Roundup: Free One-Skein Patterns That Make Great Gifts!

It’s that time of year where everyone is looking for handmade gift ideas. I’ve pulled together a collection of over 54 free one-skein crochet and knitting projects, including patterns for babies, kids, teens, and adults. Find your next project to keep, gift, donate, or sell in this roundup of one-skein crochet and knitting patterns! This … Read more

Announcing the 2020 Holiday Stashdown Crochet Along!

The Holiday Stashdown Crochet Along is the fifth and final crochet along of 2020 hosted in the CAL Central Facebook and Ravelry groups. It’s also our sixth annual Holiday Stashdown CAL! We’ve brought together twenty-six of your favorite crochet designers to bring you free crochet patterns for handmade holiday gift ideas, decorations, and wrap. Join us to … Read more

Announcing #LatinxMakerMonth 2020

I’m so excited to announce the second annual #LatinxMakerMonth Instagram celebration of makers during Hispanic Heritage Month! I hope you will join me over the next 30 days as I share the work of a talented group of Latinx and Hispanic makers including crochet and knitting designers, indie yarn dyers, cosplay sewists, and more! This … Read more

Announcing the Second Annual Halloween Crochet Along!

The Halloween Crochet Along is the fourth crochet along of 2020 hosted in the CAL Central Facebook and Ravelry groups. It’s also our second annual Halloween CAL! We’ve brought together ten of your favorite crochet designers to bring you free crochet patterns for  Halloween-themed projects including decorations, toys, costume elements, and more. Join us to make spooky Halloween projects … Read more

17+ Handmade Gift Ideas for Pets

It’s time for the fifth and final weekly roundup of this year’s Christmas in July Make Along! Our theme this week is handmade gift ideas for pets including cats and dogs. Find your next project in this collection of free crochet, knitting, and sewing patterns and crafts tutorials! This post contains affiliate links. I may … Read more