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Free Crochet Pattern – Sweet Stripes Alpaca Baby Blanket

Free Crochet Pattern – Sweet Stripes Alpaca Baby Blanket

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 warm […]

Free Crochet Pattern – Ribs ‘n Ridges Alpaca Infinity Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern – Ribs ‘n Ridges Alpaca Infinity Scarf

This pattern is fairly simple, and I love the post stitches that create the ribs and the ridges in this infinity scarf! The pattern I started with is The Ribs and Ridges Scarf on the The Friendly Red Fox website. I altered it just a bit. Rather than crocheting a rectangle and sewing the edges […]

DIY Summer Outfits for Crocheters

DIY Summer Outfits for Crocheters

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 weight […]

Strauch Jumbo Ball Winder Videos

Strauch Jumbo Ball Winder Videos

The Jumbo Ball Winder from the Strauch Fiber Equipment Co. far exceeds any other ball winders on the market. It’s proudly made in the U.S.A., is super sturdy, containing no plastic parts other than the band which will last for years. Whether you’re winding a small or large skein, lightweight yarn or bulky, this is […]

Free Crochet Patterns for Fingering Weight Yarn

Free Crochet Patterns for Fingering Weight Yarn

Summer is the time for crochet patterns that call for lightweight yarn, not too heavy or too warm while lying in your lap, easy to pick up and take with you on a road trip, sitting in the doctor’s office, even to the ball park.  We have a handful of different Fingering Weight alpaca yarns […]

Free Crochet Pattern – Lost In Time Alpaca Shawl

Free Crochet Pattern – Lost In Time Alpaca Shawl

I used the pattern called Lost in Time on the Mijo Crochet website for this beautiful alpaca shawl. Johanna Lindah, who designed this pattern, lives in Sweden, and has included 12 different translations of the pattern, including English, lucky for me.  I love the vintage look, and all the different stitches she has included, which just […]