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Exciting Order #1: Order Placed!

Whilst looking through numerous wool sites, and getting my freebies from Berger De France a lady I work with asked if I could make her a top. She looked through a few patterns I had stored and fell in love with this one (as did I when I first...

Wish Lists #1: Amigurumi

Amigurumi is one of my personal fave’s of Crochet! I love how cute the various animals turn out, and how you can give them such a different look by changing up the yarn. I don’t however, find myself having enough time to get any done recently....

Inspirations #5: For the Paranormally Inclined

I realize that Halloween is coming up pretty fast, especially for those planning to create costumes and/or decorations for this annual “ode to spirits that have passed”. However, in my wanderings around the internet I discovered that there is a...

Editing Creations

How do I edit a creation post I made? I put the wrong website for my free pattern.

Inspirations #4: It's National Teddy Bear Day!

We love teddy bears. I don’t believe I have ever known someone who didn’t at least like teddies, and many people had one as a “best friend” as a child (me included!). Ever since the shopkeeper Morris Michtom and his wife Rose made a stuffed...

Crochet a Father's Day

I certainly can’t speak for anyone else, but Father’s Day gifts were always a problem for me. My two siblings and I did the best we could, but I’m sure my father inwardly groaned at some of the presents we gave him! Anyway, I decided to check...

pattern testing

I’m not sure about any of my fellow crochet buddies out there but I for one enjoy a great pattern. To me, a free pattern is optimal, but if I purchase a pattern on the rare occasion my lust for a pattern wins over, I hope that it’s written...

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.Community Collaboration #3 - Collab-agon #8: hexagon 3: DIRECTIONS

next pattern is …. This free pattern originally published in:  Afghans Knit and Crochet All the gaiety and color reminiscent of South of the Border are in this sparkling design. COATS & CLARK’S “RED HEART” KNITTING WORSTED, 4 Ply,...

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...