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 …

Book Review: Scarves in the Round

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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.   Book: Scarves in the Round: 25 Knitted Infinity Scarves, Neck Warmers, Cowls, and Double-Warm Tube Scarves Author: Heather Walpole Since I’m moderating the neck things group for the Ravelry Gift-a-Long, I’ve been thinking about neck things a lot. So, today seems like the perfect time to post about a new book I received, Scarves in the Round: 25 Knitted Infinity Scarves, Neck Warmers, Cowls, and Double-Warm Tube Scarves. When …

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 …

Finished Project Photo & One Awesome Crocheter

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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. There are certain parts of designing that I love, like coming up with a new idea and finishing a project. However, I think the coolest part is seeing finished project photos of items other people have made from my designs. When Barbara tweeted her photo of a finished Ridged Whirl Hat, I got more than just the usual warm, fuzzy feeling though- I got a life lesson. What really amazed …

Say hello to Esmeralda

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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. No better way to start off a new week than with putting out a new pattern. Say hello to the Esmeralda Shawl. Esmeralda is a Tunisian crochet project. I really had fun with this project because the shawl is made as 3 consecutive wedges that are worked off of each other as you go. And, of course, I love this yarn! The yarn shown is Claudia Handpaints Fingering Merino in …

Sneak Peek: Alex Adorable Pullover Vest (Knit)

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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. One of my recent projects, in conjunction with Holiday Yarns, is the Alex Adorable Pullover Vest. Read as “Alex Adorable (pause) Pullover Vest”. This is the first of a couple of children’s patterns I’m doing this Fall/Winter. They are all going to be named with a child’s first name and an adjective last name- so “Alex Adorable” and “Phoebe Fantastic”, etc. I really love the fun stitch pattern. It’s made …