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https://www.kickincrochet.com/product/loose-puff-cowl/ Well, here's that thing I was making. I super love these cowls and am tempted to keep the sample for myself instead of posting it to my etsy shop. I did discover that this super-soft yarn has been discontinued (whyyyy??), so be aware that you won't be able to make this EXACT cowl unless you've got the yarn in your stash already. However, a quick search revealed several yarns that are similar, so I decided to post the pattern anyway.

This cowl is super soft and luxurious in Trabajos Del Peru. It’s super quick to work up, and I love how the loose puff stitches give it great texture. Make sure to keep it nice and loose! There are two versions, the longer one (orange) is 6 puffs wide, and the wider one (green) is 9 puffs wide. Bo...
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Playing around, haven't picked up some yarn in a while. The kids always like using the yarn swift to help me wind up balls.

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Tried out Tunisian crochet in the round for the first time to make these cute gloves for a friend's son for his birthday. It's a fun (and surprisingly easy) technique!

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Baby is hanging out in the shade, "helping" me work on a new hat (to match the Kait's shells set). What are you up to?

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The kids "helping" me take pics of baby's new blanket for the pattern before I start using it for him.

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Speaking of Babies - We welcomed a new baby to our family in January. Celebrate with us by using coupon code welcomebabyJ for 20% off at www.kickincrochet.com or kickincrochet.etsy.com! Coupon good now through the end of April.

Found a few minutes today to work on photo editing for a few patterns that have been waiting for... longer than I care to admit. In the process, I also discovered that I never wrote up a hat pattern that I made two YEARS ago! Having children does something to my memory, I'm convinced.

I thought I had posted this Free Baby Hat Pattern a while back, but I guess I forgot, so here ya go! This is my go-to quick baby hat pattern. http://www.kickincrochet.com/free-baby-hat-pattern-with-ea…/

Crochet, Free Patterns, Patterns Free Baby Hat Pattern with Earflaps November 5, 2016 kickincrochet Leave a comment A few weeks ago a friend of mine hosted a baby shower for EIGHT pregnant ladies from my church group who are all due from November to January. It was very cute – each invitee had a nam...
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Alpaca is one of my favorite fibers to work with. A local yarn store (firwood farm alpacas) shared this article and I thought it was really interesting. No wonder I like alpaca so much. http://www.aplf.com/…/3…/what-makes-alpaca-fiber-so-special…

Alpaca fibre is one of the most incredible natural fibres known – it is soft, durable and great to wear. Perhaps the most remarkable aspect of alpaca
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I'm loving my latest work in progress. Now if only I had more time to work on it. It's a geometric Tunisian baby blanket and it's super fun. (Yes, the pattern will be coming your way... but it'll probably be a month or three...)

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Guys! The tree outside my window has pretty brownish-red leaves at the top! There's nothing like Fall to make me want to pull out the yarn. So, of course, I assume you're like me. If that's the case, enjoy this coupon for 20% off anything and everything at www.kickincrochet.com or www.kickincrochet.etsy.com! Use code FabulousFall16 - expires at the end of the month. Hooray for Fall!

Just signed up for Twitter (@kickincrochet) and hootsuite to give it a try. This is a test post.

Okie doke, the scarf pattern is published, and the scarf itself is for sale on etsy. Pattern - http://www.kickincrochet.com/product/romance-scarf/ Scarf - https://www.etsy.com/listing/292695957

I finally finished the scarf I started back in January (I had a few months off for a minor wrist surgery). I've written up the pattern, and taken pictures, but I don't have a name for it! Naming patterns is always hard for me and I inevitably come up with uninspired names. Any ideas?

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Latest work in progress. I just can't decide whether to make it a standard scarf or to make a slit in the middle for a section so you can put an end of the scarf through... What think you?

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Trying out her new scarf for the first time. I finally uploaded pictures so I can write up the pattern... she and her brother are maybe the cutest things ever in their new scarves.

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