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Last-Minute Granny Square Gifts: 6 Charming Projects Made from 1 or 2 Granny Squares

I was hard at work on an everlasting blanket of colorful crocheted granny squares when I realized I barely had enough for a crib-size baby blanket. I couldn't bear the thought of making 3-12 times as many squares to get the size I wanted and having to stitch them all together. You know what I needed?… Continue reading Last-Minute Granny Square Gifts: 6 Charming Projects Made from 1 or 2 Granny Squares

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Let’s Knit Magazine ~ Author Interview

Let's Knit is a UK magazine all about knitting and crochet, and they interviewed me for this month's "Last Word" section. We discuss Poetic Crochet, my favorite (favourite!) fibers, and my unusual path into the wonderful world of yarn. Hint: The path was uncovered by that beloved British lady of letters, Agatha Christie. Strange, but true. Click the… Continue reading Let’s Knit Magazine ~ Author Interview

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Whirlwind Romance Beret

Hi Crocheters, Got something for you! It's a ♥ free ♥ pattern for my crocheted French beret, Whirlwind Romance. Ooh la la! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Whirlwind Romance Beret is worked seamlessly in the round from the top down in a full-bodied lace--hang on-- I just said 'full-bodied lace.' (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});… Continue reading Whirlwind Romance Beret

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Ellie Headband

Hi. Thanks for visiting! Ellie is a low-stress bit of crocheted fun that I'm very excited to share with you.   (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); I'm going to chat a little about the idea behind the design, but if you want to get straight to the juicy stuff, the pattern awaits you at the bottom of… Continue reading Ellie Headband

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Poetic Crochet and a ♥ SPECIAL OFFER ♥

Poetic Crochet's Amazon "Look Inside" book preview is up and the pre-order price is only $18.62! Take a peek by clicking here or on the photos below. You can also buy the ebook now from the Crochet Me Store! Scroll down to see the ♥ special offer ♥ -- a free pattern giveaway with your purchase of Poetic Crochet [print… Continue reading Poetic Crochet and a ♥ SPECIAL OFFER ♥

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Butterfly Nursery Mobile

Our baby girl is due in 11 days and the word of the hour [day, week, month] is "nesting." I took inspiration from Pinterest, of course. I feel that Pinterest is a kind of Oracle of Delphi for today's DIY-er and consult her frequently. The mobile is made from the inner ring of a cheap bamboo… Continue reading Butterfly Nursery Mobile

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Aura Cowl and Loop Scarf

I'm offering these two versions of Aura as a free crochet pattern duo just for you. Scroll down for PDF download link. Tall and short post-stitches intermingle to create a nubbly fabric perfect for cozying up during cold months. This is the cowl. This is the loop scarf. This is the free downloadable PDF file: Aura… Continue reading Aura Cowl and Loop Scarf