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Recipe – Apple Pie

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Last weekend my husband and I took our annual car trip to the Virginia Mountains.From our home in North Carolina we drive north on Highway 52 past Mount Airy (where the

Crochet Along – Santa Pillow Part 3 – Reindeer

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In this video you will learn how to make the Reindeer antlers.I tried several different way of making the antlers.I think the way I have done them is the best. As you can

Crochet Along – Santa Pillow Part 2 – Assembly of Front

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In this You Tube video you will learn how to assemble the front of the Santa Pillow Assembly of Front Directions With right sides of Top Strip and top of Body of

Indian Summer Shawl

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Shawls are the handiest of all accessories.They make you feel relaxed, secure, comfortable and sometimes very fashion savvy!When the weather forecast predicts wind and cool temperatures, consider a warm shawl.When the

Calla Lily Doily

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Calla Lily Doily – Free Crochet Pattern   Calla lilies are unique and elegant flowering plants that make a spectacular addition to the home or garden. White calla lilies are quite

Granny Basket Potholder

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  Granny Basket Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern Colorful hand crochet potholders became a creative kitchen staple during the 1940’s and 1950’s. I think they used designs like this more for decoration than

Bottle Top Magic! Blue Star Trivet

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  Bottle Top Magic – Blue Star Trivet   The Bottle Top Magic continues with the beautiful Blue Star Hot Plate Mat.  When you are cooking it will be so handy to have

Instructional Video – Crochet Turning Chains

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Turning Chain Tip Typically when crocheting in rows you are instructed to chain 1 turn for a single crochet row and chain 2 turn for a half double crochet row and

Bed of Rose Baby Afghan & Pillow

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Bed Of Roses Crib Cover and Pillow Bed O’ Roses Crib Cover and Pillow Edited By: Maggie Weldon Copyright 2010 Maggie Weldon Skill: Intermediate Sizes: Crib Cover – about 33 inches

Video – Changing Colors At End of Rows

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I am so excited for you to see my new crochet videos! This second – Color Change Video came out much better when we moved the shoot into our Lace Pottery gallery. We

New Video – Crochet Along Santa Pillow Part 1

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I am so excited for you to see my new crochet videos!The first video shown here – Crochet Along Santa Pillow Part One – was shot in our breezeway where the lighting was

Crochet Along – Santa Pillow – Free Pattern

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  Santa Pillow – Crochet Along Pattern With Maggie Weldon Here are the beginning instuctions for the Santa Pillow Crochet-Along.  We have just finished a video to go with it.  I will

Lace Christmas Stocking

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  The Guinness Book of World records awarded the World’s Largest Christmas Stocking title to The Children’s Society December 2007 at ExCel in London.The winning stocking was made from over 6,000

Recipe – Red Potato & Squash Medley

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When you are in a hurry or you need more time for your hobbies like crocheting it’s always great to have an easy, great tasting dish to make.This recipe is especially

Halloween Gathering – Ghosts Crochet Pattern

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  I am getting a late start on writing these patterns.  I will try to post one or two patterns each day so that you have the entire set by Halloween. 

Halloween Gathering – Pumpkin Crochet Pattern

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I am getting a late start on writing these patterns.  I will try to post one or two patterns each day so that you have the entire set by Halloween.  If

Crochet Along – Santa Pillow

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Crochet Along Santa Pillow – Free Crochet Pattern Crochet along with me as we create this delightful Santa Pillow in crochet.This throw pillow will be a decorative addition to your home

Pansy Doily

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Free Crochet Pattern – Pansy Doily The pansy is a delicate looking, beautiful flower.  The pansy is quite durable and a “flower for all seasons.”  Pansies are growing in gardens during the

Roman Baby Sandals

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Have you seen the stylish Roman sandals that are the latest fashion rage this past summer?Now your baby can be dressed in style with the new Roman Baby Sandals! Sit down

Renningers Antique Show – Mt. Dora Florida

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A great way to relax, unwind and stave off depression is to do something you love.I feel so fortunate to have a business doing what I love – crochet.Next month I

Rose Granny Potholder

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Rose Granny Square Potholder – Free Crochet Pattern I found this beautiful crochet potholder at the Liberty Antique show.  This Rose Granny Crochet Potholder is worked with size 10 crochet cotton

Lantern Potholder

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Free Crochet Pattern – Lantern Potholder Try this pattern in a rainbow of colors!How about all orange for a Halloween Lantern or red and green for Christmas? The possibilities are endless.

Charleston Garden Crochet Afghan

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Edited By:Maggie Weldon Copyright 2010 Skill: Intermediate Size: About 53 inches by 76 inches Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn: Pinks (or any flower color) – 13 ozs, Golf Green – 13 ozs, Baby

Bottle Top Magic! Magic Mats

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Edited By:Maggie Weldon All Rights Reserved Copyright 2010 Skill: Easy Sizes: Place Mat – 17″ wide x 11″ long and Hot Plate – 8″ across   Materials: Size 10 Crochet Thread: White

Bottle Top Magic! Crochet Grape Trivets

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The Bottle Top Magic! continues.  Here are patterns for more Crochet Grape Trivets in 3 sizes. Edited By:Maggie Weldon All Rights Reserved Copyright 2010 Skill: Beginner   FREE Crochet Pattern –

A Day at the Liberty Antique Festival

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Pile of Doiles at the Festival A Beautiful Crochet Lace Display Pile of Lace I Sifted Through Friday I spent 7 hours strolling through over 100 exhibits at the Liberty Antique Festival

Loop Stitch Kitten

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Edited By:Maggie Weldon Intermediate Skill   Size: Completed Cat is 12” long Materials: Worsted Weight Yarn: Main Color (MC) – 4 oz and Contrasting Color (CC) – small amount (for Ear