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This craft category is a huge collection of yarn crafts! Crafts with yarn ( DIY yarn decorations - yarn wall arts ), simple crafts for kids with yarn, yarn using craft techniques: crochet (free crochet pattern, free amigurumi patterns, crocheted toys and decorations), knitting (free knitting patterns, knitted decorations), macrame decorations and jewelries, paracord jewelries, crafts with hand embroidery, ribbon embroidery and may more yarn crafts (craft ideas with yarn)!If you are looking for a specific craft technique ( crochet, knitting, macrame or paracord ) please choose a sub-category from the "yarn crafts" main menu ( at the top of the page).
DIY Modern photo wall hanging - creative home decor
Amy came up with this really simple modern wall hanging DIY in partnership with SnapBox to put her Instagram pictures on the wall in a cool and modern way, perfect for hanging up inspiration in a work space or just a casual way to display house memories. We love stylish modern  wall hangings especially if they serves a function while still being decorative. You can make this gorgeous photo wall hanging in any color and size that fits into your home and style, and if you haven't got air drying clay at hand you can substitute it with cardboard or wood pieces  instead.
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Poly the sleeping amigurumi bear  and his blankey (free crochet patterns)
Have you ever seen a cuter sleeping amigurumi bear ? Visit Tarturumies and crochet one! On Tarturumies you will find the free crochet patterns of Poly ( the sleeping teddy bear ) , his pajamas and a gratis tiny teddy bear blankey ! Lovely, isn't it? This super adorable sleeping amigurumi bear can be a cuddly companion of your kids. This amigurumi pattern maybe a little bit time-consuming, but it's not complicated at all! So grab a few skein of ( cotton ) yarn and let's start:
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Toshka the amigurumi dog - free crochet pattern
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute dog ! Who can resist him? By following along Svetlana Bolotova's free amigurumi pattern, you will be able to create this super cute crochet dog in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi, we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) So grab your hooks and create a lovely little amigurumi dog for your friends or family members, they will love it! Get the free pattern at Amiguroom:
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Easy yarn wrapped foxes - fin fall craft for kids
Do you like to decorate for fall with the kids frugally? We enjoy making super easy and fun paper decorations, but what we really love is involving kids in the decorating process. Kid-made fall decor is the best decor! Here is a lovely and super easy paper craft project by Kids Craft Room your kids will enjoy trying: a cute yarn wrapped fox. With completing a few simple steps, you can craft a yarn wrapped fox and create a lovely fall garland with them, or you could use the finished foxes as fall ornaments or cute fox puppets!
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Tiny amigurumi cat keychain ( free amigurumi pattern )
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi cat by Dasha Korotkova at AmiguroomToys is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts , so quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. Amigurumi toys are great gifts for any special occasion such as baby shower parties , Christmas or birthdays.
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DIY Pompom bear ( yarn bear)
These pom-pom bears by NataliDoma DIY are one of the cutest yarn crafts we've ever seen! They are so adorable and really easy to make! You don’t need any special tools: just yarn, beads, and a ribbon. This lovely little teddy bear is a great winter/ Christmas kids' craft project for using up any spare balls of yarn in your knitting kit. Try making a whole bunch of these little pom-pom bears in assorted sizes. They'd make perfect Christmas ornaments as well, as you can use them again and again! You could also tie them to a winter wreath , or you could hang your pom-pom bears off a length of yarn , and make an adorable winter garland. They're also great as cute little gifts!
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Little amigurumi bear with scarf (free crochet pattern)
Playing with super cute huggable plushies are so comforting and fun! The perfect reason to play with lovely plush animals ( regardless of your age ) is to crochet one for yourself! ( Or to crochet it as a lovely handmade gift for your friends or family members. ) This time create this lovely amigurumi bear from a skein of yarn by following Nadezhda Pavlova's free crochet pattern. You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi bear from any color and size yarn, the end result will be wonderful and it will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it.
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DIY Upcycled fabric plant pot cover- ( twine planter )
If you're always looking for nifty ways to use your recycled handmade scrap fabric twine this is the perfect craft project for you! Cintia from MyPoppet will show you how to make recycled scrap fabric twine and colorful little plant pot cozies ! No more ugly plant pots or scattered fabric scraps! This upcycled fabric twine covered plant pot is just the perfect size to store pencils and other random craft bits. Or you could use them as planters for your growing succulent collection, ideal to cover up ugly plastic pots and prevent water damage to surfaces. So easy to make , once your twine is prepared, it only takes a few minutes to glue it and you are done!
