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Bob’s! Easy Tweed Blanket (free pattern)

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This year my goal was to make a blanket for everyone in my family. I made it in at the last second with my final blanket for my dad (Bob!). I wanted to make this one simple and fuss free just like my dad so I let the kiddos pick the colors (I think they did an exceptional job) and I picked a simple stitch. Continue reading Bob’s! Easy Tweed Blanket (free pattern)

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How to: Gauge

Ever had a project come out much larger than the instructions said? Have you ever had a project come out the right size only to stretch out so much it’s completely useless? I can tell you your number one problem is probably your gauge. I know the word gauge may be a bit scary or you might think it’s a waste of time but believe me, it will save you time and frustration later. It’s really not as hard as you might think and is worth the little bit of extra work in the beginning. Continue reading How to: Gauge

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Free Simple Single Crochet Hat Pattern

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Many amazing hats start with a basic base. I have written up a simple hat using single crochet and am happy to share it here. Whip up these simple hats and leave them as is or add embellishments to turn them into character hats or whatever you’d like! These would also make great hats for charity. Some people keep water and granola bars in their cars for the homeless. Why not hats as well? Continue reading Free Simple Single Crochet Hat Pattern

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Free Peek of Color Crochet Rug Pattern

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I wrote this pattern a while ago and l really like this stitch. It’s fun and could be done in several color combinations to match any décor. This rug is nice a cushy because you use two strands of worsted weight yarn held together.  I used Red Hear Super Saver (less than 1 skein of each color) but I imagine it would be nice in cotton as well. I think I’ll make a second one for the kid’s bathroom in bright cotton yarn 🙂 Continue reading Free Peek of Color Crochet Rug Pattern

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Free Crochet Infinity Scarf Pattern | KT and the Squid

A few months ago I got a bunch of yarn on clearance at Jo-Ann’s. I picked up a skein of Bernat Mosaic in Daydream and had been staring at it for a few months figuring out what to do with it. Continue reading Free Crochet Infinity Scarf Pattern | KT and the Squid

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Free Crochet Bow Pattern

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I wrote this pattern last year and am happy to share it with you here.

These bows are the perfect accent to hats, bags or even shirts. If you’d like to sell finished items from this pattern please do! If you’d like to add a link to this post in your product listing that would be fantastic but it is not required. Continue reading Free Crochet Bow Pattern