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Spring Crochet Patterns

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Crochet isn’t just about keeping warm in the winter and fall months, there are plenty of cute Spring and Summer crochet patterns for everyone.  Before you know it the flowers will be blooming so

What’s New at Maggie’s Crochet?

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2014 has been a busy year so far for Maggie’s Crochet! We’ve survived multiple snowstorms, quite unusual for our part of the country here in North Carolina. We even had a couple of “snow

Crochet Crazy: Chevron and Owls

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(This was written by Trish Clarke for Maggie Weldon) Everyone at the office knows that I am in love with two things: chevron and owls.  Recently, I relocated and as a birthday/housewarming gift, my

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

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

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 – 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

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

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.

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: Serenity Hat with Pompom

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Brrrrrr! Winter is almost here and you know what that means…time to make a hat! I’ve created a free hat pattern just for you. I love soft hats, and Serenity yarn by Premier® is

Christmas Stocking Mini Challenge Sponsored by Premier Yarn and Maggie’s Crochet

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Enter the Christmas Stocking Crochet Mini Challenge by December 23, 2013 Please join me in our first Mini Crochet Challenge sponsored by Premier® Yarns. To join the fun, crochet our Christmas Stocking using our

Free Pattern: City Life Scarf

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Have you ever tried crocheting with ladder yarn? We recently started carrying City Life yarn by Premier® and I fell in love with the colors and simple sparkle. So far I have created two

Christmas Gifts for Crochet People

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Do you have a crochet person on your holiday shopping list? Wouldn’t it be great to give them something special that they can use in their favorite pastime? Or maybe you’re looking for something

Ladybug Tea Party – One Reader’s Story

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We received the following email from one of our newsletter subscribers, Ruth Chidley, and it was so precious we just had to share it with everyone. This is the story of one very determined

Free Pattern: Fingerless Gloves / Texting Mitts

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Have you noticed how difficult, if not down right impossible, it is to text when you’re wearing gloves? We here at maggiescrochet.com have the perfect solution: a free pattern for fingerless gloves! Aren’t they

Ladies Gift Ideas for the Christmas Season

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Where has the year gone? November in on the downhill stretch towards Thanksgiving and you know what that means: Christmas is just around the corner! The dent on our bank accounts seems an inevitable

Blooming Granny Square Challenge And Exciting Things!

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After many hours of trying to figure out how to crochet a scarf with netting yarn and watching every crochet ruffled scarf video on YouTube I didn’t get it. A friend showed me how

Flower Embellished Vintage Crochet Potholders

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Collectable vintage potholders have many designs, with one popular style being floral prints or dimensional flowers sent in the center of the piece. These attractive potholders were embellished with a variety of flower types,

The Classic Granny Square

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The granny square is a timeless classic maneuver of crocheting. Perhaps the reason it’s used so often is because it’s so versatile- you can crochet almost anything using the granny square, and don’t think

Crochet by Mandy – Purple Hook

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Mandy Nelson is an incredible crocheter who used to work for us editing patterns.  She started her own business called Purple Hook in 2009 that enables to her create homemade crochet gifts and products

Vintage Crochet Bloomer Potholders

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You may have seen the cute little dress potholders, but what about the bloomers? These little shorts were often called ladies bloomers, and have a similar history to the dress potholders. Vintage crochet potholders

Vintage Potholders: History of Crochet Dress Potholders

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At first sight, crochet dress potholders appear to be doll clothes. These cute little dresses actually served a practical purpose in the kitchen from about 1945 through 1960. The war was ending and husbands were