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Color of the Year for June: Azalea

Our sixth color of the year is the most unabashedly pink in the palette: Azalea. Once the cliche color of girlish femininity, pinks are being reclaimed these days. So an unapologetic pink, like Azalea, boasts empowered womanhood. Whether you prefer a pop of pink or choose to don it as your new neutral, Azalea will…

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‘One-Piece Knits’: Your New Favorite Knitting Book

Margaret Hubert has written your favorite new knitting book. ‘One-Piece Knits’ is a must-have treasure-trove of staple sweaters, all made in one piece. You’ll find designs worked top-down, side-over, and back-to-front. If you’ve ever found yourself abandoning a WIP as soon as all the pieces are completed, you’re not alone. Even experienced knitters neglect them…

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How To Knit And Crochet Beanies For Babies In Need

If you’ve ever wanted to get involved in knitting and crocheting for charity, beloved blogger Stephanie Lau of All About Ami will inspire you. She received a request from the charitable organization, Beanies for Babies through Facebook to supply hats for a local hospital. While she had been crafting with her group of local knitters…

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The People Have Spoken! Your 5 Favorite Knit Kits

The results are in – these are your 5 favorite knit kits of the year! These kits have stolen your hearts, and we have to say, we’re not surprised. If you’re in the market for a new project, then these would be some stylish options to cast on this summer. For all the juicy details,…

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Knit the Bird Tracks Beanie (with 7 More Free Patterns for Knots of Love)

This is Marie from Underground Crafter and I can’t believe it’s my last visit with you for the Hummingbird Hat and Baby Bird Blanket Knit-a-Long! There’s still plenty of time to join in (and enter to win the end-of-KAL prizes). You can get all the details here. Remember last week I mentioned a surprise? Even…

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7 Free Patterns with Our New Baby Yarn

If you’re in the market for a new yarn for sweet baby things, then look no farther than Baby Soft Boucle. This super soft, textured new baby yarn is perfect for last-minute baby gifts, because it works up so quickly. And with a palette that includes the traditional pastels, plus some fun neutrals and muted…

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Knit Your Own Baby Bird Beanie (with 9 More Free Patterns for Knots of Love)

I’m Marie from Underground Crafter and I’m so excited to see what you’re working on for the Hummingbird Hat and Baby Bird Blanket Knit-a-Long! If you’re just finding out about the KAL, you can get all of the details here. We’re using Lion Brand Heartland to make a hat and baby blanket. You can donate…

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10 Patterns for One of the Hottest 2018 Trends

One of the hottest 2018 trends is all in the details… the Unexpected Details. According to Editor in Chief of Elle Magazine (& ‘Project Runway’ judge) Nina Garcia: “In fashion, it’s all about embroideries, monograms, and design-your-own sneakers, bags, jeans, you name it. In technology, we can’t get enough of personalized filters, lenses, and Bitmojis.”…

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Knit Your Own Hummingbird Hat

This is Marie from Underground Crafter. I shared a teaser about the Hummingbird Hat and Baby Bird Blanket Knit-a-Long last week. To recap, this KAL includes a hat and a baby blanket in Heartland, one of my favorite Lion Brand yarns. Both patterns are designed for donation to Knots of Love, a nonprofit charity that…

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Hummingbird Hat and Baby Bird Blanket KAL

I’m Marie from Underground Crafter and I’m so excited to be kicking off a special Knit-a-Long in support of one of my favorite charities that accepts handmade donations. This KAL also features one of my favorite Lion Brand yarns, Heartland. About Knots of Love Knots of Love is a non-profit organization that distributes handmade hats…

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