FAN-tastic Friday Review #27

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Here are the fabulous projects shared in last week's FAN-tastic Friday. Keep sharing your wonderful work and don't forget to load your Link Up Button (instructions at the bottom of the page)! Join us each Friday to share your own work and a chance to be featured! Send me your project pictures (and if you like, a little story) in email at ThePatternParadise@gmail.com or post to my Facebook page!   The top 3 viewed projects: The #1  viewed project this week was this adorable bootie Read more

New Crochet Pattern – Swing Dress & Tunic

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Well the weather is getting cooler and the new school year is underway, so I thought this was a perfect time to give the Swing Dress and Tunic an update.   (Click HERE to add this pattern to your favorites and queue on Ravelry!) I've simplified the instructions a bit and made some cosmetic changes to the pattern, but the big change is additional sizing! The new pattern includes sizes 12 months - 5T! The dress looks great over a simple slip and for cooler months try the tunic Read more

Giving Back – Project Sweet Peas

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The July Project Sweet Peas Event has come to an end. The final tally was an incredible 135 hats and 33 blankets. The goodies were hand delivered to one of the Charity coordinators last Monday. She was impressed and thankful for the love and generosity expressed through the handiwork of so many. This project is near and dear to my heart. I was proud to coordinate this event, through the ELK Studio From the Heart Group, in honor of my niece, who would have celebrated her 13th birthday this Read more

FREE Crochet Pattern – Back-to-School Teacher’s Treat

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I can't believe the summer is almost over and it is back-to-school time! Here's a quick little crochet pattern that's perfect for a teacher appreciation gift. Make these little apples into a set of coasters  Click here to add to your favorites and queue on Ravelry!     or put two together for a little pouch you can fill with goodies.  They would even make terrific tree ornaments!  Perfect for using up scraps of yarn Read more

FAN-tastic Friday Review #26

Fantastic Friday #26

Here are the fabulous projects shared in last week's FAN-tastic Friday. Keep sharing your wonderful work and don't forget to load your Link Up Button (instructions at the bottom of the page)! Join us each Friday to share your own work! Send me your project pictures (and if you like, a little story) in email at ThePatternParadise@gmail.com or post to my Facebook page!   The top 3 viewed projects: The #1  viewed project this week was this adorable bonnet by Janaya from Charmed by Ewe.  Read more

FAN-tastic Friday Review #25

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Here are the fabulous projects shared in last week's FAN-tastic Friday. Keep sharing your fabulous work and don't forget to load your Link Up Button (instructions at the bottom of the page)! Join us each Friday to share your own work! Send me your project pictures (and if you like, a little story) in email at ThePatternParadise@gmail.com or post to my Facebook page! The top 3 viewed projects: The #1 viewed project this week was this super cute Teddy Bear basket by Carolina from One and Two Read more

New Crochet Pattern – Summer Nights Cowl

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Here is a pretty summer cowl that can add a little pop of color or dress up a plain top. It is a one skein pattern and works up very quickly. Add a few beads, pearls or a flower applique and make it unique! ~Maria~ Click here to add to your favorites and queue on Ravelry!     Find the pattern in my Ravelry shop at the special sale price through Friday, August 15th (midnight eastern time). Read more

FAN-tastic Friday Review #24

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Here are the fabulous projects shared in last week's FAN-tastic Friday. Keep sharing your fabulous work and don't forget to load you Link Up Button (instructions at the bottom of the page)! Don't forget to join us each Friday to share your own work! Send me your project pictures (and if you like, a little story) in email at ThePatternParadise@gmail.com or post to my Facebook page! The top 3 viewed projects: The #1 viewed project this week was this lovely dishcloth by Shannon from The Read more

FREE Crochet Pattern – Splish Splash!

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The August Chameleon Hat, Splish Splash, finds itself at the beach. The brim has been transformed into a visor and it sports some fun sea creatures too! Click here to add this pattern to your favorites & queue on Ravelry. This month's Chameleon Hat is a celebration of summer and the beach. I modified the brim into a visor, to keep sun out of sensitive eyes and for a little fun I turned to Moogly for a nice collection of sea creature appliques. I added a starfish, jellyfish, coral and even Read more