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Trend Alert! Icelandic Knitting

By Stefanie Japel
Attention Craftsy knitters and knit lovers: as the cold weather begins to grace us with its presence, those of us that love all things yarn look forward to being able to wear comfy, handmade sweaters. This season, Icelandic Knitting is trending everywhere, and we've got some fabulous Craftsy projects to prove it! Read more »

Fix-It Friday: Solutions for Stuck Knitters

By Stefanie Japel
Craftsy's own graphic design guru Amy recently found herself staring quizzically at her knitting and its pattern, not sure how to move forward. Luckily, nifty knitter Stefanie Japel was there to coach Amy through the steps to get the project back in motion. Check out Stefanie's latest tip for solving knitting dilemmas. Read more »

Fix-It Friday: Fix Dropped Stitches in Your Knitting

By Stefanie Japel
Stepping back to look at the progress of your knitting only to see that you've dropped a stitch or two is enough to reduce you to tears. But Stefanie Japel will bring a smile to your face with this invaluable Fix-It Friday tip. No need to backtrack. Just follow her simple steps and repair those spots in a way that no one will ever know you dropped a stitch in the first place! Read more »

How to Use Blocking Wires for Perfectly Pointy Shawls

By Stefanie Japel

Recently, I was asked to help a fellow Craftsy Staffer, Jenn, to help sharpen up the points on her shawl and thought that was a great opportunity to document the process and show you how I use blocking wires to block a lace shawl. See how we did it!

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Craft Wars: Let the Battle Begin!

By Craftsy
Craft Wars is a super fun new show on TLC that we've been hearing about for weeks. We were so eager to see what this televised craft competition had in store that we figured many of you had to be, as well! Thankfully Craftsy team member Katie is here to recap the very first episode for us and let us know what this series is going to be all about. Read more »

Our April Fool’s Joke: Funny or Flop?

By Craftsy
While most months start fresh, April starts funny: with April Fool’s Day. At least, that’s the idea behind the myriad of pranks played around the world on this infamous holiday. This year, we decided to pull a little prank on our Craftsy users... Read more »