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9 Free Hats to Make In A Day & A Special Reason to Craft

One of the quickest projects to craft to get ready for cooler weather is a hat! Here are 9 free hats, all of which can be made with just one skein. They are also all Level 1 – Beginner patterns, so whether you’re looking for a quick project or attempting your first hat, they are…

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Do You Love Jeans? You’ll Love Our Jeans Yarns!

If you’re a big fan of denim, then you’ve got to try our Jeans yarns. We have options with or without the cotton content, depending on what kind of project you’re working on. And our Jeans Yarn family is growing. In addition to our classic Jeans Yarn, we now offer Jeans Colors and Cotton Jeans…

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Join the #HatNotHate Campaign: Donate a Hat

If you read about our new #HatNotHate campaign to end bullying, then you might be wondering how to get involved. We’ve teamed up with STOMP Out Bullying™, and we want you to join us! October 1st is the World Day of Bullying Prevention, so we’re embarking on a very special project. To participate, you can…

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Start the Phoenix Wrap and 13 More Free Crochet Patterns for Garments and Accessories!

This is Marie from Underground Crafter. I shared a teaser about the Phoenix Wrap Crochet-a-Long last week. To recap, this is a 3-part project where you can make a beautiful rectangular shawl in 3 colors of Lion Brand Jeans (or Jeans Colors). I designed the Phoenix Wrap to meet the donation requirements to Sue Rock…

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Christmas in July: 13 Big Projects to Start Now

How many of us have waited until the last minute to start a massive holiday gift for someone? We’re guessing the answer is: everybody! It can take ages to find just the right pattern for the project you have in mind. And by the time you’ve decided, there’s hardly any crafting time left. There’s nothing…

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Bring it to the Beach: 5 Free Beach Tote Patterns

If you’re heading to the beach this summer, make sure you bring along everything for the perfect day! There’s nothing like finally making it to the beach or pool, only to realize you forgot SPF, or a juicy book. With the right beach tote, you can have your bag packed and ready for all your…

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Patriotic Patterns for the 4th of July

June 14th marks Flag Day, the day our flag was adopted by the newly-formed United States in 1777. Though it didn’t become a holiday until 200 years later, when Woodrow Wilson made it official in 1916. While several towns across the country boast being the home of the original parade, most cities save their celebrations…

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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 6 Best Baby Yarns + Patterns to Get Crafting

If you’re planning to craft a gift for a new baby in your life, but aren’t sure which yarn to choose, then this is the post for you! We’ve rounded up all our baby yarns, so you can find which is best. Plus, one pattern to get you started with each of these sweet yarns.…

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