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.

8 FREE Baby Blanket Knitting Patterns for New Arrivals

Free Baby Blanket Knitting Patterns

There are few gifts more precious or cozy than baby blankets. But we know that because of the huge amount of yarn required, knitting a baby blanket can be a real pain on your wallet. These free baby blanket knitting patterns save you some money so you can focus on fiber instead of budget.

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Have a Crocheter On Your List? Hook ‘Em Up With These Great Gifts

Gifts for Crocheters

There’s nothing quite like receiving — and giving — a crochet gift. From yarn to Craftsy classes and fancy hooks, it’s easy to please crochet enthusiasts. If you have a crocheter on your list this holiday, we have a few crochet gifts in mind to help make shopping easier.

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7 FREE Knitting Patterns for Toddlers

Free Knitting Patterns for Toddlers

We knitters love stitching up tiny baby patterns for newborns — but what happens when those babies grow into toddlers? These FREE patterns are here to keep the cute and stay sturdy during playtime.

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The Ultimate Wool Guide: Tips, Yarns and Knitting Patterns

The Wool Guide: Tips, Yarns, & Patterns Admit it: The choices at the yarn store are overwhelming. Today, we are giving you the low-down on knitting with wool. Learn all about wool, including tips for working with it, then download our free wool knitting patterns to experiment with different types of wool.

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Two Accessories in One: 10 Hooded Scarf Knitting Patterns

Hooded Scarf Knitting Patterns

Cold weather requires that you carry so much stuff with you: hat, gloves, coat, scarf, ear warmers and maybe even an extra layer just in case. Perhaps that's why we're always losing so many of our winter accessories! Reduce that clutter with these hooded scarves that do double-duty, combining the warmth of a hat or hood with a scarf in one convenient accessory.

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10 Stash-Busting Crochet Necklace Patterns

Crochet Necklace Patterns

It's unlikely that you'll ever be able to crochet a scarf or even a hat out of those tiny scraps of yarn you saved, but you might just be able to stitch up a cool crochet necklace. Go for a range of styles from delicate to bold with this selection of crochet necklace patterns that are ideal for busting that out-of-control stash!

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You Could WIN One of These Knitting Kits!

Knitting Kits for Beginners

Whether you're a beginner who just knows knits and purls or a knitting veteran looking for a quick project, these beautiful knitting kits will keep you cozy all winter. To sweeten the deal, one lucky Craftsy member will WIN the kit of their choice.

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