Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Sweet Valentine's Treats! 14 Free Crochet Patterns


I love Valentine candy, especially chocolate of course!  Here are 14 fun and super sweet Valentine's treats to crochet for your special someone.  They are fun to stick in a lunch, a coat pocket, or in someone's tote bag too.  These treats are all zero calorie, but if it's the real stuff you're after, check out the treat bags too!  Perfect for stuffing with something extra special for parties or to just make someone smile.  Happy Valentine's Day!

Note:  Click on the link below each photo to go to the free pattern.  Happy crocheting!


Crochet Box of Chocolates from Michele Wilcox for Red Heart


Chocolate Candy Earrings from Strung Out Fiber Arts


Heart Shaped Candy Bag from Yarnspirations


Stuffed Candy Hearts from CraftyDeb


Cupcakes from Drops Design


Valentine's Day Crocheted Box of Chocolates from Little Things Blogged for SheKnows

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Thursday, February 4, 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Free Crochet Pattern...Candy Hearts Cup Cozy!


The Candy Hearts Cup Cozy is a perfect little gift to yourself or for your favorite coffee or tea lover too!  A simple cup sleeve is embellished with simple one round hearts...add as many as you like!  This is a great way to use up some yarn leftovers too.  

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Click below to watch the full video tutorial (or scroll down for full written pattern):


Materials:
  • Cotton dishcloth yarn in colors of your choice
  • 5.5 mm crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors

Get cotton yarn for this project here!
(click the image)
Bernat Handicrafter Cotton Yarn

Sizing:
  • 2.5 inches tall
  • 10 inch circumference (has a little stretch to it)
  • Hearts are about 1 inch tall and 1 inch wide

Tutorial Links/Abbreviations:

Instructions for cup cozy (shown in off-white yarn):

Ch 28, in the ch furthest from the hook, join with a sl st
Round 1: ch 2, then work a hdc in each ch.  Join with a sl st to close round.
Round 2: ch 2, then work a hdc in each st.  Join with a sl st to close round.
Repeat round 2 six more times then fasten off.

Instructions for hearts (make as many as you like in colors of your choice):

Ch 4 and join with a slip stitch to form a ring.
Round 1 (work all stitches into center of the ring): dc, tr, dc, sl st, dc, tr, dc, sc, sc, sc, tr, sc, sc, sc, join to close heart and fasten off with a tail about 6-8 inches long, you can use the tails to sew hearts on later.

Finishing & Assembly:

With a tapestry needle, sew hearts to cup cozy using the tails.  It helps to arrange them on the cozy first to determine placement.  Weave in any ends that remain and you're finished!

Happy crocheting lovelies!

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Yarn 101: Caron Simply Soft



Welcome to Yarn 101! In this series, I will be sharing more information about the many different and wonderful types of yarn out in the marketplace. I often get questions from the fabulous Fiber Flux readers about yarn. I hope you will find this information helpful and be sure to check below for a link to a free pattern with this yarn too!

This Yarn 101 will feature Caron Simply Soft Yarn. This yarn is soft, readily available, and comes in a lot of great colors.



I used Caron Simply Soft for the Violet Tones Infinity Scarf, I loved the colors and it had excellent drape too.


Get the FREE pattern here!

Below is a quick little video detailing all of the important information including weight, recommended hook and needle sizes, care instructions.  You can also see a full color card too:


Have you used this yarn? Be sure to comment below with your thoughts. Would you like to see another yarn featured in this series? Please share, I love requests!

Get yarn for this project here!  (click the image for ordering):

Caron Simply Soft Yarn, Solid, Blue, 6 oz in Ocean

Happy crocheting lovelies!

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