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Amazing Crochet – Jewelry

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Crocheted jewelry is a beautiful way to wear your art! These examples are all made with crochet thread or similar materials, as well as beads, buttons, and other decorative items. Take a look at

Stash It Up 2: More Ways to Organize Your Yarns

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If you don’t constantly consider the best way to organize and store your yarn, then you obviously don’t have enough yarn. Here’s a few ideas on the best way to store your yarn, whether

Anytime is Tea Time

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There is never a bad time for tea time. Did you know that different types of tea have great health benefits for you?  For example, green tea boosts your metabolism and contains antioxidants.  Black

Yarn Style Spring Cleaning

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Springtime has been associated with cleaning.  It’s a time to open the windows, let the fresh air in and create some clean, organized spaces inside our homes.  Let’s get started organizing yarn style. First

Sweets and Sillies: Furry Friends Edition II

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Happy Sunday to my fellow animal lovers! April 11th is National Pet Day!  Don’t forget to celebrate the joy your pets have brought to your life this week and remember those animals in shelters

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

A Life Full of Laughter

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We often laugh in everyday situations and it just comes naturally, but did you know that laughter is actually very beneficial to our physical and mental health?  Laughter relaxes the entire body, boosts the

Sunday Inspiration: Finding Beauty

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With the speed of life, sometimes it’s hard to stop and smell the roses, especially with Spring finally arriving!  It can be easy to get overwhelmed with all of life’s responsibilities but take some

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

Sunday Inspiration: Spreading Positivity

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Happy Sunday! Our lives don’t always turn out the way we plan, but that doesn’t make the ride any less beautiful.  Sometimes the road of life is like smooth sailing on the ocean and

Festive St. Patrick’s Day Crafts

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Saint Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and its time to get festive with green!  Even though we all associate it with the color green, did you know the original color associated with Saint

Happy National Crochet Week!

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We here at MaggiesCrochet.com LOVE crochet and always have at least one project on our hooks. So, for us, every week is Crochet week. But did you know that there is an official crochet

Sweets and Sillies – Furry Friends Edition

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Happy Sunday! I’d like to introduce you to my dog, Annabelle.  She is considered to be a “Cheagle” which is part Beagle and part Chihuahua.  She is an incredibly sweet dog who has brought

Doily Crafts – Inspired ideas

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Some crocheters love doilies with their intricate designs, while others find them time-consuming and boring.  Whether you crochet a doily yourself, find it at a craft store or stumble across it at a second

Confessions of a Yarn-oholic: Part 2

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A skein of yarn holds so much possibility for creativity which is just one of the reasons I love yarn! Yarns on sale at Maggie’s Crochet include: Di Vinci by Lion Brand, Vanna’s Color

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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