Pattern Release: the Spring Breeze (no-fall) Shawl

I designed my new Spring Breeze (no-fall) Shawl to be exactly that: A sweater or something. You see, I have always loved shawls. They provide just the right amount of warming up your arms and letting your cute new shirt be visible. But my frustration with them has always been that they have a tendency to fall off and more than likely, land in the mud. Gross, and now I have to choose whether to have cold arms or wear a muddy item. Sometimes, this is not an obvious choice.

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Free Baby Gift Crochet Patterns

I was recently invited to a baby shower, and I may or may not have gone crazy making things. It got me to thinking, "someone should make a list of great patterns for baby gifts", and I realized that "someone" could be me! So I asked my designer friends to spam me with their most popular patterns, and they delivered BIG TIME!

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Delightful Velvet Headband- FREE Crochet Pattern

One of the things I've been reading on social media is that people get frustrated when the velvet yarn stretches, especially when making items like headbands. My headband pattern includes a hair elastic at the base of the neck and is made intentionally small to allow for the stretch. This headband has been a big seller for me, and I hope you love it as much as I do!

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Patchwork Mystery CAL Completed

My blanket is about 6.5 feet square, and I used a total of 18 skeins of yarn on this bad boy. I haven't yet weighed it, but I estimate that it weighs somewhere around 7 pounds. I originally joined them with a slip stitch in the back, but once I turned it over and spread it out, my blanket looked way too busy with all of the different squares. Luckily, I hadn't yet woven in all of the ends, so frogging was not the worst experience ever.

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Stars and Stripes Head Wrap- FREE Crochet Pattern

The Stars and Stripes Headband is my first pattern using my signature Dolphin Stitch. I love this stitch because of its texture and versatility. This stitch is easy to master, works up quickly, and is already loved by hundreds of crocheters. If you are a visual person when it comes to learning a new stitch, please bookmark this site and check back regularly for a video tutorial!

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