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Salina Sweater, a Crochet Pattern

A Shell Stitch Crochet Sweater Pattern Salina Sweater is a crochet pattern for an oversized color blocked sweater. I LOVE this sweater! So does Drama Queen, who is the lucky owner of this cozy sweater. You can find this pattern on Ravelry, Etsy, and LoveCrochet.     I originally designed this sweater for WEBS to use in… Continue reading Salina Sweater, a Crochet Pattern

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Learn the Half Double Crochet and it’s Decrease

Today's mission is to show you how to make a half double crochet stitch, and also, how to make the most basic half double crochet decrease. In the photos I'm sharing here, I'm working on one of my crochet designs, Primary Sweater Dress. It is available in girls sizes 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10.… Continue reading Learn the Half Double Crochet and it’s Decrease

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Book Review: Continuous Crochet

(C) Interweave Press Crochet pattern book by Kristin Omdahl Today I'm here to review a new crochet title for you dear readers. This is Continuous Crochet by designer Kristin Omdahl. The lovely thing about all of the projects in this book is that there is very little finishing involved. From Kristin's introduction: "This collection is dedicated to… Continue reading Book Review: Continuous Crochet

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Holly Sweater, A Darling Crochet Sweater for Girls!

(C)Annie's A Darling Crochet Sweater for Girls! Introducing my "Holly Sweater" from Crochet! Winter 2015. Click here to see and favorite it on Ravelry!   I was looking to make a girls sweater with fashionable details. This sweater has a small split at each hip that is edged with small panels of ribbing. The boat… Continue reading Holly Sweater, A Darling Crochet Sweater for Girls!

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Book Review: Warm Days, Cool Knits

Today I am reviewing this wonderful knitting book, Warm Days, Cool Knits, for you dear readers! I was fortunate to win this book by listening to The Yarn Thing podcast with Marly Bird. She interviewed the designer, Corrina Ferguson of Picnic Knits. I left a comment on her show notes and won the book and… Continue reading Book Review: Warm Days, Cool Knits