Charity From the Heart: Knit Prayer Shawls

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Our friends at Rush Medical Center here in Chicago have recently reached out to us to let us know about their need for Knit Prayer Shawls.  The Palliative Care section of the hospital would like to help add a sense of comfort to the sickest of Rush’s patients.  In this case, these patients are bound […]

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Peacock Stitch Shawlette

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I’m Marie Segares from Underground Crafter and I’m excited to share another free crochet shawl pattern with you today. As the weather gets warmer, I love to play with crochet lace. On the other hand, warmer weather usually means the return of air conditioning. I combined my love of lace explorations with my desire to have cozy […]

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Full Pattern: Summer Marigold Granny Square

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I’m Marie Segares from Underground Crafter and it’s no secret that I love granny squares. May and June are filled with graduations and family activities, and I love to bring portable crochet projects along with me. Individual granny squares are great because I can fit all the supplies right in my purse. Today, I’m sharing a […]

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Make Amazing Projects with Multicolored Yarns

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If you’re like me, you are instantly drawn to multicolored yarns in the store or at a fiber festival. But once you get home, you may find it challenging to pick a project that suits the yarn. Today, I’m going to be sharing my tips for using more multicolored yarns in your crochet and knitting projects!  Working with multicolored yarns […]

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The Crochet Granny Square for Spring: The Mayapple Flower Square

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I’m Marie Segares from Underground Crafter. I don’t know about you, but I’m very excited about spring! I was inspired by the return of flowers, leaves, and other signs of warmer weather to design this 6-inch granny square. Crochet granny square patterns are the perfect portable work in the progress for the warmer months ahead because […]

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Red Bricks Crochet Afghan Pattern

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The amazing textures and unique geometry of this Red Bricks Crochet Afghan are sure to make a strong statement. The stitch pattern is easy to memorize and you’ll love snuggling under this stunning crochet afghan pattern as you work it up.  The fun brick-like texture is made with the front post double crochet, keeping things […]

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Knitting for Charity: Mittens for Detroit 2015

January is known as National Mitten Month (and for good reason, too). This month tends to produce some of the coldest temperatures; and what better way to stand up against them than with a pair of handmade mittens? This year, extend your knits beyond your family and knit for a great cause— Mittens for Detroit. […]

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Crochet Pattern of the Day: Vintage Pixie Dress

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It’s always a good time to crochet your little girl some new cute clothes. No matter what season it is, you can always find a precious crochet baby pattern to work up. This adorable Vintage Pixie Dress is the perfect pattern for her to ring in the new year! Pair it with a cute little […]

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Crochet Pattern of the Day: Winter Berry Cowl

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Treat yourself to this stylish crochet cowl! The Winter Berry Cowl is a fantastic crochet pattern to work up this season because it’s both trendy and functional. Wrap this cozy cowl around your neck and stay warm all day long. The Winter Berry Cowl can be made using any color of worsted weight yarn you […]

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Pattern of the Day: Penelope the Purple Monkey

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Penelope the Purple Monkey is a super cute crochet amigurumi pattern that’s impossible to resist. Kids of all ages will love playing with this crocheted monkey. This is an intermediate crochet pattern that is made using worsted weight yarn in your two favorite colors. A little bit of stuffing is used to bring Penelope to […]

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