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Painting with Yarn

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Crocheters make many beautiful things with yarn – some of which might even be called art – but some people have taken it to the next level and are creating beautiful paintings with yarn!   Our first work of yarn art is made from a variety of fibers, including hand-dyed and overstitched cotton, copper mesh, […]

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Trillium Flower – Free Crochet Pattern

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The Trillium flower is found in many northern states and parts of Canada. The Great White Trillium is the official flower of Ontario and the official wildflower of Ohio. Trilliums are commonly white, pink, purple, red, and even yellow in color.     Unfortunately, this flower is very delicate – some species of Trillium are […]

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Dutch Iris – Free Crochet Pattern

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  The Dutch Iris is a hybrid of several other types of irises.  Over time, its color range has increased and now includes blues, purples, white, and yellows.     Our Dutch Iris pattern uses a variety of stitches to make the petals. If you need help with any of the stitches, be sure to check out […]

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Five Free Flower Crochet Patterns

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This week, we are pleased to present five free flower patterns, designed by Carol Ballard. These flowers can be worked with any weight of yarn. Finer weights will create a smaller flower, and bulkier weights will create a larger flower. Just use the hook size appropriate for the yarn you choose. All of our samples were […]

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Elephant Ears Flower – Free Crochet Pattern

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  Some people are surprised to hear that the popular Elephant Ears plant has flowers! Not all species bloom, and when one does, its flowers are often hidden by its giant leaves. You can enjoy this Elephant Ears Flower pattern any time!     This flower can be worked with any weight of yarn. Finer […]

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