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Announcing Craftsy’s Watch & Win Contest!

Posted by on Jul 1, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Contests & Giveaways, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving | Comments

Beat the heat this July with Craftsy's Watch & Win Contest! We'll award classes to the three members who enjoy the most minutes of their classes over the next 31 days. Don't let anyone get a jump-start on you. Begin watching now and find out how to make projects you never thought possible!

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Readers’ Choice: June’s Most Popular Blog Posts

Posted by on Jun 30, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Quilting, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

We didn't want you to miss out on the content your fellow readers loved the most this month, so we've compiled the most popular blog posts and some other fun June highlights from the Craftsy blog that you absolutely don't want to miss! Did your favorite post make the list?

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The Log Cabin Knitting Technique: An Easy Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial

Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 in Knitting |

The Log Cabin technique is not just for quilters! In fact, the knitted Log Cabin afghan square is a pretty classic knitting pattern. If you've never knit this timeless and versatile stitch, follow this simple step-by-step photo tutorial to learn how!

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To Market We Go: Knitted Bags for the Farmers Market

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in Knitting |

Ready to make your trip to the farmers market easier? Craftsy designers are here to help you out this season with some of the sturdiest and prettiest knitted market bags around!

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Free Pattern Friday: Have Fun in the Sun With Beach-Themed Patterns!

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing | Comments

It's time for some fun in the sun with this week's free patterns. From nautical mug rugs to your perfect summer tote, we rounded up our favorite patterns for celebrating the wonderful some experience of soaking up rays and going for a dip. Grab your towel and some SPF: Life's a beach with these free patterns!

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How to Make Twisted Cord

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Crocheting, Knitting, Spinning | Comments

Twisted cord is perfect for bag handles, button loops or anywhere else you might use a knitted I-cord. The traditional method of making twisted cord involves looping some yarn over a doorknob and a lot of tedious hand twisting. Bah to that, I say. If you've got a spinning wheel or a spindle, you can churn out twisted cord in a fraction of the time.

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