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Kitty Cat Afghan Crochet Pattern

June 4th 2019

[IMAGE] [IMAGE] Kitty Cat Afghan I've long wanted to do an afghan for cat lovers, and here is the result. This huge huggable, sweet charmer will win the heart of your little one. I designed it using worsted weight baby yarn so it would work up a bit faster than the usual baby yarn. I love the soft worsted weight baby yarns that are being made today. The design is created by the dropped dc stitch worked in the front loop of the stitch 2 rows below. Check out the video on my website t ...Continue Reading

EASY Sailboats Afghan Crochet Pattern Bk

May 6th 2019

[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

Native American Inspired Crochet Potholder Patterns

May 3rd 2019

[IMAGE] Native American Potholders [IMAGE] MORE Native American Potholders Native American Potholders Dear Crochet Friend, I love designing Native American themed items so much that I did TWO booklets using the mosaic dropped double crochet stitch. These unique double-thickness potholders are a great gift idea and a good portable project to take along....perfect for hot summer days too as it is a small project and won't "cover your lap" on hot days like an afghan does ...Continue Reading

Fun with Teddy Bear Afghan Crochet Patterns

April 7th 2019

[IMAGE] Peek-a-Boo Bear [IMAGE] Teddy Bear Portrait Afghan [IMAGE] [IMAGE] [IMAGE] [IMAGE] TEDDY BEAR Afghans and Cocoons Crochet Pattern Booklets Done in Mosaic Dropped Double Crochet Teddy Bears are among the most popular theme for baby and children's afghans. Here are seven selections for your perusal. All feature our signature technique which I have named Mosaic Dropped Double Crochet. It is similar in looks to Mosaic Knitting (aka Slip Stitch Knitting), but wo ...Continue Reading

Afghan looks difficult, but SO EASY to do

April 6th 2019

[IMAGE] [IMAGE] Closeup of Baby Afghan Textured Tiles Afghan I know this looks hard to make, but it is SO, SO easy! Your friends will be amazed when they see this. It's made using our signature sc in back lp and a dropped dc st worked in front lp of st 2 rows below (which forms the design)....similar in technique to the old-time vintage Native American Navajo afghans. And you aren't constantly changing colors either. The rows are alternating in color, so you are only working with one ...Continue Reading

Kitchen Crochet Patterns

April 5th 2019

[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

Crochet Patterns for upcoming warm weather

April 4th 2019

[IMAGE] Picket Fence Crochet Afghan with instructions included to make three sizes--Adult, Baby and Child Size [IMAGE] Butterflies crochet afghan, pillows and accessories [IMAGE] Butterfly Bath Crochet Patterns includes rug, seat cover, toilet roll cover and 2 sizes of tissue cover [IMAGE] Butterfly Bouquet Afghan, Baby Afghan and Child Size Afghan instructions [IMAGE] Sailboats Afghan in large size plus smaller baby/toddler size [IMAGE] Wildwood Flower Afgha ...Continue Reading

Baby Toys Afghan Crochet Pattern

March 29th 2019

[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

Popular Afghan Crochet Patterns

March 19th 2019

P O P U L A R Afghan Crochet Patterns I'd like to reintroduce you to some of our most popular afghan crochet patterns, in case you haven't ordered yours yet. There's projects here for baby, child and adult size afghans, plus a delightful car seat set. Most of these afghan patterns feature our popular sc in back lp and dropped dc in front lp of st 2 rows below (which forms the design). This technique is so fun and very addictive to do. I've had many customers tell me they only do these kin ...Continue Reading

Crochet Sunny Day Sensations for 18 inch Dolls

February 20th 2019

[IMAGE] Sunny Day Sensations for American Girl and 18" Dolls For many years I have loved creating crochet outfits for 18" dolls such as American Girl, Springfield, Gotz and other similarly sized dolls. I started out doing outfits for my daughter Stephanie's doll, and she is now 36 years old (so you can see it has been a LONG time)! Here is a new set I designed in anticipation of warmer weather. There are three outfits: Butterfly Outfit: Unique vest with butterfly detail on bac ...Continue Reading
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