The 20 things everyone's going crazy for in 2020

Published on 1 July 2020 By Milly Youngs 2 min read

Classic knits, crochet that looks like knitting, dressing our dogs, learning to embroider, and making face masks, 2020 has been a whirlwind of making. Crafting has kept us occupied and it's helped us be mindful when we've needed it most. Here are the top 20 things you've been searching for, buying and making this year.

1. You're all learning the top ten embroidery stitches

Learn the Top 10 Embroidery Stitches

2. Everyone's barking mad for dog sweaters

The Sports Nut Dog Sweater in Lion Brand Hometown USA - L32126
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The Sports Nut Dog Sweater in Lion Brand Hometown USA - L32126

By Lion Brand

Say Woof to 5 Free Dog Sweater Patterns

3. This became the most essential make of 2020

LoveCrafts Face Mask Easy Sew - Downloadable PDF
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LoveCrafts Face Mask Easy Sew - Downloadable PDF

By LoveCrafts

Make the Mask

4. The stash staple most added to your knitting basket

Stylecraft Special DK
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Stylecraft Special DK

By Stylecraft

Shop Stylecraft Yarns

5. We're all having a love affair with Paintbox Yarn

Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran
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Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran

By Paintbox Yarns

Pick Your Paintbox Palette

6. Baby, we're obsessed.

Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino
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Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino

By Debbie Bliss

Delve into Debbie Bliss Patterns

7. We found the common thread

Anchor Stranded Cotton
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Anchor Stranded Cotton

By Anchor

8. Crafting got totally epic

Yarn and Colors Epic
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Yarn and Colors Epic

By Yarn and Colors

9. This became a cotton classic

Schachenmayr Catania
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Schachenmayr Catania

By Schachenmayr

10. Someone had a serious crush on cotton

Browse Cotton Yarns Aplenty

11. Beginner knitters flocked to this Debbie Bliss jumper

Brancaster Sweater in Debbie Bliss Falkland Aran - DB262 - Downloadable PDF
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Brancaster Sweater in Debbie Bliss Falkland Aran - DB262 - Downloadable PDF

By Debbie Bliss

12. Babies everywhere are wearing this sweet and stylish jacket

Baby girls jacket with lace collar - P063
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Baby girls jacket with lace collar - P063

By OGE Knitwear Designs

13. "Lovely pattern and so easy to follow", says Maria about this 5* waffle blanket

Simple waffle style blanket in two sizes and car seat blanket
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Simple waffle style blanket in two sizes and car seat blanket

By Claire Topping

14. We went down a rabbit hole

Wild Rabbit
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Wild Rabbit

By Dot Pebbles

15. The seaside jumper on every crocheters' bucket list

Sawgrass Sweater
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Sawgrass Sweater

By Sarah Truesdell

16. What yarn!? These storage baskets have come in handy for hiding our stash addiction

Storage Bag in Hoooked Zpagetti - Downloadable PDF
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Storage Bag in Hoooked Zpagetti - Downloadable PDF

By Hoooked

17. The baby granny square jacket approved by real life grannies

Baby Granny Square Jacket Pattern
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Baby Granny Square Jacket Pattern

By isWoolish

18. You've been looking for the rainbows

Lylo Rainbow in DMC - PAT0068 - Downloadable PDF
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Lylo Rainbow in DMC - PAT0068 - Downloadable PDF

By DMC

Search for the Rainbow

19. Cross Stitchers made a beeline for this cutie

Bumble Bee in DMC - PAT0685 -  Downloadable PDF
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Bumble Bee in DMC - PAT0685 - Downloadable PDF

By DMC

20. Stitchers found mindfulness in this floral kaleidoscope

Floral Kaleidoscope in DMC - PAT0452 -  Downloadable PDF
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Floral Kaleidoscope in DMC - PAT0452 - Downloadable PDF

By DMC
About the author

Milly Youngs

Milly is Digital Content Editor at LoveCrafts. Milly’s mission is to bring people everyday moments of joy through craft. Got an idea for a post? Send your idea to Milly, she loves receiving new submissions! When Milly’s not editing you’ll find her with a freshly ground coffee, sewing or collaging in her craft nook.

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