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Pretty scrunchies with velvet yarn – Free pattern

Scrunchies are back, and arguably better than ever. I used to wear these hair accessories back in the '90s, when they were sewn with fleece or jersey fabric, but the updated versions are crocheted and can have beads, charms, fringe, or unique fibers. I'd like to share my easy pattern with you, using velvet yarn.… Continue reading Pretty scrunchies with velvet yarn – Free pattern

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Finished sweater, what's next, and my tiny Christmas tree

I recently finished the lovely Rainbow Smiles sweater (pattern by Dora Does), and plan to pick up a couple more projects this weekend. It took me a bit longer than planned to finish this particular article, because I kept doing other projects ahead of it. So glad it's done and I can finally enjoy it.… Continue reading Finished sweater, what's next, and my tiny Christmas tree

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*More fun* with leftovers: cowl and pillow cover

In the ever-present spirit of "weeding things out," I give you two more of my creations that use yarn leftovers and scraps - my "Hugs and Kisses" pillow cover, and a squishy net-stitch infinity cowl. I hope to share patterns at some point, but for now, here are some general ideas: For the pillow cover,… Continue reading *More fun* with leftovers: cowl and pillow cover