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Crochet Foundry Spring Issue 2022 — Review

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Today, this latest Issue has hit the shelves and ready to be adored by you. This issue is all geared and ready for everything SPRING.

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In this newest Crochet Foundry Spring 2022 Issue, you will find, 13 incredible crocheted patterns, in array of different colors, all suited in the HERE WE GROW theme. It’s all about nature and colors that surround us. This Issue includes size inclusive garments, accessories and home decor.

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With the 9 size inclusive garments in this issue, brings in an array of colors of blues, dusty pinks and cool greens to bring all everything garden vibes. Bringing you a lacy vibe for this new SPEING season.

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They have even included 3 accessory crocheted pieces, that will leave looking and feeling fabulous this Spring. Designed in array of blues, green and light greys.

You even get a fabulous home decor crocheted piece, that is inspired for this new issue theme. Bringing the love all Spring gardening into your home.

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There is even more amazing things jammed back in this incredible Issue. Continue reading….

You get 4 amazing articles to read through. 3 that are just packed with great information and useful knowledge.

  • 1st — Introduction into the Crochet Foundry issue pg. 4
  • 2nd — MJ’s Off The Hook Interview pg. 35
  • 3rd — Wanna Make A Living With Crochet pg. 51
  • 4th — The Foundry CAL Makes (Winter) pg. 84
  • 5th — Blocking. Why You Should pg. 92

Each and every Issue, is sponsored by WeCrochet (all the yarn) and Furls Crochet (all the hooks and tools), bringing each design to life.

They included even some codes for you to use, so that you can use the same yarns, hooks and tools, they used for you to make these incredible designs. 👇🏻👇🏻

Furls Crochet — Use code FOUNDRY20, for 20% off your purchase, cannot be combined with any other offers.

WeCrochet Yarn and Furls Cafe Swirl Hook
WeCrochet Yarn and Furls Alpha Hook

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One great thing I learned and love about these Issues, is the table contents, which is on page 3. You can literally click on anything there and it takes you right to where you want to go. The map through each and every issue, already in plain navigation form, not to make you get lost. FOR EVERY ISSUE!!

They have included 4 support pages from their sponsors that you can click on them and take you those pages, for you to garb new products. Which, I literally find incredibly amazing and useful. They are different products you can purchase as well.

Page 21 — Furls Crochet Wander Yarn, which they have 31 colors in total now

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Page 28 — WeCrochet Yarn, Comfy and Lindy Chain Yarn

Page 49 — Furls Crochet, Leather Project Handbag (which I love mine)

Page 90 — WeCrochet, Free Catalog

For all issues and the patterns, they include the abbreviations in each design, but you can also find it on the last page of the issue. It’s the key for all abbreviations that are included in the issue. I just find that very useful.

Let’s Meet The Designers …

Right after the Table of Contents of this issue, you jump into the section, so can meet the designers featured in the issue. A great way to get a little back story behind and where you can find more ways to follow their journeys.

1st — Anastasia Smith (therealjourneychaneldesigns), designed a Cherry Blossom Tunic 👇🏻

2nd — Erin Ellis (regarding yarn.com), designed a Fiocco Top 👇🏻

3rd — Michelle Moore (mjsoffthehookdesigns), designed a Sow Pretty Twist Top 👇🏻

4th — Amanda Corvello (amandacorvellodesigns), designed a Climbing Vines Shawl 👇🏻

5th — Michelle Ferguson (twobrothersblankets), designed a Plumbago Sweater 👇🏻

6th — Julie Desjardins (accrochet), designed Climbing Vines Knee-High Socks 👇🏻

7th — Victoria Barret (thestitchwithvix), designed a Blossom Trellis Tank 👇🏻

8th — Lenna Haughin (craftybones), designed a Corrie Poncho 👇🏻

9th — Michelle Muskett (talesofknots), designed a Moonflower Bolero 👇🏻

10th — Moon Eldridge, designed a Eventide Skirt 👇🏻

11th — Jessica Herr (herrstiches), designed a Calla Lilly Cardigan 👇🏻

12th — Briana Kepner (brianakdesigns), designed a Garden Crochet Rug 👇🏻

13th — Crystal Buchloz (crystalized-designs), designed a Arbor Tunic 👇🏻

At the bottom of each designer, includes little social icons, where you can find them on and even their websites. Away to get them more and to see what else they are making. Each designer featured, are super talented and are incredible designers, give them a follow.

Each design featured in this issue, have been thought through from the stitch pattern, texture, inspiration, yarn choice and colors, even including diagrams of the design. They even include yarn substitutes choices for you as well to choose from. Helpful notes, special stitch notes and construction guidance, for the making process to smooth nicely, so you can enjoy your piece.

Also what i find appealing to these Issues, are the recipes that they provide. Giving yourself a delicious and yummy treat, while you busy working away. You can also share these treats with anyone or just keep them for yourself, without sharing.

