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8 Spooky and Sweet Crochet Halloween Hats for Kids

Posted by on Oct 12, 2014 in Crocheting |

Kids make Halloween more fun — and way less scary. Take a look at these crochet Halloween hats for kids (and a few for kids at heart) and you'll see what I mean. Who could be scared of such cuteness?

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Hooray! 5 Million Member Celebration: Save on Select Classes

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking | Comments

The Craftsy community is now five million members strong! Help us celebrate this milestone in the maker community with limited-time discounts on select online classes. But you better hurry. These class savings will be gone in a flash!

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3 Creative Cowls With Laura Nelkin + Enter the Knockout Knits Giveaway!

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in Crocheting, Knitting |

What knitter doesn't love a good cowl? Get some creative cowl inspiration from knitting expert Laura Nelkin, including behind-the-scenes secrets on how she comes up with her incredible designs. Plus, find out how you can win an incredible knitting gift package, including a signed copy of Laura's latest book, Knockout Knits.

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Celebrate I Love Yarn Day With Bountiful, Beautiful Yarn Stashes!

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Fiber Arts and Felting, Knitting, Spinning, Weaving |

Share your stash in celebration of I Love Yarn Day! Check out these fabulous yarn collections from fellow knitters for some serious fiber envy!

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Free Pattern Friday: Think Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in All, Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month. In honor of this, we rounded up fantastic pink patterns, many of which aim to increase awareness for a disease that affects so many women — friends, mothers, sisters and daughters — each year. Download your favorites for FREE today!

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Celebrate I Love Yarn Day With a Yarn Party!

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Crocheting, Knitting, Spinning, Weaving | Comments

Do you love craft parties? I have the perfect excuse for you to throw one this Friday because October 10th is I Love Yarn Day! Here are a few ideas for hosting a yarn party, from yarn-filled activities to mouth-watering eats!

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