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Jasmine hat free pattern

I’m making this crochet hat available for download. It was originally created for kpixie.com, now midnight knitter. I de

Crochet Headband and Yarn Painting

This crochet headband is great for cold winter days when you just need to warm your ears and still feel fashionable. I used Bl

Crochet Lilliput moon felted belt wallet

After receiving a few emails regarding my question in the last post I decided to offer this felted belt wallet as a free downl

Crochet Sea Playmat

I was looking for projects to create and totally forgot about this one which I made last year for my granddaughter. I used mul

Farm Playmat

Santa’s elf is at work! I can’t wait for my grandson to open this on Christmas. I found this Down on the Farm Play

Cowl neck and crochet motif

A family member is working on an Irish wedding dress using crochet motifs made by friends and family. These are my first two c

much needed winter hat

It’s in the single digits in Massachusetts and with the wind chill it’s probably 20 below. Brrrrr! I started knitt

I’m back!

I never thought I’d say this but I’m back to playing with yarn and loving it! My friend Pamela took up knitting a

Simple Scarf

Hey everyone! It’s been a busy year without the comfort of crochet. I almost forgot why I enjoy working on a design. As soon

Neck Warmer

  My neck gets really cold in the winter and wearing a turtleneck is not an option. They make me feel like I’m being ch

crochet headband

  I just finished this bobbled headband using Blue Sky Alpaca organic cotton. Now to find a model 😉 so you can see wha

Crochet “Diamond” Scarf

My new design! Here’s the pattern – https://ballostringdesign.com/diamond-dare-skinny-crochet-scarf/ Yay! My one n