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Knitting Pattern – Tidal Beanie

Knitting Pattern – Tidal Beanie
[ad_1] Erin Gates of Lizzy Knits reached out to me and wondered if we might do some collaborating … so we did!  She sent me some of her wonderful knitting patterns, and I sent her some of our alpaca yarn.  We both agreed to promote each other and Erin has quite a following, so that […]

Crochet Pattern – Faroese Shawl

Crochet Pattern – Faroese Shawl
[ad_1] This wonderful triangular shawl called Faroese Shawl is a traditional design by Cheri McEwen from the Faroe Islands.  Ever heard of this place?  Eighteen mountainous islands form an archipelago that are located half way between Scotland and Iceland in the Northeast Atlantic.  Looks like a beautiful spot, and an interesting fact, it is home […]

Knitting Kit – Forget Not Mitt Kit

Knitting Kit – Forget Not Mitt Kit
[ad_1] Looking for a Spring knitting project?  While cooler seasons are known to be the height of knitting and crocheting, many of us know that knitting and crochet season never really ends.  With warmer temperatures, we might opt not to be covered in super bulky alpaca wool yarn, but rather enjoy lighter yarns and smaller […]

Free Crochet Pattern – Go With the Flow Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern – Go With the Flow Scarf
[ad_1] I found this pattern on the My Hobby is Crochet website.  It is called Go With the Flow Super Scarf, and can be made as wide and as long as you like.  For this scarf I opted for a DK weight yarn, one from our Classic Alpaca Yarn line, because well,  I just wanted […]

What is a Ruana?

Garnet Gem Ruana
[ad_1] So what is a Ruana, anyway?  Quite fitting, both alpacas and ruanas are originally from the Andes region of South America. The word Ruana means “Land of Blankets”.  Simply put, it is a blanket you can wear!  Usually they are thick, soft, sleeveless, and about knee length.  The shape is square or rectangular, with […]

Free Crochet Patterns for Bulky Weight Yarn

1 Hour Beanie
[ad_1] Enjoy my collection of crochet patterns, none of them mine, but rather my favorites by other talented designers.  Each pattern calls for bulky weight yarn and would be perfect for our Snuggle Yarn.  This yarn is currently available in many solid colors, as well as a handful of hand-dyed tonal multi-colors that coordinate with […]

Free Knitting Pattern – Simple Autumn Mittens

Free Knitting Pattern – Simple Autumn Mittens
[ad_1] Usually, I crochet, but I saw this knitting pattern for Simple Autumn Mittens by Halldora J on Ravelry and thought I just must share it. I love the feminine, lacy, pattern … don’t they just look soft and wonderful? The mittens pictured were made by hollysmom2 on Ravelry and are made with Paca Paints […]

Free Crochet Pattern – Sweet Stripes Alpaca Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern – Sweet Stripes Alpaca Baby Blanket
[ad_1] I’ve been in the mood to make baby blankets lately … don’t ask me why. I don’t know anyone that’s expecting a baby and I certainly am way past those years. Maybe it’s because it took so long to warm up here in Ohio, and I haven’t minded having my lap covered with a […]

DIY Summer Outfits for Crocheters

DIY Summer Outfits for Crocheters
[ad_1] Ok DIY-ers, crocheters, and yarn-lovers…don’t think all your projects have to be winter scarves, hats and gloves! Check out these awesome summer pieces and create your very own chic, unique, summer wardrobe. Boho Mini Dress Pattern  This lightweight fun mini-dress is a free pattern by Jenny and Teddy. The pattern uses a worsted […]

5 Unique Crochet Patterns to Try

5 Unique Crochet Patterns to Try
[ad_1] There’s so many things that can be made by knitting and crocheting…the possibilities are endless! If you’re bored of hats, scarves, blankets etc., here are a few unique things you can make! There are great patterns for unique gifts, decorations, or just a new accessory for yourself! Save The Drama Llama Pattern by Nancy […]