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Starbella Strata Fashion Accessories

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Have you tried working with Premier Starbella Strata? Strata brings all the fun of ruffle yarns to the next level. Make a quick cowl by inserting your hand into one end and opening up

Midnight Snowballs Hat

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This Midnight Snowballs Hat matches perfectly with our Midnight Snowballs Scarf. It is also worked up in Deborah Norville Serenity® Chunky Glitter, giving it just the right amount of sparkle. You will love wearing

Midnight Snowballs Scarf

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This warm, cozy scarf is just right for snowy evening walks.Worked up in Deborah Norville Serenity® Chunky Glitter, this scarf has just the right amount of sparkle, just like a snowy moonlit night.  

Alpaca Dance Shawl

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This beautiful Luna Moth Shawl will shine when you crochet it in Alpaca Dance™ by Premier Yarns®.  Do alpacas dance? We think they do when no one is looking! And they contribute their soft

Free pattern: Starbella Flowers Hand-chained scarf

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Ruffled scarves are the latest fashion accessory and they come in all colors and varieties. Starbella Flowers creates pop-up flowers as you work with it, making a unique flower motif. And this hand-chained scarf

Meet and Greet: Joyce Geisler

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Joyce Geisler is a very talented designer, crocheter, and avid crafter.  She is skilled in all types of crafting and woodworking but crochet is her favorite because she finds it so relaxing.  After 10

Sunday Inspiration

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Enjoy a little inspiration as you prepare for a new week! If you enjoyed this post, check out other bits of Wisdom and Wit. Hugs, Maggie Be sure to… Visit my Website Join me

Yarn Crafts: No Knitting or Crocheting Required!

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We often think of yarn as a commodity for crocheters and knitters, but it doesn’t have to be.  With the various colors and textures of yarn, it is perfect for many general crafts as

Confessions of a Yarn-oholic

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I’m a Yarn-oholic and I’m not ashamed to admit it.  Are you? Yarns on sale at Maggie’s Crochet include: Di Vinci by Lion Brand, Vanna’s Color by Lion Brand, Patons Classic Wool, Aran Irish

Enchanted Scarf Mini Challenge Sponsored by Maggie’s Crochet & Premier Yarns

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Enter the Enchanted Scarf Mini Crochet Challenge by January 30, 2014 11:59PM EST. Please join me in our next Mini Crochet Challenge sponsored by Premier® Yarns. To join the fun, crochet our Enchanted Scarf

Creative Super Bowl Dessert Ideas

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The Super Bowl is quickly approaching as fans are held in suspense to see if their team will win the Vince Lombardi Trophy.  The excitement is arising for the commercials, the coin toss, the

Everyday Neon Stripe Hat

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Last week we introduced the Everyday Neon Strip Scarf. Today we’re going to make the matching hat. This hat looks great when you contrast extra bright colors with neutrals. It is a perfect ensemble when

Sunday Sillies

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Have a great crochet day!                           Smiles, Maggie Be sure to… Visit my Website Join me on Facebook Subscribe to the Maggie

Everyday Neon Stripe Scarf

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We’ve been making several trendy fashion scarves recently, but this one is a little bit different. Yes, it’s trendy! But it’s also very warm and cozy. This neon stripe scarf is crocheted on the

Snowflakes in Afternoon Cotton

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Is it cold and frosty where you are today? It has been VERY cold around here this week. Fortunately we haven’t had snow outside. But, we do have snow inside with this beautiful crochet

Free Pattern – Reading Ripple Afghan

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One of my favorite things to do during the winter is to curl up with a good book and a cuddly soft afghan. This afghan pattern is called Reading Ripple. It has a beautiful

Easy Strata Ruffled Scarf

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The latest member of the Starbella® family of yarns from Premier® Yarns is called Strata®. This yarn is quite unlike the other Starbella yarns. It is actually a pre-knitted tube that is very stretchy.

Free Pattern – Starbella Luxe Scarf

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Premier ® Yarns has so many specialty yarns that are perfect for making glitzy and glamorous, or cuddly and cozy scarfs and accessories. Starbella Luxe® is one of my favorites, with its touch of

Free Pattern – How to Arm Knit a Couture Jazz Scarf

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Arm knitting, finger knitting, hand chaining…..they are all the rage in the handicraft community these days. If you haven’t tried arm knitting yet, here’s your opportunity to learn it from the best! Couture Jazz®

Sunday Wit and Wisdom

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Welcome to 2014, and the latest edition of Wit and Wisdom. Enjoy!               Hugs, Maggie Be sure to… Visit my Website Join me on Facebook Subscribe to the

Free Pattern – Saturate Bobble Scarf

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When we brought you the Bobble Hat video tutorial we promised the scarf pattern would be coming up soon. Well, here it is! The Saturate Bobble scarf features the same “bobble” or “puff” stitch

Free Pattern – Hexababy Blanket

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Anyone who loves to crochet is likely to love crocheting for babies. I know I do! Premier Yarns® DN Collection® Serenity® Baby is perfect for knitting or crocheting baby blankets, sweaters and accessories for

Crochet Happy New Year 2014

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Blog from SimplyCrochetMagazine http://www.simplycrochetmag.co.uk/blog/13-resolutions-for-2013/ I realize this is for 2013 but isn’t it beautiful!!! Original post… Earlier this week I asked you all what your new years resolutions for 2013 would be and I