Crochet Décor That Kids Will Adore

When I was a kid, my creative mother got hold of some crochet rug patterns and made me a bedroom rug. My sister got one, too—hers was a red lion, complete with shaggy red mane, while I had a cool white polar bear. I spent hours lounging on that rug, reading, relaxing, and playing. It […]

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The Royal School of Needlework (RSN) has always been the epitome of excellence in hand embroidery, but traveling to one of their international teaching centers has made access to their expertise something that is just beyond the reach of many people. So, when we learned about their latest venture to bring their classes to the […]

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Latvian knitter Ieva Ozolina is on a mission to get everyone knitting mittens, with her new book of Latvian mitten patterns, Knit Like a Latvian. Mittens play a hugely important role in Latvia’s culture and history. Mittens were given as wedding gifts and the act of making mittens for special occasions still continues today. Traditionally, […]

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WIP Wednesday: Ame’s Half-Granny Square Shawl

Today’s work-in-progress is brought to you by Ame Verso, content director for our UK sister site, SewandSo. She’s working on Mary Beth Temple’s Half Granny Square Shawl pattern, and here’s what she has to say about it. Even though I’ve been crocheting for about three years, I haven’t really progressed beyond basic granny techniques. At […]

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