How To Crochet the Tulip Stitch (with video)

The Tulip Stitch is a crochet pattern that combines alternating rows of v-stitches and bobbles to mimic the look of a flower on a stem. It’s a very pretty stitch that you can use for a wide array of projects, including blankets and pillows, scarves, and more. I’ve included both a video tutorial and the … Read more

Knitting Pattern: Diagonal Basketweave Stitch

The Diagonal Basketweave Stitch is a knitting cable stitch combination that makes a richly textured fabric suitable for a wide array of projects. I’ve included both a video tutorial and the written pattern description so you can knit the way that you prefer to learn! This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation (at no … Read more

Announcing the Hygge Home Crochet Along!

The Hygge Home Crochet Along is the first crochet along of 2019 hosted in the CAL Central Facebook and Ravelry groups. We’ve brought together ten of the top crochet designers out there to bring you free crochet patterns for making your home more cozy, comfy, and hygge. Two of our favorite companies are providing prizes … Read more

Gift Guide: 4 Subscriptions for Creative Types

I’m sharing a gift guide of four subscriptions for creative types. Subscriptions are fun gifts because they keep on giving throughout the year. Creative types love to make things, so gifts that are filled with creative ideas or supplies will keep them inspired. This roundup includes digital subscriptions and subscription boxes. This post contains affiliate … Read more

2017 Holiday Stashdown Crochet Along Giveaway

Today we announced the third annual 2017 Holiday Stashdown Crochet Along. In this post, you can find out more about the prizes in the end-of-CAL giveaway. You can also enter here through January 8, 2018 for your chance to win one of the prizes! Read on for more details. This post contains affiliate links. I … Read more