Tag Archives: Yarn Projects

Knitting and crochet projects are here as well as other craft projects you can do with yarn. So many cool ideas!

Make this: Spring Wreath with Off the Hook Yarn

This lovely Spring Wreath is made with Off the Hook yarn by Lion Brand Yarn. Off the Hook yarn is a super plush chenille yarn spun with sturdy loops that resemble stitches. By pulling one loop through another you can create a number of knitting projects (see the video below). Sarah from our Design Team […]

Make this: Yarn Valentine’s Pom Pom Wreath

A Valentine's Love Yarn Wreath

Supplies: • 1 16” Darice Wood Hanging Wreath form. • 1 cake of Sweet Cakes Yarn • 1 “LOVE” wood word •  Large, medium & small Clover Pom Pom makers • White and Black acrylic paint Glue gun • Bristly brush • Glue Gun Directions: Start wrapping yarn around your wreath, we did a double wrap […]

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, […]

Make this: Unicorn Hoop Wall Hangings

Make this Unicorn Hoop Wall Decor

Unicorns! They are supposed to be elusive, mysterious and, oh yeah, mythical – but it’s not hard to sight them (or their likeness) everywhere these days. Unicorns are very popular again and this project is a totally fun craft to whip up in time to celebrate National Unicorn Day (April 9th). The Unicorn Hoops shown here […]

Wall Art with Yarn – Wall Hangings are a Trend to Stay

The Yarn Wall Hanging Trend at Craft Warehouse

Maybe it’s wishful thinking on our part, but the trend of fiber wall art, including really simple, yet stunning yarn wall art, is something we’d love to see stick around for a good long time.  Not only is it easy to make yourself, but the variations are limitless and making it yourself means you can […]

Make this: Yarn Wall Hangings (4 Ways to Do it)

4 Easy Yarn Wall Hangings from Craft Warehouse

Yarn and macrame wall hangings are having a revival right now. You are probably seeing woven or simple yarn hangings in lots of magazines, living rooms, and commercial spaces. Creating a yarn wall hanging yourself is as easy as you want it to be. It doesn’t take much to make an impression. See more on […]

Yarn Wrapped Winter Trees

How to Make Winter Yarn Trees

Our Paper Mache Cones are a great base for making festive Holiday Trees. Follow this link to see our Tassel Pine Trees >   All you need is some cones, some glue, and some yarn.  Our Snowy Fluffy Tree below was made with the Clover Pom Pom Maker. The Wintery Trees get the gradient look from […]

Make this Trio of Tassel Yarn Trees

Yarn Tassel Pine Trees made on Cones

These Tassel Yarn Trees are a fun and easy way to create your own new seasonal decor. We used the Clover Tassel Maker to make them. If you haven’t tried it yet, it’s kind of addictive (same goes for the pompom maker). See our other Create posts of Yarn Wrapped Cone Trees and Pom Pom […]

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 […]

The Return of String Art

The String Art Trend at Craft Warehouse

If you were around in the 70’s and early 80’s you’re probably pretty aware of String Art. A popular decor choice at the time, you could buy finished pieces at arts and crafts fairs and hip home decor stores. However, at the time, most people made their own string art with kits or through classes. Tons […]

Make this: Succulent String Art

This fun craft combines two hot trends right now: String Art and Succulents! Best of all this is a quick and easy project that will perk up your walls or make a great gift. So, let’s get started! P.S. all of these supplies are available at all Craft Warehouse Supplies: • 11×14 wood panel board […]

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: […]

Rah Rah for the Pom Pom

Pom Poms work in all kinds of ways at Craft Warehouse

Sure, pom poms have been around for a long time and have always been in style in certain capacities, but lately it seems like pom poms are everywhere! No longer just for ponchos and pillowcases, pom poms are whimsical and silly, but can also be grown-up and sophisticated.  Pom poms have been seen a lot […]

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 […]