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Linen Scarf Project from Boyfriend Sweaters by Bruce Weinstein

Popular knitwear designer (and cook) Bruce Weinstein bridges the gender gap in his new book Boyfriend Sweaters by offering 19 boyfriend sweaters and accessories that are uber-comfortable, stylish, and sized to fit men and women. We are thrilled to present the Linen Scarf or Wrap project from Boyfriend Sweaters. Try the scarf for a masculine look or the wrap for a longer, more feminine accessory.

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Gobble Up a Free Pattern From Knitted Farm Animals

For the vegetarians in your life, this knitted turkey will be much more appreciated than a well-intentioned Tofurkey. Sarah Keen shares a charming turkey pattern from her new book, Knitted Farm Animals, which includes 15 patterns for sweet, huggable friends.

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Farmhouse Bench Project from The Handbuilt Home by Ana White

Do you ever look at furniture from your favorite store and think, “I could build that”? Now, with encouragement and guidance from Ana White and her new book, The Handbuilt Home, you absolutely can. To celebrate the release of her book, we’re sharing Ana’s Farmhouse Bench project. Simple to build, yet sturdy and strong, it’s the perfect beginner project.

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Stay Cool this Summer with Candace's Shell from Melissa Leapman's New Book

This summer has been a scorcher, with record high temperatures throughout the country.
As much we might like to, we can’t pass the entire season in a pool or ocean. We must turn to the next best thing—sleeveless dresses and tanks! Renowned knitwear designer, teacher, and author Melissa Leapman has the solution—Candace’s Shell from her forthcoming book, Knitting the Perfect Fit.

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Father's Day Gift Idea from Photojojo!

Some fathers are easy to shop for: the newest gadget, tickets to the big game, a book (we like those dads). Then there are the dads who leave us stumped every year. The options are endless, but something that we’re recommending this year is a photo stand, inspired by the bestselling book, Photojojo!

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Free St. Patrick's Day Project from The Knitter's Guide to Hand-Dyed and Variegated Yarn

Although it’s been uncharacteristically warm (at least in New York) this week, the weather will return to normal on Saturday for St. Patrick’s Day. Beat the chill with a pair of adorable, Green Tea Lace Wristlets from The Knitter’s Guide to Hand-Dyed and Variegated Yarn by Lorna Miser.

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Craft Your Way to a Happy Holiday

We presented our favorite books of the season. We showcased crafts that we created for our friends and families for the holidays. Now we’re going to share the love.

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Beaded Candy Cane Project from Martha Stewart's Handmade Holiday Crafts

Although the winter looms, there is much to look forward to this December. We at CrafterNews are particularly excited to begin crafting for the holidays. With help from our favorite holiday craft companion, Martha Stewart’s Handmade Holiday Crafts, we have more than 60 fantastic projects to choose from for Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve.

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Free Graffiti Bracelet Project from The Art of Resin Clay

For jewelry enthusiasts, resin clay is a dream come true. It’s easy to work with, cures without firing, and can mimic many different materials. Try it for yourself with this free project from The Art of Resin Clay by Sherri, Rachel, and Michelle Haab.

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Celebrate The America's Cup with Racing Stripe Towels from Annie Selke

It’s not every day that we at CrafterNews get to mix craft with sport, but alas, we have found the perfect occasion!

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