RUFFLED VICTORIAN COWL – Part Two


CAL, crochet pattern, Fashion

This week we will finish it up our Ruffled Victorian Cowl with lots and lots of “ruffle as you go”! At this point, our pattern becomes a no-frills, “meditative” type of crocheting that you can easily memorize in just a couple of rows. It is the perfect project to carry along on road trips, waiting […]

December 8, 2017

RUFFLED VICTORIAN COWL – Part One


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RUFFLED VICTORIAN COWL – Part One  A “Ruffles as You Go” Technique Alas, we’ve arrived to show you yet another nifty crochet technique that simplifies the process, can be done with basic stitches and still produces impressive results. “Ruffle as you Go” is a way of eliminating the fastidious fasten off and weaving in every […]

November 27, 2017

Ruffled Victorian Cowl and a “Ruffles as you Go” Technique


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Let’s all celebrate the “first golden age of crochet” by making this Victorian Age-inspired Ruffled Cowl! You’ll not only finish with a classic, head-turning accessory, but along the way you’ll learn my hassle-free, “Ruffle as you Go”, technique for layered ruffles,  which doesn’t require fastening off every row or need lots of weaving in the end. It’s […]

November 22, 2017

Embossed Leaves Reversible Shawl


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Join the fun of creating this knit-look Embossed Leaves Reversible Shawl with two distinctive looks where on one side the design features offset textured leaves textured leaves and the other shows a knit-look relief pattern. ***IMPORTANT FINE PRINT: This past CAL pattern will be FREE (for a limited time) from Saturday, November 18 through Sunday, December 31, […]

November 19, 2017

Crocodile Stitch Fingerless Khaleesi Gloves CAL – Post One


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***IMPORTANT FINE PRINT: This CAL pattern will be FREE (for a limited time) from Friday, November 17 through Sunday, December 17, 2017, in serial form as published on the Bonita Patterns Blog. The pattern will be posted in parts on the Bonita Patterns Blog, and the free version will include affiliate links and ads. If you’d […]

November 17, 2017

Fall 2016 Fashion Trends


Article, Fashion

By Luanna Azulay, New York Correspondent As I wandered around the streets of New York City, fall collections are everywhere. There are lot of distinct fashions that are here to stay in this new season to come, while others slightly modified. Cullote pants – Those that you might have seen around for the past couple […]

September 9, 2016

Form vs. Function in Crochet Design


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Form vs. Function in Crochet Design Do We Have To Choose? By Stacy Vaka of Crochet Kitten, special Contributor to Bonita Patterns Blog. Here’s a common musing every crocheter has heard at some point in their lives: “I know you can do more with crochet, but knitting is just so much prettier.” And another: “I […]

September 6, 2016

Crocheted Fashions at NYFW


Crochet News, Fashion

First of all, welcome back to the Bonita Patterns Blog! We’re now Bonita Patterns & Yarns after expanding our collection to include some seriously cool and unique yarny goodness! I’m Lindsay and I am super excited to learn more about the world of crochet and provide you lovely readers with some fun content, and I’d […]

September 20, 2015