Announcing the 2019 Holiday Stashdown Crochet Along!

The Holiday Stashdown Crochet Along is the fifth annual year-end crochet along hosted in the CAL Central Facebook and Ravelry groups. We’ve brought together a record-breaking twenty-one of the top crochet designers out there to bring you free crochet patterns for winter holiday gifts and decorations. Fourteen of our favorite companies are providing prizes for … Read more

Knitting Pattern: Garter Ridge Headband

The Garter Ridge Headband combines a simple, textured stitch to allow the color-changing, netted yarn to shine. This is the eighth pattern in the Finishing Touches Knit Along with KAL Corner and it works up quickly to make a great last-minute gift, or even a last-minute earwarmer for a cold snap. This post contains affiliate … Read more

Crochet Pattern: Bouncy Bouclé Bunny

The Bouncy Bouclé Bunny is a crocheted patchwork amigurumi project. This cuddly rabbit is made with a plush bouclé yarn that adds a soft, downy texture. It makes a great gift for a little one. This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation (at no added cost to you) if you make a purchase … Read more

Crochet Pattern: Christmas Tree Pillow

I’ve been working on a set of free crochet patterns for Christmas and winter pillows for Fairfield, and I’m excited to reveal the first one. The Christmas Tree Pillow is a simple pattern that you can make as a gift or to add some holiday cheer to your own home. This post contains affiliate links. … Read more

Crochet Pattern: Kitty in a Romper amigurumi

Kitty in a Romper is a cat amigurumi crochet pattern for a standing cat in a cute little one-piece outfit. At 17″ (43 cm) tall, this cat is ready for play time with 18″ dolls. She is also ready to be hugged and loved. This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation (at no … Read more