Every year at this time I wonder what I can crochet to give as gifts for various people. For a few years, I let my girls give each of their teachers an afghan that I'd designed. With 3 girls in elementary school now, I'm not able to do that. I try to design blankets with a specific person in mind and haven't had time to create or even duplicate enough blankets to give. I love Bath and Body Works which would be a nice option except my girls say their teachers always get a ton of that for Christmas. So, this year, I'm planning on making them some towels with crocheted tops along with a handmade treat. It's something that can be used throughout the year and some good old fashioned homemade candy is always a plus.
Day 10 is all about being warm and cozy with crochet
You know I'm all about warm and cozy when it comes to crochet. I love to snuggle up in blankets year round. I have made so many blankets that I finally lost count. They're great to place over a couch or chair to add color or texture to any room. I've heard so many people say they never make blankets because they take to long yet I've seen the same people crochet large towels, shawls and wraps and I just have to chuckle to myself (you've just made a blanket ?).
Many crocheters like to have a simple repeat so they can mindlessly crochet while watching tv. Others get bored with simple repeats and need a pattern that changes things up often.
I'm somewhere in between. I love a good blanket with texture. I like having repeats that I can remember once I get going on a pattern but it needs to be more than a 1 or 2 row repeat. Being able to snuggle under said blanket while crocheting is a bonus.
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I'm willing to bet that you're like me when it comes to crochet. It's my happy place. It brings me peace of mind and I find so much happiness in creating something through crochet for my friends and family. It's a great accomplishment to make something handmade and see the smile on their face and know that they will love and appreciate that work for years to come.
Quick crochet gifts to spread the gift of handmade
Everyone needs a great selection of quick gift crochet patterns! Simple projects to work up for craft fairs or to keep a stash on hand for friend gifts. Today, I decided to offer my full Boot Cuff collection for this offer. They're fun to make, the patterns include multiple sizes and it's a great way to use up your yarn stash.
I know boot cuffs are one of those things that people either love or hate. I think they're fun and a great way to add a little pop of color or texture to the wardrobe.
I'm going to miss wearing boots and won't be able to wear the boot cuffs this winter due to an accident I had in August.
Tis the Season for...
Can you believe we're already 1/2 way through the 10 Days of Thanksgiving Crochet Event? Thank you so much for joining us and commenting on our posts to let us know your thoughts. We really appreciate each and every one of you. Crochet wouldn't be near the fun if we didn't have friends to share our yarn/hook struggles with or our accomplishments. When we get all excited about winning a game of yarn chicken or frustrated that we can't find our favorite hook, it's nice to have someone who understands to chat with.
If you are just joining this event, you can find all the details in the MAIN blog post HERE.
Be sure to enter the 2 crochet pattern giveaways on the main blog post for a chance to win patterns from Crafting Friends Designs, Snappy Tots, Ambassador Crochet and Sweet Potato 3 Pattern AND the 2nd chance is for 10 individual patterns of choice from my shop.
If you missed the first 1/2 of the event, you can still get my patterns that were offered on each of those days for just $1 here on my website only.
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