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How to Join Granny Squares

By Andrea Sanchez
Joined Granny SquaresThere's nothing better than using up odds and ends of yarn with crocheted granny squares. Along with the many possibilities in color combinations and arrangements, you can make almost anything out of granny squares. There are several ways to join them together. Here, I will cover two joining methods. Read more »
Honey Bag Crochet Pattern

Quick Crochet Projects

By Ashley Little

When we shared some one-day knitting projects a few weeks ago, crocheters felt a little left out. Not to worry! We heard you, so we’re bringing you some fast crochet projects to add to your to-make list. Grab your hook and yarn for these beautiful quick crochet projects that can be completed in just a few hours -- or less if you’re a real pro!

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Baby Sock

Knit Baby Socks Tutorial: A Precious Pattern for Your Bundle of Joy

By Andrea Sanchez

I love baby socks. They are the ideal last-minute gifts for knitters in a need of a baby gift for a number of reasons: They are quick to make, and are a great way to use up sock yarn remnants, which most knitters have laying around. And they are oh-so terribly cute. Enjoy a step-by-step pattern for creating adorable baby socks here.

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Quick Knitting Projects for Busy Knitters

By Ashley Little
Knit ClutchSometimes life takes over and we don’t have as much time to knit as we’d like. Suddenly that sweater we started has been sitting on needles for months untouched. In times like these, I like to knit a few simple, fast projects to remind myself that there is time for knitting, no matter how crazy life gets. If you have the same problem, check out these quick knitting patterns, and set a goal to complete one of these in the next few weeks -- or maybe even days! Read more »

Don’t Be Fooled by Entrelac

By Ashley Little
Entrelac ScarfHave you ever seen the beautiful diamond-patterned knitting that looks like it's knitted from dozens of strips that are woven together? If so, you've admired entrelac knitting. Don't be fooled by its woven appearance. Entrelac knitting is actually worked in one piece -- no seaming required. Read more »

How to Knit an Infinity Scarf

By Ashley Little
Circle ScarfHave you been drooling over all the pretty circle scarves? Skip the store-bought ones and knit one that’s customized to your scarf needs. Learn how in this circle scarf knitting tutorial! Read more »

How to Knit a Beautiful Bag

By Sarah Johnson
Knitted BagLooking to knit something other than the standard scarf, sweater, or socks? How about my new favorite project: a knitted bag? The possibilities are nearly endless, from coin purses to tote bags, and the knitting itself is quick and easy. Knitted in the round, in pieces grafted together, or in one long piece folded in half, bags will be a great addition to your knitting repertoire. Read more »

Ultimate Knitting Stash Busters

By Sarah Johnson
Stash Busting Knitted ProjectLet no yarn be wasted! Even the smallest leftover balls of yarn can have some purpose. Whether you’re knitting tiny, multi-colored ornaments, making up extra I-cord as a finishing detail for other craft projects, or using your scraps as stuffing in a teddy bear, there are always ways you can use up those last little remnants of yarn. Read more »

Deciphering Yarn Labels

By Ashley Little
Reading Yarn LabelsHave you ever tried to read a yarn label? It can sometimes be like reading hieroglyphics. Find out what all those crazy symbols mean so you can choose and care for your yarn like a pro. Read more »