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Over the last few years, I’ve been getting into planning out what I want to get done for the month, what goals I want to achieve, and what I need to focus on. It’s helped me get more organized and make a bigger impact on this blog, but it’s also made my knitting and crochet …

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I’m always curious about other crocheters, knitters, and makers keep in their stashes. With the holidays coming up, I thought now would be a great time to share a look into some of my favorite tools, accessories, and other gift ideas to help you find the perfect gift for a maker in your life. You …

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Since I started working with yarn, I’ve slowly been building up my library of knitting & crochet-related books. Whether I’m looking for pattern inspiration, color combinations, or trying to learn new crochet stitches and try different patterns, I can always find something in one of my books. These books make amazing resources and great gifts, …

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A few years ago, I was given a gorgeous skein of multi-colored merino wool from Manos Del Uruguay. It was so soft and warm, I just had to make a pair of gloves out of it so that I could feel it against my skin all the time. These fingerless gloves are perfect for when …

Read More about Athena Fingerless Gloves: Free Knitting Pattern

Did you know you can actually make money crocheting? I’ve been running my handmade business for a while now, and over the years, I’ve built up a solid income that gives me a little more freedom and security. My number one way to earn money with crochet is through blogging, but there are several different ways …

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Welcome back to the Knitting for Beginners series! Last time, we talked very simply about the tools you’ll need to start knitting and what we’ll be using in this series. Today, we’re going learn how to cast on knitting with a long tail cast on. In this post, I’ll go over what it means when …

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Animal beanies have been floating around the internet for a while now and for good reason; they’re so cute! My cousin recently asked if I could make a panda beanie for her son, but she wanted something a little different than the animal beanies I’d seen. She wanted the beanie to be snug-fitting and include …

Read More about Panda Beanie + Cowl Set: Free Knitting Pattern for Kids!