Two of the Most Relaxing Crafts
We’ve been getting lots of requests for more articles on crochet and knitting. These are very popular crafts, maybe because so many people find them so relaxing.
In any event, here you will find a list of articles already on the site as well as new ones as they are added.
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Crochet and Knitting Articles
22 Crochet Tips
Helpful crochet tips.
Caring For Hand Knitted Items
A little tender loving care in washing your hand-knit items will assure they continue to look like new for years or generations to come.
Crochet for Lefties
Teaching lefties how to crochet.
Crochet and Knitting Tools
Tips for beginners.
Crochet Needle Holder
How to put together a crochet needle holder, a great gift for crocheters.
Finding or creating crochet patterns.
Crocheted Flowers and Leaves
Free crochet patterns.
Design Your Own Custom Yarn
You can have your yarn custom designed for you.
How to crochet a basic pattern.
Hand Crocheted Blankets Make Beautiful Keepsakes
A hand-crocheted gift blanket a pleasure to the eyes, warmth for the body, and a great decorative accent piece for bed, couch, or cozy chair.
How to Crochet a Flowered Scarf
A beginners crochet project.
How to Reduce a Crochet Pattern
Three methods to reduce a crochet pattern to fit any size.
For the Love of One’s Craft: Crocheting
A story of one woman not driven by profit while she crafts.
Knitting Isn’t Just for Winter
Suggestions and materials for year round knitting projects.
Knitting on the Go
You can knit just about anywhere.
Some useful tips to help you get started knitting.
An easy to make scarf.
Ladder Yarns are Stunning but Not Easy to Knit
Ladder yarns are popular because they’re beautiful; but they’re also tricky to knit with. Read all you need to know to knit with ladder yarns.
A New Breed of Knitters
How a new and younger knitters are changing how knit goods are viewed.
Sell Your Yarn
Where to sell yarn you can’t use.
Various Ways to Knit for Profit or Charity
Ways to make money knitting for profit or using your skills and supplies for charity.
Some sources of inexpensive yarn.
Yarn Bombing – What crafty fun; and what a colorful way to bring a little joy and wonder into a (sometimes) pretty bleak world.
Yarn Types for Knitting and Crochet
Knowing characteristics of different yarn types and personal preferences of the one who will wear a knitted or crocheted item helps choose the best type.