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Free Pattern – Elegant Sparkle Shell

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Every wardrobe needs a simple tank top. This crochet tank is given extra glam with glitzy Spangle® yarn from Premier® Yarns. Spangle is a #3 light worsted weight yarn. It comes in 14 beautiful

Free Pattern – Saturate Bobble Hat

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Today’s free pattern features this gorgeous crochet hat with bobble stitch and cozy earflaps. This hat will definitely catch everyone’s eye and keep you toasty warm all winter long. It is made using Saturate®

New Year’s Project Ideas

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As if we need an excuse to start a new project….HA! But, with the new year comes new opportunities to embark on some new crochet projects. Chances are you got some exciting news over

New Year’s Resolutions from the Kitties

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Here are some cute kitties making their New Year’s Resolutions. Hope they will inspire you!                     Hugs, Maggie Be sure to… Visit my Website Join

Easy New Year’s Party Ideas

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I love New Year’s Eve parties. What I don’t love is planning them. Here are some great ideas from around the internet that will make planning that special party easy and fun. Real Simple

Report from CGOA – Design Competition Part 2

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A highlight of my fall crochet travels was attending The Fall 2013 Crochet Guild of America Knitting and Crochet Conference in Concord, North Carolina. The event featured a Crochet Design Competition that showcased the

Merry Christmas from Maggie’s Crochet

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Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas! Enjoy these pics from our office party. We had a blast!                                

Free Pattern – Starbella Flash Arm-knitted Scarf

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Last week we made a scarf using Starbella Arctic® from Premier® Yarns to make a hand-chained scarf. (If you missed that video lesson, you can find it here.) Today we’re going to be using

Holiday Humor

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Merry Christmas from Maggie’s Crochet!                 Hugs, Maggie Be sure to… Visit my Website Join me on Facebook Subscribe to the Maggie Weldon YouTube Channel for more

Free Pattern – Starbella Lace Fleurettes

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Have an old handbag you would like to make new again? How about adding some crochet fleurettes. This project uses Starbella Lace® from Premier Yarns® to make crochet flowers that are then hot-glued to

PomPom Hat Mini-Challenge Sponsored by Premier Yarn and Maggie’s Crochet

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Enter the PomPom Hat Mini-Challege by December 30, 2013! Please join me in our second Mini Crochet Challenge sponsored by Premier® Yarns. To join the fun, crochet our PomPom Hat using our Free Pattern.

Free Pattern – Puppy Hat

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No, it’s not a hat for your puppy! It’s a children’s hat that has puppy ears, and it is adorable. Made in Parfait Flavors® by Premier Yarns®, this bulky-weight chenille yarn is super soft,

Report from CGOA – Design competition Part 1

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This year I attended the Fall 2013 Crochet Guild of America Knitting and Crochet Conference held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Concord, North Carolina.  One of the highlights of the CGOA conference was

Free Pattern – Enchant Chandelier Ornaments

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I love shiny, sparkling Christmas ornaments, don’t you? And I love decorating my tree with handmade ornaments. Enchant by Premier® Yarns gives me the opportunity to create my own, hand crafted ornaments by crocheting

Easy Christmas recipes

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One of the best things about the holidays is the food. There’s always so much of it! I love cooking, but during the holidays I don’t want to spend ALL of my time in

Free Pattern – Enchant Motif Earrings and Necklace

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Most people, when they hear the word “crochet”, will think about things like baby blankets, afghans, or maybe sweaters or other clothing items. But crochet is so much more versatile than that. Today’s free

Thursday Wit and Wisdom – Cozy

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Here’s another example of needlework in advertising. This time it’s knitting for Christmas. Enjoy! Are you ready?               Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Maggie’s Crochet! Hugs, Maggie

Free Pattern – Spangle Ring Ribbon Necklace

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Today’s free pattern and lesson will show you how to make a beautiful necklace with no crocheting or knitting required! All you need to do is wrap. That’s right, this lovely necklace is made

Garden at the Denver Art Museum

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  Crochet bombing takes on a creative edge with the Garden of the DAM(ed) display at the Denver Art Museum. Created and constructed by the Ladies in Fancywork Society (LSF), this crochet garden adorned

Easy Christmas Cookies

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Nothing says “Christmas” like cookies! From whimsical to just plain yummy, here are some of my favorite recipes. Food.com offers a variety of cookie recipes. The Christmas cornflake cookie is a more traditional type

Free Pattern – Spangle Metal Rope Necklace

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Today’s free pattern is a little bit different in that it is not a traditional crochet project. It’s called the Spangle Metal Rope Necklace, and it is constructed using a 6-peg French Knitter. This

Hand Chaining

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Think back to the days when you were first learning how to crochet. Do you remember the very first thing you learned? More than likely it was how to properly hold a crochet hook.

Experimenting with Crocheting a Coral Reef

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The first thought that comes to mind after viewing the beautiful crochet coral reefs is “How can I make my own coral reef?” The Crochet Coral Reef (CCR) project uses the method of hyperbolic

Free Pattern – Silver Spell City Life Beaded Necklace

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A beaded necklace is a great accessory to dress up a plain blouse or sweater, and Premier Yarns® has a great free beaded necklace pattern to share. It’s called Silver Spell, and it features

Vintage Potholders – Retro Kitchen

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A retro kitchen uses the style of the 1950’s with vintage and replica accessories to complete the space. There were three main color schemes that were popular during the 50’s: pastel, modern and Scandinavian.

Free Pattern – 3-Minute Arctic Scarf

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Chances are you have crocheted at least one scarf. But have you ever made one in just 3 minutes? Believe it or not, you can make this easy scarf using just one skein of

Thursday Thoughts

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Only 13 days until Christmas. Did I just stress you out?     Have some crochet inspiration to brighten your day.