Tutorial – Chain Reaction

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  Chain stitches are the basic building blocks of crochet, after all they are the basis for the start of most crochet projects; however, they are useful as standalone components too. Let's examine a few different options to make long ties that may be used as drawstrings, ties or other practical or decorative parts of a finished project. Of course, there is the basic chain stitch string. Simply chain as many as you need to achieve the desired length, weave in the ends and voila! You Read more

Crochet Finds – 5-18-15

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Enjoy this week's Crochet Finds! Lots of pretty and fun projects and many of them are free patterns too!       The kids will be delighted with this weeks fun and colorful projects..... How sweet is this Tessa Skirt Romper by Crochet by Jennifer. Perfect for summertime fun too. Add a cute pair of sandals and a headband and the little miss is ready to party! Super Cute! That's what I think of the Scrappy the Happy Puppy Slippers stitched up by The Hooked Read more

FAN-tastic Hook-Up Link Party #33

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Check back Wednesday to hear some pretty exciting news! But until then, check out this week's featured links and share a project of yours! This is a joint link party hosted by Pattern Paradise and Crystalized Designs – your entry on one site shows up on both, and we both promote the featured projects on our social media sites! Please share this linky party with your friends too. Each week we feature the most clicked projects and here are last week's... Click on the links below to view the Read more

Free Crochet Pattern-X Stitch Challenge, X Marks the Spot Cardi

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Enjoy this month's X Stitch Challenge crochet pattern X Marks the Spot Cardi. Summertime is quickly approaching but spring can still be cool. This month's X Stitch Challenge crochet pattern is the perfect accessory for those chilly days. I designed this pattern using the modified  X stitch but you can use the traditional one if you prefer. I made this cardi in I Love This Cotton with a shimmer and I love the finished look. The cardi closes at the bodice with a set of button taps arranged to Read more

Crochet Finds – 5-11-15

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Enjoy this week's Crochet Finds there are lots of pretty and fun projects and many of them are free patterns too!     The Summer Evening Wrap by Luz Patterns is so elegant. I can see this wrap over an evening dress in the warmer months. Moogly has another hit with the Artfully Simple Angled Scarf. So simple but so effective! Make them in lots of colors for all your summer outfits. Make this pretty Pineapple Lace top by Kim Guzman and enjoy your summer in Read more

Red Heart Yarn Women’s Choice Award Giveaway Winner!

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        And the winner is................ This giveaway is now closed and the winner is announced above. Winner has been notified via email. *************************************************************************     Earlier this year Red Heart Yarn was chosen to receive the 2015 Women's Choice Award, for being America's most recommended yarn brand! A big honor indeed and well deserved when you think that Red Heart has been providing high Read more

Semi-Annual Sales Event!

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  Welcome to our 1st Semi-Annual Sales Event! Did you join in on the fun scavenger hunt Thursday? We thought we’d kick-off this sales event with a collaborative giveaway and we hope you enjoyed it! Now on to the good stuff! The Sales Event is now underway! 16 of your favorite designers have collaborated to bring you one great event! This sales event is running until midnight PST, Sunday, May 10, 2015. To keep it simple there’s NO Coupon Code needed!!! Simply click on the Read more

FAN-tastic Hook-Up Link Party #32

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  We have something fun coming soon and can't wait to share the news! But until then, check out this week's featured links and share a project of yours! This is a joint link party hosted by Pattern Paradise and Crystalized Designs – your entry on one site shows up on both, and we both promote the featured projects on our social media sites! Please share this linky party with your friends too. Each week we feature the most clicked projects and here are last week's... Click on the links Read more

Crochet Finds – 5-4-15

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This week's Crochet Finds was equally balanced between items for the home and wearables. Take a look at this lovely collection of bright colors, textured stitches and creative construction! I hope you enjoy this collection of paid and free patterns! Stop the presses! Don't you just love the Color Reel Blanket by Felted Button? As usual, her color choices are impeccable, but there's something about the grading sequence of this one that really caught my eye. Oh and as a super bonus, no ends Read more

Red Heart Yarn Women’s Choice Award Giveaway!

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Earlier this year Red Heart Yarn was chosen to receive the 2015 Women's Choice Award, for being America's most recommended yarn brand! A big honor indeed and well deserved when you think that Red Heart has been providing high quality, affordable and accessible yarns for over 75 years. The Women’s Choice Award sets the standard for helping women make smarter purchasing choices. The company and its awards identify the brands, products and services that are most recommended and trusted by women. Read more