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Mellow V: My Dream Sweater (& Why I’m Frogging It)

Way back in 2013(ish), when I was still just a crocheter, I was casually scrolling through Ravelry when I came across a sweater pattern that I fell head over heels for. It had complex lacework down the sleeves and a shaped body. It was gorgeous. It was at that moment I finally decided it was […]

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Miss Madeline: My First Triangle Scarf

Madeline Triangle Scarf

If you’re a crocheter or knitter, there’s no doubt you’ve seen or heard of the Lion Brand Mandala yarn. This yarn comes in a huge range of beautiful colorways that fade between each new color. The skeins (well, cakes, actually) are a whopping 590 yards of DK weight fiber that can be turned into cardigans, […]

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Naked Star Hat (Pattern Review)

Pattern: “Naked Star Hat” by Irina Bil Started: January 10, 2017 Restarted January 19, 2017 Finished: February 15, 2017 Yarn: Lion Brand “Heartland” in Black Canyon ABOUT THE PATTERN There’s not much more in life that excites me as much as finding an amazing knitting pattern and realizing that it can be worked flat instead of on circulars. I’m […]

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Simple Boho Crochet Sweater (Pattern Review)

Finished boho crochet shrug cardigan hanging on the wall

So I’ve noticed over the past few months that there’s a ridiculously simple crochet sweater/cardigan/shrug pattern circling Pinterest, originally created over at Lion Brand Yarns. This pattern boasts about it’s incredibly simple crochet cardigan made of just one giant rectangle, and worked on a big hook. A few variations of the pattern have popped up […]

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