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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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  • Featured image of Little Knit Pumpkin from Handmade by Stacy J

    Little Knit Pumpkin

    The Little Knit Pumpkin was designed because Fall was approaching and I hadn’t knit a pumpkin before. As I was playing around with ideas, more ideas came to me – how about a leaf? A soft stem? Oh! How about a curly q? So, this Little Knit Pumpkin was born. It’s quick, easy and super […]


  • Wrapped Columns Crochet stitch sample from Handmade by Stacy J

    Wrapped Columns Crochet Stitch

    The Wrapped Columns crochet stitch is a very simple and fun crochet stitch to learn. The columns in the stitch are wrapped with yarn overs around the post of the double crochet, creating an interesting look. This stitch is a combination of double crochet, chains and yarn overs. It creates a wonderful fabric and, as […]


  • Fall Leaf gift tags featured image from Handmade by Stacy J

    Gift Tags

    ©2022 Handmade by Stacy J Please enjoy these printable gift tags that I’ve designed for you. The leaf tags would be wonderful for the Pumpkin knit pattern that I’ve designed (Here is the link for that pattern). Just imagine how cute it would be to have the pumpkin set at the seat of your guest […]


  • Baby Cable & Garter Ridges knit sample from Handmade by Stacy J

    Baby Cable & Garter Ridges

    The Baby Cable & Garter Ridges is a simple cable stitch that creates a beautiful pattern with loads of texture and interest. It’s worked in multiples of 25 stitches and uses a Cable 4 Front stitch, and as a result adds interest and creates a lovely dense fabric that would be a great to use […]


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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