cro fake 1113

This is NOT crochet.  It’s sorta fake crochet!  We’re always looking for ways to use up partial skeins of thread and yarn.  This site has nine patterns that are ‘fake’ and are made with thread/yarn.  There is a nice tutorial â?¦

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cro calendar 2014

Carmen has created this fantastic calendar and is offering it to all crocheters for FREE!  Free is good.  As Carmen is Germany, her calendar is offered in her native German as well as in English.  The photography is top notch â?¦

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I believe that all crocheters are designers.  Most of us tweak a pattern to suit our needs and tastes.  Many, like me, find a pattern to be merely a suggestion – a hint as to how to proceed, hoping to â?¦

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Striped Baby Legwarmers

 

Caitlin has created the cutest pair of baby legwarmers!  I love the pompoms!  And, so will baby.  These might be more of a ‘toy’ than any other legwarmers.  They are sure to attract a lot of attention from baby â?¦

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cro bunny hat 0113

 

Easter will be here before you know it.  It’s at the end of March this year, but that’s coming up soon.  In my neck of the woods, that time of year is ‘hit and miss’ with weather.  But, most â?¦

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cro necklace 0113

 

I just love the look – and simplicity – of this pretty necklace.  I love the color play that Liliana has created with her color choices.  This would be the perfect showcase for a fantastic bead, too.  A more â?¦

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cro heart 0113

Kara is offering a slightly different, and very attractive, quick little valentine pattern.  Still time to work up a few of these.  They’d be cute as simple appliques on a sweatshirt or cap, sweet little hair clips, sewn â?¦

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Here are two really cute ideas for quickie Christmas gifts.  What could be cuter than this simple but effective cellphone cover just in time for the holidays?  The free pattern is available here.

While I was at  Krishna’s site, â?¦

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I can’t help myself!  I so want to make this in pure white for a Christmas baby so s/he would look like a snow ball!!  How cute would that be?  The one on the right is the one that really â?¦

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Little Gelt (gold or goodie) Bags like this are traditional for Chanukkah.  This pattern is free and very quick and easy.  The pattern would work fine for other occasions too.  Young children love to have small ‘treasure’ bags to stash â?¦

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Every now and then, we need a gift ‘right now’ or tonight or tomorrow – and we’d like to crochet it.  Well, here’s an idea that has appeared here and elsewhere, but I really like this one.  Don’t forget to â?¦

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I was sent a link to this handsome tie.  It’s a vintage pattern but I think the tie would work well with more modern menswear.  What do you think?

http://blog.bramcostpublications.com/2010/11/05/12-days-of-a-vintage-handmade-holiday.aspx

Here’s another vintage beauty from the same site.  Reminds me â?¦

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