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Best beach knitting and crochet patterns for summer

Sizzle! The summer heat means that we all want to head to the beach to cool off. Lucky for us, it's the perfect place for beach knitting and crochet patterns to take the limelight!

Best beach knitting and crochet patterns for summer

One ball challenge: free lace scarf knitting pattern

This month, our knitter across the pond in Canada has created a brand new free lace scarf knitting pattern with one skein of yarn! We love what she came up with, and we know you will too. 

One ball challenge: free lace scarf knitting pattern

What goes into designing a pattern?

Have you ever wondered what goes into designing a pattern? Knitting and crochet designer Anna Nikipirowicz stopped by to tell us her process!

What goes into designing a pattern?

Best free Easter knitting patterns

Don't hunt for free Easter knitting patterns like you would for eggs: we curated a list of some of our favourites from around the web!

Best free Easter knitting patterns

The rarest yarn in the world

Have you ever wondered what the rarest yarn in the world could be? We tracked some down so we could tell you about vicuna yarn!

The rarest yarn in the world

The importance of natural fibres

What's the deal with natural fibres? We talked to blogger Ashlee Lackovic about why natural fibres are important to the craft community and the planet.

The importance of natural fibres

Introducing Amano Yarns

We're thrilled to be introducing a new yarn brand at Laughing Hens: Amano Yarns! With a heartwarming mission and inspiring yarns, we know you'll love Amano yarns as much as we do. 

Introducing Amano Yarns

Knitting can change your life

Ashlee Lackovic of the Smashlee Stitches blog talks about knitting as a mental health activity, and how the art of yarn crafting changed her life for the better. 

Knitting can change your life

Take the frog or finish challenge

Is one of your new year's resolutions to clear out your stash? Take the frog or finish challenge with us and start the new year off right!

Take the frog or finish challenge
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