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FREE Pattern: Perfect Winter Flower Head-band
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FREE Pattern: Perfect Winter Flower Head-band

Winter hair, anyone? You know what I’m talking about… Hair that’s rumpled from being stuffed under hats; hair that is afraid to get washed for fear it will freeze; flat hair that longs for summer breezes and sunny kisses. Well, I’ve got a present for your winter hair. This flowered headband is sure to make … Continue reading

Exciting News! (And 10 FREE Cowl Patterns)
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Exciting News! (And 10 FREE Cowl Patterns)

We are so excited to share these delightful cowl patterns with you. The Firefly Hook, along with nine other talented crochet designers, were included in this ebook by All Free Crochet. We are all pretty tickled that The Firefly Hook ended up on the cover (shout out to Monika, our wonderful photographer)! All these cowls are sure to … Continue reading

Free Pattern and Tutorial: Cast Iron Cozy
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Free Pattern and Tutorial: Cast Iron Cozy

Omelet, anyone? I love cooking with cast iron. Yes, I cook eggs in mine. No, they do not stick because a properly seasoned cast iron skillet is the best and most natural non-stick pan there is. That, and I’m not afraid of a little bacon grease or butter. I converted to cast iron a few … Continue reading

Free Pattern: Honey and Berry Cowl
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Free Pattern: Honey and Berry Cowl

Honey and Berry Cowl Introducing our Honey and Berry Cowl inspired by all things autumnal: you know, that cozy place with swirls of warm fires and crisp breezes. Your hands are both warm and chilled as you tromp through fallen leaves while sipping a hot drink. That place. What you will need: Yarn: Hobby Lobby’s … Continue reading

Tutorial: Triple / Treble Crochet
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Tutorial: Triple / Treble Crochet

In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to work a triple err… make that a treble crochet (tr). When I teach crochet I refer to this stitch as a triple crochet. Since we learn single and double crochets first, it seems more logical to my students to refer to this as a triple crochet. According to the Craft … Continue reading

Tutorial: Reverse Single Crochet (Crab stitch)
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Tutorial: Reverse Single Crochet (Crab stitch)

In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to work the Reverse Single Crochet (rsc). This special stitch is used in our free pattern: the Dove Chemo Cap. This stitch is also known as the Crab Stitch. I love this stitch! It adds an interesting finish to your work – it looks like a coiled rope around … Continue reading

Tutorial: Proper V-St and V-St Variation
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Tutorial: Proper V-St and V-St Variation

In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to work the V-st variation (as utilized in our free Baby Blanket pattern) and how to work a proper V-st. First, let’s notice in the photo above how the stitch is constructed and how the stitches work together to make this fabric. Each V-st is created by skipping … Continue reading