Sunday, August 28, 2016

Free Crochet Pattern...Family Room Throw!


The Family Room Throw is a super comfy throw that is lofty, lacy and crocheted in soothing tones for the home.  Work one up to drape across a sofa, favorite, chair or a perfect housewarming gift too!

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Family Room Throw
By Jennifer Dickerson

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Materials:
  • 9 Balls of Bernat Blanket (colors shown are "Light Teal" "Antique White" and "Taupe")
  • 10.0 mm crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle

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Bernat Blanket and Blanket Brights Yarn

Sizing:
  • 65 inches wide
  • 70 inches long

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Instructions:

Note: Blanket pictured is worked in four rows per color to create stripe sequence as shown.

Ch 90.

Row 1: Work a dc in the 4th chain from hook then ch 1. *Work a dc in the next ch.  Skip a ch, and in the next chain, work (dc, ch 1) . Repeat from * to end.

Row 2: Ch 3 and turn.  Work (dc, ch 1, dc) in each of the chain 1 spaces from the previous row (center of each "V"). At the end of the row, finish with a dc in the last space (turning chain space from previous row).

Repeat row 2 until blanket measures about 70 inches long (or desired length) and fasten off.

Finishing: Weave in any ends that remain and you're finished!


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Friday, August 26, 2016

Book Review and Giveaway...Weekend Wraps!

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I have an awesome review & giveaway for you today lovelies! I recently was able to check out Weekend Wraps by Cecily Glowik MacDonald and Melissa LaBarre (ISBN: 978-1-63250-278-0, Interweave F+W).

Weekend Wraps is a beautifully photographed book featuring 18 knit designs to wrap yourself in.  Perfect for fall with autumn shades and knit in worsted weight and heavier yarn, each project is perfect for a cool day.

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Whether you're a seasoned knitting veteran or just starting out, there are a variety of patterns for every skill level.  Especially helpful is the abbreviations section and glossary, featuring illustrated techniques to help you along in your work.  Love a particular yarn shown in the book?  Check out the "Yarn Sources" section to get the perfect skein for your project too!


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I was pleasantly surprised to see other things in the book like cardigans, shrugs, and cowls like this pretty one called "Warm Cider Cowl"  Sounds so cozy right?

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Equally fabulous is the "Wander Shrug" in a gorgeous cinnamon color.  Lots of texture makes for a cozy project!

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Now is your chance to win a copy of your own! Enter to win using the Rafflecopter below (sometimes it takes a moment to load). Giveaway ends September 2 and is open worldwide. Now go, go, go, and enter!!!


Note: I received a review copy of this book, all opinions are my own.


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Gorgeous Tonal Merino Wool s at knitpicks.com (Affiliate links, enjoy these awesome products and thanks as always for your support!)

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Giveaway! Enter to Win 2 Caron Cakes!!


By popular demand...Caron Cakes! You may have heard about these fun cakes of yarn, to Celebrate Caron's 100th birthday are festive cakes! Made of yarn! Awesome!

If you're not familiar with these, or would like to learn more, check out my Yarn 101 here:

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Now is your chance to win two of them...they are BIG and each one has approximately 383 yards.  So that is 766 yarns of YARN!!  The prize pack includes 1 cake of "Gelato" and 1 cake of "Funfetti" too.




Use the Rafflecopter below to enter (may need a moment to load).  Giveaway ends September 8th and is open worldwide.  No go, go, go and enter!!!

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For more fun projects and pretty patterns, be sure to follow Fiber Flux on Google+FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest for the latest updates!

Gorgeous Tonal Merino Wool s at knitpicks.com (Affiliate links, enjoy these awesome products and thanks as always for your support!)

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Hello Fall! 12 Free Crochet Patterns To Inspire...


Fall is on its was and I am so super excited!  Crisp leaves, beautiful autumn sunsets, back to school, gorgeous apples, and of course the amazing colors of the harvest seasons.  Here are 12 free crochet patterns to get your hooks moving as welcome the fall season.  Happy crocheting lovelies!

Note: Click on the link below each photo to go directly to the free pattern.

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For more fun projects and pretty patterns, be sure to follow Fiber Flux on Google+FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest for the latest updates!

Gorgeous Tonal Merino Wool s at knitpicks.com (Affiliate links, enjoy these awesome products and thanks as always for your support!)
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