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For our next project in our Crochet-A-Day series, I have the lovely Heidi of Hands Occupied sharing a fabulous amigurumi type-pattern for an Easy Crochet Hacky Sack. You’ll want to make one and try your “foot” at the game of Hacky Sack!  Guest post from Heidi of Hands Occupied These hacky sacks are so addictive to […]

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What I love most about these darling little crochet animals I’m featuring for our Crochet-A-Day series, is you can really crochet these in just a day. They are little and simple, and super sweet! They would make great appliqués for t-shirts, totes, or even set in a frame for a child’s bedroom display! We’re partnering with Darice.com for […]

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We are cruising along with our Crochet-A-Day series this month. How is it going? Have you been following along? I hope some of you have been inspired to pick up a hook and some yarn! Start with a simple chain stitch necklace, chain stitch wrapping ribbon, or a crochet bracelet with a button. I have another […]

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We’re ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with all sorts of fun crafts, recipes, and activities. From leprechauns and shamrocks to rainbows and gold. Come get creative with some very lucky St. Patrick’s Day Crafts for Kids. Here’s a round up of 30 fun and festive ideas for St. Patrick’s Day! Rainbows: 1. Rainbow Pipe Cleaners […]

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Crocheted scarves are my favorite projects to make, especially for the winter season. For today’s Crochet-A-Day series project, I’m sharing my quick and easy one skein Chunky Crochet Cowl. It’s an infinity scarf crocheted in the round, making it fun and easy to wear anytime, anywhere! My new obsession with scarves is using chunky yarn, […]

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For today’s Crochet-A-Day series post, I have the lovely Brandyce from Lion Brand Yarn sharing all sorts of different ways to choose the perfect yarn and stitch for your project.  One of the most important decisions to make when beginning a new project is figuring out what type of yarn you want to work with. You have […]

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I’m always looking for better ways to crochet and finding little tips and tricks that can help improve my skills. Today I’m featuring 4 fabulous crochet tips and tricks for our Crochet-A-Day series. I’m happy to be partnering with Lion Brand Yarn this week on some great crochet projects. They have loads of fabulous projects […]

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For today’s Crochet-A-Day series post, I have the lovely Lisette of Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary, sharing a guest post for her double crochet baby blanket pattern. Lisette is the one who inspired me in the beginning, just over a year ago, to learn to crochet. Read below for Lisette’s story, crocheting for Teeny Tears, and her […]

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We’ve got 4 super sweet crochet flower patterns to feature today for our Crochet-A-Day series. You’ll want to try your hand at all of them, making a lovely crochet floral bouquet! 1. Quick 5 Minute Crochet Flowers: This quick and easy patten for flowers comes from Sara of Creative Jewish Mom. These would make great […]

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We’re featuring 2 different patterns for crochet stars for our Crochet-A-Day series. Each are very different, but both are darling! I suggest you try your hand at both. 1. Simple Star with a Border: I love this pattern for a star with a different colored edge. This comes from Matt of According to Matt. He […]

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Tis’ the season for a little extra warmth and these Crochet Hand Warmers from our next Crochet-A-Day series project will do just the trick! We’re partnering with Consumer Crafts for a week’s worth of crochet projects. Head over to ConsumerCrafts.com to buy all your yarn supplies for our Crochet-A-Day projects. They make it super simple […]

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For today’s Crochet-A-Day series post, I have the lovely Olivia of Hopeful Honey sharing a fun and fancy Crochet Scalloped Headband. It’s the perfect accessory to whip up in a day! Guest post by Olivia of Hopeful Honey Supplies for Crochet Scalloped Headband: 5.00mm Crochet Hook (size H) 50g 8ply Yarn Scissors Tapestry/Wool Needle Finished Size This headband fits […]

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We want to keep those hot drinks nice and cozy with these featured crochet patterns for a coffee cozy, perfect for our Crochet-A-Day series. I’ve found 3 fabulous patterns for a coffee cozy, all a little different to fit your favorite drink’s needs. 1. Crochet Coffee Cozy with a Button: This pattern from Amy of One […]

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Recycled Cereal Box Jet Packs

by Rachel on February 13, 2014

Get your kid’s imagination soaring with these awesome recycled cereal box jet packs from Small Fry! It’s a fast and easy project that will have your kid’s playing for hours! This craft is super fun, simple, and makes for the perfect play time activity! Here are more fun play time projects: Mini Lightsabers Nature Playtime […]

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Crochet-A-Day: Crochet Bookmark

by Marie on February 12, 2014

We have a book-tastic pattern for our Crochet-A-Day series. We’re stitching up a few Crochet Bookmarks to help save our spots in our favorite books. We’re partnering with Consumer Crafts for a week’s worth of crochet projects. Head over to ConsumerCrafts.com to buy all your yarn supplies for our Crochet-A-Day projects. They make it super […]

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Please welcome our newest regular contributor to the Make and Takes team… Francine Clouden of Callaloo Soup! She’ll be sharing all sorts of fun paper crafts, kids crafts, and yarn crafts. Today’s she’s sharing a tutorial for our Crochet-A-Day series for a Crochet Heart and Printable #Love Card. Say hello! We don’t make a huge […]

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Yarn is a flutterin’ with these Crochet Butterflies we’re featuring for our Crochet-A-Day series. These cute little butterflies are found over at Little Birdie Secrets! There are 3 different sizes to crochet, small, medium, and large, so you’ll have just the right size for your little ones to play with. Or these would make great […]

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How about a Ssslithering Heart-Shaped Rattle Sssnake for our next Crochet-A-Day series post. Too cute! We’re ditching the hook and trying out some finger crochet for this tutorial! I’m happy to share we’re partnering with Consumer Crafts for a week’s worth of crochet projects. Head over to ConsumerCrafts.com to buy all your yarn supplies for our […]

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It’s back to the abc’s with our next featured project for our Crochet-A-Day series. This Alphabet Set from Moogly is such a fun crochet pattern set for every letter of the alphabet. I had to try my hand at this crochet alphabet and it’s so fun to follow along. You will need to know how […]

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For today’s Crochet-A-Day series post, I have the lovely Lauren from Daisy Cottage Designs sharing a guest post for her Grapefruit Coaster Crochet Pattern. It’s super fresh and fun, can’t wait to try it! Guest post by Lauren of Daisy Cottage Designs Grapefruits are one of my favorite foods – I have always loved their fresh, tangy flavor. […]

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