Recipes In This Issue …

  • Strawberry Scone
  • Dairy Free Pancakes
  • Fuzzy Peach Mocktail Cocktail
  • French Madeleines
  • Lemon Blueberry Loaf
  • Dirt Cake

They have included even some tips and a favor as well …

  • Gardening Tip
  • Potted Herb Party Favor Gift
  • Plant Tip

Crochet Foundry Issues for each season, are packed with amazing designs from incredible designers, amazing articles to read through, helpful tips for your enjoyment and amazing recipes to have a delicious snack. Most of all, the flow and layout of the Issues, are well thought out, never leading you a stray to keep you on the path.

Final Thoughts …

Each season is based on a theme, curated through each design and the recipes, wanting you to ring in the next season with pride, for you to enjoy their inspiration. The issues are designed for mapping where you want to go and which pattern you want to make, so you never feel lost and to keep your interest. The digital aspect for each issue is just incredible, taking you to the sponsors website to purchase the featured Yarns, Hooks and Tools, that designers used to design with, even with codes as well to use or even clicking on anything in the table contents to different section of the magazine, to ease you off scrolling.

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You will never be disappointed with any of these issues, new or past issues. I have come to really enjoy the next season issue, getting me really inspired — I know you will too as well.

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Furls Streamline Pride Hook — Review

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On 01/28/2015, I got to celebrate my 7th Year Anniversary, with the most amazing man in my life. That was the day we took the vow to occupy each other’s heart forever.

My beautiful husband and I, up in the Beartooh Mountains.

Good Morning Everyone. I am coming at you with a hook review and a little insight to what this hook means to me.

I received this beautiful as a gift from Lorene Eppolite of cre8tioncrochet.com This hook was also released last year in honor of Pride Month. When I saw this exquisite beauty, I told myself I would treasure it for years to come and take care of this one.

It is striped with each color of the rainbow and that of the Gay Pride Flag. The Gay Pride was created in 1978, at the request of Harvey Milk. The Gay Pride Flag is also called The LGTBQ Flag, which got its name after artist and Gay Rights Activist, Gilbert Baker. Baker chose the rainbow colors not only for the cheerful look, but as they represent the universal symbol of hope. Businesses and everyone that display the flag, show that their space is safe place for all.

The meaning behind each color:

Red represents LIFE

Orange represents HEALING

Yellow represents SUNLIGHT

Green represents NATURE

Blue represents SERENITY

Purple represents SPIRIT

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When I see this hook in use, it brings me to a smile and why I am happy for whom I am as a person, just being me everyday I wake up to start a new day.

When, I was younger, I just knew there was something different about me. I wasn’t happy, as I really couldn’t be officially me in whole. My father at the time in my life told my mom, “My son isn’t going to grow up to be gay!” I tried everything in my nature to not let that happen not one bit. But, that of course isn’t the case at all.

When I was 15 years old, I couldn’t resist with not coming out anymore. I told my mom that I am gay. My mom told me, “are you really sure? Do you think that you are truly gay? I would just wait a little bit longer till you are more older, than come out again. You’re also suppose to be in a relationship with a girl:” My life was crushed. I never received anything sympathy wise from my mom. So, I took back my coming out. My senior year of high school and 2 weeks before my graduation, I told my mom again, that I was gay. I got the same response from her. I even told my mom please let me tell grandma, don’t say anything to her. I was finishing up a project for my final, my grandma comes and sits besides me, proceeds to tell me this, “Colt, I love you and that will never change. You are you and that will never change. Who you love Colt or want to be with, won’t change my love for you.” After she told me all that, I was hurt and upset, because it didn’t come from me, it came from my mom.

As the years went one, I embrace myself and chose to have girlfriends rather than boyfriends, but in October of 2013, my life changed forever. I couldn’t resist MYSELF being MYSELF anymore. I took the liberty bell and rung it, coming out to everyone, to truly and officially be myself forever. My mom still tired to convince me that I wasn’t, but I finally set my mom down and explained it to her. It was hard, but was just tired of hearing why I can’t be with a girl. It’s just not me. Not who I want to spend my life with.

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My mom came to it and did my relatives. My siblings and friends, embraced, supported and loved me for me. They even told I am here for you.

In 2014, I met my wonderful, caring, supportive, kind hearted and amazing best friend. On January 28, 2015 my husband and I got married. We will celebrating our 7th year together and I am blessed to have him beside me.

When this hook is in place, stitching away, these are what I am thinking about. Celebrating me and truly being me. Bring proud and happy to live my life, with a big smile and being happy with my husband.

Now … The Hook …

Do you ever wonder what the Streamline Resin hooks are made of? Well straight from FURLS CROCHET WEBSITE: “Streamline Swirl hooks are first hand cast with a cosmetic-quality resin and resin-based pigments and then turned and carved into the ergonomic Streamline shape.”

