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The Kaleidoscope Shawl: a free crochet pattern for you!

Hi Crochet Lovers! You need to hear about some amazing things happening with my Kaleidoscope Shawl, a lovely--and free--crochet shawl pattern I placed with Red Heart several months ago. I got so excited when I learned that the Kaleidoscope Shawl is part of an ebook collection called--get this--Coffee and Yarning. Um, I don't know about… Continue reading The Kaleidoscope Shawl: a free crochet pattern for you!

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Sweet Shells Cardigan from Red Heart Yarns!

Hi Crochet Lovelies! I have a little bit of sweetness to share with you today. And it's free sweetness, to boot. This dear little sweater pattern is available now as a free PDF download from Red Heart! The Sweet Shell Cardigan is a baby pattern in 4 sizes: 6 mos (12 mos, 18 mos, 24 mos)… Continue reading Sweet Shells Cardigan from Red Heart Yarns!

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Lace Beret, A Free Knitting Pattern

Happy Friday, Knitters! Red Heart Yarns is offering my lovely lace beret design as a free pattern download! It's sized for adult Small and Medium: 20 (22)" head circumference. The skill level on this pretty beret is intermediate because the stitch counts change on certain rows when working the lace, so keep that in mind… Continue reading Lace Beret, A Free Knitting Pattern

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My First Aran Sweater

Hi Knitters! Last summer while sipping coffee at a play date, a dear friend of mine asked me a question. "Do you think you could knit an Aran sweater?" How that little question changed my life as a designer and as a knitter! I hesitated as I thought. "I don't know." I said. "I...think I… Continue reading My First Aran Sweater

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Red Heart Yarns: Fantastic Ripple Scarf

Hi Knitting Friends, My needles were clicking fast back in January, and now I can share this fun freelance knitting pattern I designed for Red Heart Yarns: the Fantastic Ripple Scarf!   The scarf is a single repeat of traditional Old Shale lace, edged with garter stitch, and the coolest thing about it is that… Continue reading Red Heart Yarns: Fantastic Ripple Scarf

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Crochetville Blog Tour: Shawl Talk, Free Pattern & Book Giveaway

Update: 4/1/2016: The book giveaway is now closed. Congratulations, Rubra! Thanks to all who participated! Update: 4/3/2016: Bellamy shawl pattern is back to its normal price of $5.99. Chugga chugga CHOO CHOO! Welcome to my stop on Crochetville's NatCroMo blog tour. My name is Sara Kay Hartmann and I am a crochet designer and the… Continue reading Crochetville Blog Tour: Shawl Talk, Free Pattern & Book Giveaway

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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