Monday Makings… Crochet For Cancer CAL Send Off!

Another Monday and so much Crochet going on!!  Over the weekend I gave you a sneak peek of my next Free Crochet Pattern over on Facebook!!!  I can’t wait to show you the whole project..  I’m guessing next week some time I will be releasing the pattern…  It is really fun and very versatile!!  Can you guess what it is??

 

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Free Pattern Coming Soon!!!

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Also over the weekend,,, I whipped up 4 new Amazing Grace Hats….   These 4 hats are being mailed off later today for our Crochet For Cancer CAL…  I changed it up a litte and made these hats two-tone… What do you think??

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Amazing Grace Hat Free Pattern

Amazing Grace Hats

4 Amazing Grace Hats ready for Crochet For Cancer

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Hats packaged up and cards enclosed…

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Are you participating in this great event?? Crochet for Cancer CAL and Giveaway… Click Here for more information!! Still time to make your hats, and get them mailed by the deadline for your chance for the giveaway…  Lots of free patterns available too!!

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Red Heart Prize Package…

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Happy Crocheting…

Elena

Runs from Aug 29-Sept 1

Crochet For Cancer CAL… Amazing Grace Remix…

Are you almost ready to send in your Crochet For Cancer CAL projects??  I have several ready to go!!  If you haven’t read about this great event… here is the basic info…

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A couple of weeks ago myself and 9 of my Crochet Blogging friends got together and started a Crochet For Cancer CAL charity drive…  We all donated tons of Free Crochet Patterns for you to use and the donations will be going to Hooks For Hope… A chapter of Crochet for Cancer…By donating 4 handmade hats or 2 larger projects, you can be eligible for the Red Heart Prize Package Drawing…  Click Here for detailed information and the list of Free Patterns!!! #CrochetForCancerCAL

 

One of my Free Patterns is my very popular Amazing Grace Hat…  So last night I whipped up another one to put in my donation package…  This time I mixed it up… I made it two-tone!!!  I used my left over yarn from my CAL Afghan… It is Vanna’s Choice by Lion Brand Yarn…  What do you think of this Amazing Grace Hat Remixed??

 

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Next on my list to donate… is my latest Amazing Grace Project… The Amazing Grace Tote Bag I did a little Remix on this one too!!!  I made this one two-tone and I used Cotton Yarn… I loved the way it turned out!!!  The cotton gave it a completely different feel and the two-tone is my daughters favorite one so far!!!  What do you think??

 

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Both of these were so much fun!!!  I hope you will give them both a try and also consider donating to this great cause and if you are… Good Luck on the Giveaway!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena

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Runs from Aug 29-Sept 1

Beatrice Ryan Designs Crochet-A-Long Finale Winner…

It has been so much fun seeing all the afghans come together over the last 3 months!!!  You all did a great job!!!  Today I am announcing the winner of the Giveaway…  We had 27 entries!  I am sure there are many more afghans still being finished up,,, And I would still love to see all of them!!   If you haven’t stopped by Facebook to see the Finale Show and Tell… Hop over and take a look!!!

To be eligible to  win the JoAnn’s Giftcard, the CAL afghan had to be finished and the picture posted by Midnight on April 1st. I received many entries by email and posted those  on the Show and Tell…  Several of you also posted to straight to the Show and Tell!!  I gave each entry a random number 1-27.  Then I found a website to choose a number between 1-27(random.org).  Number 19 was selected!!

I bet you would like to know who #19 is…??  Well, I would like to show off her afghan first..

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Isn’t this beautiful?? I love the color combinations!!  The wonderful crochet artist that made this afghan is Natalie Wolfe Wigal!!  Congratulations Natalie,,,  Just email me your mailing address so I can get your Gift Card to you!!! [email protected]

Next week I will be posting the other entries along with some of the progress pictures… It has been quite a journey!!  Thank you all for the fun!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena

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Runs from Aug 29-Sept 1

Wednesday Facebook Fan Favorites… Week 33

It has been a really fun week,,, Lots of fun free patterns on Facebook and the finale of our Crochet-A-Long!!!

This weeks Facebook Fan Favorite for a single pattern feature came from Dearest Debi… She has tons of great patterns on her site and lots of great Crochet Ideas along with Craft Ideas and Green living…  I can tell it is Spring… This week you loved a Free Pattern that will brighten up the season!!  The Fan Favorite is a Single Layer Flower!!!  Hop over to see Dearest Debbi and Get your free pattern,,,Click Here!!

 

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Over on Facebook the newest trend is Crochet Roundups…  Many Crochet Bloggers are putting together collages featuring collections of their favorite free patterns… I have been featuring one round up per day… So this weeks Fan Favorite Free Pattern Round Up was put together by Daisy Cottage DesignsShe chose a round up full of “Things for the Home”!!!  15 great free patterns…  You can hop over to her blog and get the links to all of these great patterns…Click Here!!

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Free Patterns for the Home….

This week my most popular pattern from here at Beatrice Ryan Designs both on the blog and Facebook was my Amazing Grace Spa Trio…  Thank you all for supporting my Amazing Grace Series and being so generous by paying it forward…  You can Click on the Amazing Grace Pattern tab at the top of the page for the Free Pattern!!

Amazing Grace Cloth Trio

You should also hop over to my Facebook page and see the Finale CAL Show and Tell… So many beautiful afghans… The winner of the givaway will be announced here tomorrow… I will also be showing off everyones photos over the next couple weeks!!

Happy Crocheting!!

Elena

 

Runs from Aug 29-Sept 1

Beatrice Ryan Designs Crochet-A-Long Show and Tell Finale~

 

Beatrice Ryan Designs Crochet-A-Long Finale!!!

Free Afghan Pattern from Beatrice Ryan Designs #Crochet # Afghan

Don’t miss out on today’s Finale!!!  At 5pm EST on Facebook we will be having our final Show and Tell!!!  If you participated you can post your picture of your completed afghan to the Show and Tell Post or Email it to me.  All final pictures must be posted or emailed by Midnight tonight to qualify for the giveaway.

If you didn’t make an afghan,,, Just stop by Facebook and see the beautiful projects…

Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Giveaway…

How would you like to win a $25 gift card for JoAnn’s??  Here is how you can win….

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1. Make the Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Afghan during the January-March 2014.

2.Final Date to enter completed afghan~ April 1, 2014 Midnight

3. Email your completed Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Afghan picture to [email protected] or post your completed Beatrice Ryan Designs CAL Afghan picture to Beatrice Ryan Designs Facebook Final Show and Tell which will be held today at 5pm EST.

*This giveaway is donated by Beatrice Ryan Designs and has no affiliation with Jo~Anns.

One winner will be drawn at random and announced here!  Your final pictures will be posted here, on Facebook and Pinterest!  Good luck and I can’t wait to see all the Afghans!!

Runs from Aug 29-Sept 1
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