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Pattern Release: The Woven Winter Blanket

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Pattern Release: The Woven Winter Blanket

The Woven Winter Blanket is the perfect pattern to make yourself something cozy this winter. It is available by itself, or you can choose to purchase the Woven Winter Bundle which includes both the Woven Winter Blanket and the Woven Winter Pillow patterns at a discounted price vs. buying individually.

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Pattern Release: The Candy Cane Cowl

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Pattern Release: The Candy Cane Cowl

My new Candy Cane Cowl pattern is great for an intermediate crocheter. It can be a little bit tricky to get started, but once you get the hang of it, the cowl will work up very quickly. You will want to grab your favorite DK (3 weight) yarn in 2 colors and a 5mm crochet hook, plus you will want to have at least 2 stitch markers handy for this project. I used KnitPicks Swish DK, courtesy of WeCrochet for my design sample.

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Pattern Release: the Woven Winter Pillow

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Pattern Release: the Woven Winter Pillow

This pillow rocks! The texture is great, and the prefabricated pillow form I purchased at the Walmart fits snugly inside which makes the pillow fluffier and stiffer than the rest of our old throw pillows that we have loved maybe a little too much over the years. You will need 3 colors of your favorite worsted yarn. I used KnitPicks Brava, courtesy of WeCrochet. You will also need a pillow form. I purchased a 2 pack from Walmart for about $10.00.

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Pattern Release: the Velvet Twist Messy Bun Hat

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Pattern Release: the Velvet Twist Messy Bun Hat

What I love about the Velvet Twist hat is that the velvet yarn makes it cozy, but the design has built in ventilation so your head won't get too hot. The hat is worked from the bottom up and uses an elastic hair tie at the top to keep it snugly over your hairdo.

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Pattern Release: the Diamond Drape Shawl

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Pattern Release: the Diamond Drape Shawl

As soon as I opened my package of City Tweed DK yarn from KnitPicks, I knew exactly what I wanted to do with it. This soft yarn was begging to be made into an ultra-wide shawl, with just enough ventilation to allow me to breathe but not become too chilly. This meant it was time to try my hand at designing something with the filet crochet technique.

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