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New Adult Version of Crochet Baby Hat Pattern ADORABLE!








Remember this adorable baby hat & bootie pattern, Buttercup? Well, I've recently updated it with an adult version of the hat! All you need to do is change the hook size to an H/8 (5mm) crochet hook and use one ball each of Superior and Nirvana held together to create this romantic, feminine, fluffy kitten of a hat! I added a band of hdc-tbl around the lower edge for a brim as well.

Pattern available here, INCLUDING the optional adult faux ribbed brim: Buttercup Crochet Hat Pattern

Yarn kit will be available for the first time ever at my booth at VK Live New York Jan 17 - 19, 2014, booth#1004.


Vogue Knitting LIVE NYC Come see me next week!!!

In just one week, Vogue Knitting Live will be taking place in New York City! Crafty folks from near and far will be heading to this star-studded event at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, and we couldn't be more pleased to be a sponsor. Be sure to visit the yarn tasting lounge for your free sample of Eucalan


Knit and crochet designer Kristin Omdahl will have a booth at VK Live (#1004), and it will be stocked with her excellent books, sample designs, kits and - of course - Wrapture! Jennifer Edgar will be joining Kristin in the booth and we hope you'll stop by to pick up some Wrapture and say hello! There will also be live demonstrations and a very special guest on Friday evening, Stacy Charles!



We are proud to sponsor this exciting event; please enjoy this coupon good towards your marketplace admission with our compliments! 



Kristin's Knit Drop Stitch Scarf Pattern Revision & Addition

It should not come as a suprise that I am dazzled by blingy things. One of my favorite yarns in the world is Crystal by S. Collezione (Tahki Stacy Charles). One of my favorite ways to feature unusual textured yarns and/or pairings of yarns is with drop stitches. I've been dying to revise the Drop Stitch Shawl/poncho pattern to include an infinity loop scarf and Voila! I whipped up a slightly smaller version of the original and shortened the overall length by a few inches and joined the scarf into a loop. Dropping stitches is a great way to also add volume to a smaller (and quicker) number of stitches!

Thanks to my darling and uber talented in-house photographer (aka SharkHunter) here are some photos of the new Drop Stitch Infinity Loop Scarf. Pattern available here at Ravelry: Ribbon Drop Stitch Scarf/Poncho/Shawl buy now

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