The tip of these Hooks, have a needle point tip look to it. Making it easier to go into your stitches, even when you have to go into those chains (not the space). The tighter the stitch, the tip makes it easier to get into them. You really don’t need to pry it in, just a little push and won’t change the definition of the stitch. It will look the same as all the other.

The hook portion, which makes it a crochet hook, grips the yarn to a different level. That grip keeps your yarn on the hook, not loosing it up. It has a deeper traction that keeps it hook in place, not like the conventional hooks.

It has a long neck of the hook. This neck helps control the depth of your stitches. Not bringing the stitch all the way down the neck of your hook, gives your stitch a shallow look, the more you go down the neck, the deeper your stitch looks. This portion of the hook, helps with your traction and tension for your make/design. Also, if your curious, these Streamline Resin Hooks, are perfect for smaller size Tunisian Crochet projects, like gauge swatching it up.

The BASE of the hook. Which, gives it that ergonomic look and feature. This is where you get the size engraved, so you never forget the size you are using. It’s also a great resting place for your thumb, to not hurting or cramping my hand. It also controls the speed of your stitching, if you want to go slow or fast, it works with you in an ease of motion.

I can tell you this: “I literally crocheted 72 squares in four days with breaks, with my PRIDE hook.” It went super fast, with no cramping or feeling like I need a break. The project was a breeze flying off my hook.

Size …

The tip of the hook: ~0.25“

The neck of the hook: ~3”

The base of the hook: ~3.5”

From the tip – base: ~6.75”

The measurements listed above, are my measurements I took from the hook. So, you can a feel of long these hooks are and why they are my go-to.

From FURLS CROCHET WEBSITE: “The resin Streamlines are 0.2 – 0.3 oz heavier. A resin Streamline is 0.75 oz.”

Between the Wooden and Resin Streamlines has a 0.25 oz difference is in their weight, while you are holding your hook and stitching away. To me, they are medium weight, that fits perfectly into your hand.

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To me: when you first pick up your Streamline Pride Hook, it has a cool feeling to it and warms up while you’re busy away placing stitches. I just love that feeling completely, makes me coming back to them. But, it’s the colors and representation of the hook, that keeps me coming back to it.

So … here is some tad bit news that is also located on the website … coming later in 2022 …. PRIDE GLITTER STREAMLINE RESIN … will be released. I am beyond excited and can’t wait. I can’t wait 😜 to get more of these iconic beautiful HOOKS, in my favorite sizes and have the collection (that’s on my list).

I hope you enjoyed reading this review of FURLS PRIDE STREAMLINE. It has a deep meaning to me and why I love mine so much. Thank you 😊 for the support and continued encouragement, it means a lot me.

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Winter Borealis Hooded Cowl

Free Crochet Pattern

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Happy New Year!! Let’s make 2022 a great year!!

I am the First Designer for the Blog Hop 2022 Hosted by Crochet Foundry Magazine. What a best way to design a cozy cowl with a hood, easy access for when those temps drop, to keep your ears warm. A perfect addition for all your adventures out and even those colder night adventures as well. Never to disappoint you in the warm factor.

This hooded cowl is quick and easy to work up, for you to be wearing in no time. Perfect to be worn with any outfit you’re going to be sporting this WINTER season.

Winter Borealis Hooded Cowl is made with a mixture of simple stitches and a littler more intermediate stitch, that creates all the beautiful textures, you will love. Bring it to a total wow factor, for a little knit look in between. Your hood is worked right on to the cowl. You only fancy 1 seam for the hood throughout the pattern.

The color I chose for this design, inspired the name from Aurora Borealis, through the different colors that paint the sky in different shades of green. It’s just a spectacular sight to see. It’s a dream of mine and wanted to capture it in this design.

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Difficulty Level …

Beginner +

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Yarn ….

I used Furls Wander Yarn. 100% premium acrylic yarn. It’s a Worsted Weight category 4. From the label — “Wander Yarn is Furls Crochet first acrylic yarn. From its airy, soft, satiny, and wide variety of colors, Wander is for fiber artist who love a touch of luxe and easy versatility.” I have literally fallen more in love with this yarn deeper, from wanting to use it!! It just adds softness and squish into my designs, packed with lots of warmth! You will about 120yds per skein of each beautiful color, to create anything through your inspiration.

I choose the colors from there Palette Pack: Lichen! Which, I can tell are all my favorite color shade of green. I used Alabaster, Conifer, Surf, Peninsula and Tundra. They all sure painted the colors of Aurora Borealis.

For this design, you will need about 500 yds in total.

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Hook …

I had the opportunity of trying my first Furls Alpha Series Hook in Tulipwood. It was the first hook that brought Furls Crochet to life. It’s super lightweight and feels like a feather while you are working away. The ergonomic feature and craftsmanship, makes my hand fall all more in love through each stitch it creates. I used size I/9 (5.5mm) for this design. The wood grain was a neutral touch for this design.

Use a Furls Alpha Series Tulipwood I/9 (5.5mm) or a hook to obtain gauge.

