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Improve your stitching skills and de-stress your mind with these 12 meditative, knit and crochet projects which are great to make for those you love, including yourself.

skill level: easy crochet

Knit Sampler Afghan

Practice a variety of stitches on this afghan, knit with Caron One Pound.

skill level: easy knit

Turning Points Knit Blanket

This easy mitered square motif blanket is the ideal project for beginners, knit using Caron One Pound.

skill level: easy crochet

Pop-A-Minute Crochet Baby Blanket

This easy crochet baby blanket uses a neutral color, with colorful self-striping Bernat Pop! worked up in shell stitches to highlight this pop of color.

skill level: easy crochet

Pop-A-Minute Crochet Blanket

Have fun with shell stitches worked up in Bernat Pop! to create a colorful and easy crochet blanket.

Home decor starts by dressing up your wall with good vibes...

skill level: easy crochet

Good Vibes Crochet Banner

It's good vibrations all the way with this fun statement piece, crocheted using Bernat Super Value.

skill level: intermediate crochet

Crochet It Shawl For You

This triangle crochet shawl made using Caron Simply Soft is mainly stitched in double crochet and has an eye-catching border.

Create a keepsake by making a shawl. Every stitch is a practice in mindfulness and is perfect to give to a loved one, or to keep for yourself as a reminder to practice self-care

skill level: experienced knit

Subtle Leaves Knit Shawl

Create an understated knit lace motif, this intermediate knit shawl pattern works up beautifully in Patons Silk Bamboo.

skill level: experienced knit

Stacked Up Knit Wrap

Knit a beautiful and comfortable shawl using Caron Simply Soft, the soft drape and subtle sheen of this yarn creates a luxurious wrap.

skill level: experienced crochet

Pinwheel Crochet Shawl

Worked up in separate squares, this pinwheel motif shawl is a great on-the-go project featuring Patons Grace yarn.

skill level: easy crochet

Crochet Square Bear

Little ones love these crochet square bears, crafted using soft Bernat Baby Blanket Tiny.

Small projects can have the biggest of impacts when you make them with care, and for those in need of a smile.

skill level: easy crochet

Crochet Baby Cocoon

Keep them safe and cozy in this adorable crochet cocoon, made using Bernat Baby Blanket.

skill level: experienced knit

Cutie Booties and Cap to Knit

Introduce yourself to double pointed needle knitting with this adorable ensemble using Bernat Baby Sport Tiny.

The Yarns

From silky yarns that drape softly around your shoulders, to practical classics that giftees will cherish for years to come.

The Shades

Summon positive karma with yarns dyed in an eclectic assortment of pastel neutrals and interspersed with springtime color saturation.

Mindful Making Yarn and Shades Story

Beat the cold and start stitching these True North patterns, made exclusively in Patons® yarns.

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