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Christmas Project Preparations

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I’m going to do something crazy. I know, it’s not even Thanksgiving yet. But I saw on Facebook the other day that there are only 7 more Mondays until Christmas (!!!!!) and…well, I just couldn’t help myself. Prepare yourselves… Time to start your holiday crochet preparations! I know, it’s crazy, right? But I’m the type of person who kind of does Christmas shopping all year round and so I’m usually just about done with everyone’s gifts by the time Thanksgiving rolls around. Being a college student has certainly changed that, but I still like to start getting into the spirit...

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Crochet Basics: Getting to Know Your Yarn

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You’re probably all exhausted from all of my breathless Halloween posts these past few weeks, so let’s change it up a bit. We’ve been welcoming some new readers to our blog and our newly revamped social media pages for the past few months, so I thought that today we could go back to basics, Christina Aguilera-style. Let’s talk yarn! Yarn is most commonly made of cotton, wool or acrylic and is made from strands that are twisted together into a thicker string, which are rolled into a ball called a skein. Yarns are differentiated by their weights/thickness, material types, and...

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Crochet Creations, Featuring: YOU!

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There is nothing better than that feeling of accomplishment you get when you finish a particularly tricky project. Being able to look at something and say, “Wow! I made that!” is such an amazing thing, isn’t it? That’s why I love seeing our dear readers’ incredible projects—you are such an innovative and creative bunch that some of the photos that I receive just blow me away! Alongside our fabulous internet community that shares its project photos via our Facebook and Instagram, we have an incredible and close-knit (ha!) group of friends that get together on Fridays at our Baltimore store...

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Crocheted Fashions at NYFW

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First of all, welcome back to the Bonita Patterns Blog! We’re now Bonita Patterns & Yarns after expanding our collection to include some seriously cool and unique yarny goodness! I’m Lindsay and I am super excited to learn more about the world of crochet and provide you lovely readers with some fun content, and I’d love to hear what you think of our new facelift! You can email me at marketing@bonitayarns.com New York has been absolutely buzzing this week with New York Fashion Week festivities in full swing. The Spring/Summer 2015 collections are promising lots of gorgeous colors, textures and...

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Crocodile Stitch Flower on Video

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It’s Spring again and time for crocheting flowers! The Crocodile Stitch Flower is one of your most popular patterns. It’s fast, it’s easy, it’s unique. We just made a video on You Tube, so if you have an extra visual aid. Thanks Leslie for making this video for us! Enjoy and spread flowers all over!

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