20 Free Crochet and Knitting Hat Patterns for Preemies and Newborns

For this month’s charity spotlight, I’m sharing 20 free crochet and knitting patterns for preemie and newborn hats sized for donation to Tiny Hats for Tiny Babies, a Warm Up America campaign to raise 17,000 baby hats in time for World Prematurity Day. This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation (at no added … Read more

Crochet pattern: Piggyback Stitch Warm Up America Block

The Piggyback Stitch Warm Up America Block is a simple stitch pattern that will add visual interest to any project. This pattern is part of my monthly charity spotlight series, where I highlight a charity that accepts crochet and other handmade donations and share a crochet pattern designed with that charity in mind. This post … Read more

Giving Tuesday – The Crochet (and Knitting) Way

Today is Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving. I’m sharing some of my favorite crochet and knitting related charity links today in honor of this event, which encourages us to put aside the shopping for a moment during the holiday season. I hope this roundup with inspire you to share your talent (or money!) with … Read more

Interview with Danielle Chalson of Makewise Designs

Today, I’m very excited to share an interview that has been very long in the making.  Back in January, I was at Vogue Knitting Live in New York (posts here, here, and here), and I had the chance to spend some time with Danielle Chalson.   Danielle is a (mostly) knitting (with “a smidge of … Read more

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