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Couture Jazz Woven Cowl

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If you were in Girl Scouts, you might remember weaving a “Sit-Upon” out of newspaper or some other type of paper. Or maybe you made woven potholders. Chances are, you’ve done a little bit

How to Crochet a T-shirt Rug

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We all know that crochet is great for home decor projects. Many of us grew up with Moms or Grandmothers who crocheted kitchen rugs out of scraps or feed sacks, fabrics that were durable

Fashion Jeweltones Shell Texting Mitts

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A soft, cozy yarn that self-stripes; what more could a girl who knits and crochets want? Oh yeah, a little bit of BLING! And Deborah Norville Fashion Jeweltones® has just that! Tonal sequins peek

Pom Pom Pixie Children’s Bag

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Bring the hottest European fashion trend to kidswear with Pom Pom Party® specialty yarn from Premier. Each skein features 8 multi-colored pom poms hand-tied to the yarn, offering fun and funky texture to projects

Suede Circles California Dreamin’ Vest

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For many of us, this winter has been brutal, and we’re ready for warm weather. This California Dreamin’ Vest will have you dreaming of sunshine and a life on the west coast with this

Arm Knit Scarf – Starry Night and Starbella Lace

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With all of the specialty yarns available today, it’s easy to create beautiful fashion scarves or cowls quickly. As a matter of fact, it’s so easy we’ve taught Eddie how to arm knit and

Go Team Stadium Cushion

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We all love sports and have our favorite teams, whether it’s football, basketball or soccer. And we love to show off our team colors whenever we can. Deborah Norville Everyday “Go Team” Yarn® makes

Arm Knit Scarf – Starry Night, Starbella Flash

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We have a new favorite yarn here in the office. It’s Starry Night® from Premier and it is a ribbon yarn. Starry Night is a wide variegated ribbon featuring bars of silver and gold

Arm Knit Scarf – Ever Soft, City Life, Enchant

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Now that we know how to arm knit, it’s time to get creative with yarns and color combinations. For this scarf, we have combined Ever Soft, City Life, and Enchant, all from Premier Yarns.

Couture Jazz Arm-Knit Afghan

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Couture Jazz® is a super bulky weight netting yarn that is perfect for making accessories to keep you warm. So, why not go for the ultimate in warmth and cuddly softness and arm-knit an

Doily Dresses – The Latest Twist on Doilies

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Doilies are decorative mats that are usually made of paper or fabric.  They have been used to protect surfaces, bind flowers, and showcase sweets and cakes… But have you ever considered doilies for clothing?

Alpaca Flower Dance Shawl

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Isn’t this shawl beautiful? We think so. It is called Alpaca Flower Dance Shawl (pattern here) and is made with Alpaca Dance® yarn from Premier. This shawl displays a beautiful medley of colors to

Bouquet of Roses

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Everyone loves roses, and nothing makes you feel special like receiving a gift of roses. Wouldn’t it be great to give a gift of roses that will last? With this Bouquet of Roses crochet

Faux Fur Pom-Pom Scarf

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Looking for an easy-to-make scarf that’s also stylish and fun? The Faux Fur Pom Pom scarf is perfect. The only crochet skill required is the chain stitch, so this is a great project for

Sunday Inspiration: Take a Chance to Make a Change

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Happy Sunday! In order to change your life, you have to take chances.  Are you ready? If you enjoyed this post, check out other happy, inspiring quotes. Hugs, Maggie Be sure to… Visit my

Couture Jazz Hand Chained Scarf

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Premier® Couture JazzTM is an airy, open net-style yarn perfect for sophisticated scarves and accessories. While it has a netting and can be crocheted or knitted just like Starbella®, we’ve hand chained it to

Arm Knitting Tips and Tricks

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So you’ve decided to take the plunge and learn to arm knit? Great! Arm knitting is fun, quick and easy once you get the hang of it. In no time at all you’ll be

Sew, Knit, and Crochet Scarves to Support the Children’s Hospice Association in Scotland.

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The Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS) is the only charity that provides hospice services in Scotland for children and young people with life-shortening conditions.  They offer care in two hospices: the Rachel House in

Arm Knitting Challenge Sponsored by Maggie’s Crochet and Premier Yarns

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Enter the Arm Knitting Challenge by March 4, 2014 11:59PM EST. Please join me in our next Challenge sponsored by Premier® Yarns. To join the fun, arm knit a creation using Maggie’s arm knitting

Starbella Strata Hand Chained Scarf

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Premier® Starbella® StrataTM  is like no other ruffling yarn you’ve seen. Strata is actually a pre-knit tube that can be pulled and stretched to make a cowl. It can also be knitted or crocheted

Serenity Arm Knitted Scarf

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Arm knitting: everyone is doing it! Are you? If not, now is the time to learn.  This technique is extremely easy and quick once you get the hang of it. The hardest part will

Starbella Strata Home Decor

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There are so many things you can do with Premier® Starbella® StrataTM, it’s hard to know where to start! With its unique knitted tube design, Strata is so versatile! We’ve already shown you several

Spreading Happiness and Joy

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Happy Sunday!  As we get ready to begin a new week, let’s share some happiness and joy.   Crocheting makes my soul happy.  If it makes your soul happy too, try some of these

Serenity Chunky Arm Knit Afghan

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  Premier® Deborah Norville Serenity® Chunky yarns make this arm knit afghan super quick and easy, as well as super soft. This afghan is made using 4 strands of yarn at one time, making

The Chain Reaction – Tonya’s Story

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  chain re·ac·tion noun noun: chain reaction; plural noun: chain reactions 1. a chemical reaction or other process in which the products themselves promote or spread the reaction, which under certain conditions may accelerate

Michigan’s Prayer Shawl Ministry – Ramona’s Story

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We recently received an e-mail sharing a very special story that had everyone at Maggie’s Crochet gathered around to read it – everyone smiling from ear to ear.  Ramona Saintandre told us a story

Sweets and Sillies from Winter Wonderland

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The Northeast and Midwest have been getting heavy snow and freezing rain.  The winter storms have caused over 1 million homes and businesses in the Northeast to lose power.  The heavy snow, ferocious winds