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Crocheted Shoes

September 13, 20140 Comments

We’ve been taking a look at crocheted fashion the past few weeks, from crocheted jewelry to celebrities in crochet. This week, let’s look at some crocheted shoes – some mass produced and some hand-made.   These shoes are hand-made, down to the hand-cut sole. The maker has many photos of these shoes in many colors […]

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Five More Free Flower Patterns

September 12, 20143 Comments

  This week, we are pleased to present five free flower patterns, designed by Carol Ballard. These flowers can be worked with any weight of yarn. Finer weights will create a smaller flower, and bulkier weights will create a larger flower. Just use the hook size appropriate for the yarn you choose. All of our samples […]

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Hydrangea – Free Crochet Pattern

September 12, 20140 Comments

  Hydrangea bushes are usually recognized by their large, round flowers. These flowers come in a variety of blues and pinks depending on the acidity of your soil.     Our hydrangea pattern utilizes the crocodile stitch to mimic the layers of petals. If you’re not familiar with the crocodile stitch, you can find a […]

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Columbine Flower – Free Crochet Pattern

September 12, 20140 Comments

  Aquilegia – often known as Granny’s Bonnet or Columbine –  gets its name from aquila, the Latin word for eagle, since its petals are said to resemble an eagle’s claw.     Columbines are usually found in shades of blues, purples, and sometimes pinks. Some are one color, and some will have white inner flowers, […]

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Cactus Flower – Free Crochet Pattern

September 12, 20140 Comments

  Many species of cacti produce blooms in the spring – this pattern is designed to mimic the flower of the Barrel Cactus, found in the deserts of the USA’s southwest.       This flower can be worked with any weight of yarn. Finer weights will create a smaller flower, and bulkier weights will […]

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Button Poppy – Free Crochet Pattern

September 12, 20140 Comments

  Poppies have become a rather famous flower for its many uses and symbolism.  I can never think of poppies without thinking of The Wizard of Oz, while others may more commonly associate them with the remembrance of war veterans.     Our poppy pattern has been crocheted in red, but there is also a […]

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