Stronger Together Earwarmer Crochet Pattern

It’s time for another Holiday Stashdown pattern! I’m so excited for this one. It is called the Stronger Together Earwarmer and came about as I was working on a pattern for the 2016 Cancer Challenge hosted by Sweet Potato 3. You will be able to get that pattern on the 26th when I release it for the challenge. There are also going to be boot cuffs and a cowl to coordinate with this coming soon and I am considering a set of fingerless gloves if I can get them to come out how I want them to! I hope you enjoy this pattern and get some good use out of this!


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Mermaid Dreams Boot Cuffs Free Crochet Pattern

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I am so excited to be hosting the Holiday Stashdown CAL this month. My pattern this month is for the Mermaid Dreams Boot Cuffs. It is the perfect accompaniment to the Mermaid Dreams Wristers. I used some wonderful yarn from Premier Yarns, the Deborah Norville Serenity Garden in the Gems colorway. This yarn is a great alternative to the hand-dyed yarn I used from Butterfly Dreams with its long color changes and vibrant colors. There are several great colorways for this yarn.

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Free Crochet Pattern: Swirling Leaves Wristlet

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As many of you know by now, I have teamed up with 14 other AMAZING designers for the #HolidayStashdownCAL2015. This week is my pattern. Since I wasn’t sure what everyone would have in their stashes, I decided to give y’all options! Either option uses less than a single skein of yarn. The fine weight version uses about 75 yards total or the medium weight version uses just over 100 yards total. I made my sample version of the fine one with two colors and I cannot wait to see all of your creativity in making these! So, I hope you enjoy this free crochet pattern for the Swirling Leaves Wristlet.

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Swirling Leaves Stitch Tutorial

I have several patterns that use the Swirling Leaves stitch. It is one that I keep going back to because I thoroughly enjoy it! Sometimes when first doing the stitch, I have had people get confused so I decided to give a stitch tutorial! I don’t yet have the capability to do a video tutorial but am always willing to answer questions so if the photos don’t work for you, let me know and I will try to help in whatever way I can! So I am giving you a Swirling Leaves stitch tutorial.

WM Swatch Unforgettable Petunia

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Holiday Stashdown CAL Teaser

I’m excited to be joining the Holiday Stashdown CAL! I’ve teamed up with 14 other crochet designers to share 15 free crochet patterns for holiday gift and decoration projects with you!

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Each pattern will be a one-skein project, or a stashbuster/scrappy project, so you can work from your own existing yarn stash to make a great holiday gift. (If you’d like to go ahead and buy some yarn just for the project, that’s ok, too! We love yarn as much as you do!)

How to join in the Holiday Stashdown cal

Every Monday from September 14 through December 21, 2015, a new crochet pattern will be posted on one of our 15 blogs.

  • You can join in by crocheting each of the patterns as you have time.
  • Share your progress and post pictures of your finished projects. Tag your projects and posts #HolidayStashdownCAL2015 on all social media.
  • Chat with other crocheters in our Facebook and Ravelry groups.
  • By the end of the crochet-a-long, you’ll have 15 great gifts for the holiday season.

So go check us out and join in the fun of the Holiday Stashdown CAL 2015!