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In Case You Missed It…August Highlights From the Craftsy Blog

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in All, Cake Decorating, Contests & Giveaways, Crocheting, Drawing, Embroidery, Events, Fiber Arts and Felting, Food & Cooking, Gardening, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Painting, Paper Crafts, Photography, Sewing, Spinning, Weaving, Woodworking |

See which blog posts readers loved most in August, plus some other fresh freebies you don't want to miss out on!

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The History of Intarsia Knitting and How It Became Cool

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014 in Knitting |

Once used solely as a design on kilts, intarsia created some of the trendiest knits ever throughout history. In fact, intarsia now helps knit up trends like chevron, argyle, and even patterns that pay tribute to pop culture. Get to know a little about the history of intarsia, and find out how it became so cool.

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Free Pattern Friday: A Pretty Knit Poncho, Lunch Box & More!

Posted by on Aug 29, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing |

What better way to spend a relaxing weekend than doing what you love — for free! Stitch up the cutest vinyl lunch tote for an adorable back-to-school bag or make an accessory to remember with a gorgeous choker jewelry pattern. No matter your passion, you're sure to find a project that delights and inspires!

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7 Noteworthy Music Knitting Patterns for Music Lovers

Posted by on Aug 28, 2014 in Knitting |

Combine your love of music and your love of knitting. It's not difficult to do when there are so many awesome music knitting patterns. Whether you want to show off your music obsession in home decor or just with a Bob Marley baby hat, check out these noteworthy music knitting patterns!

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Chevron Knitting: Tips for Enviable Zigzags

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Knitting |

Sometimes choosing yarn and colors for chevron knitting patterns can be a little overwhelming. With so many options, it's hard to know where to start. Next time you're itching to knit chevron, refer back to these tips to figure out how to begin your chevron knitting project.

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Get Creative With Quirky Knitting Patterns and Projects

Posted by on Aug 25, 2014 in Knitting | Comments

Call them quirky, unconventional, off-the-beaten path, or eccentric, but don't call them crazy! The following patterns are anything but standard, and some may even call them mildly bizarre. Each of these patterns demonstrates its designer's creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. Check 'em out!

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