Stitch Academy // Crossed Ripple Stitch

There are so many different crochet stitches out there, but sadly I think crochet is underrepresented. Don’t get me wrong, I love granny squares, mandalas and basic stitches, but I think there is a lack of representation in projects posted on Ravelry, Instagram or Pinterest to exhibit the variety that exists in crochet. I’d go as far as arguing that if you want to find projects using different stitches you’d need to look for vintage crochet patterns on Etsy or eBay. To be fair, there are some designers out there who are pushing the boundaries of imagination when it comes to crochet, situating it as a modern craft; Jeanette from Lutter Idyl and Molla Mills are two of my favorites. There are also books you can get teaching you all the different stitches that exist in crochet. The problem is the disconnect between what's possible to do and what's being done. 

So where is this rant going, you ask?

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DIY // Fluffy Blanket Scarf

It's been a while since we've posted a pattern on our blog, the last pattern being our wrecked tee knit pattern. Since the weather outside is (going to get) frightful, we concocted a scarf pattern that is the perfect combination of sparkly, light, and warm. Yup, we nailed it.

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BOO! Our Fav Halloween Patterns for You to Crochet

One of my favorite holidays is fast approaching, and the gears are already starting to turn. Should I dress up this year? What will I be? What will I make? 

Halloween is such an amazing time of the year because that's when everyone's creative juices are really flowing and people are more open-minded than usual. What's not to like about a holiday fixated on the idea of pretending to be someone you're not?

If you wanna show off your creativity this October 31st, we've got some awesome ideas for you. Here's a roundup of some of our favorite Halloween-themed crochet projects. Get ready, get hooked, go!

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