Check out Jane’s Leftover Yarn Scarf — you won’t believe that such a lovely scarf uses leftover yarn! Leftover yarn. It’s so hard to know what to do with it sometimes, isn’t it? I think the most frugal knitters among us absolutely hate to throw out yarn. It seems so wasteful, even if I have […]
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You’ll love this amazing new way to help preemies. Here’s what I found out about octopi for preemies When I first saw a photo of crocheted octopi for preemies — a sweet, sleeping preemie cuddled up next to an octopus — I found it irresistible. Yet I wondered: although yarncrafted octopi are absolutely adorable, are […]
Want to make yourself a blanket but don’t want to take too much time from your charity knitting? You’ll love these quick knitting patterns for blankets! A few weeks ago, I battled a flu virus that the nurse practitioner who tested me told me was “extremely contagious.” It left me feeling like Typhoid Nicole. One example: the […]
Just for my crochet friends, read all about a wonderful crochet charity, Crochet for Cancer Tracy Wells calls herself “new to crochet” on her website; she learned in 2011 not long after her mother Pam was diagnosed with uterine cancer. Her mother received wigs and crocheted hats from a nonprofit organization in Indiana called River […]
Calling all crocheters! Here are some of my favorite websites featuring beautifully-designed free crochet patterns Today I’d like to share a selection of websites featuring free crochet patterns! I’m honored and delighted by how many crocheters read Knitting for Charity and the Knitting Nuggets Newsletter. Though I write primarily about knitting charities, we’re fortunate in […]
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