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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

Maggie’s Easter Goodies – 5 Free Bunny Crochet Patterns

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The Easter Bunny is on his way, and we’d like to welcome him with five adorable crocheted bunny patterns. These bunnies are super cute and super easy, and the best part is – the

Spring and Easter Craft Ideas

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Spring is officially upon us and Easter is right around the corner.  Get your creative juices flowing with these cute, easy craft ideas! Paula from JC’s Loft decorates for the holidays on a budget. 

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

Cuddle Fleece Crochet Mini Easter Basket

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A while back we had a crocheter here who would make these Small Easter Baskets and fill them with jelly beans. She would then give them as gifts to her church friends (and her

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

Serenity Chunky Easter Basket

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Easter is just around the corner, and your little ones will love this crocheted Easter basket for collecting their eggs. Crocheted in Serenity Chunky® by Premier, this lovely basket could also serve as a

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

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

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

Bunny Hat

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Premier Hush® is a wonderful bulky weight yarn perfect for creating plush and warm items for your loved one. Hush works up quickly for quick-to-go items in wonderful solid pastels and great prints, perfect

Home Cotton Flower Dishcloth

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Dishcloths are a favorite project for many crocheters. There are several good reasons for this. One, dishcloths can be very easy projects, making them great for beginning crocheters. Also, dishcloths can be completed in

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

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