Category Archives: Needlearts

Bubble Blanket

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Need a cute baby gift but not sure what to make? This DMC yarn kit comes with yarn for a cute bubble stitch baby blanket and a cuddle monkey. The yarn is soft and washable which will make the new parents happy. And the pattern is an easy way to level up your knitting skills. You only need to learn one new knit stitch to make this eye catching pattern.

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Couch Pillow

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

New to sewing? Making a couch pillow is an excellent beginner project. Essentially, you’re making a series of rectangles. Combined with some stuffing you’ll turn these rectangles into a comfortable pillow for relxing on the couch. Additionally, this is a great project to use up stash fabric. I made my couch pillow from an old table runner.

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Have You Tried The Grit Stitch??

By Crochet Contributors Sara & Helen. Follow them on their blog, Sunflower Cottage Crochet.

Have you tried the grit stitch yet?

The grit stitch is such an under-rated and under-used stitch! It is such a versatile stitch! You could literally use it for anything – garments, bags, washcloths, baskets, blankets ….

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An Introduction To The Crunch Stitch: Written Tutorial For A Quick Washcloth!

By Crochet Contributors Sara & Helen. Follow them on their blog, Sunflower Cottage Crochet.

The crunch stitch is a great stitch for a beginner or a more confident crocheter. It has a fabulous but simple texture that would be great for anything from washcloths, to bags, to baskets and garments! It really is that versatile so is a great stitch to have in your stitch library!

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Ear Savers

By Yarn and Needlework Contributor Stephanie from the blog Twilly 23

Wearing masks can help keep us healthy but can also wear on our tender ears. If you find yourself cringing every time you slip on a mask to go to the grocery store, make up some ear savers. This pattern crochets up fast and easily attaches to the elastic straps on your masks. After sewing a fabric mask, crochet up an ear saver strip and slip it on. With the pressure gone, your ears will thank you.

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The Primrose Granny Square

By Crochet Contributors Sara & Helen. Follow them on their blog, Sunflower Cottage Crochet.

The Primrose granny square is a beautiful, modern take on something that is very traditional and has stood the test of time. Granny squares are a favorite with many crocheters; they are quick, fairly simple so a great confidence booster or fairly mindless project, and look great either as a focal piece to a project or as the basis of a project. And you can use your scraps!

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