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Hexagon Flowers Afghan

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  One of the first afghans I made was in the seventies.  Orange, kelly green and yellow was a good color combination back then.  It was months before my brother’s wedding

Vintage Daisy Potholder

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  While most needlework originated out of necessity, it flourishes out of a need to create something beautiful and a need to share that beauty with loved ones. Judging by the

Green and White Rug

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  The bedroom and bathroom are the most intimate areas of the home.  Here, dreams are nurtured, beauty enhanced and a steaming scented bath beckons to soothe away the stresses of

Pretty Pink Pen Holder

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  Whether you are a beginner or an experienced crocheter the Pretty Pink Pen Holder is for you.   This is also a great project for a young child just learning to

Snowflake Christmas Ornament

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  Sometimes it is fun to choose crochet cotton thread in unusual colors that will make your creation a stunning beauty! One of the tricks I have found useful when working

Starry Snowflake Christmas Ornament

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    Sometimes it is fun to choose crochet cotton thread in unusual colors that will make your creation a stunning beauty! One of the tricks I have found useful when

Red Granny Square Christmas Stocking

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Although there are many variations of the granny square the typical one includes groups of three double crochet stitches worked in a continuous round.  Add a touch of vintage charm to

Ruffled Rose Hot Mat Doilies

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Years ago while shopping in an antique store I found what I thought was a doily but it had several rounds of crochet along the back of the piece that formed

Bottle Top Magic! Autumn Trivets

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  These unique trivet patterns are easy to crochet using sport weight cotton yarn and steel crochet hook size 0.  Gauge is not super important while crafting this project as long as

Ruffled Rose Doily

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  Ruffled Rose Doily – Maggie Weldon Crochet This beautiful doily came from a vintage crochet pattern book called “Suggestions for Fairs and Bazaars”  Just guessing at the amount of time

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

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

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

Critter Coaster – Pig

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Critter Coaster – Pig Pattern #FP206 Original Design By: Maggie Weldon Skill Level: Beginner Skill Size: 5” Diameter (fits over a CD) Materials: Sport Weight Yarn; Pink (MC) ½ oz, 36 yd, Light

Critter Bear Coaster

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CRITTER COASTER – BEAR Pattern #FP205 Original Designs By: Maggie Weldon Skill Level: Beginner Skill Size: 5” Diameter (fits over a CD) Materials: Sport Weight Yarn – Brown (MC) ¾ oz, 54

Critter Frog Coaster

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CRITTER COASTER – FROG Pattern #FP204 Original Designs By: Maggie Weldon Skill Level: Beginner Skill Size: 5” Diameter (fits over a CD) Materials: Sport Weight Yarn; Green (MC) ¾ oz, 54

Coaster Critter – Dog

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  CRITTER COASTER – DOG Pattern #FP203 Original Designs By: Maggie Weldon Skill Level: Beginner Skill Size: 5” Diameter (fits over a CD) Materials: Sport Weight Yarn; Beige (MC) ½ oz,