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Top 6 Shawls of the Month

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Glam it up with one of our fine broaches! We found this free shawl pattern by Jeanne Steinhilber. Add our Blue Flower Bouqet Broach to bring the shawl to life! Links: Linked Shell Shawl Pattern: http://goo.gl/gIp8wm Blue Flower Bouquet Broach: http://goo.gl/R02kXK Rhondda crocheted this free elegant shawl pattern. Pin our Large Black and Silver Leaves Broach to it and voila-elgance to the max! Links: Comfort Crochet Shawl: http://goo.gl/euySnZ Large Black & Silver Leaves Broach: http://goo.gl/8QSyyi This is our very own Dainty Loops Shawl pattern. Add some flare to your night out with our White & Purple Grapes Broach! Links: Dainty Loops Shawl: http://goo.gl/Qkk9pm White...

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Top 6 Shawls of the Month

Posted by Deanna Medlin on

Glam it up with one of our fine broaches!  We found this free shawl pattern by Jeanne Steinhilber. Add our Blue Flower Bouqet Broach to bring the shawl to life!Links: Linked Shell Shawl Pattern: http://goo.gl/gIp8wmBlue Flower Bouquet Broach: http://goo.gl/R02kXK Rhondda crocheted this free elegant shawl pattern. Pin our Large Black and Silver Leaves Broach to it and voila-elgance to the max! Links:Comfort Crochet Shawl: http://goo.gl/euySnZLarge Black & Silver Leaves Broach: http://goo.gl/8QSyyi   This is our very own Dainty Loops Shawl pattern. Add some flare to your night out with our White & Purple Grapes Broach! Links:Dainty Loops Shawl: http://goo.gl/Qkk9pmWhite & Purple Grapes Broach: http://goo.gl/sciFAv Want to...

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DIY Video & Step-by-Step: How to Make a Yarn Ornament

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I’m a little disturbed at how fast time is flying. It feels like only yesterday I was writing about how close we were to Thanksgiving, and suddenly I blink and it’s only two weeks until Christmas! Time is flying and I’ve got to get a move on with everything so I can properly immerse myself in the Christmas spirit. My to-do list looks something like: Buy a tree. Decorate said tree. Untangle Christmas lights. Bake Christmas cookies. Write Christmas cards…and on and on and on it goes! It feels like I haven’t gotten a thing done yet, and Christmas is...

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Bonita Patterns & Yarns Holiday Video Contest!

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I finally feel Christmas in the air! Here in New York City, the Rockefeller Center tree is lit, stores are putting up their holiday windows and I am 100% in the holiday spirit. In celebration of the most wonderful time of the year, Bonita Patterns and Yarns is hosting a holiday video contest! Here are the details: We want to see the creative ways that you use yarn for holiday craft projects. Not just Christmas, of course—show us what you celebrate this time of the year! Take a video of yourself making your favorite holiday craft involving yarn—it can be...

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DIY Yarn Bow Hairclip (Video & Step-by-Step)

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In the crochet world, there is one eternal unanswered question: “what on earth am I supposed to do with all of these yarn scraps?” Thankfully, I have an answer for you with this week’s super quick and easy video tutorial. We’re making hair clips this week using some supplies that you can probably scrounge up from around the house. You will need: A hot glue gun Scissors Medium-sized or small buttons Snap-in hair clips Yarn, of course! Any scraps will do. Step 1: For my yarn bow, I made a rather large one for the purposes of the video. I...

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