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DIY macrame yarn girland
If you are looking for a quick, cheap but still gorgeous house / kids room or party decor, this DIY macrame yarn garland is a perfect craft project for you! The best thing about this macrame yarn garland is how it adds a lot of color and interest without needing tons of time or materials, which makes it a perfect project for table backdrops at parties or a wedding. The only thing you will need to create this unique macrame wall art is a little amount of yarn ( or other similar materials ). Imagine a nice garland hanging from a branch ( created with sisal rope ) , or one made with nice romantic ( white ) satin ribbon!
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Stanny the amigurumi bunny (free amigurumi pattern)
In this free crochet tutorial by Anita Arslanova at AmiguroomToys, you can learn how to crochet this adorable rabbit in amigurumi ! This sweet amigurumi rabbit is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi rabbit is a wonderful Easter decoration or a soft toy for kids. This amigurumi rabbit is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet yours from cotton yarn and create its eyes with embroidery. At AmiguroomToys you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute rabbit accompanied with a nice, detailed assembling tutorial. This amigurumi pattern is a fairly easy one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this lovely little rabbit is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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Little amigurumi dog keychain (free crochet pattern)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi dog keychain ( translated by Amiguroom and designed by Amylie Freeman ) is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan, that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts. So don't hesitate: quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. Create a lovely little amigurumi dog keychain for your friends or family members, they will love it!
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Easy DIY paracord (knotted) Christmas tree
This time WhyKnot presents you a gorgeous paracord design : the paracord Christmas tree ( ornament ) . In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this beautiful paracord Christmas tree with simple knots using nylon parachute cord ( paracord ) . This paracord Christmas tree ornament design is fairly easy to make but the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! This DIY paracord Christmas tree can be a great gift for your friends/family members , but of course you can create one for yourself as well.
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Mom - baby matching slippers ( baby shower gift )
Create with this super, free mom&baby matching slippers crochet pattern a pair of cozy slippers which can make a great creative gift for moms (and dads) for any occasion! Despite the look this cozy crochet slippers is a beginner / intermediate pattern so you can crochet them easily even if you are a beginner in crocheting ! Make cozy mom & baby matching room slippers from soft cotton yarn or super warm wool / acrylic yarn - it will be great in any form! These cozy indoor shoes can be  practical thorough the winter / autumn season or you can use hem in a baby & mom photo session!
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Mini amigurumi pig in scarf (free crochet pattern)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade ( Christmas ) gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This super adorable amigurumi pig by Petit Cutie at Amigurumi Space is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts , so quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. Amigurumi toys are great gifts for any special occasion such as Christmas or birthdays.
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Little soft amigurumi bear and rabbit (free crochet patterns)
In this free crochet tutorial by Ekaterina Nikolaeva at AmiguroomToys, you can learn how to crochet this adorable rabbit or bear in amigurumi! This sweet amigurumi rabbit or bear is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi rabbit or the little bear is just a wonderful seasonal decoration or a soft toy for kids. The amigurumi rabbit or bear is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet yours from cotton yarn and create its eyes with embroidery. At AmiguroomToys you will find the free amigurumi patterns of these super cute cuddly animals. These amigurumi patterns are fairly easy ones, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this lovely little rabbit/bear is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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Adorable crochet marshmallow keychain (free pattern)
Winter is the most wonderful time of the year and coffee shops are making it even sweeter with their assortment of holiday beverages ! Between the hustle and bustle take time to enjoy a cup of coffee ( or hot cocoa ) and do a little crocheting: lets crochet some cute marshmallow keychains to pair with your delicious beverage! This crochet project is super easy and quick ,it can be a perfect choice if you haven't got too much time or skill in crochet ! This cute marshmallow keychain can be a great ( Christmas ) gift for your coffee or hot cocoa lover friends ( paired with a bag of coffee or hot cocoa ) .
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Knitted star and tassel Christmas tree ornament ( free knitting patterns )
Knitting these cute stars & tassels for Christmas are so much fun. They are a free downloadable pattern from Let's Knit. You can knit these in all kinds of colors, they will be lovely in any form. The lovely knitted tassel decoration adds a modern touch to your Christmas decor whilst the star is a more traditional motif. Both make a lovely stocking filler . Wouldn’t these be cute in pinks and reds for Valentine’s Day? We could even see knitting a bunch of them and throwing them in a big bowl on a coffee table. So many possibilities!
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Mr. Zombie (amigurumi zombie) - free crochet pattern
Are you looking for a lovely handmade Halloween gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi zombie by Galina Konysheva at Amiguroom Toys is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts, just as this lovely little zombie. So don't hesitate: quickly grab this wonderful free amigurumi pattern and learn the how-tos!
