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Holiday Stashdown 2016-Rockskipper Wristers-A Free Pattern

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I’m beyond excited to be participating in the Holiday Stashdown Crochet-a-long again! I have teamed up with several amazing crochet designers to bring you 24 free crochet patterns for the holidays! This fun-filled Holiday Stashdown is also a great stashbuster! Most patterns can be worked up in a skein or less or can use up those scraps that you’ve had laying around wondering what to do with. My contribution to the Holiday Stashdown CAL are the Rockskipper Wristers! These gloves work up super quickly! The stitch is also super fun and it just flies!  Continue reading Holiday Stashdown 2016-Rockskipper Wristers-A Free Pattern

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Rockskipper Cowl-A Free Pattern

I seriously love the stitch that was used in my Rockskipper Bag, so I decided I wanted to do something more with it! Introducing the Rockskipper Cowl! This cowl has the same lacy stitch used in the Rockskipper bag but is worked in a light worsted yarn making it have very nice drape and be perfect for fall! It is such a quick work up and only requires 115 yards of yarn that you can probably work up several in a day with the same skein of yarn!  Continue reading Rockskipper Cowl-A Free Pattern

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Caution to the Wind Scarf-A Free Pattern

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The Caution to the Wind scarf is a simple yet striking patterned scarf. The chevrons or arrows within the scarf reminded one of my testers of the caution arrowhead road signs. We played around with words and then this name came to me! I love this scarf and how easy it is to work up and memorize once you get going. Use a cotton yarn on this for the perfect spring or summer scarf that won’t cause you to sweat or make it with a light worsted weight acrylic yarn for a scarf that is still breathable but with give you some warmth in the cooler temperatures of fall or winter!

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Happy Little Elephant Applique-A Free Pattern

This Happy Little Elephant Applique came about on request from my son. His old sunhat was getting too little for him and he wanted a new one. His request: A blue sunhat with a red elephant! For 2.5 years old, the kid sure does know what he wants! So I sketched how I wanted the elephant to look, we went to Hobby Lobby to pick out his colors of cotton, and he helped me pick out a stitch for his hat. Continue reading Happy Little Elephant Applique-A Free Pattern
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Aidan’s Sunhat Pattern Release!

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Photo credit to Hollie Bobo, Betty Lewis, Shelia Claring, and Nondas Hensley

There was a time when my son absolutely hated wearing anything on his head. He would immediately yank any hat off his head within seconds of me putting it on him. Luckily, that time has passed and he now loves to wear hats. He has several that he will switch between for cooler weather, but he only had one sunhat. Being blonde, he has to wear something on his head or it will get burnt, especially with the amount of time he makes us spend at the park! Sadly, his super awesome snail sunhat that I made him last year was running a little small, so I asked him if he wanted a new one. Continue reading Aidan’s Sunhat Pattern Release!

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Subtle Chevron Buttoned Beanie and Slouch-A Free Pattern

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Photo credit to Sara Blake of Accessorize This by Sara Blake
This year has brought so many changes, opportunities, and possibilities for me! For starters, I have been asked to be a contributing designer for Cre8tion Crochet! This is my very first post/design for Lorene and I am very excited to be bringing it to you today. The Subtle Chevron Beanie and Slouch is a chevron lovers dream! You get the awesome look of chevrons without it taking forever to work up. This hat is such a quick work up you will be wanting to make tons of them! By changing colors on different rounds, you can get different looks every single time you make this hat. 

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Newborn Size Moose Hat- A Free Pattern

Awhile ago I introduced you all to a nifty little technique that I learned on how to make your yarn fuzzy. This hat was my example that I practiced it on and I loved  the end results. The fluffing of the yarn gave this little moose hat a more authentic look. As promised, I have this pattern now available to you for free. It is only newborn size as of right now, but if you are interested in larger sizes, please  comment below with the sizes you are interested in so I know what all I need to figure out! I hope that you all enjoy it!
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