30+ Yarn Tutorials That Will Rock Your Crafty World #ILoveYarnDay

Tomorrow is I Love Yarn Day, one of my favorite days of the year! This annual event, organized by the Craft Yarn Council, is now in its sixth year, and this year’s theme, #StitchItForward, is all about teaching. To celebrate, I thought I would share some of my favorite yarn-related tutorials from around the web. … Read more

4 Tips for Crocheting with Thin Yarns and Threads for the First Time #Crochet #TipsTuesday

Are you one of many crocheters who is hesitant to work with thinner yarns, like lace and sock yarns, or crochet cotton thread? These yarns can make crocheting in the warmer months much more pleasurable, and they can be used to create intricate and beautiful projects. With these four tips, you’ll be ready to play … Read more

#Crochet #TipsTuesday: Take Your Crochet Skills Up a Notch with These Seven Tutorials

As this year’s celebration of (Inter)National Crochet Month starts winding down, I reached out to several other crochet designers to ask what skills and techniques were most helpful to them in building their crochet skills. I got back some great answers that I’m sharing with you today. These tutorials and tips include things you may … Read more

Knitting Pattern: Anthology Blanket: Getting Started

The Anthology Blanket is a sampler blanket that will be released throughout 2016 as a knit-a-long. For more details, including a schedule and links to all previously released posts, visit the Anthology Blanket home page. This post contains affiliate links. Alright, who’s excited about knitting? I know I am! In today’s post, I’ll share all … Read more

#Crochet #TipsTuesday: Blocking Basics for Crocheters and Knitters

While some crocheters and knitters block all of their projects and others block none, most seem to take a middle ground by blocking some of their projects. If you’ve been hesitant about blocking your work, follow these easy tips for best results. This post contains affiliate links. But first, what is blocking anyway? Consider for … Read more