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Amigurumi craft granny - crochet granny organizer (free pattern)
Are you looking for versatile and super cute storage for your crochet stuff ? Why don’t you try this super cute crochet granny organizer ? This amigurumi granny doll designed by Zhaya Designs Amigurumis is everything you need for organizing your craft tools . It is a scissors pocket, pin cushion and hook divider all in one! Plus it has a bunch more useful nooks and crannies.Visit Zhaya's site and get the amigurumi craft granny pattern for free ! ( NOTE: The pattern moved >>> here <<< please use this link instead of the buttons below )
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DIY Pom pom penguin - cute and easy winter craft for kids
These pom-pom penguins by One Little Project are one of the cutest winter crafts we've ever seen! They are so adorable and really easy to make! You don’t need any special tools: just yarn , felt , scissors and glue. This lovely little penguin is a great winter/ Christmas kids' craft project for using up any spare balls of yarn in your knitting kit. Try making a whole bunch of these little pom-pom penguins in assorted sizes. They'd make perfect Christmas ornaments as well, as you can use them again and again! You could also tie them to a winter wreath , or you could hang your pom-pom penguins off a length of yarn , and make an adorable winter garland.
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Gorgeous ribbon rose bouquet with kanzashi technique
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this gorgeous colorful round bouquet of satin roses ! We love kanzashi ( ribbon folding ) technique because it's super easy and the outcome is always soo beautiful and unique! You can use this round ribbon rose bouquet at your wedding , or you can make one as a beautiful gift for any special occassions! This kanzashi ribbon flower bouquet will look gorgeous in any color, you can even use it as a nice spring/easter decor ! You can use th is clever and easy ribbon rose folding technique to create other accesories/jewelrie s as well!
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Cute crochet chicken hat with yarn hair (free crochet pattern)
Celebrate Easter in adorable style with this baby chick crochet hat pattern! My Merry Messy Life was inspired by adorable little real baby chicks to make a super adorable hat that looks like them in sizes toddler through adult . Isn’t this crocheted chick hat with yarn hair is just adorable? The crazy hair really brings this chick together. At mymerrymessylife.com you will find the free chick hat crochet pattern in three sizes: toddler, child ,and adult. This is a very simple & quick crochet project  which is absolutely suitable for beginner crocheters:
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Crochet elephant snuggle - free amigurumi pattern
As long as they’re soft and safe , handcrafted baby gifts are a perfect way to welcome new ones to the world! Making this crochet amigurumi elephant baby blankey by Dendennis is a fun little crocheting project. This is a quick and easy amigurumi baby toy project which is suitable for beginners with some experience in making amigurumi. Isn't this little baby elephant blankey is so adorable? When crafting for babies , please be sure to avoid the use of buttons or small parts that could cause choking if the baby puts it in her mouth! To get the free written amigurumi elephant baby blanket & tutorial click here:
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Cute big head dog - crochet toy (free amigurumi pattern)
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet dog pattern is completely free ,so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. Grab some yarn and start stitching! If you're stitching this cute little big head puppy as a toy for a young child, swap the safety eyes and nose for crocheted or embroidered parts instead. You can easily customize this amigurumi dog design to be any color you'd like. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great amigurumi pattern for you. Pattern designer: Evgeniia Kokina (vk.com/club107556188)
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Crochet bunny in sweater (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi bunny pattern by Evgeniya Kosolapova at Amiguroom Toys ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. ( Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little bunny. ) So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi bunny today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved ones.
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Kanzashi  ( or TsuNami ) fold christmas trees
This beautiful Christmas Tree is made from 2 types of Kanzashi fold (or TsuNami) petals, round tip and pointy tip. Watch these 2 videos which they made to show you how to fold it. Perhaps you need to practice first before you can get a perfect fold for a start. Trust me, it is not as difficult as you see and think!
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Roger the Christmas mouse (free amigurumi pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch Roger, the lovely crocheted Christmas mouse for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Tarturumies 's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi Christmas mouse in no time! If you need a lovely handmade Christmas decoration or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy, this amigurumi Christmas mouse makes a sweet little gift!
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Adorable crochet fox hat - free crochet pattern
Surprise your kid with the cutest crochet animal hat ever! This little crocheted fox hat by The Friendly Red Fox is a cute little cover for your ( or your little one’s ) head, perfect for the fox fans out there. You can make this lovely cozy crochet fox hat as decorative or simple as you want. With Kali's free crochet pattern you can make this lovely fall / autumn fox hat in toddler, child and teen/adult sizes. So grab your crochet needles and let's get crocheting:
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