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I have to say, I don't have many crochet books by other designers but I absolutely love the ones I do have.
Crochet by Jennifer recently released another beautiful crochet pattern book and I received a copy to review. This is not a paid review. All opinions are my own and honest thoughts. Let's dive in and show you why I think you'll love this book as much as I do!
Baby & Kids Crochet Style is really an extension of Jennifer's first book Crochet Style. If you already own Crochet Style, you know you won't be disappointed in the Baby & Kids book. Both books are beautifully done with detailed step by step instructions, amazing photos and a wonderful selection of styles and sizes. Don't let the name "Baby & Kids" fool you! This book has a fantastic selection of designs for infants and kids while also including instructions that can be worked for larger sizes too.
Here's what I love...
Join me for a new CAL! The Patriotic Archway Throw Crochet A Long Starts September 17th
Finished size: 48" x 72" OR easily customize to your desired size
Purchase the CAL pattern on Ravelry here:
Be sure to use coupon code PATRIOTICCAL to receive 30% off (Code expires at 11:59pm MST Saturday 9/19/18)
Patriotic Archway Throw
I love the look and feel of rustic Patriotic colors! They take my mind back to the days when people journeyed to this country in hopes of living a better life.
The warmth of these colors bring such a comforting and welcome feeling to my home. I just want to wrap up in them and read a good book, watch a great movie or pick up more yarn and just snuggle while working on another crochet pattern.
Recently, I created a poll on Crafting Friends Designs Facebook page and in my Facebook group to see what YOU wanted to work as a CAL. The majority vote was for the Patriotic Throw and I can wait to get started with you! Click the links above to follow me on Facebook and join my crochet group to stay in the loop.
Since throws, afghans, blankets (whichever you prefer calling them) typically take a while to crochet, I'm breaking this crochet - a - long down to make it easy to follow.
Patriotic Archway Throw Crochet A Long Details
DATES: September 17th - 27th
Each day, 1 set/row of written instructions and the same set/row of stitch chart instructions will be added to the pdf. The updated pdf will be uploaded daily by 10am MST to Ravelry for easy access
I will be available in my Facebook Group here:
to help answer any questions you might have. Join NOW to follow along and see everyone's work!
This is a great way to learn how to read charts while working row by row! It is a simple pattern and the chart rows are in color to help see where each stitch is placed more easily.
Wednesday 9/12/18: Materials are listed below in this post
Rope Edging Crochet Border
When working textured crochet designs, I always add a border but often struggle when deciding which style to choose. I don't want the the border to take away from the texture, I want it to compliment it.
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I'm Kate and crochet is my passion. I've been crocheting for 30+ years and as you can see from the selection of designs on my site, blankets are my obsession. I absolutely love creating something that will wrap my love around friends and family when they're in need of comfort.
Having 4 beautiful girls of my own has also inspired many infant, toddler and child size dresses. They are my biggest cheerleaders and have enjoyed wearing the things I've made them.
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