Love is in the air this February! For some, it's a great time to spend Valentines Day showing your significant other your affection. For others, it's also a reminder how single we are (ahem, me) and enjoying self-love. But no matter what you're doing to celebrate Valentines Day, I think we can all agree on one thing; crocheting is on the list of things to do! Down below you can find 10 Free ... Read More about Valentines Day Round-Up
Juliet Fingerless Gloves Hi! I’m Nizzy. I’m an autistic British student (despite me being British, this pattern uses US terms), and outside of studying, I do a lot of crochet and puppetry. I also voice act in a podcast called Death At A Low Price. My mum taught me to crochet about 3 years ago, and now it’s rare that a day goes by without a hook in my hand. I’m pretty new to designing and ... Read More about Juliet Gloves
If you've been following me for a long time, you'll know that I actually got a start with my crochet and blogging career thanks to Pokemon! I've been playing the games for about 20 years and will probably keep playing until my death bed. Squirtle has always been a fan favorite to so many, so I decided to recreate his evolution; Blastoise! Down below, you can find the free ... Read More about Crochet Blastoise
Married Cherries It's that time of year again - they say love in in the air and Valentines Day is coming up! Or for some of us, we regard this as singles awareness day. Regardless, it is still nice to feel love all around and a fun and cheesy time to celebrate it! For the past decade, I've gone to Papa Murphys and picked up a heart shaped pizza. When I was with my family and when I lived on my ... Read More about Crochet Married Cherries
I have a story to share with all of you. I have a story to share with all of you. A little bit ago, I went to one of Portland's thrift shops called Buffalo Exchange to browse around and hopefully get some new pants. I found what I needed and went to go try on the pants; they fit just fine and they were the color I was looking for. It was a thrift store, so the price was right! I snagged them ... Read More about Yarn Punking Your Pockets
I like when my scarves are big. They submerge me and keep me so dang warm. Having a simple and go-to scarf for any occasion takes away the stresses of making sure your outfit is perfect. Down below, I have a REALLY basic double crochet scarf, but this one is worked in Lion Brands Color Made Easy yarn and it's so warm and easy to do. (Photographers are @itsfine and @Genzo.raw) Lion ... Read More about The Elysium Scarf
How cute would it be to be able to create a mini version of yourself?! So cute, that's how cute! When I first started crocheting, I was so lost on where to begin on how to create a body for my pieces. I would generally follow the basic routine of creating a head and the body in multiple pieces and sewing it all together - I soon lost a lot of my desire to create Amigurumi due to all the sewing. ... Read More about How to Crochet a Basic Amigurumi Body
The eyes. They say the eyes are the window into the soul, and I think there's a lot of truth to that saying! Choosing what kind of eyes you want to add to your doll can sometimes to be the most difficult part, there's so many ways to do it! I don't think I necessarily have a go to myself.. I play around with a lot of different options, I mean, who do you want to be smiling at? Choosing the ... Read More about How To Choose Eyes for Amigurumi!
There are just so many different eye options when it comes to amigurumi and I've done my fair share of experimenting to see which kind I like best. Eyes add so much to your piece and can completely change the outcome/feeling of your finished project and these kawaii/ chibi/ anime eyes will bring out so much character! Down below, you can find the free pattern for the anime amigurumi eyes if you ... Read More about How to Make Crochet Anime Eyes
Being a Yarn Punk means being a part of a community. If you don't know what Yarn Punk is yet, be sure to head HERE to learn more about what being a Yarn Punk means. Now, on the Knot Bad and Yarn Punk blog, we are opening it up to all of YOU! There are wayyyy too many creative people in this yarn industry, and truth be told, many of your pieces you all make blow my work out of the water. With ... Read More about Be a featured Yarn Punk!