Category Archives: Knitting and Crochet

Make this: Crochet Honeycomb Baby Blanket – Free Pattern

Crochet this Honeycomb Baby Blanket

This crocheted Honeycomb Baby Blanket has got us all a buzz. Made and created by Jan at the Meridian Craft Warehouse, we think this blanket is the bee’s knees and we thought you would too. Make this for a new baby, for a pet, as a lap blanket, or add on more to make it […]

Knit this: Mega Tweed Gansey Throw – Free Pattern

Knit this Mega Tweed Afghan - Free Pattern

Mega Tweed Yarn from Premier is a #6 super bulky weight yarn that quickly knits up blankets, scarves and more. The soft acrylic yarn with neutral heathered flecks adds interest to any project. Try using a few strands together if you’re doing arm knitting. Premiere Yarns created this throw by drawing inspiration from sand, nets, […]

Knit this: Cozy Chunky Afghan with 3 Sisters Jumbo Yarn

arm knit an afghan with chunky yarn from 3 Sisters

We love the jumbo knit trend.  What’s not to love? It’s soft, it’s jumbo and it’s easy. Jumbo yarn projects knit up quickly and we love the look of who the stitches are so defined. 3 Sisters yarn from Fair Isle is perfect for your home decor pillows, poufs, and throws. We also love using […]

Extreme Knitting, Extreme Luxury

Super Chunky Yarns by 3 Sisters

Take your cozy-factor up by ten points with the newest trend in knitting – super, super chunky 3 Sisters yarn by Fair Isle! These yarns are so chunky that you can knit them by hand, no needles needed. Or if you prefer to use needles, there are large ones that work great and can help you […]

Knit this: Triangle Garter Stitch Scarf Shawl – Free Pattern

Triangle Scarves - Free Pattern

This lovely project was made by Lisa from our Craft Warehouse Design Team. The pattern uses the Garter stitch and is made up with the DK Colors yarn by Mary Maxim. The DK Colors are designed to create broad stripes of color as you knit or crochet. Each cake contains 5 coordinated colors. It only […]

Knit this: Sweet Baby Cake Bias Knit Blanket – Free Pattern

Free Pattern for Bias Knit Baby Blanket

Supplies: 1 skein Baby Sweet Cake Yarn by Mary Maxim Size 7 24” Circular Knitting Needles Yarn needle   Directions: Kfb: Knit into the front of stitch, then into the back of the same stitch = increase 1 stitch   Pattern • Cast on 3 stitches.  • Increase rows:  kfb, knit remaining stitches • Repeat […]

Expanded Rib Scarf with Candy Shop Yarn

Knit Scarf Free PAttern

This beginner-friendly rib scarf looks great made with a gradient yarn like Candy Shop Yarn. Each ball contains 3 colors. Each ball will have different ratios of color, so every scarf is unique. The supply list and directions follow.   Supply List: 1 skein of Premier Brand Candy Shop or Chunky Size 4 Yarn Approx. 260 […]

Messy Bun Hats – the Top Knit and Crochet Project this Winter

The Messy Bun Hat Trend at Craft Warehouse

Have you seen the Messy Bun Hats that are all over social media? It’s the kind of thing that makes you wonder why someone didn’t think of this before? A Messy Bun Hat is a knit or crochet beanie-style hat with a hole in the top so your bun or ponytail can poke out. No […]

Make a Messy Bun Hat – Free Patterns!

Craft Warehouse messy bun hat pattern

Messy Bun Hats have been a popular trend this winter and we love it! Here are two patterns from Mary Maxim that we wanted to share with you. Lion Brand Yarns also recently published an article and video on making messy bun hats that you can find here. Shell Stitch Messy Bun Hat Supplies: Yarn: […]

Make a Doily Table Runner – Quick Project

Make a Crochet Lace Doily Table Runner with Craft Warehouse

Doily crafts have become very popular lately and with good reason.  The Crochet Doily is very versatile. It can be sewn, glued, used like a stencil, dyed, added together to make a larger piece and cut up into smaller pieces. We’re quite taken with the trend of Crafting with Doilies and this is one of […]

Knit Prism Neck Scarf – Perfect for Beginners

Scarf made from Mary Maxi Prism yarns

This knit scarf is the perfect project for a beginner who wants advanced looking results. Using the Mary Maxim Prism Yarn you can create this project in a weekend. The Mary Maxim Prism Yarn is hand dipped which creates a beautiful color saturation. The roving style yarn means it has varying degrees of thickness. Supplies: […]