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Furls Lucet Fork …

Have you gotten or used one before? This is my first design that I got to include in my design. It’s super useful and easy to make your I-Cord. You can use any type of yarn with this tool to create your drawstring. It’s ergonomic, through the bottom portion to rest your thumb upon as you are creating your I-Cord. One thing to remember is pull your yarn tight to create a tight look into your I-Cord, to keep a uniform look to your cord. Plus, this tool is beneficial to make straps for garments and bags, also drawstrings for garments or bags, saves you time as well.

Notions

  • Scissors
  • Tape Measure
  • Stitch Markers
  • Product Tag (optional)
  • Pompoms or Tassels (optional)

Gauge

From Pattern: 11 rows x 15 stitches = 4”

Size/Measurements

Adult Size only

Width: 11.75”

Cowl Length: 11.5”

Cowl + Hood Length: 24.25”

Hood Width: 13.25”

Hood Length: 12.75”

Abbreviations/Stitches Used

  • Ch — Chain
  • FHDC — foundation chain half double crochet
  • R — row or round
  • SC — single crochet
  • HDC — half double crochet
  • DC — double crochet
  • Camel Stitch
  • Cross Stitch
  • Star Stitch
  • Slst — slip stitch
  • PM — place marker
  • ** — to be repeated/ special stitch indicator
  • YO — Yarn Over
  • FO — Fasten Off

Special Stitches …

~ *HDC Camel Stitch* – to begin this stitch, you will locate your 3rd loop on the back side of previous stitch, it will look a little diagonal, plus it will just be slightly below the back part of the top 2 loops that form a v-shape. Once loop is located, YO, insert your hook into indicated stitch of the 3rd loop, YO, pull up a loop, YO, pull through all 3 loops on your hook. Repeat these steps as indicated in the pattern.

~ *SC Camel Stitch* – to being this stitch, you will locate your 3rd loop on the back side of the previous stitch, it will look a little diagonal, plus it will be slightly below the back part of the top 2 loops that form a v-shape. Once loop as been indicated, insert your hook into indicated 3rd loop, YO, pull up a loop, YO, pull through both loops on your hook. Repeat these steps as indicated in the pattern.

~ *Cross Stitch* – this stitch is created by skipping a stitch and going back into that skipped stitch, to create a cross look. To being this stitch: skip a stitch, YO, insert your hook into indicated stitch, YO, pull up a loop (3 loops on your hook), YO, pull through first 2 loops, YO, pull through last 2 loops, first DC made. Going back into the skipped stitch by going behind the first DC, YO, insert your hook into indicated stitch, YO, pull up a loop (3 loops on your hook), YO, pull through first 2 loops, YO, pull through the last 2 loops on your hook. You completed the stitch and Repeat as indicated in the pattern.

~ *STAR STITCH* – to begin this stitch: Ch3, insert you hook into second Ch from hook and pull up a loop, insert your hook into next Ch and pull up a loop (3 loops on your hook), insert your hook into next stitch and pull up a loop, insert your hook into next stitch and pull up a loop, insert your hook into next stitch and pull up a loop (6 loops on your hook), YO and pull through all 6 loops on your hook and Ch1 to close. Making your 2nd star: insert your hook into the Ch1 and pull up a loop, insert your hook into the last leg stem of the Star and pull up a loop (3 loops on your hook), insert your hook into the same stitch of the last leg of the Star and pull up a loop (4 loops on your hook), insert your hook into the next stitch and pull up a loop (5 loops on your hook), insert your hook into next stitch and pull up a loop (6 loops on your hook), YO and pull through all 6 loops and Ch1 to close. Stitch Complete.

~ *Ending Star Stitch* – this stitch is performed when using up your last stitch of the row and into your Slst of previous row. To begin: you will have 1 loop on your hook, insert your hook into the Ch1, pull up a loop (2 loops on your hook), insert your your hook into the last leg stem of the previous Star and pull up a loop (3 loops on your hook), insert your hook into the same stitch of the last leg of previous Star and pull up a loop (4 loops on your hook), insert your hook into the next stitch and pull up a loop (5 loops on your hook), insert your hook in to the Slst that you joined previous row with (6 loops on your hook), pull through all 6 loops and Ch1 to close. Stitch Complete.

Pattern Notes …

  • Pattern is written US Crochet Terminology
  • Ch1’s and Ch2’s at the beginning of the row don’t count as stitches.
  • The cowl portion of the pattern is worked in joining the rows together with a Slst. The hood portion is worked in turning rows and then seaming the last row of the hood together.
  • The trim of the hood is worked in turned rows of SC’s, folding it over the drawstrings, to create an opening for the drawstrings, so you pull them tight around your head.
  • After completing the trim and drawstrings are in placed, you can attach pompoms or tassels to the end of your drawstrings, to add more character.
  • To get an accurate count on your Star Stitches and including the Ending Star Stitch, they count as 2 stitches.

