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Crocheted Shoes

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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.

Five More Free Flower Patterns

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  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

Hydrangea – Free Crochet Pattern

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  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

Columbine Flower – Free Crochet Pattern

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  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

Cactus Flower – Free Crochet Pattern

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  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.      

Button Poppy – Free Crochet Pattern

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  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

Aster Flower – Free Crochet Pattern

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  This flower may look like a daisy, but daisies are only one flower in the family of asters. Most share a similar shape, having many long and skinny petals.     Our Aster

Painting with Yarn

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Crocheters make many beautiful things with yarn – some of which might even be called art – but some people have taken it to the next level and are creating beautiful paintings with yarn!

Trillium Flower – Free Crochet Pattern

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The Trillium flower is found in many northern states and parts of Canada. The Great White Trillium is the official flower of Ontario and the official wildflower of Ohio. Trilliums are commonly white, pink,

Dutch Iris – Free Crochet Pattern

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  The Dutch Iris is a hybrid of several other types of irises.  Over time, its color range has increased and now includes blues, purples, white, and yellows.     Our Dutch Iris pattern

Five Free Flower Crochet Patterns

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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

Elephant Ears Flower – Free Crochet Pattern

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  Some people are surprised to hear that the popular Elephant Ears plant has flowers! Not all species bloom, and when one does, its flowers are often hidden by its giant leaves. You can

Pink Magnolia – Free Crochet Pattern

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    Did you know the magnolia is the state flower of both Louisiana and Mississippi? These beautiful flowers are most often seen in shades of white and pink.     Our Pink Magnolia

Primrose – Free Crochet Pattern

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  Primula vulgaris is the scientific name for the common or English primrose, native to southwest Europe. In the wild, these flowers are typically a pale yellow, white, or pink color. The darker pink