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Patina Poncho – a Free Crochet Pattern

Today I have a free crochet pattern for you dear readers! This is Patina Poncho, an easy crochet pattern for women. I'd say it's for beginners, but not quite. It is made in a soft Pima cotton, so it has a really nice feel to it without being super warm. This women's poncho is crocheted… Continue reading Patina Poncho – a Free Crochet Pattern

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Patina Scarf – A Free, Simple, Textured Knit Scarf Pattern

A free knit scarf pattern great for colorful yarns!Today I have a new FREE knit pattern for you! Aren't you so excited?! Yep, I knew you would be.This is "Patina Scarf", a very basic knit that makes a perfect project for a really colorful yarn. Colorful yarns can sometimes be difficult to use, because the… Continue reading Patina Scarf – A Free, Simple, Textured Knit Scarf Pattern

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Banana Moon Studio Goes Knit!

Introducing my first EVER knit design -- "Coral Current Cowl". This is an infinity scarf with 3 wide cables separated by columns of garter stitch. I like the wild feel of it with this messy texture of the cables in the thick-and-thin yarn Universal Yarn Bamboo Bloom Handpaints.This is an easy pattern, and a great… Continue reading Banana Moon Studio Goes Knit!

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Pie Potholders

(C)2013 Crochet Today!My newest crochet pattern, Pie Potholders, will be available in the Feb/Mar 2014 issue of Crochet Today! which goes on sale Jan 7th.These are made in size 10 thread with a size 7 (1.65mm) steel hook. You'll need to get Aunt Lydia's size 10 thread in the following colors to make the set:#493… Continue reading Pie Potholders

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Book Review and Giveaway — The Finer Edge by Kristin Omdahl

Interweave/F+ W Media ; $22.95Kristin Omdahl is one of my favorite crochet designers!  When I first got going with designing, she was one of the first designers I'd heard of, so she holds a special place in my designing history!She has a new book out! It is called "The Finer Edge: Crocheted Trims, Motifs &… Continue reading Book Review and Giveaway — The Finer Edge by Kristin Omdahl