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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Lavender Chair's Circular Vest CAL..

Recently I took part in a Crochet Along (CAL) for a circular vest hosted by the Lavender Chair. I just got around to finishing my vest:

I used Premier Sweet Rollyarn which is a worsted weight (4) 100% acrylic yarn. First time using and I love the softness and drape of the yarn so I will definitely be using it for other projects that call for a multi-color yarn.

For a size large, it took just shy of 3 rolls. Here is what I had left of my yarn:

While the CAL has ended, the pattern is still available for FREE on the Lavender Chair and directions to add sleeves is also included; you can either add the sleeves or just make the vest.

You will also find a FREE pattern to make the same vest in sizes to fit a child's 2T all the way up to size 8/10.

I highly recommend both the pattern and the yarn..the pattern directions are clearly written and the stitches are easy to do.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Baby need a new pair of shoes?

Now available on Craftsy...twelve (12) FREE baby shoes to crochet. Below are four (4) of the patterns. Aren't they adorable?

To get the free pdf download patterns, click on the above photo!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Easter Basket Crochet Along (CAL) just starting...

Cylinda over at Crochet Memories has started an adorable little duckling Easter Basket Crochet Along.

First part of the CAL was posted today; you can access Cylinda's website by clicking on the picture.

If you have never taken part in a Crochet Along before, the object is to follow along as each part of the pattern if posted. When you are finished, you post a picture of your finished item. It is fun to see everyone's finished item!

Be sure to click on the picture and join in on the CAL!

Monday, March 27, 2017

I found the most darling crochet Easter dress pattern....

available at Annie's Catalog. Actually, the sundress would be cute worn anytime.

Included in the pattern, which is a design of Lisa Naskrent, are sizes 12 months all the way to size 10:

Pattern available at Annie's Catalog

I ordered the pattern to make one for my Etsy shop in size 18-24 months. The pattern calls for 100% DK cotton yarn, but I decided to use Bernat Baby Sport which worked out just fine.

The pattern was easy to follow and I was able to finish in three (3) evenings. I highly recommend this design for anyone with some crochet experience.

If you would like a "So Hoppy" dress already finished, here is my finished dress that is ready to ship from my Etsy store:

Bunny Dress on Etsy