I have a new affiliate online seller – Fabric.com – and they have a nice selection of yarn and crochet tools. I found my favorite Susan Bates Bamboo Handle hook in size D (the size I was looking for) for only $1.78! It is just the D size at this price but I’m buying 2! Lots of nice random bargains on Fabric.com. (Look carefully at the prices!) I bought a bunch of Berroco Comfort for my next design, yum. If you get to the site through my links or banners and buy something, I get a commission, and you get your same prices, thanks!
Thanks to all who purchase their yarn through my links and banners.
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Modern Blanket of Flowers on sale now for $3.99 (regularly $6.99) with Coupon Code MBF or click this direct link. What are you waiting for?
What are we crocheting/knitting now in January? I’m waiting for the yarn packs for our next Crochet-A-Long to be ready. It is going to be a re-working of my Garden State Afghan and will be a free pattern given out over a period of 8 weeks. Here is a sneak peek:
Planning future projects – I have a unique (paid) design coming up to rival Modern Blanket of Flowers in the beauty/style/ease of execution/fun department. Can’t wait to finish. Then our Summer 2016 free Mystery-A-Long is in the thinking stage and it will be awesome.
If you are interested in another afghan Block Crochet A Long, my good friend designer Margaret MacInnis is running a CAL on her Ravelry board and will be featuring a new block from “moi” in March. Get in on the fun with her group on Ravelry. Her new Facebook page is up now and she’s working on a blog. Give her a “like” and tell her I sent you. ;p
Black Friday to Cyber Monday sale in my Ravelry Store. Starts today, good until Monday, November 30, 2015 at midnight – 50% off the regular price of any individual pattern in my Ravelry Store with coupon code 5050. (No limits, E-books not included.)
Some gorgeous finished versions of Faded Love are showing up over the interwebs. These are from daniellem, michelou, muffetsmom, pitamom, and theotherjenny:
I’m excited to have been accepted as a joann.com affiliate. I now have a button on the right side of this website that clicks through to the joann.com website. If you make a purchase going through my link I will get a commission on the purchase. You will get the same great prices you always get at joann.com, and I’ll get a small commission to keep my website and business running. Joann.com has a great selection of yarn, crochet hooks, knitting needles, and everything you need for your crafting. If you’ve enjoyed my patterns over the years, think about going through my site when you need to make a purchase. Check the menu page above for updated info on joann.com sales and offers. As always, I do not have pop-ups, scrolling links, or any annoying ads on my blog. 🙂
Voting is open this week for favorites in the home goods categories of The Crochet Awards. Voting is easy with just a click. I was surprised and honored to have a few designs nominated. All thanks to the committee. 🙂
I am going to be presenting clues for a Mystery 12″ Afghan Square this month in honor of National Crochet Month. First clue will be up this Tuesday, March 10, with clues to follow for the next 8 days. We can discuss and answer questions here and I will have tutorial photos. The square will be called “Fantastic!” and I am using a J hook and 4 colors of Vanna’s Choice yarn but you can use whatever yarn and hook you’d like. Please bookmark my site and come back this week for your clues!
Graphic Circles Throw is ready! Easy beginner pattern with striking results. Simple bullseye circles with a twist – one single post stitch makes all the difference. A careful and minimalist join brings out the corner design, making for a modern and eye-catching throw.
Two colors keep it simple, but make it your own with color changes.
I used 6 skeins of Vanna’s Choice in Terracotta (170 yards per skein) and 5 skeins of Vanna’s Choice in Silver Heather (145 yards per skein) with an I hook but I am a loose crocheter. I recommend a J hook to achieve my gauge and size – the throw is about 52” x 68” with 48 motifs.
Join us for discussion, questions, pattern support, and brag photos on the Julie Yeager Designs board on Ravelry – all are welcome; I love to see what you come up with. Make a project page to inspire others!
I would love to inspire beginning crocheters to complete their first afghan with this pattern. I am offering the pattern free with coupon code CIRCLES for the next three months. Offer expires April 30, 2015. If you like the pattern, spread the word! Please link back to this blog and do not share the coupon code. Share the link to my blog. Thanks!
Thanks for your interest in my patterns; please see all my designs at my Ravelry Store.
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The border on the left is not included with the pattern, haven’t written it up yet.