26 DIY Rugs You’re Going to Love

Crochet Rug Boho Pattern

There’s nothing quite like creating your very own DIY rug to fill your heart with song…or is that just me? Seriously, if you’re on the hunt for free crochet patterns for rugs or any other rug-related lore, you’ve come to the right place. It turns out that there’s always an excuse to make your own […]

Hook Ahead: 12 Crochet Cardigans You’ll Want This Fall

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While it might seem like it is too early to start thinking about your fall wardrobe, every crocheter knows that a quality crochet cardigan pattern can take some time to crochet. Since cardigan patterns to crochet can be extra complicated and are much larger than smaller fall accessories like crochet scarves or mittens, you want to […]

9 Beautiful Country Crafts for Christmas

Picture this: The snow is falling outside as the sun sets. The fire glows as you sit on a rug covered floor, slowly sipping hot cocoa and listening to the sounds of howling winds outside your door. Okay, now open your eyes. You may not be able to live out your country-themed fantasies, but with […]

Your Top 10 Favorite Crochet Patterns of All Time


Do you want the best of the best crochet patterns? We thought so! We looked back at ALL our crochet patterns from the beginning of FaveCrafts and assembled our list of The Top 10 Crochet Patterns of All Time! With a little something for everyone, this collection gives you the most well-loved patterns all in […]

Beachside Buddies: Summer Crafts for Kids

Beachside Buddies: Summer Crafts for Kids

Don’t you just love going to the aquarium? When I’m at an aquarium, I often fantasize about climbing into the tanks with those beautiful fish and adorable turtles. Luckily, there’s a less dangerous way to get close to these stunning creatures–I can craft my own! The Pom Pom Sea Creatures pictured at left show how many […]

Seeing Spots? Polka Dot Projects Are the Cure!


I hate to break it to you, but it’s spot season again. I know you just got over that spell of spring fever, but it seems that the next seasonal illness is upon us. If you’ve been seeing spots, don’t fret – Dr. FaveCrafts is on call! She suggests two remedies: get plenty of exercise and […]

Get In Shape! Geometric Patterns for Summer

Get In Shape! Geometric Patterns for Summer

When I sat down to review Simply Modern Christmas: Fresh Quilting Patterns for the Holidays, I was expecting 80 pages of red and green quilts. Instead, I was greeted by page after page of sewing projects that would look just as great in June as they would in December. The author, Cindy Lammon, is a […]

Geek Crafts: Cthulhu Craft Roundup


I’m Haley Pierson-Cox from The Zen of Making, and this is your weekly dose of geeky goodness! Because I’m sure you guys have already heard them all, I’ll spare you the obligatory Lovecraft pun that I’ve been kicking around all week. But, rest assured that it would have been both spectacular and horrible. (Though, do […]

Top 10 Crochet Afghan Patterns of December


For the last month, we’ve been counting down the top 10 crochet afghan patterns from December and updating the list every single week. What you see below is the most accurate, definitive list of popular patterns. In December, leaders loved everything from granny squares to baby blankets. Before you kick off 2012, take a look […]

Help a Reader: Pattern Troubles and Recycling Socks

Every now and then, everyone could use a helping hand.  Ready to lend your assistance?   Below you’ll find a few readers in need.  If you feel you can help or have any suggestions, please post your answer in the comments. Please try to supply instructions and/or links. Betty asks, Hi does anyone have a pattern […]