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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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DIY Idea: Customizing Your Yarn!

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In an effort to get more familiar with the crochet blogging community, I’ve been doing a lot of research and reading A LOT of blogs these past few weeks. I have found some amazingly creative people out there on the blogosphere, and some of my favorites have been doing some incredibly unique things with yarn. I love the DIY spirit of these yarn-customizing tutorials—by taking a plain and simple ball of yarn and transforming it into something special and fun, it adds a whole other level of creativity to your crochet projects. The best part about these projects? They’re super...

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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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Reversible Textured Slouch and Crocodile Stitch Double Layered Flower

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This free crochet pattern for a slouch has all to do with my love for textured stitches!  I wanted to share with you this easy and quick hat that you can make in a just a few hours.  It is ideal for last-minute gifts, and for those of you who sell finished pieces, where time is of the essence. I would love to hear what you think about this one. Please  leave your comments!              Materials: Worsted weight yarn of your preference. The slouch showcased in pattern was made with: Bernat Satin in Stone (100% Acrylic; 3.5oz/100g,...

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Free Gratitude Flower Pattern

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To show how grateful we are for all of your support throughout the years here is the free Gratitude Flower crochet pattern. They’re such a breeze to make so don’t be surprised if you end up making a mountain of these. They could be used on countless handmade gifts this holiday season and even as decorations for the packaging of your gifts. Pattern is listed below. Materials: 1 ball of Aunt Lydia’s crochet thread, Classic 10, 100% Mercerized Cotton in Goldenrod (yellow), or Pumpkin (orange) or (fudge brown) colorways Size D (3.25 mm) crochet hook Bead or button of your...

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