5 Pain-Relieving Chair Stretches for Crocheters

5 chair stretches for crocheters to prevent and relieve pain

Did you know that there are several ways to relieve muscle soreness and increase blood flow that don’t even require you to leave your seat? If you’re struggling to stay comfortable while practicing your craft, give the following chair stretches a try.

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5 Ways to Prevent Pain When Crocheting

5 Ways to Prevent Crochet Pain

We know that many of you crochet up to the point where you really shouldn’t anymore. When the pain becomes too strong, and your hands and shoulders ache. This doesn’t mean that you have to stop crocheting; it just means that you need to make adaptations may need to reduce the pain of repetitive stress. We give you 5 ways to prevent the pain.

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10 Super Cute, FREE, and Pretty Easy Crochet Baby Blanket Patterns

We’ve scoured the internet for the most adorable crochet baby blanket patterns and they are free!
These projects are great to crochet whether you know someone who has a baby on the way, you need a birthday gift for a little one, or you’re just looking for something to whip up for the craft sale.

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11 Free Crochet Leaf Patterns for Every Season + 3 Tunisian Videos

11 free crochet leaf patterns

Whether it’s autumn and you want crochet leaves in gorgeous warm tones to set the mood, or it’s spring and you want beautiful green leaves to express your joy, I have them for you. I would never leaf you without the crochet patterns you need! And if you need leaf crochet patterns, then darn it, I’ll give you leaf patterns! And really pretty leaf patterns, while I’m at it.

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Color-Changing Yarn Cakes: 10 Crochet Patterns that Work Up Great

caron cakes yarn patterns

Caron Cakes are gorgeous #4 weight yarns with long color transitions and stunning hues! Caron Cakes color-changing yarns now include the Baby Cakes line with pastel shades perfect for baby gifts, and Big Cakes in a large 300g ball. (There are additional new varieties in lighter and heavier weights, as well as different textures, but we’ll stick to these for the moment.)

Now that you’ve gotten your hands on some of these Caron Cakes, what do you crochet with them? We’ve got some great patterns for you!

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4 Free July 4th Crochet Patterns – Get Your Independence Day On!

4 Free Fourth of July Crochet Patterns

We have a roundup of FREE Fourth of July crochet patterns to help you celebrate Independence Day in the prettiest way possible! So, grab these patterns, your hook, and your yarn, and enjoy a cool drink and some uninterrupted time with your favorite hobby. (And just think about how happy your pets will be without the scary thunder rockets in the skies, while you’re at it.)

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Interview: The dear soul at Expression Fiber Arts and oh, that yarn!

Interview with Chandi from Expression Fiber Arts

Chandi at Expression Fiber Arts puts a lot of expression into everything she does, including her interviews. Expression is a perfect word to use in her store name, because she does a lot of it while she talks, too. I recently watched her video on how to crochet faster. There’s no denying she’s stunning, like a model, really. But I couldn’t help be even more charmed by her good nature and sweetness. She’s one good soul and I found myself smiling while she talked. She’s just really … dear. Wait until you see her yarn! It’s beautifully lux. But it’s not just the yarn itself, it’s also the way Chandi’s yarn is named and shown on her site. Just take a look at this…

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The Top New Crochet Patterns from Pattern Pack Pro!

Top New Pattern Pack Pro Crochet Designs for May 2021

Welcome to a look at the top crochet patterns for this month’s issue of Pattern Pack Pro Magazine! These are the patterns our members can’t wait to get their hands on from the latest issue!
Every single month our amazing publishers, Courtney and Shawna, launch a new issue full of wonderful crochet patterns from our top designers from all over the world. These patterns are triple-tested to make sure they are easy-to-follow and as close to flawless as possible.
We share the top crochet patterns that our members rave about most and update them here every month. Don’t miss it! But remember, you can’t get the new top patterns unless you’re a member!

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5 brilliant (and sneaky) ways to hide your yarn stash – with PRO TIPS!

5 ways to stash your yarn - with pro tips!

Hide your yarn stash? Why? Shouldn’t it be out in the open for you to love and cherish? Well, in a perfect world, yes, it should. But in the real world, some (*cough*) yarn-obsessed people (*cough*) acquire more yarn than we they can crochet into items in a reasonable amount of time. And THOSE people don’t always have understanding partners or family members. So, hiding a yarn stash is an … option.

We have a few easy ways to hide some yarn, and we also present some ramped-up PRO TIPS to take your stashing skills to the next level! Note: We are not (not) advocating that you buy more yarn or deceive anyone. We aren’t your mom, so you do what you want. We’re just presenting some tips. You do you.

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10 Brilliant Things You’d REALLY Crochet If You Could

10 Things You'd REALLY Crochet If You Could

I’d really crochet a whole host of different things if given the chance. I’m talking no rules and no boundaries.
I’ve heard people say, you can crochet almost anything. And that’s sort of true. But if it were REALLY true, I can imagine what people would make.

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