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.

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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Say Good-Bye to Blisters With Lace Socks for Summer

Live Oak Socks knitting pattern

Socks aren't just for keeping our feet warm and cozy. Socks are also great for pairing with summer flats (bye, bye, blisters!). Keep knitting those socks right on through summer with these lace sock knitting patterns that are perfect for summer.

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A Quick Guide to Different Types of Stitch Markers

Clover Locking Stitch Marker

Locking, split, ring — feeling confused about all the stitch marker options? Whether you plan on using all different types or just finding one that works for you, use this guide to help you navigate the world of stitch markers.

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Knot the Day Away with Macrame Jewelry Patterns

Square Knot Macrame Bracelet pattern

Macrame can be used for much more than just home decor. Limber up those fingers and get ready to knot the day away with some of these macrame jewelry patterns from our awesome Craftsy designers.

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