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Butterfly Bouquet Afghan Crochet Pattern

July 3rd 2020

[IMAGE] [IMAGE] One-color option below [IMAGE] Butterfly Bouquet Afghan Crochet Pattern Booklet Dear Crochet Friend, I've long wanted to do a butterfly afghan using the popular sc and dropped dc stitch technique for which our company is known for. When I finally cleared some time in my busy design schedule, I decided to pair the butterflies with flowers, which seemed like a natural combo. I decided to make it using our popular square design worked in rounds. This eliminates ...Continue Reading

One of my most popular afghan crochet patterns

July 2nd 2020

[IMAGE] Native American Afghan and Cocoon I'd like to reintroduce you to one of my most popular crochet patterns of all time, the "Native American Afghan and Cocoon." It's made using just single and double crochet stitches. All color changes are made at beginning of rows, so you are only working with one color at a time. The pattern is formed by cleverly placed dropped dc sts worked into front lp of st two rows below. It's similar in looks to mosaic (or slip stitch) knitting, b ...Continue Reading

Baby Toys Afghan Crochet Pattern

July 1st 2020

[IMAGE] [IMAGE] [IMAGE] [IMAGE] Baby Toys Afghan Dear Crochet Friend, Frequently I am asked for more dropped dc afghans without fringe. So I devised this technique that is worked "in the round" (even though it ends up square) using the dropped dc stitch (which is SO easy). Previously I designed Butterfly Boutique and Monkey Faces Afghans in this style. Now there is a new kid on the block, or should I say a new baby as this afghan is filled with darling baby toys for ...Continue Reading

Bassinet + Clothes for Dolls + Bears Crochet Patterns

June 30th 2020

[1][IMAGE] [2][IMAGE] Doll and Bear Clothes plus a Cute Tote Bed Crochet Pattern Booklets I love designing doll clothes, and here are a few I want to show you. I had been wanting to do a tote bed with some little doll outfits for quite a while, and finally got around to them with the Gingham Tote Tykes. My mind was geared to making a gift for a little one with a carryall to put them in. At Walmart I found the Berenguer Lil Cutesies 8.5" dolls for my granddaughter who was 4 at the ti ...Continue Reading

Easy Sailboat Afghan Crochet Pattern

June 29th 2020

[IMAGE] [IMAGE] Easy Sailboats Afghan Crochet Pattern Booklet This adorable afghan features rows of sporty sailboats made using our popular sc in back lp of st, with a dc in front lp of st 2 rows below, which forms the design. If you've never used this easy technique, check out the how-to video on my website for step-by-step instructions. It's easy-peasy! The large afghan (70" x 54") is made using worsted weight yarn; the small afghan suitable for a baby or toddler (49" ...Continue Reading

3 Native American Tote Bag Crochet Patterns

June 26th 2020

[IMAGE] Native American Totes Crochet Pattern Booklet includes 3 Unique Designs Uses our popular afghan technique of sc in back lp of st, and dc in front lp of st 2 rows below (which forms the design).\[\-\-WFBe64VsDM_TMP Couldn't Include Javascript: file:// DM_TMPWFBe64Vs\-\-\] Dear Crochet Friend, Designing tote bags using our popular dropped dc stitch has long been on my "to do" list. Finally I have fit it in my busy schedule, and here are ...Continue Reading

Baby Cocoons and Car Seat Covers Crochet Patterns

June 25th 2020

[IMAGE] [IMAGE] Teddy Bear Baby Cocoons (above) [IMAGE] Owl Baby Cocoon [IMAGE] Camouflage Cover-Ups (Afghans, Car Seat Cover, Hat) [IMAGE] 3 Car Seat Blankets (Hearts, Stars, Diamonds) [IMAGE] [IMAGE] Native American Afghan and Baby Cocoon Baby Cocoons and Car Seat Cover Crochet Patterns Dear Crochet Friends, I was recently talking to a long time customer on the phone. She mentioned she had made many of my afghan designs, but wanted a smaller, quicker baby ...Continue Reading

New Baby Boy Hats Crochet Pattern Book Using Mosaic Dropped Double Crochet

June 23rd 2020

[IMAGE] New Baby Boy Hats Dear Crochet Friend, Outfit your newborn baby boy in these 5 sweet crocheted hats (most are really gender-neutral). Choose between puppy dog, elephant, bee, football or sailing (sailboats), or why not make them all?. The main pattern design section of each hat uses mosaic dropped double crochet technique which is formed by cleverly placed dropped dc stitches worked in front loop of stitch 2 rnds below and sc worked in back lp of st. All color changes are done a ...Continue Reading

Poncho Crochet Patterns with matching afghans

June 20th 2020

[IMAGE] [IMAGE] [IMAGE] [IMAGE] Ponchos that also include matching afghans Dear Crochet Friend, The two pattern books, Taos and Tribal Traditions, each include instructions to make a poncho as well as a matching afghan....two projects for the price of one! Created with traditional Native American themes using just single and double crochet sts. The design is formed by a dc in front loop of st 2 rows below. Sc are worked in back lp of st. Each row is worked on one side and al ...Continue Reading

Kitchen Crochet Patterns, Good Small Summer Projects

June 19th 2020

[1][IMAGE] [IMAGE] [2][IMAGE] [3][IMAGE] [4][IMAGE] [5][IMAGE] [6][IMAGE] [7][IMAGE] Potholders, Dishcoths and More Kitchen Crochet Patterns Dear Crochet Friends, These are so practical, and make great gifts too. All are available as instant downloads so you can get started right away. All but dishcloths are also available as a printed digest-size booklet mailed to you via the post office. Native American Potholders, #117. These 7 creations inspired by Native Am ...Continue Reading
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