Saturday, October 31, 2015

Happy Halloween from Fiber Flux!


Happy Halloween!  Have a fun and safe day!

Michaels Knitting & Crochet

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Friday, October 30, 2015

Halloween Candy! 12 Free Crochet Treats...


Happy Halloween!  Here is a collection of fun and festive Halloween candy...chocolate, gummy bears, candy corn, cotton candy, a super cute marshmallow, and lots more!  I love the lollipop ghost, how neat would that be for a party?  Enjoy and stay safe everyone!

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
























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Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Free Crochet Pattern...Candy Shop Cowl!


The Candy Shop Cowl is colorful, soft and super easy to stitch up.  Worked in just five rounds, it is the perfect project for getting some quick gifts made up too!  Thick and fuzzy blue yarn is reminiscent of cotton candy, while a round of bright pink puff stitches look like pretty little candies in a row.

Click below to add this project to Ravelry:


Click below to watch a full video tutorial:


Tutorial Links:

Materials:
  • 1 ball of Red Heart Mixology Swirl ("party" colorway shown)
  • 1/2 ball of Red Heart Mixology Solids ("pink" colorway shown)
  • P (10 mm) crochet hook
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors
Note: To substitute yarn, any super bulky yarn will do.

Sizing:

  • 6 inches tall
  • 32 inch circumference


Instructions:

Note: Round 3 is the puff stitch round.  To make a puff stitch, wrap yarn around hook and draw up a loop (3 loops on your hook), wrap yarn around hook and draw up another loop (5 loops on your hook), wrap yarn around hook and draw up a loop (7 loops on your hook). Wrap yarn around hook one more time and bring it through all 7 loops on your hook. 

Ch 36, join in the furthest ch from the hook with a sl st.

Round 1 (blue yarn): Ch 3, then work a dc into each ch.  Join to close round with a sl st.

Round 2 (blue yarn): Ch 3, then work a dc into each st.  Join to close round with a sl st.

Round 3 (pink yarn): Ch 3, then work a (puff stitch, ch 1) in each stitch. (see notes above to learn how to work this stitch or follow along with the video)  Join to close round with a sl st.

Round 4 (blue yarn): Ch 3, then work a dc into each st.  Join to close round with a sl st.


Round 5 (blue yarn): Ch 3, then work a dc into each st.  Join to close round with a sl st.

Fasten off and weave in and ends that remain.

Get Red Heart Mixology yarn for this project here!

Rh Mixology Swirl MoonlitRh Mixology Solids Coral

Learn more about this yarn with my Yarn 101 video series!



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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Candy Corn! 12 Free Crochet Patterns...


Candy corn!  One of the best Halloween treats ever...here are 12 fun and whimsical free crochet patterns celebrating the iconic Trick or Treat staple.  There's something for everyone including bags, a blanket, hat, even a kitty sweater!  Deliciously fun and not a single calorie either!

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






















Amigurumi Candy Corn from Lion Brand Yarn 



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