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Kara Gunza (Petals to Picots)
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Add a rustic yet chic accent to your table with these pretty jute crochet placemats ... make a set for yourself or give as a gift! FREE crochet pattern …
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This crochet football cork board is perfect for tacking up sports schedules or showing off special keepsakes ... perfect for your child’s bedroom or your “sports cave” ... FREE crochet pattern and tutorial!
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This wine tote is perfect for a dinner out or to give as a gift. And the felting makes it super durable ... no sagging and stretched out stitches here!
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An easy to hold and comforting lovey for a teething baby ... perfect for gifting! FREE crochet pattern ...
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Free Caterpillar Square Crochet Pattern .... such a fun and color happy afghan square! ....
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Show your team spirit while keeping comfortable and cozy with this free stadium seat cushion crochet pattern!
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Josephine Shawl by Lilia Craft Party – This shawl with 3D flowers is absolutely stunning! And you can make your own with the linked PAID crochet pattern! Get the link to this pattern and more at Hookin' on Hump Day ...
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This handy guide has everything you need to get started knitting ... choosing the right needles for your project, casting on, basic stitches, picking up stitches, and finishing off your work. And best of all, it’s all in one handy, at-a-glance reference! ...
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These rectangular nesting baskets are super durable and great for organization and storage ... and they're also perfect for little hands to tote around their treasures! You can find the FREE patterns for each size crochet basket here ...
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Crochet a cute little hat to help provide comfort and support for premature newborns and their families ... FREE crochet pattern ...
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The February issues are out! Warm your heart with lovely patterns to give your valentine or to treat yourself! Say “Aloe” to nature-inspired designs, and ditch the expensive bouquet of roses for fantastic floral patterns that will never wilt ...
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30 Great Ways to Re-Use Empty Toilet Paper Tubes

Blog post at Happy Hour Projects : I've created a little recycler. Ever since my daughter and I made our bird feeders from empty toilet pape

Websites for crochet beginners | Tech and life in 3 steps

You're a crochet beginner and usually have to struggle with dozens of matrix-like charts, or you are taught by your friends, but as soon as

Queen Elsa's Frozen Inspired Cape + 12 FREE Snowflake Patterns

This post contains affiliate links So as mentioned in the Anna Cape pattern my kids are obsessed with the Frozen movie. My son likes to pret

Magnificent Motifs! 25 Free Crochet Patterns

Motifs are one of my favorite things about crochet. The are great for using up scraps of yarn or experimenting with color combinations. They

Beautiful Blankets! 30+ Free Crochet Blanket Patterns

Love those blankets! I keep one nearby at all times, in the warmer months when the air conditioner is running full blast or in the cooler mo

Free Issue of Stitch Craft Create Magazine - Petals to Picots

I have a very exciting offer to share with you! The publishers of Stitch Craft Create magazine are offering their June digital issue for fre

It's a Color Explosion! 40 Free Patterns Full of Happy Color...

Don't you just love fun bright and happy colors? I've collected 40 beautiful crochet patterns in all of their technicolor glory. There's som

New Option for Free Printable Gift Tags … Machine Wash Warm, Tumble Dry ...

I had a reader request a new laundry care option for my free printable gift tags. You guessed it ... Machine Wash Warm. Tumble Dry Low. You


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Beauties In Bloom: 30 Floral Inspired Crochet Patterns

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Granny Square Left Handed Crochet Stitch Diagram - Petals to Picots

This post today is for my left handed crochet friends! A couple weeks back I shared the pattern for a Classic Granny Square (you can find th

Joining Granny Squares With the Join As You Go (JAYGO) Method - Petals t...

Joining Granny Squares - The Join As You Go (JAYGO) method is my all time favorite way to join granny squares and other motifs ... no more s

Everything Kitchen Round-Up - 10 Free Kitchen Patterns

The other day I realized I had some nice and ripe bananas so I decided to make banana bread. For the same reason I love designing crochet pa

Free Crochet eBook … Learn to Crochet Geometric Patterns: 11 Hexagon Cro...

All Free Crochet Afghan Patterns just released their latest free crochet eBook, Learn to Crochet Geometric Patterns: 11 Hexagon Crochet Moti

Two – Start a crochet notebook, journal, scrapbook, or blog.

I have these already; although, none are crochet exclusive. I have nurtured my blog off and on for several years. You can check out a few of

4 You With Love: Teacher Push Pins in Under 15 Minutes

Teachers. It was a teacher who first inspired you in a particular subject matter. It was probably a teacher that was one of your first crush