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Hooked In: With Bliss This

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Hooked In: With Bliss This

I'm super excited about this month's edition of Hooked In. This month I have invited my friend Amber to share a bit about her and her business, Bliss This. Amber and I became friends through the Crochetpreneur Business Academy, and she is my CrocheTwin. We crack each other up because we always have the exact same comment (almost verbatim) in our online groups. We haven't actually physically met, but when we finally do I know there's going to be a BIG hug and a ton of laughing! I know you are going to adore her as much as I do, because Amber is the kind of lady you can't help but to love.

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Christmas Pattern Giveaway

Crochet Free Pattern Roundup

Christmas Pattern Giveaway

21 of my designer friends and I have teamed up for an epic pattern giveaway starting today and ending on November 25. Unlike a traditional blog hop, you can get ALL 22 patterns for FREE any time through the week! Links to all of the patterns are below, and the code is the same for all of them. Just click the photo to be taken to each designer's pattern.

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How to improve your crochet skills (and get free patterns too)

blog hop Crochet Pattern testing

How to improve your crochet skills (and get free patterns too)

I get asked a lot, "How do I become better at crocheting? You're so talented. I could never make my projects so pretty!" Yes, you absolutely can! In addition to watching tutorials online, reading stitch books and acquiring new patterns, one of the very best ways to improve your crochet skill is to become a pattern tester. Most designers use testers to make projects from their patterns before they publish. As a designer, I don't want to rush to put out a pattern and later find that it doesn't make any sense or has errors.

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Pattern Release: Ice Cap Headband

Crochet Pattern Release

Pattern Release: Ice Cap Headband

  Happy first Friday in November! This month is going to be full of freebies because I am participating in not one, not two, but THREE different blog hop events, PLUS I have a brand new design that will be featured for FREE on a popular blog later this month. On top of that, my birthday is coming up, and I will be celebrating with all of my yarny friends (that's you) with something extra special!     To kick off November, I am so excited to share my first pattern release of the month. Presenting the Ice Cap Headband-...

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Pattern Release: Brain Freeze Beanie

Crochet Pattern Release

Pattern Release: Brain Freeze Beanie

I designed this one in honor of my Daddy, who was taken home to Jesus with the not-so-friendly assistance of Brain Cancer. My dad had a heck of a sweet tooth, and would never say "no" to a big bowl of ice cream, so I named his hat "Brain Freeze".

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