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Christmas Tree

Crochet Pattern for Christmas Tree Ornament This cute little Christmas tree is super easy to make. I have made them in all sizes and colors. When I first started, I used traditional green for the tree, brown for the trunk and red for the tree stand. I would decorate the tree with beads as ornaments. […]

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Ripping Out the Art Work

Shop update 5/20/21 Update to the shop. I was looming some pretty cat eyes but wasn’t happy about how they were turning out. Instead of using a pattern, I should have free-handed the art. It’s funny how I can see something, but can’t translate it into the end product I want. Not because of lack […]

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Colors of the Season

Color Choice in Crafting Matters Lately, I have been playing a game on the phone that requires you to decorate part of a home. It has a description of what the client likes and wishes. The idea is that to decorate per the client’s wishes and the rest of the players in the game vote […]

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February

Valentines 💝 Ah, February. Not yet Spring, not the dead of Winter, February may be the dreariest month of the year. Valentine’s day brightens the month in a flurry of flowers, chocolates, and red hearts. Let us not forget the cards. According to Hallmark, about 114 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged every year. That’s […]

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Crocheted Penguin

Presented by www.craftedbytw.com Cute little penguin is 4 inches tall Body Using black yarn Rnd 1: MC 6 Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around: 12sc Rnd 3: *sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc. Repeat from * around: 18 sc Rnd 4-6: sc around: 18 sc Rnd 7: *sc in first […]

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Triangle Granny

Granny Square Variation This triangle granny square variation is a little more challenging than most. It requires the crocheter to know how to do some double and triple clusters. The results are very unique. I am sure you will enjoy making this one! I like to make blankets with alternating solid and 2 to 4 […]

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Granny Square Variation

Free Pattern Really Free! My first crocheting experience was a making a granny square. There was an older lady named Kaysee who lived in the building across the way from where I lived. I would go to her house quite often and sit and talk with her. She would give me coffee with lots of […]

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Irish Rose Crochet Pattern

Irish Rose This pretty rose can be used as an embellishment for hats, purses, clothing and granny squares. It is rather simple to make and once you get the hang of it you can make dozens of them while watching your favorite shows. Irish Rose is a terrific way to use up leftover yarn. I […]

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Yarn-Bombing…

Not Cool Yarn-Bombing is the act of covering objects in yarn using either crochet or knit. It is usually unexpected items, such as trees, benches, lamps, bicycles, and other items. There have bombardments inside, but mostly one finds them outside. It turns the landscape into a colorful wonderland. Typically the events have been to raise […]

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Long Shell Chevron Stitch

This is a great crochet stitch, very elegant looking with just enough detail to make it look more complicated than it is. To do this stitch you will need to know how to Chain (ch) Skip stitches (sk) slip stitch (sl st), single crochet (sc), triple crochet (trc) and how to decrease (dc). The size […]