Celebrating National Crochet Month with Free Pattern!

Celebrating National Crochet Month with Free Pattern!

March is National Crochet Month…  There will be so much going on for people who love crochet like I do.  All month-long I  will be posting my original patterns for you to enjoy, talking about the history of crochet, sharing sites and links that I think are really great and spreading the word about this wonderful hobby!

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To kick off this celebration, I am posting my first FREE PATTERN!  This is an adorable mug cozy I designed recently.  I love my coffee, but not luke warm!  Not only do these cozy’s help keep a fresh, yummy cup of coffee warm, but they also act as a coaster… Love it!

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Twisted Stitches Coffee Cozy By Beatrice Ryan Designs

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These are simple to make and take very little yarn.  Great gifts too!  To view the free pattern, click here or on the Pattern tab at the top of my blog. Enjoy National Crochet month with me and come back often to see new posts and patterns.

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Let me know what you think… How long have you crocheted, What was your first project, Who taught you???  Post your answers in the comment section.. I would love to hear from you!!

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So here is to Crocheting and Celebrating National Crochet Month!

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Elena

Craftsy

Granny’s Baby Delivery

Today the Granny Baby Blanket was delivered to the little store where I sell my crochet items, just in time for someone to need a great little gift!  As an avid crochteter, I am so blessed to have a local outlet that will display my handmade items and sell them.  Alpine Originals has supported many local artist and they have a wide range of locally made, handcrafted items… Stop by and check it out if you are in the area (Mt. Shasta California)!

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Alpine Originals, Mt Shasta California

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As you may know, I started my crochet journey at the age of 10. Learning from one of the best! My Grandmother Beatrice Ryan Ramshaw… I loved the way my latest Granny Square Blanket turned out,,, I would have loved one of these for one of my children… But like most moms, I didn’t have much time to whip up a baby blanket in a couple of evenings back then!

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Great colors for a sweet boy!  I hope it finds a great home!

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I love this pattern due to the simplicity and the beauty all wrapped up into one great project.  I don’t mind working from a written pattern, but I much prefer crocheting while watching TV or riding in a car,  having to concentrate on a complicated pattern would have slowed down my pace… In just a couple of evenings of a few great shows (Downton Abby) and this blanket was done.

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The blanket is resting on my childhood rocking chair… It is now rocking its third generation!

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The next retro baby blanket is now started and I will post it when its is ready to be delivered too!

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So here is to Retro Baby Crocheting… And back to Downton Abby and Crocheting!

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Elena

Craftsy
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