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Quotes from the blocking board…

Hello Crochet Mavens, Just in case blocking your crochet ever seems like an overwhelming task, my little Production Assistant is here to remind you that it can be simple. Step 1) Get the pins. Step 2) Stick the shawlie. Don't be afraid! 🙂 Yours in Stitches, Sara

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Fox & Fleur: A Knitting Pattern for All Ages

Hi Knitters! Today I'm sharing a sweet design for foxy folk of all ages. Fox & Fleur is a stranded colorwork hat available to knit in 6 sizes: newborn, baby, toddler/child, adult small (teen), adult medium, adult large. I designed the original cap as a baby shower gift for a friend's baby girl on the… Continue reading Fox & Fleur: A Knitting Pattern for All Ages

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Introducing Annalie

Hello Knitters, Meet Annalie, a fun pattern for a rectangular shawl or classic scarf. Annalie combines the vintage sweetness of eyelet lace ribs with clean, modern style. Annalie is a PDF knitting pattern download  containing full written instructions, knitting charts, and schematic available for $6.00 USD. See the Ravelry pattern listing or use the buy now… Continue reading Introducing Annalie

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In the Press: Perfectly Pink Headband

Hi Crocheters, Update 3/4/2017: This pattern has been out for over one year, so I can now offer it to you free! Enjoy. Free PDF Pattern Download: perfectly-pink-headband I Like Crochet Magazine published a fun little design of mine in their February 2016 issue--the Perfectly Pink Headband! If you've never worked with crochet post stitches, this… Continue reading In the Press: Perfectly Pink Headband

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♥ MBS: My Beautiful Sweater ♥

Hi Knitters and Crocheters, Guess what? This is project chit-chat. I rarely post what's "on the needles" or "off the hook..." [was just struck with realization that "off the hook" is one of the best crochet puns I have never used.] ahem...because I typically design with the end goal of submission or indie release and… Continue reading ♥ MBS: My Beautiful Sweater ♥

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Miss Sadie’s Scarflette

Miss Sadie is the first knitting pattern I designed and shared in 2010. Since then, she's been made by hundreds of knitters. I'll never forget how exciting it was to discover that knitters 4,741 miles away from me were making my pattern and posting it in Russian needlecraft forums. It was an inkling of how special… Continue reading Miss Sadie’s Scarflette