day.

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How to Crochet the Trendy Crocodile Stitch

How to Crochet Crocodile Stitch

Have you noticed the cool, scale-like crochet stitch that keeps popping up? That scaly texture is called the crocodile stitch, and it's totally trending right now. Get a step-by-step tutorial and start crocheting this super cool stitch.

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Cross-Stitch Shoes, Guinea Pig Star Wars Characters + More

Links You'll Love

This week drool over a cross-stitched shoe, giggle at guinea pigs that look like Star Wars characters, bake some emoji cookies, and make a simple yarn chandelier. Whether you're looking for a quick DIY project or just a way to get out of your creative slump, these links are just what you need.

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8 Tips for Teeny-Tiny Micro Crochet Projects

Micro Crochet Octopus

Have you noticed the trend in unbelievably tiny crochet lately? You don't need to know any special crochet stitches to create micro crochet, but you do need to keep in mind some important tips. Get ready to shrink your usual crochet!

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