Apr 23, 2018

Welcome Spring Link Party Features!

My crafty blog friends and I enjoyed seeing all of the the wonderful spring time ideas that were shared at our Welcome Spring Link Party! There was lots of inspiration for Easter and all things spring. Thanks to all of you who shared your posts with us. Today, we are all featuring some of our favorites, so after you check out my favorites, stop by the other co-hosts blogs to see their favorites, too! 

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  • Apr 20, 2018

    Knit Jeans Scarf

    I am always shopping for yarn, and during one of my trips to Joann, I discovered Lion Brand Jeans yarn. I instantly fell in love with this yarn, which comes in different shades of denim. Near the yarn, I also found several free patterns. The pattern for this scarf is called the Jeans Kassidy Scarf.  For this scarf, I used the Jeans yarn in shades Brand New, Stonewash, and Faded. These are the same shades used in the pattern, but Lion Brand Jeans yarn has other colors that you can use as well. I used about a half a ball of each. 
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  • Apr 17, 2018

    Apr 9, 2018

    Crochet Pancake Scarf

    As I've said before, I am a huge fan of the crochet designer Twinkie Chan. I adore her food themed scarves, and I've made many of them. I own both her books (Twinkie Chan's Crochet Goodies for the Fashion Foodie and Twinkie Chan's Crochet Abode a la Mode), and I admire her creativity. I really enjoy her breakfast themed scarves. I've made her Buttered Toast Scarf (I even made matching gloves) and the Bacon and Eggs Scarf. There was one scarf I really wanted to make, but the pattern wasn't available. So I had to figure it out on my own, which wasn't too hard...
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  • Apr 1, 2018

    Painted Canyon Sawyer Scarf

    When I first learned how to crochet, all I made were blankets... Granny square blankets. But over the years I've become more adventurous with crochet, and I like to keep it fun and funky! A few months ago, I stumbled upon the Sawyer Scarf by @SierraCrochetCrafts, and I knew I just had to try the pattern soon! I fell in love with the scarf, and I knew it would look great with a variegated yarn! And I knew my favorite yarn (Painted Canyon by I Love This Yarn) would be perfect for this pattern.
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  • Mar 20, 2018

    Pinterest Challenge Blog Hop: Cactus Pillow

    Welcome to the March Pinterest Challenge Blog Hop, hosted by My Pinterventures. The purpose of this Pinterest Challenge is to motivate all the participants of this hop (and you too) to not just pin, but to make it happen! So this month, I chose to create/make Crochet Cactus Pillow since I've been inspired by all the many cacti I've posted on my Crochet Corner: Cactus board.
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  • Mar 19, 2018

    Welcome Spring Link Party

    Welcome Spring! I'm celebrating warmer weather and blooming flowers with a group of my blogging friends. You're invited to share your spring time posts with us from March 19 through April 19. Each co-host will be sharing a spring time post to kick off the party. You'll find their links first in the Link Up below. Please visit their links and check out their posts. You're sure to find lots of inspiration!
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  • Crochet Flowering Cactus

    Tomorrow is the first day if spring, and I thought I'd do some spring planting... However, I do not have a green thumb, so instead, I decided to crochet some cacti. The cactus is everywhere, and I'm loving it. After seeing several crochet cactus creations, I decided to make some of my own. I am a collector of Rae Dunn pottery, and I decided that my Rae Dunn planters definitely needed some crochet cacti.
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  • Mar 12, 2018

    Dollar Store Craft: Easter Bunny Wreath

    Since Spring and Easter are both just around the corner, I thought I'd share my Dollar Tree Easter Bunny Hat Wreath as my craft for the March Dollar Store Craft Challenge that I'm participating in with several of my blogging friends. For this challenge, we each create a craft using supplies from the Dollar Store.
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