Now Let’s Get Started ….

R1: To Begin, 90FHDC, after you complete 89FHDC, bring your first stitch up, YO, insert your hook into the previous Ch on your 89FHDC, without pulling up a loop, insert your hook into the first FHDC, pull up a loop through ends to join the ch’s together (3 loops on your hook), YO, pull through the 3 loops on your hook, and join to the 1st HDC, you should have a total 90FHDC. (Alternate: if you’re not comfortable with doing the FHDC, you can start by Ch91, join to your first Ch, make sure you don’t twist your Ch, Ch1 and HDC in each of the 90 ch’s).

R2: Ch1, HDC in the same stitch, *HDC Camel in each of the next stitches, until 1 stitch remains,* HDC in the last stitch. Slst to first stitch to join. (90)

R3: Ch1, SC in the same stitch, *SC Camel in each of the next stitches, until one stitch remains,* SC in the last stitch, Slst to first stitch to join. (90)

R4: Ch2, DC in the same stitch, *Cross in each of the next stitches, until 1 stitch remains,* DC in the last stitch. Slst to first stitch to join. (90)

R5: Ch1, HDC in same stitch and in each of the next remaining stitches. Slst to first stitch to join. (90)

R6: Ch1, HDC in same stitch, *HDC Camel in each of the next stitches, until 1 stitch remains,* HDC in last stitch. Slst to first stitch to join. (90)

R7: Ch1, SC in same stitch, *SC Camel in each of the next 88 stitches,* SC in the last stitch. Slst to first stitch to join. (90)

R8: *Star Stitch* until 1 stitch remains, *Ending Star Stitch* Slst to first stitch to join. (90)

R9: Ch1, skip that first stitch, place 2HDC in the eye of the Star (Ch1 to close the Star) and in each of the remaining 88 stitches. Slst to first stitch to join. (90)

R10: Ch1, HDC in the same stitch, *HDC Camel in each of the next 88 stitches,* HDC in the last stitch. Slst to first stitch to join. (90)

R11: Ch1, SC in the same stitch, *SC Camel in each of the next 88 stitches,* SC in the last stitch. Slst to first stitch to join. (90)

R12: Ch2, DC in the same stitch, *Cross in each of the next 88 stitches,* DC in the last stitch. Slst to first stitch to join. (90)

R13: Ch1, HDC in the same stitch and in each of the next 89 stitches. Slst to first stitch to join. (90)

R14: Ch1, HDC in same stitch, HDC Camel in the next 88 stitches,* HDC in the last stitch. Slst to first stitch to join. (90)

R15: Ch1, SC in same stitch, *SC Camel in the next 88 stitches,* SC in the last stitch. Slst to first stitch to join. (90)

R16: *Star Stitch* until 1 stitch remains, *Ending Star Stitch* Slst to first stitch to join. (90)

R17-32: repeat R’s 9-16.

R33-35: repeat R’s 9-11.

FO and weave in your ends.

Splitting for the Hood …

From where you FO, count 28 stitches on both sides and place a PM in the next stitch, skip the joining Slst from the last row of the Cowl. You should have 56 stitches in between the PM’s.

Hood …

R1: Attach your yarn in the stitch after the PM, Ch1, SC in same stitch and in the next 27 stitches, Sk the Slst, SC in the next 28 stitches (56)

R2: Ch1 and turn, SC in the same stitch and in the next 55 stitches (56)

R3: Ch2 and turn, DC in same stitch and in the next 22 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 2 stitches, 2DC in next stitch, DC in next 2 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 2 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 23 stitches (60)

R4: Ch2 and turn, DC in same stitch and the next 23 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 2 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 4 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 2 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 24 stitches, (64)

R5: Ch2 and turn, DC in same stitch and in the next 24 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 3 stitches, 2DC in next stitch, DC in the next 4 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 3 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 25 stitches (68)

R6: Ch2 and turn, DC in the same stitch and the next 25 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 3 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 6 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 3 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 26 stitches (72)

R7: Ch2 and turn, DC in the same stitch and in the next 26 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 4 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 6 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 4 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 27 stitches (76)

R8: Ch2 and turn, DC in the same stitch and in the next 27 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 4 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 8 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 4 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 28 stitches, (80)

R9: Ch2 and turn, DC in the same stitch and in the next 28 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 5 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 8 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 5 stitches, 2DC in the next stitch, DC in the next 29 stitches (84)

R10-24: Ch2 and turn, DC in the same stitch and in each of the next stitches (84)

After completing R24, FO and weave in your ends.

Seaming Hood ….

Turn your Cowl inside out, so that you’re on the WRONG SIDE. Take the last Row of the hood and fold it together. Pick any seam you would like (I chose to use the SC seam, for the strong hold it provides). Attach your yarn in the 1st and 84th stitch and Ch1, SC in the same stitch by going through both sides of the hood. Repeat SC across until the end (Following this sequence: 2nd and 83rd, 3rd and 82nd, 4th and 81st, etc.). You will have 2 stitches left at the end, SC through the last 2 stitches. FO. Weave in your ends and turn your cowl back inside out.

