The 20 things everyone's going crazy for in 2020

Published on July 1, 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 6 Strand Embroidery Floss
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    Anchor 6 Strand Embroidery Floss

    By Anchor

    8. Shout out for Scheepjes Catona!

    Scheepjes Catona 25 gram
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    Scheepjes Catona 25 gram

    By Scheepjes

    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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