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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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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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Celebrate Mother’s Day: Craft with Your Mom!

If you’re looking for something fun to do with your mom this Mother’s Day, why not spend some time crafting? Gifts and cards are lovely, but nothing compares to quality time. We’ve collected 6 fun ideas to bust your stash and do something creative together. Show your love by making something that she’ll cherish. Craft with…

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Thank a Teacher Day: 12 Fun & Free Project Ideas

While we’re grateful every day for teachers, May 2 is Thank a Teacher Day. Because teachers are superheroes who work tirelessly to make the world a better place, they deserve the best. You probably have an amazing teacher or two in your life, so it’s a wonderful opportunity to show them! Craft the perfect gift…

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