Armchair Caddy FREE Knit Pattern

There are so many evenings that I sit on the couch to knit or crochet while unwinding in front of a television show with my husband. I would love to sit closer to him but it is more often than not that the couch and ottoman are covered with my project accessories. Sound familiar? Perhaps one of these days I will make this knit Armchair Caddy from the free pattern provided by Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores.

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9 Simple Steps to Organize Your Craft Room

UPDATED: July 12, 2019 In my head, I see an organized craft room that houses all my supplies. Yarn is stacked neatly in shelves and buttons are organized in colour-specific mason jars so I can see my stock in one quick glance. My eyes tell me that my reality is far from this dream – especially when I’m creating a new collection, the yarn and papers creep out of my studio into my living quarters because sometimes I just need to test a pattern in front of a good Hallmark movie or British TV series. Rubbermaid bins are filled with

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Crochet Patterns

How To Find A Pattern With Only A Picture

I’m not sure if I should squeal in delight over this tutorial by Moogly or close the computer tab and pretend I didn’t hear about it. This is going to be such an enabling device. Okay, I’m embracing it – it will save me hours and hours. Thank you Moogly!!

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Leg Warmers are Back!

I loved wearing leg warmers as a kid (yes, in the 80s!). I have been so cold lately that I have been avoiding skirts and stockings. I wonder if I whip up a pair (or two) if I will be more inclined to don dressier clothes and stay warm at the same time. Though I do see the fashion includes them being worn over jeans too. Hmmm…   I did a quick Pinterest search for leg warmers that has some fun and easy patterns to make. Craftsy also did a round-up of knitted leg warmer patterns (I’m not sure if they

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Welcome! I'm Elizabeth. The Ruthless Crafter specializes in knit and crochet character hats for makers and wearers. My mission is to help you express your playful side.

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