How to STOP Buying Yarn

By Rachel Choi – October 20th, 2017 Be the first to comment

Why would someone ever want to stop buying yarn? Perhaps you’re on a tight budget or you already have an entire closet or room full of yarn you haven’t used yet. While this post’s title might seem ridiculous to some, I know there are a bunch of yarnaholics out there that might need a little (okay, more like a lot) of help taming their buying impulses.
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Giveaway Winners!

By Rachel Choi – October 18th, 2017 1 Comment

Thank you to everyone who participated in the recent giveaway! There were 3 lucky winners that were randomly selected. Take a look at the fun patterns they chose. If you are one of the winners, be sure to check your email for the pattern. Congrats to the winners, and stay tuned for more giveaways to come.

Winner #1 is Theresa who won the Rectangular Vest.

Winner #2 is Twinkie Lover who won the Mile A Minute Shell Blanket.

Winner #3 is Sabrina who won the Panda Bear Backpack.

Thanks again for participating and stay tuned for more giveaways!

Crochet Pattern: Mesh Convertible Shrug

By Rachel Choi – October 16th, 2017 Be the first to comment

Wear it as a shrug or a scarf, this convertible accessory does double duty! Starting at the end of one sleeve, working across the back and ending at the other sleeve, this shrug is constructed and shaped with no sewing required. The stitch pattern is a classic mesh that’s light to wear and drapes well. The pattern includes instructions for adjusting the size to fit anyone, no matter if you’re an extra small or plus size. You can also make the sleeves short or long, you’re choice!

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All purchases help to support Crochet Spot and are greatly appreciated! Please log in or create a new account at the Crochet Spot Store to purchase this pattern. Premium Pattern Members may log into the store and download the pattern for free.

Giveaway Ends Soon!

By Rachel Choi – October 13th, 2017 2 Comments

The giveaway is ending soon, so head on over to the giveaway post and make your entry if you haven’t done so already. The giveaway is for a free crochet pattern from the Crochet Spot Store, or a free month of Premium Pattern Membership (unlimited downloads) if you are already signed up for the membership at the time of the drawing. Most importantly, there will be multiple winners! The more that enter, the more winners there will be, so please share with all of your crochet friends! Enter the giveaway and check out the details here: https://www.crochetspot.com/its-giveaway-time/

Halloween Crochet Patterns

By Rachel Choi – October 11th, 2017 Be the first to comment

Pumpkins, goodie bags, candy corn hats, and more! There’s an abundance of things to crochet for Halloween. Whether you want to crochet your own costume, decorate for the holiday, or simply add a touch of crochet to Halloween, there’s a pattern for that. In this post I rounded up the Halloween themed crochet patterns that we have here on Crochet Spot. The first set of patterns are available in the Crochet Spot Store (free if you are a Premium Pattern Member), and the second set are published on the blog for free.

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Crochet Pattern: Lion Security Blanket

By Rachel Choi – October 9th, 2017 Be the first to comment

Rawr! Crochet this adorable lion for a little one who loves animals. Perfect for boys, but also great for girls, this lovey is light weight and easy for a baby or toddler to tote around. The lion is crocheted amigurumi style, seamlessly in the round like a spiral. Then the lion is sewn onto a small blanket.

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All purchases help to support Crochet Spot and are greatly appreciated! Please log in or create a new account at the Crochet Spot Store to purchase this pattern. Premium Pattern Members may log into the store and download the pattern for free.

It’s Giveaway Time!

By Rachel Choi – October 6th, 2017 54 Comments

Have you been eyeing a pattern in the Crochet Spot Store? Now is the time you can win it for FREE! In this giveaway we’ll be giving away crochet patterns from the Crochet Spot store and also Premium Pattern Memberships. We will have multiple winners too! For every 20 entries, we’ll add another winner. For example, if there are 100 entries, we’ll have 5 winners. If you are already a Premium Pattern Member of the store (you can already download unlimited patterns), you can also participate in this giveaway. A member’s prize would be a free month of membership so you can download as many patterns as you want for another month!

To enter into the giveaway:

  1. Visit the Crochet Spot Store: www.crochetspot.com/store/
  2. Choose a pattern that you would like to crochet.
  3. Leave a comment below on this post telling us the exact name of the pattern (we want to make sure we send you the correct pattern). Please leave only one comment, multiple comments will be deleted.
  4. If you are a Premium Pattern Member, simply say you’re a member.

Winners will be randomly selected and announced on Wednesday, October 18, 2017.

Good luck everyone!!!

Free Crochet Pattern: Candy Corn Bow Coffee Cup Sleeve

By Rachel Choi – October 4th, 2017 Be the first to comment

This coffee cup sleeve is crocheted seamlessly in the round, like a spiral. It is shaped using 3 different crochet hook sizes to give it a gradual taper. Made with primarily single crochet stitches, this pattern is great for beginners and helps demonstrate the use of tension to create shaping. After the coffee cup sleeve is crocheted, attach a bow made with the candy corn bow pattern for a Halloween theme.
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Crochet Pattern: Cozy Asymmetrical Poncho

By Rachel Choi – October 2nd, 2017 Be the first to comment

Skip the jacket and throw on this extremely warm and cozy poncho. It’s like walking around wrapped in your favorite blanket. This one poncho pattern can be worn in many different ways. The asymmetrical shape is simple to construct since it is an ordinary rectangle that is folded into the poncho shape. The pattern includes a tutorial for folding and assembling the poncho. The poncho can be adjusted to be any size by using the instructions within the pattern to make it longer or wider as desired.

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All purchases help to support Crochet Spot and are greatly appreciated! Please log in or create a new account at the Crochet Spot Store to purchase this pattern. Premium Pattern Members may log into the store and download the pattern for free.

Free Crochet Pattern: Little Elephant Curtain Tie Back

By Rachel Choi – September 30th, 2017 1 Comment

Add a touch of cuteness to a baby or child’s room with a set of these little elephant curtain tie backs. The elephant is crocheted amigurumi style, then attached to a classic curtain tie back. If you don’t have hooks in the wall to attach the tie back to, feel free to make the tie back longer and simply tie it around the curtain instead.

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