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Baby Squares Blanket Crochet Challenge Sponsored by Maggie’s Crochet and Premier Yarns

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Enter the Baby Squares Blanket Crochet Challenge by April 23, 2014 11:59PM EST. Please join me in our next Crochet Challenge sponsored by Maggie’s Crochet and Premier® Yarns. To join the fun, crochet a

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

Earth Rug Crochet Challenge Sponsored by Maggie’s Crochet and Premier Yarns

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Enter the Earth Rug Crochet Challenge by April 1, 2014 11:59PM EST. Please join me in our next Crochet Challenge sponsored by Maggie’s Crochet and Premier® Yarns. To join the fun, crochet a rug

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

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

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

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

Report from CGOA – Design Competition Part 2

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A highlight of my fall crochet travels was attending The Fall 2013 Crochet Guild of America Knitting and Crochet Conference in Concord, North Carolina. The event featured a Crochet Design Competition that showcased the

Report from CGOA – Design competition Part 1

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This year I attended the Fall 2013 Crochet Guild of America Knitting and Crochet Conference held at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Concord, North Carolina.  One of the highlights of the CGOA conference was

Garden at the Denver Art Museum

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  Crochet bombing takes on a creative edge with the Garden of the DAM(ed) display at the Denver Art Museum. Created and constructed by the Ladies in Fancywork Society (LSF), this crochet garden adorned

Experimenting with Crocheting a Coral Reef

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The first thought that comes to mind after viewing the beautiful crochet coral reefs is “How can I make my own coral reef?” The Crochet Coral Reef (CCR) project uses the method of hyperbolic

Why crochet a coral reef?

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  The Institute for Figuring (IFF) showcased a beautiful display of the Crochet Coral Reef (CCR) project through a traveling display. The Denver Art Musem included the display as part of the “Spun” exhibit

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

Inspiration from The Great Barrier Reef

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It is helpful to know the details of The Great Barrier Reef to fully understand the complexity of the Crochet Coral Reef (CCR) project. The Great Barrier Reef is considered to be one of

Bleached Reefs Leave You in Awe

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Has the Crochet Coral Reef (CCR) caught your eye yet? The colorful designs and textures give the illusion of real coral growth found in The Great Barrier Reef in Australia. There is a stark

Matt Lauer Gets “Yarn” Bombed!

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Whether you call it yarn bombing, yarn storming, guerrilla knitting, or graffiti knitting, it’s becoming a world-wide phenomenon. Yarn bombing is a type of graffiti or street art characterized by the use of colorful

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

Hyperbolic Crochet and the History of the Crochet Coral Reef Project

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Hyperbolic crochet is a technique discovered in 1997 by Dr. Daina Taimina, a mathematician from Cornell University in New York. This technique inspired two sisters to explore the world of coral reefs using crochet

Crochet Newsflash: Crochet Can Improve Your Wellbeing

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Check this interesting article we found on 10 Key Ways Crochet Can Boost Self-Esteem Article and Photo from: Crochet Concupisence 1. Pride for learning something new When we learn something new we feel a

Coral Reefs Lead to Crochet Inspiration

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Picture the majestic Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Maybe this is a place you always wanted to visit, or maybe you have been there. Either way, the color and texture of this beautiful wonder

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

Coral Reefs Around the World

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Coral reefs are a diverse ecosystem and home to thousands of marine species. The size and complexity of coral reefs around the world vary depending on the location. The Great Barrier Reef, located off

I Love Yarn Day Oct 2013 – Knit – Crochet

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  Do you crochet, knit, craft or just love fiber?   October 11th, 2013 is a day to celebrate your love for yarn. Share your love of needle and fiber arts by celebrating “I Love

Crochet Guild of America – CGOA/Knit and Crochet Show and Maggie’s Crochet Shop

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Next weekend is the Fall Crochet Show!!! Here is the SCOOP… The Fall CGOA (Crochet Guild of America)/Knit and Crochet Show is being held October 2-6, 2013. The conference location in Concord, North Carolina

Basket Weave Stitch Cowl Neck Warmer – Free Crochet Pattern by Maggie Weldon

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Last month I showed you how to do the Basket Weave Stitch in a YouTube video. Now that you’ve got the basics of the stitch down, it’s time to practice this stitch with our

Touching the Lives of Those in Need-Crocheting for Charity

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All of us know that crocheting is an enjoyable hobby, but when used to benefit our community, it can be used to create life-changing gifts. Crocheting for charities is a truly unique and rewarding