Crocheting Blog

Broomstick Crochet Bracelet Patterns

By Ashley Little
Broomstick Crochet BraceletLast week, I showed you how to crochet your own broomstick lace. You’re probably in love with the look, but if you’re like me, you don’t know exactly what to make with it. Get ready to accessorize with these broomstick crochet bracelet patterns! Read more »

Tips for Unfussy Stranded Knitting

By Ashley Little
Stranded Knitting TipsLike most knitters, I learned the tricks to stranded knitting the hard way. Many sweaters were knitted and ripped out, knitted and ripped out, until I figured out my own strategies for perfecting it. And actually, I still don’t feel that I’ve perfected it! Are you ready to try stranded knitting? Get tips from these experts to avoid a few common beginner mistakes. Read more »

Free Pattern Friday: Free Patterns for You!

By Craftsy
Free PatternsLet's celebrate the end of another amazing week with a new roundup of beautiful free patterns! Check out the beautiful selection this week including: a gorgeous large shawl, to cheerful coasters, a recipe box, and more. Just download the ones you like and have a great weekend! Read more »

Have You Heard About the German Knitting Technique?

By Sarah Johnson
German KnittingAfter learning about all the different knitting techniques used throughout the world (like the Russian knitting technique, the Japanese knitting technique, and the Armenian knitting technique) are you beginning to be a little confused, wondering just how many ways there could possibly be to hold your yarn and work a knit stitch? Well, let’s take the confusion out of one of them: German knitting. Read more »

For a Fabulous Finish, Felt Your Knits

By Sarah Johnson
Felting KnitsCreate a whole new kind of knitted fabric by felting. Turn your individual stitches into a solid piece, to make bags that pens won’t poke through and slippers that look like slippers, not socks. Running a finished knitted project made with the right kind of yarn through a washing machine with hot water will transform your project! Read more »

Free Pattern Friday: Enjoy Free Patterns!

By Craftsy
Free PatternsIt's Friday, which means it's time to celebrate the end of a great week with a new roundup of beautiful free patterns. From a cute cardigan to a breezy blouse, pretty placemats, and more, be sure to download the ones you like! Read more »