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Free Pattern Friday: Quilts, Crochet, Jewelry & More

By Craftsy
Free Crochet PatternsDelight in a new roundup of free patterns this Friday! From a trendy beach tote to a stylish clutch purse or wire wrapped beach glass and a quilt design wall, you're sure to find a pattern you love. So snag the ones you'd like and be sure to check back every Friday to see our latest batch of fabulous free patterns. Read more »
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Free Pattern Friday: Knits, Quilts & More

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Each Friday, Craftsy brings you a whole batch of free patterns straight from the Craftsy Pattern Marketplace. This week we've got awesome free patterns for knitting, quilting, sewing, crocheting, paper crafts, and more!

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Free Pattern Friday: Knits, Quilts & More

By Craftsy
Free Knitting PatternsCheck out this new Friday series, where we post our favorite free patterns. From knits, to quilts, to jewelry, to embroidery (and more), we have the free pattern perfect for your next crafting endeavor! This is definitely the best way to kick off a weekend filled with creative crafting. So be sure to make the Craftsy blog a regular stop for you; that way you can stock up on fantastic free patterns! Read more »

Amigurumi Projects and Patterns: Crochet Trends

By Craftsy
Amigurumi is one of the hottest trends in crochet, because it has crafters making the cutest little creatures quickly and easily. They make great toys, decor, and they are unforgettable gifts! Here at Craftsy, we have two online classes to help you learn and perfect your Amigurumi skills. The Craftsy Pattern Marketplace is also home to tons of irresistible Amigurumi patterns. Here are some of our favorite Amigurumi projects from Craftsy members just like you! Read more »

Yarn Bombing: The Sky’s the Limit!

By Craftsy
Yarn Bomb Guerrilla ArtYarn bombing, the art of decorating public places with knit or crocheted swatches of yarn, is everywhere these days. While most people love the pops of color and cheer, not everyone is a fan of the yarn bombing movement. If you want to yarn bomb your city, there are three things you must do. Read more »

From David Arquette to Meryl Streep: Famous Knitters

By Craftsy
Celebrities Knitting: Vanna WhiteEveryone in the knitting world knows that this community is made up of people from all ages and walks of life. That includes many celebrities. Who are some of our favorite famous knitters? Read the post to see who made our list, and tell us who your favorite celebrity knitter is in the comments. Read more »

Meet JMHowell, the Pattern Designer Behind YouMakeItSimple

By Stefanie Japel
JMHowell 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

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You 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
Broomstick 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 »