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If you enjoy knitting and crocheting, I think you’ll find yourself right at home here at my website. Here you’ll find fun stitch tutorials for knitting and crochet, as well as free patterns.

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  • Shell Medley Featured image from Handmade by Stacy J

    Shell Medley Crochet Stitch

    The Shell Medley crochet stitch pattern is a lovely (and easy) stitch to learn. The stitch pattern offers a bit of lace, yet with stability of the fabric with the arched fan pattern. This stitch is worked in stitch multiples of 13 + 1 chain over a 2 row repeat.


  • Birthday Sorbet free crochet pattern featured image collage from Handmade by Stacy J

    Birthday Sorbet Baby Blanket

    Today I am so excited to share with you the FREE crochet pattern for the Birthday Sorbet Baby Blanket! My testers rated this pattern as “Easy”, making it the perfect project to make as you watch your favorite program or listen to your favorite podcast.


  • How to knit the Double Eyelet Rib from Handmade by Stacy J

    Double Eyelet Rib

    The Diagonal Knot Stitch is an interesting stitch that creates it’s diagonal effect by making knots. As a result, that knots adds interest and create a lovely airy, yet dense fabric that would be a great to use for a dishcloth, scarf or a slouchy beanie. This stitch is worked in stitch multiples of 3…


  • Making Waves Mug Rug from Handmade by Stacy J

    Making Waves Mug Rug

    Today I am so excited to share with you the FREE crochet pattern for the Making Waves Mug Rug! The Making Waves Mug Rug was designed for the 2023 “Cozy at Home” Crochet along with CAL Central as an accompanying pattern to the Table Runner. This crochet along’s theme was to make something cozy and…


Hi, I’m Stacy and I’m the creator behind Handmade by Stacy J

I am a knitter, crocheter, designer, wife, mom of 2 grown boys and mom of many furry friends. I’ve been crocheting since before I could write my name and learned how to knit in January of 2018. I hope you enjoy all the fun, crafty content here at Handmade by Stacy J!

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