1. Mood Scarf
It’s a month-long project where each day you knit, your mood corresponds to a particular color of yarn. Get a kit from the endlessly creative Leafcutter Designs.
2. Crochet Buttons
This is a great way to save money on buttons and use up bits of leftover yarn. Get the pattern here.
3. Sniffle Mitts
Combat winter colds in style. Buy the pattern on Ravelry.
4. Teacup Pocket
Brb, putting this on all my sweaters. Get the pattern from the always-inspiring Colorful Stitches.
5. Crochet Chain Link Scarf
This pattern comprises the perfect amount of snug and swagger.
6. Ten-Stitch Blanket
7. Sky Scarf
Also by Leafcutter Designs, you record the weather in different yarn colors each day.
8. Crocheted Wall Hanging Pocket
Perfect for storing EVEN MORE CRAFT SUPPLIES. Get the pattern on Ravelry.
9. Game Knitting
Lee Meredith makes all kinds of interesting patterns, and this booklet in particular focuses on spontaneous knitting in conjunction with a TV show/podcast/movie of your choice (so every time Sherlock unknowingly insults somebody, for example, change the color of your yarn). It’s essentially a drinking game but for knitting (and hey, bonus points if you want to drink at the same time).
Perfect for days when you just can’t make up your mind. Find the pattern on Ravelry.
11. Knitted Clock
IT’S KNIT-O-CLOCK SOMEWHERE. Get the pattern here.
12. Crocheted Doily Clock
This is so beautiful I almost don’t know what to do with myself. The pattern is available on Ravelry.
13. Air Quotes / Apostrophes
Yo, they could totally come in handy. Get the pattern here.
14. Knitted Dominoes
For cozy, cuddly game night. The pattern is available on Ravelry.
15. Color-by-Number Cowl
Also by Lee Meredith, this is part of a larger collection that lets your imagination run ~wild~ with color combinations. Crocheters can use these techniques too!
17. Knitted High-Tops
Cover your well-loved kicks or invest in a new pair. Get the pattern on Ravelry.
18. Baby “Converse”
Why should grownups get to have all the high-top fun? Get the pattern on Ravelry.
19. Chair Leg Socks
They’ll help protect your floors AND look cute while doing so. Get the pattern on Ravelry (although you’ll have to tweak it to your furniture’s specifications).
Have you come across any strange/unique/delightful patterns in your knitting and crochet travels? Add them in the comments!
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