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Trend Alert! Icelandic Knitting

By Stefanie Japel
Icelandic KnittingAttention Craftsy knitters and knit lovers: as the cold weather begins to grace us with its presence, those of us that love all things yarn look forward to being able to wear comfy, handmade sweaters. This season, Icelandic Knitting is trending everywhere, and we've got some fabulous Craftsy projects to prove it! Read more »

Knitting Blog

Fix-It Friday: Solutions for Stuck Knitters

By Stefanie Japel
Solutions for Stuck KnittersCraftsy's own graphic design guru Amy recently found herself staring quizzically at her knitting and its pattern, not sure how to move forward. Luckily, nifty knitter Stefanie Japel was there to coach Amy through the steps to get the project back in motion. Check out Stefanie's latest tip for solving knitting dilemmas. Read more »

Knitting Blog

Fix-It Friday: Fix Dropped Stitches in Your Knitting

By Stefanie Japel
Fix-It Friday:  Fix Dropped StitchesStepping back to look at the progress of your knitting only to see that you've dropped a stitch or two is enough to reduce you to tears. But Stefanie Japel will bring a smile to your face with this invaluable Fix-It Friday tip. No need to backtrack. Just follow her simple steps and repair those spots in a way that no one will ever know you dropped a stitch in the first place! Read more »

Sewing Blog

Trend Alert! Vintage Looks are Inspiring Sewists

By Stefanie Japel
Vintage-Inspired Sewing PatternsClothing trends tend to follow fashion trends, so it's no surprise that vintage-inspired sewing is totally in! From bombshell dresses to sassy librarian blouses, take a look at what the wonderful crafters in the Craftsy community are making in regards to all things vintage. Read more »