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Quick and Easy Round Crochet Christmas Tree Ornaments

What makes these cute cotton ornaments quick and easy? The way I stuff them! I have discovered that the way to avoid the things I hate about using poly stuffing in crocheted ornaments is to stuff them with slices of pool noodles. Pool noodles can be had in a wide variety of colors and you… Continue reading Quick and Easy Round Crochet Christmas Tree Ornaments

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Granny Triangle Crochet Shawl – Super Easy for Absolute Beginners!

  This is perhaps the easiest of the triangle shawls in crochet, and with this pattern and the video tutorial it’s suitable for even the earliest beginner! Start with a chain 4 and work your way from the top down and the center out, and you can make it as large or as small as… Continue reading Granny Triangle Crochet Shawl – Super Easy for Absolute Beginners!

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Ultramarine Hat to Crochet

What is more fun than a scarf crochet a long? One for matching hats! here is the Ultramarine Hat to match my last post with the Ultramarine Scarf! This scarf is part of the Scarf of the Month CAL. This year-long event is hosted by Oombawka Designs (you can find her new Sweet Serenity Hat… Continue reading Ultramarine Hat to Crochet

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Ultramarine Scarf to Crochet

This is one of my favorite single crochet stitch variations in which trios of single crochet stitches hang out on top of each other, giving densely textured stitches with both vertical and horizontal interest. This post may contain affiliate links. This scarf is part of the Scarf of the Month CAL. This year-long event is… Continue reading Ultramarine Scarf to Crochet

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Aqueduct Puff Stitch Mittens

The Aqueduct Puff Stitch Mittens are here! The cuff is worked in rows, then the mittens are worked in rounds from the cuff to the top, with an “afterthought” thumb in single crochet. Suitable for the advanced beginner, they are quick to stitch up in an Aran weight yarn and will keep you warm and… Continue reading Aqueduct Puff Stitch Mittens

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Bellis Cancellos Keyhole Scarf

  This gorgeous knit scarf takes good advantage of the depth of color in this alpaca yarn. The stitch, which is a modified staggered Daisy or Marguerite Stitch, offers a ton of texture which also allows the colors in the yarn to come through and shine.   This post is part of the Autumn Accessories… Continue reading Bellis Cancellos Keyhole Scarf

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Halloween Snack Bowl and Cup Set

I had a blast crocheting “spider webs” from black yarn and metallic thread and using them to decorate this cute snack set with parts from the dollar store. Use the big bowl to serve snacks like chips or popcorn and give each guest their individual matching cup! This post is part of the 2021 Halloween… Continue reading Halloween Snack Bowl and Cup Set