RUFFLED VICTORIAN COWL – Part Two

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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 […]

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Crocodile Stitch Khaleesi Fingerless Gloves – Part Two

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If you are a Game of Thrones lover, you’ll understand why I named these gloves after the “Khaleesi.”  If not, don’t worry, it took me quite  while to get into HBO’s “Game of Thrones” craze, (which I later learned  was based on a fantasy book series, which I didn’t read. I’m not hip enough, I […]

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Crocodile Stitch Convertible Mittens CAL – Part Two

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  The Crocodile Stitch Convertible Mittens CAL have been a big hit in our Crochet Along Facebook Group! After posting the first part last week, I watched with glee as members began posting such beautiful project pictures. I never get tired of seeing you projects from my patterns on social media…In fact, if you hashtag […]

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Multi-CAL Project #1: Convertible Mittens

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Stitching An American Dream CAL: Welcome!  How serendipitous it is to be able to both kick off a new exciting venture and celebrate the 20th anniversary of my arrival in the U.S. at the same time–and with a project that I designed using a yarn with a rainbow colorway! I’m about to grab some red pumps […]

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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