Drawstrings

Grab your Furls Lucet Fork and holding 2 strands, make an I-Cord measuring ~42” you can watch a video tutorial HERE

If you don’t have a Lucet Fork you can make a CH measuring ~42” in length and than, in the 2nd Ch from hook Slst and in each remaining Ch.

You can also make an I-Cord here, by watching this video tutorial HERE

Hood Trim ….

We will be creating a flap for the drawstring of the hood.

We will be working in turned rows to create the flap.

To Begin: Attach your yarn into the first SC where you begin creating the hood with a Slst and Ch1 and SC in the same stitch, SC in the Ch1 of 1st row of hood, SC into the SC of next row of the hood, place 2SC into each of the DC and Ch2 up the hood to the seam, place a SC into the hood seam, place 2SC into each DC and Ch2 down the hood, SC in the Ch1, SC into the SC, SC into that last SC of the 1st row of the hood, Slst into that same stitch, (95)

Hood Flap …

R1: Ch1 and turn, sk the Slst, SC into the next stitch and in each of the next stitches, (95)

R2-6: repeat R1. FO!!

Cut a long piece of yarn to sew the flap over the drawstring. When sewing the flap, you are creating a opening for the drawstring, so that part should be on the inside of the hood. To begin, lay the drawstring in the middle of the flap bring the last row to the first row of the flap (not the trim). Start sewing up the hood and down the other side of the hood, FO and weave in your ends.

Optional: you can add pompoms or tassels to the end of your drawstrings.

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You have completed making your WINTER BOREALIS HOODED COWL. I hope you enjoyed making this. I hope will keep warm and give you all the cozy hugs, needed all winter lob

If you stumble upon any questions or concerns while making this, please do reach out to me, I am hear you help, my email: mm.crochet17@icloud.com

Feel free to share your new Winter Borealis Hooded Cowl on Social media and tag me — IG: @mm_crochet17, Facebook: @mmcrochet17, use these hashtags: #mandmcrochet and #winterborealishoodedcowl. To see your makes and share what you make.

Disclosure ….

Please don’t copy or paste any portion of this pattern in parts or full, as it’s strictly prohibited. Please don’t recreate, redistribute, or sell this pattern off as your own, as it belongs to us. Please don’t reuse, recreate or sell any photos contained in this pattern, off as your own, as they belong to us. Don’t translate this pattern in another language without permission from us. Don’t use this pattern for any educational purposes without having permission from us. You may sell what you make from this pattern, but I do encourage you link back to our website: mm-crochet17.com, to credit us as the designer.

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Furls Whims Merino Yarn — Review

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Have you ever tried Furls Whims Merino Yarn? Did you know that come in 2 different types — DK (double knit) and Worsted Weight??

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When, I first introduced myself to Furls Crochet, it’s been like almost 5yrs, my eyes were just completely set on this luxurious yarn. I kept telling myself over and over, you need to get yourself some and try it out.

Well …. I got the opportunity finally and I literally love it so much. But, the saddest news is that it has been discontinued, sad drop face, I know. 12/2021 last year is when Furls Crochet decided to let it go, to make more room for newer products coming. But, literally you can still purchase it in their CLEARANCE section on their website HERE.

This yarn is available at affordable price of $7.00, which where it was at $10.00 per skein. Many many beautiful colors to choose from. This luxurious yarn is perfect for all designs/makes you’re ready to put on your hooks, ranging from:

  • Garments: sweaters, cardigans, pullovers, tee shirts, crop tops or ponchos
  • Beanies of any kind
  • Bags of any kinds
  • Amigurumis (crocheted toys)
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From Furls Crochet Website:

“Beautiful and bouyant Z-Twist Crochet Yarn for better drape and better crocheted stiches. This gorgeous 50/50 blend of Fine Superwash Merino & Nylon yarn is perfect for crocheters looking to make sumptuous garments, soft toys, and superbly structured blankets. It’s unique ply will also prevent split stitches and make crocheting easier!”

It has a sturdy feel, making it impossible to in unravel, if you’re making those market bags. With the nylon twined with the fine superwash merino, will with stand all heavy items you are carrying. But, if you are making those delicate garments, it will feel perfect against your skin, provide you warmth and you will be a show stopper.

When I wear or use what I make with this yarn, I literally get people asking me, “Did you make that?” I always respond, yes I did and I didn’t buy it. This was manufactured from my two hands, with this beautiful yarn of 50/50 fine super wash merino and nylon, making it sturdy and holds it shape, for years to come and be worn always.

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From Furls Crochet website:

“AMAZING DRAPE

Whims Merino adds a lovely, airy bounce to your garments and drapes luxuriously without the need for blocking.”