Hearthland Crochet Throw

    We Created this cozy Hearthland Crochet Throw using “This Land Is Your Land” Book by Lion Brand’s. This is a great project for a confident beginner. The Yarn is Lion Brand’s Hearthland Worsted Weight, in three colors of your choice. Hearthland Worsted yarn in 100% acrylic and is machine washable and dryable, It has a […]

Knit This: Chunky Bias Strip Scarf – Free Project Sheet

Make this Chunky Bias Stripe Scarf - Free Pattern at Craft Warehouse

This pretty scarf was made with the Aurora Yarn which is a roving style yarn that combines many hues in each skein to make blended stripes. The pattern is a good way to learn how to knit a bias scarf. When worn the scarf’s stripes show diagonally. The pattern available here is designed for a […]

Two Toned Textured Cowl

  About the yarn:  Made by Schachenmayr it is 25% wool, 30% Alpaca and 45% polyamide. Each skein is 124 yds, 25g.  Designers note: I really enjoyed working with this yarn, it was soft and has a lovely drape, yummy to touch and very easy to knit with. The Alpaca and wool makes for an […]

Chunky Seed Stitch Cowl

Chunky Seed Stitch Cowl Scarf

Supplies for Chunky Seed Stitch Cowl 1 skein or approximately 115 yards of bulky yarn (Size 5 or 6) Size 11 (8mm) straight Knitting Needles Yarn needle Directions: Cast on 25 Stitches. Slip first stitch knitwise, then Seed stitch (purl 1, knit 1) to end. All rows are Seed Stitched Knit in Seed Stitch pattern […]

Crocheted Santa Mug Wrap

crocheted santa mug wrap

Isn’t this the cutest way to show your holiday spirit with your daily cup of coffee? This Crocheted Santa Mug Wrap was made using the Mary Maxim “Holiday Favorites” book. If you know how to crochet this will take you less than 60min from start to finish!  You’ll be able to make several from these 3 […]

Kitchen Scrub it

Kitchen Scrub it - Mary Maxim

Start getting ready for the Holidays early! These scrubbies are adorable and great gifts… Bring to the host of a holiday party, a new neighbor as a house warming gift, or for the person that is hard to buy for! These are so colorful scrubbies will brighten up anyone’s kitchen!

Marble Chunky Yarn Afghan

Confident Beginner Crochet Project

Marble Chunky comes in dozens of colors, all with a self strip effect that makes each project unique. The chunky size of the yarn makes any project go quickly….. This is a Confident Beginner Crochet Project What we used: To create this “Waterfall” afghan we used “48 Hour Afghan” project book by Leisure Arts. It […]

Fall Arm Knitted Scarves

Fall Arm Knitted Scarves

Arm Knitting is back in swing as the fall season approaches! Arm Knitting is a fast and easy way to knit without needles! You can get either one of these projects done before you finish your favorite television program without any experience in knitting! Blue and Sliver Twist Supplies: Two Strands (one Skein) of Cascade […]

Sunny Side Felted Chair Pad

Sunny Side Felted Chair Pad

This altered “granny square” pattern, by Karen Graepel from our Vancouver Craft Warehouse, using Cascade Magnum Yarn creates a fun felted chair pad for keeping yourself warm on the bleachers during football season! Make it in your sports team’s colors to show your spirit! Materials One skein Cascade Magnum yarn, any color except white (white will not […]

Arm Knitting Scarves

Arm Knitting Scarves

Knitters are creating cowls, scarves and even afghans using the Arm Knitting method. With Arm Knitting you get the look of knitting without using knitting needles! You can make an easy scarf in the time it takes to watch your favorite TV show! Cowl (pictured on the left) Supplies: 2 Strands Heartland T&Q blue (1 […]

Knitted Cowl Wrap

Knitted Cowl Wrap

Thank you to Melissa Hartwell, an employee from one of our Craft Warehouse stores, who created this lovely Cowl Wrap! I asked her to share how she made it, just for you! Supplies: 1 Hank “Magnum” by Cascade Yarns Color used: Shire 1 Skein “Glitz” yarn by Mary Maxim Color used: Angora 1 Size “J […]