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Meet JMHowell, the Pattern Designer Behind YouMakeItSimple

By Stefanie Japel
Pattern Designer YouMakeItSimple by JMHowellJMHowell is a pattern designer with an eye for potential. What many may see as old, boring, tired garments at thrift stores she sees as perfect materials for a range of bold, fresh, fun projects and designs. We noticed that her patterns make the perfect gifts this holiday, so we thought it would be a good time sit down and learn more about her! Read more »

Win Your Wishlist

By Craftsy
Win Your Craftsy WishlistYou can now share your Craftsy wishlist with friends and family so they can get you exactly what you want. For every person you email your wishlist to, you'll receive an entry into a Craftsy giveaway where three lucky members will win all the classes on their list, up to $250 worth! Read more »

Project Highlights: Broomstick Lace

By Stefanie Japel
Craftsy Broomstick Lace ProjectsBroomstick lace is part knitting, part crochet, and all fantastic! It's wonderful on its own, or for detailing to add interest and adornment to your projects. In this project highlight, we take a look at some of Craftsy instructor Jennifer Hansen's broomstick lace work. Read more »

Meet Pattern Designer Fuzzy Mitten, Creator of Wonderful Knit Toys

By Stefanie Japel
Create knit toys with patterns from Fuzzy MittenFuzzy Mitten is a pattern designer who designs, knits, and writes patterns for the cutest toys you can imagine. Her "stuffies" (as she calls them) make fabulous gifts. We spoke with Fuzzy Mitten to learn about what inspires her to design, knit, and how she came upon the Craftsy crafting community. Read more »

Knit Your Own Kable Kuff from Adorn Anew!

By Craftsy
Knit your own Kable KuffLaura Nelkin has released the tenth and final pattern from her Adorn Anew knitted jewelry e-book... the Kable Kuff! Find out more about this gorgeous design that is the perfect gift for anyone on your list. Read more »

Craftsy Knitting & Crochet Project Highlights: We’re Smitten with Mittens!

By Stefanie Japel
Craftsy Projects: Smitten MittensLooks like our very own Craftsy members have the cure for cold hands: knitted mittens! These projects showcase some of the cutest and comfiest mittens that our crafters have been making lately. We love their projects, and we hope you do, too. If you do, be sure to let them know by clicking on the heart and leaving them an encouraging comment. Read more »

Social Media Tips for Indie Designers & Makers, Pt 1: Facebook

By Craftsy
Social media tips for pattern designersLooking for tips to promote your indie pattern designs, craft business or just get more social on social media? We're kicking off a series of blog posts to help you get started on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram. We'll take a look at how to cater to your audience and start a conversation! Read more »