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70+ gifts for knitters and crocheters

It shouldn't be hard to find gifts for knitters and crocheters, right? After all, you can always buy them yarn,…
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Close up of beanie with leaf like lace

Knitting gifts: fingerless mitts and a lace beanie

Living far from family means missing things. We’ve missed weddings, births, birthdays, hospital stays, a funeral. That’s part of the…
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Crochet Gift Ideas for Valentine's Day

Crochet Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day – 40 Free Patterns

Everybody panic!! Valentine's day is just a couple of weeks away. I've rounded up some crochet gift ideas for Valentine's…
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Close up of cute amigurumi dashund dog

Amigurumi Sausage Dog (Just Add Mustard!)

Stop the presses: this amigurumi sausage dog might be the cutest thing I've ever crocheted. "Who me?" "Yes you!" The…
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Baby boom bear beanie stuffed and standing up

The Fastest Baby Knit in the West

It's official. Everyone I know is having a baby. This time it's an old colleague of my husband and I.…
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stash knitting a baby sweater

Stash Knitting = Baby Knitting

Follow my blog with Bloglovin The last few months have been all about stash knitting. I've got a freelance gig,…
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Opal Sock Yarn in Starry Night

Starry Night Socks for Valentine’s Day

One of the supreme advantages of loving a knitter is the handknit socks. Or so I like to tell myself.…
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Crocheted amigurumi fish pattern

Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Fish Amigurumi – Free Pattern!

One thing I love about amigurumi is how fast it is to work. You can sit down with a hook and…
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Giving Knitted and Crocheted gifts to babies is always worth it.

Giving Knitted and Crocheted Gifts: Is It Worth It?

I know a lot of people don't believe in giving knitted and crocheted gifts, and I get that. I really…
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A knitted gift all wrapped and ready to go

Getting Christmas Crafting Under Control (With a lot of Knitting!)

The Christmas Crafting pile is more in hand than my last update. I was feeling quite panicky about the amount…
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the only good thing about christmas knitting stress is trying fancy yarns!

Dealing with Christmas Knitting Stress

Christmas knitting stress is a real thing. It’s easy to dismiss it as a pressure we put on ourselves, but…
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Grant wearing the hat I knit

The Story of Knitting a Hat

One really lovely thing about instagram is how the pictures tell a story. This is the story of knitting a hat…
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