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Pattern Review / Product for Sale #1: Slight Change of Plans

As much as I love designing crochet items, I just have to give myself one long cold hard look in the mirror and be honest with myself. I love crocheting much more than I like having to write the patterns out. There, I said it. So I have decided...

My Latest Work #6: My Only Sunshine

Apparently I have entered the stage of my life where the “children” are now having children. I’m not a grandmother yet, but I know plenty of women who are. That being said, one of my sister-in-law’s girls is currently expecting her third – the...

Luxury Bathroom Spa Gift Set CAL #1: Luxury Bathroom Spa Gift Set CAL - Shower Puff

Hi everyone! I’m running a FREE CAL over on my website blog at www.hookedonpatterns.com. This is going to be a 4 part crochet along with free patterns that make up a luxury bathroom spa gift set! I have just release the first instalment, a...

CROCHET FOR BEGINNERS

We invite you to the exciting world of crocheting. In our series of Tutorials for Beginners you will find everything you need to start your very first project and to create a masterpiece by yourself. You will learn the basic stitches, learn how...

Crochet.Community Collaboration #2 - Granny Squares #54: Square 23: DIRECTIONS

get those crochet hooks ready …. here we go http://priscillascrochet.net/freepatterns.html

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Hi everyone! I am so excited to be here on this site. I have been a crocheter since I was a very little girl. My grandmother always had a project she was working on when I visited her. I was enthralled at how she could move her hook (or...

Designer Spotlight #2: Hello Yellow Yarn

Another post in my “spotlight on designers” series, I’d like to introduce you to MJ Carlos, a self-taught crochet designer of adorable amigurumi and curator of the Hello Yellow Yarn shop. She lives with her husband and two children in Australia,...

Inspirations #6: It's Turkey Time!

Now that we’ve all settled ourselves from our Halloween-induced sugar highs, it is time to turn our thoughts to that most delicious of holidays, Thanksgiving. As MentalFloss.com states, “Since [William] Bradford wrote of how the colonists had...

The Dog Days of Summer

I remember as a kid I would kind of dread August. First it meant that I only had one month of summer vacation left before school started (in Chicago school starts the day after Labor day). But second, August usually had the worst weeks of summer...

My Little Valentine

Last year I posted several fantastic crocheted hearts for Valentine’s Day (see “For the Sweethearts” at https://thecrochetedbutterfly.wordpress.com/2016/02/14/for-the-sweethearts/), but I didn’t really want to repeat that, lovely as it was. So...