Free Crochet Pattern: Premie Hat

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. This is a repost of a blog post I wrote back in 2009 with a free crochet pattern for a premie hat. Enjoy! At this year’s CGOA Professional Development Day we had the chance to make items for Knit for Needs, a charity that distributes knitted and crocheted items to those in need across the United States. Lion Brand provided a variety of yarn for us to work with. I …

Ask Lindsey: Afghan Squares To Block or Not

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Ask Lindsey is a weekly crochet and knit Q&A with Lindsey Stephens. Send your questions to Lindsey at support@thelindseylife.com. Ask Lindsey posts may contain affiliate links for products Lindsey thinks you’d love. It’s Friday the 13th, but don’t be scared! I’m here to help with your stitching dilemmas. Dear Lindsey, I’m making an afghan with lots of individual squares. Should I block the squares before seaming them? Signed, Beth In …

National Crochet Month and a Giveaway

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Happy National Crafting and Crochet Month! I’m so happy to be participating in the Crochetville Blog Tour! The theme is travel, and while I haven’t been able to go on a real life trip this month, I’d thought I’d take you on a small tour of my little corner of the internet. First Stop: Crochet and Knitting Patterns Did you know that I’m a designer? While I do have patterns …

Blog Hop and Crafty Resolutions

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Today is my stop on the fabulous Craftsy Instructor Blog Hop. If you’ve been following along on the stops you may notice that I’m a bit different. I’m a crochet instructor while all my fellow Blog Hop hostesses are sewers and quilters. One of the fabulous things about Craftsy is that it gives you the ability to dive deeply into your favorite craft or skill while exploring new and exciting …

BIG NEWS! Craftsy cat is out of the bag!

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Over the next few weeks, and for a while after that too, you’re going to hear me talking a lot about Craftsy. Maybe you haven’t heard about Craftsy before, or it sounds vaguely familiar but you didn’t really look into it. What’s a Craftsy? Craftsy is the fastest growing crafty community on the web with over 5 million members in over 200 countries worldwide. Craftsy offers online classes across many …

Great Gifts for Knitters and Crocheters

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Ah, the day after Thanksgiving. I can practically hear the beginning strains of the William Tell Overture as people prepare to converge on their local shopping centers. If you’re shopping for yourself, or for a fellow knitter and crocheter, feel free to check out some of these sweet deals online. (You should also feel free to hint liberally, by sending a link to this post to your family with a …

New Crochet Pattern: Drift Ice Cowl

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. I’m so excited to get to put out this new crochet pattern using  SpaceCadet Yarns Ombre Mini-Skeins. I love ombre yarns, and when I was playing around with these mini-skeins, I fell in love with this stitch pattern. The Drift Ice Cowl pattern is written for two sizes (the larger one is shown above), but it’s easily modified for length and even circumference. I was able to make both size …

Crochet and Chic-a

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. At last month’s TNNA (The National Needlearts Association) trade show I spotted this new crochet case by the folks at Chic-a. It’s always great to spot new crochet accessories! Maybe if I got a case I’d finally be able to find my crochet hooks….maybe. 🙂  

Free Pattern – Fine as Findley Cap Sleeve Cardigan

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Recently, in conjunction with Juniper Moon Farms, I put out the Fine as Findley cap sleeved cardigan pattern. Through an arrangement with Juniper Moon Farms, the pattern will be available for free for a year. You can see their blog post on it here, or see it on Ravelry by clicking here. Since the pattern came out, I’ve been really surprised at the response. I’ve received many messages from people …

Texting Mitts Blog Tour and Giveaway

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This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a small amount if you make a purchase using this link. Thanks for helping to support a fellow crafter. Retired massage therapist turned crochet designer, Andee Graves, and I have been friends for a while. I was so excited to see that her new crochet pattern booklet, Texting Mitts, is now available from Leisure Arts. It has 8 fabulous patterns for fingerless mitts, so can you can be warm and use your phone all at the same time. What you’ll love about Texting Mitts: Super Fine Weight Yarn (think …