Sunday, March 1, 2015

Videos This Week!


Welcome back to this week's videos! Each week I will be sharing the week's video tutorials. In case you missed them, here's another opportunity to learn something new or help you with a project. Thanks for watching and if you have an idea or suggestion for a new video you haven't seen yet on Fiber Flux, be sure to comment below! There is also a link to each project for the written tutorial, if you'd like to have the written version too.

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First up are the Rainbow Blooms!  These super easy flowers are great for appliques, pins and lots more!


Next up is a video made by reader request!  This tutorial will show you how to attach a pom pom to a hat, plus some tips for keeping it secure too.


The Confetti Newborn Hat is pretty, festive and easy peasy!  Celebrate baby's arrival with this fun hat...makes a great project for charity too!


That's all for this week lovelies! Again, be sure to leave any suggestions you may have for new videos...and of course, happy stitching!

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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Craftsy's Inspiration In A Flash Sale!



Shop the Inspiration In A Flash sale and save big on beautiful yarn and supplies!  Hurry, offer expires at 11:59 PM MT on March 1, 2015.

Why is today the day to inspire your stash?
• Save on bestsellers before they're gone
• Carefully curated selection
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• $99+ ships free to US addresses

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Awesome Red Heart Yarn Giveaway on Fiber Flux!


Happy Birthday Fiber Flux!  Today we are celebrating 4 awesome years of bloggy adventures!  To help us celebrate, the good folks at Red Heart Yarns are giving away this incredible prize package to one very lucky winner!

The prize includes:
  • 4 skeins Red Heart With Love
  • 2 Skeins Red Heart Reflective
  • 2 Red Heart Boutique Sassy Fabric
  • 1 Skein Red Heart Sashay
  • 2 Skeins Red Heart Boutique Treasure
  • 2 Skeins Red Heart Boutique Magical
  • 1 Set Susan Bates Knitting Needles
  • 1 Logo Heart Shaped Tape Measure
AND a fabulous Red Heart logo tote to put it all in!

Awesome right??

Giveaway ends at midnight March 2 EST (Eastern Standard Time).  Enter below using the Rafflecopter below.  Prize package will be sent directly from giveaway sponsor, Red Heart.   A very special thank you to Red Heart for sponsoring the awesome prize.  Giveaway is open WORLDWIDE...now go, go, go and enter!!

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Free Crochet Pattern...Rainbow Blooms!


These happy little flowers are easy to make and work up in just two rounds!  Use them as an applique or make a whole meadow of them!

Rainbow Blooms
By Jennifer Dickerson

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Materials:
  • Worsted weight yarn (yarn shown is Red Heart Super Saver in "Cherry Red" "Perfect Pink" "Spring Green" "Lavender" "Orchid" "Turquoise" "Bright Yellow" and "Pumpkin"
  • J (6.0 mm) Crochet Hook
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors

Note: Any yarn can be used for this pattern, check yarn label for recommended hook size for best results.


Sizing:
  • Made with worsted weight yarn and J hook, each flower measure approximately 2.5 inches across.  Sizing will vary with different hooks and yarn.


Instructions: 

Ch 4 and join with a slip stitch to form a ring.

Round 1: Ch 3 then work 11 dc into the center of the ring, Join to close round with a sl st.

Round 2: Chain 3 and in the first space, work (2 dc, then a sl st).  *Skip the next space.  In the next space work (3 dc, then a sl st) all in the same space.  Continue from * to end for a total of six petals.  Join to close round with a sl st.  Fasten off.


Finishing:
Weave in all ends and you're finished!  Use as an applique or layer for a colorful effect.  Check out this project where I used the flowers, plus some buttons to make fun headbands! 

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Click below to watch a video on how to crochet a Rainbow Bloom stitch by stitch:

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