☝🏻I literally can contest to this!! ☝🏻

Before, I get into showing off what I have made with this luxurious and soft yarn, I am going to give you more information about this yarn.

From Furls Crochet Website:

“Fiber Info

Machine wash cold, Cool Iron, Do not bleach

Do not tumble dry, Dry clean (except trichloroethylene)


DK

3.5oz (100g) – 200 yards (182m)/skein 

Light (3) weight yarn, 4 – 5.5mm hooks suggested

16 sc across X 20 rows = 4x4in (10x10cm)


WORSTED

100g (3.5oz), 120 yds (109m)/skein 

Medium (4) weight yarn, 5.5 – 6.5mm hooks suggested

12 sc across X 18 rows = 4x4in (10x10cm)


Whims Merino works up into a beautifully bouyant and superbly structured texture.”

I literally have found a joy and pure love for this yarn. It’s fast to work up and literally slides effortlessly through your finger like butter. Making all your creations/makes, look like you purchased them from a High Top End Store, but what they don’t know is that you made them with your own hands using this incredible Furls Crochet Z-Twist Whims Merino Yarn.

Furls Crochet Whims Merino Yarn brings out the stitch definition and paired perfectly with all your Furls Crochet Hooks, making all your stitches pop and look super texturgoromeous.

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I myself, could use this yarn over and over again. Also, if you are wearing a beanie made this yarn, I can tell that it will go back to its original form, not leaving it stretched out. It has a elastic feel, that will hold to its shape over time of wearing.

I got the opportunity to design a one skein design for Furls Crochet and got to use this yarn for it. I designed a beanie in Adult Size Only in DK lightweight Mustard. This beanie is made brimless, but you can wear it with a brim by rolling up the bottom to even give it a fitted feel it or simply wear it brimless to have a more slouchy beanie.

Link and photo provided below 👇🏻 to snag it. Quick and easy to work up.

I was also provided yarn for another design and for this blog review from Furls Crochet, in colors Charcoal and Light Grey. I designed another beanie inspired for my love of my favorite Disney Villain, Cruella DeVille. I am busy writing up the pattern and can’t wait to share it with you all.

I also started another project using Furls Whims Merino DK Mustard, to create a pouch for all my hooks and notions for my project bag. Showcasing how this yarn literally makes your stitches pop into WOW-Factor.

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I also have a pack of Charcoal and Light Grey in DK, that I am going to be making a garment to be worn all year round. It will be gender friendly, so everyone can enjoy it. So … stay tuned for that day.

I am also hoping to purchase more of this yarn, before it’s slips away forever. Which, makes my heart sad to say this. I literally can use this yarn over and over for all my designs.

So, I urge you to head to the Furls Crochet website, in the clearance section to purchase this luxurious yarn. You will not be disappointed I promise you that.

Thank you for all your support.

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Wander Winter Ridges Blanket Sweater — Free Crochet Pattern

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I am so beyond excited and happy to share this with everyone. I got the opportunity of designing a pattern for Furls Crochet Blog Hop 2021, but as CAL, for the month of December. It made me super proud and happy.

Myself wearing Wander Winter Ridges Blanket Sweater, Free Pattern on Furls Crochet Blog, Click Image to go to pattern

Since, I have decided to design more geared toward Men, this was literally the perfect fitting on top of the pie. As, they were looking for patterns for Men as well and this sweater popped right in my mind. I gave my description and they took it. I wanted a design that was a sweater and blanket mixed into ONE, but would provide you with all the anticipating COZY and COMFY. Also, would be the perfect snuggle partner to have, while you are watching your favorite movies or taking the day to lounge with your crochet or knit in hands. But, it’s also a perfect companion to have on while sipping your first cup of awesomeness or out on your next adventure.

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That’s what brought this SWEATER to life for your enjoyment. It’s a literally a QUICK and EASY to work up, making you have a new SWEATER to be added into your HANDMADE WARDROBE!! Also, be perfect as a special gift for your HUBBY, BROTHER, SON or anyone special in your life. Best part is that is also Unisex as well, so really anyone can enjoy this sweater for any adventures you are ready to explore upon. It is also size inclusive, meaning 8 sizes to choose from: S-5x!! So, everyone can enjoy this sweater.

Really cool features of this design:

  • It’s geared for Beginner + skill level
  • You can color block, color striping, solid color or using many different colors
  • Sleeves can be short, 3/4 long or long sleeves
  • You can roll up your sleeves at the end

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Checkout my testers who literally helped me bring this pattern to life. Their time, skills and feedback, were very helpful to me, to make this a very Beginner + pattern, so very different skill level can enjoy making this Sweater Pattern. Also, you definitely should give them a follow as well.

They each did an amazing job making their sweater. They each chose many different colors and arranging them in such an unique way, gearing towards their personality, which made in even better. They were troopers and very helpful. So, thank you again.

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Design ….

