Crocheting Blog

Get Crafty: 6 DIY Projects For Back-to-School

By Craftsy
DIY Back to School ProjectIt’s that time of year again, when lazy summer days give way to homework and hectic routines. Yep, it’s back-to-school season! Whether you’re thinking about how to save money on school supplies or just want to give your loved ones something handmade, get crafty with these DIY projects. Read more »

Free Pattern Friday: Quilting, Sewing, Knitting, Embroidery & More

By Karen Kelty
Free Knittig PatternHappy Friday, folks! If you're looking for some crafting inspiration to get you through the weekend, you've come to the right place! Here's another fresh roundup of free patterns from some of the world's best independent designers. From a stylish knit iPad case to an adorable sewn tea set, a sweet embroidered pincushion, a bold statement necklace, and more, download these free patterns today! Read more »

Brioche Knitting Tutorial

By Andrea Sanchez
Brioche KnittingWhen you live in a climate that can get pretty cold in the winter, you need scarves. My favorite scarves are those knit out of deliciously soft and bulky yarns. Pairing that with the simple brioche rib will make a fabric that is thick while at the same time airy and lofty. Why not get a head start on your winter knitting and work up this brioche rib scarf today? Read more »

A Shout Out to Left-Handed Knitters and Crocheters

By Ashley Little
Crocheted PurseToday, on Left-Handers' Day, let's celebrate our southpaw friends -- especially those who knit and crochet. If you ever feel like you're the only left-handed knitter or crocheter around, look no further than the Craftsy community. Read more »

Two Techniques for Knitting onto Leather

By Lisa Gutierrez
Knit and Leather Sunglasses CaseWondering how to attach leather (or perhaps some other fabric) to the bottom of your knitting? Hate sewing and want to knit directly onto that leather? Learn two different techniques in this easy-to-follow photo tutorial. Read more »

Free Pattern Friday: Sewing, Quilting, Knitting & More

By Karen Kelty
Free Knitting PatternHappy Friday! Let's kick off the weekend with another roundup of fantastic free patterns from talented independent designers from all over the world! From a fashionable, figure-flattering dress, to an adorable knit scarflette, a stunning pendant, and more, download your favorites now! Read more »
round loom

Give Your Needles a Break! Try Knitting with a Round Loom

By Ashley Little

Knitting looms are a great alternative to knitting -- and they have far more advantages than I ever realized. Whether you just don’t have needle skills yet or can’t physically use needles, round looms are a great alternative. Join along to explore how to use them and the variety of beautiful patterns you can make!

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10 DIY Craft Ideas for Summer

By Craftsy
DIY Summer CraftIt's never too late to celebrate summer! By now you might be tired of the heat, but whip up these projects pool-side or at home in the cool AC for tons of fun. Read more »