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Crochet Blanket Designs to Make Your Home Cozy for Fall

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 in Crocheting |

Even if I'm not cold, I still like to have a blanket around me when I'm hanging out at home in fall. I consider blankets part of my at-home wardrobe, along with sweatpants and oversized t-shirts. Whether I'm watching TV or having my morning coffee, there's just something about wrapping up in a cozy blanket to make me feel comforted. Bring a little extra coziness into your home this fall with these warm, cuddly crochet blanket patterns.

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Free Pattern Friday: Kimono Jacket, a Knit Vest + 6 More!

Posted by on Sep 12, 2014 in Cake Decorating, Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing |

Let's have fun this Friday! With a shabby-chic quilt, an adorable kimono jacket, plus so many more, there's a free pattern for all you weekend warriors out there. Read on to find yours!

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What’s Your Favorite Crochet Hat Style?

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Crocheting |

Hats are a staple accessory for most of us. Whether you're using the hat as a fashion statement or wearing it to keep warm, hats are one of the most versatile accessories. Watch Stacey's basic beanie transform into different hats when you compare -- and maybe even crochet -- three different hat styles: the classic beanie, cloche, and slouchy beret.

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Craftsy FPF: Bring on the Color With 8 FREE Colorful Patterns + Project Ideas!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in Crocheting, Embroidery, Food & Cooking, Jewelry Making, Knitting, Paper Crafts, Quilting, Sewing |

September is all about the color — from bright farmers markets full of fresh, colorful produce to eye-popping landscapes laden with the first of changing leaves. Draw inspiration from the season's dazzling colors for your next project with one of this week's free pattern finds!

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Knit Love: Spend September in Stitches With a FREE Yarn Wallpaper Calendar!

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in Crocheting, Knitting |

You already take your yarn with you everywhere — why not take it with you on your computer and tablet? Check out the FREE virtual, knitting-themed calendar for your desktop and tablet, featuring lovely skeins from Imperial Yarns. Download yours today to take your love for stitching with you wherever you go!

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7 Ways to Turn Freeform Crochet into Home Decor and Accessories

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in Crocheting |

I've always been fascinated by freeform crochet and what you can do with it. Because it's freeform, the possibilities are endless. And because it's a great way to use up scrap yarn, the result is usually looks funky and vintage. Check out a few of the ways you can use your freeform crochet pieces, whether it's for home decor, clothing, or just a quick new accessory.

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