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3 Hour Shawl: Crochet

I’ve searched far and wide for a shawl pattern that is fast, pretty, and uses minimal yarn. I learned how to do the corner to corner (c2c) stitch from Youtube. The Crochet Corner To Corner Afghan Project video tutorial from The Crochet Crowd. I used c2c for some lovies in the past few months and realized how incredibly fast this stitch worked up. Of course I hit Walmart up for the black Friday yarn sale and got a few giant skeins of Red Heart With Love (370 yards). My grandmother’s birthday is coming up and I had just purchased a jumbo hook. The results were wonderful! I finished this up in three hours. This is a great gift for any occasion but this luscious red would be wonderful for Valentine’s Day!

You can use a shawl pin, button, ribbon, or lace for closure if you’d like!

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Happy mail for yarn junkies

Do you crochet or knit? Would you like a cute little bag full of yarn samples, patterns, and notions delivered to your mailbox monthly? Beanie bags is the yarn subscription for you! For just $10 a month you can’t beat it! You can find more information and my detailed review here. These samples are perfect for amigurumi, accessories, and small projects. Share with your friends and fellow crafters! As always, craft, create, and conquer!!

Broke out the single crochet hook I still own (sold my set a while back) to make some cotton round face scrubbies. This lead me to make a washcloth and to probably purchase some more hooks again. Pattern coming soon!