Are you ready to cozy and comfy in the cooler seasons? This sweater will bring that to life for you. Created using just 2 simple stitches, packed with simple textures, will make you sailing through this like a breeze. It’s like sitting on the couch with a nice fresh cup of coffee and cuddling with a blanket, just pull on this sweater and it will do that charm for you, giving you that toasty warm feature you get with your favorite blanket. This will be your new favorite item. Wear this out on those cooler mornings to grab your favorite drink or any adventure your heart is set on. This will be your new favorite paired to any outfit or just taking the day to relax. This sweater is totally Unisex making it for anyone, to enjoy the warmth this will provide.

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Yarn …

This Design I wanted to pick a yarn that brought on the warmth and would keep you cozy, by providing that much needed comfy. That also a littler more heavier than a DK (3) Weight, Worsted (4) Weight Acrylic was my choice, making a good choice. For this, I used Red Heart Yarn Super Saver in Grey Heather and White, more geared for the neutral take on colors (all colors are a total wonderful option). You can also use any type of worsted (4) weight, as it’s in the same category. Furls Crochet Wander Yarn, is perfect option as well for this pattern, it packs the same punch as well to give warmth, cozy and comfy snuggles

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Hook

You know me … I used my trusty and beautiful FURLS CROCHET STREAMLINE RESIN HOOK (Swirl). I used my Cafe H/8 (5.0mm). The beautiful swirls make it my favorite EYE CANDY, but the DELICIOUS TREAT for my design. The ergonomic base leaving it the best resting place for my thumb, making me crochet longer and buzzing through my projects. Get yours Today by clicking the Image below 👇🏻

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Materials …

Hook H/8 (5.0mm) Furls Streamline Swirl (or hook to obtain gauge)

Yarn — Worsted 4 Weight any type (Sample uses Red Heart Yarn Super Saver in Grey Heather and White) (Furls Crochet Wander Acrylic Yarn is a wonderful pick for this design)

Approximate Yardage — S (1300-1400); M (1400-1500); L (1500-1600); XL (1600-1700); 2X (1700-1800); 3X (1900-2000); 4X (2000-2100); 5X (2100-2200)

Notions …

  • Tapestry Needle (for weaving in ends)
  • Tape Measure
  • Scissors
  • Stitch Markers
  • Product Tag (optional)

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Sizes/Measurements

2-4” of ease between each size

  • Small — Width: 24.25” (Fits Chest size 34”-36”) Length: 23.75”
  • Medium — Width: 27” (Fits Chest size 38”-40”) Length: 27”
  • Large — Width: 29.75” (Fits Chest size 42”-44”) Length: 30.25”
  • X-Large Width: 32.5” (Fits Chest size 46”-48”) Length: 33.5”
  • 2X — Width: 35.25” (Fits Chest size 50”-52”) Length: 36.75”
  • 3X — Width: 38” (Fits Chest size 54”-56”) Length: 40”
  • 4X — Width: 40.75” (Fits Chest size 58”-60”) Length: 43.25”
  • 5X — Width: 43.5” (Fits Chest size 62”-64”) Length: 46.5”
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Now, Let’s get started …

Since you have decided on the SIZE you want to make, get your YARN and Hook ready to dive in and make your new SWEATER, you will be wearing this all season long. Keeping you nice TOASTY WARM, snuggled up in all COZINESS and making you feel NICE and COMFY.

Now, Venture to Furls Crochet Blog…

There, you will find the pattern to start making your New Sweater and it’s FREE

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I hope you will enjoy this pattern, just as much as I enjoyed designing it. You will have a new SWEATER in no time and ready to be shared with everyone.

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Winter 2021 Issue Review

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Are you ready to ring in this Winter Season? Well, let’s ringing it in with this newest Winter 2021 Issue hitting the shelves from Crochet Foundry Magazine.

I am super excited over this new Issue that is coming soon. You are totally going to want this newest Issue. Bringing you all snuggles, cozy, comfy and warmth, through each of these designs from 11 very talented designers.

Pin this to your favorite board, to read for later!!!

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THE STAND ALONE ISSUE WILL COME AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON 11/26.

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Crochet Foundry - Winter 2021 Issue

Oh this Winter Season is fast approaching, bringing in the wind and cold, Crochet Foundry is welcoming it through this newest issue. While the days are getting darker and colder, we now have the chance to dress warmer — even through this issue, time to play a little dress up. Don’t think that you can’t keep yourself stylish and fashionable through this Winter Season, just take a look through this Issue.

Theme: Winter Romance

The colors used in this exciting Winter Issue, from these 11 talented Indie Designers, ranging from dazzling pinks, deep purples and mixtures of greys. Also, you will also notice in some of the designs they have included yarn substitutions as well. Shop for your new YARN from WECROCHET and use CODE (pg106) below 👇🏻

Also, the HOOKS from FURLS CROCHET, used with each design are their ODYSSEY HOOKS. Don’t forget that Furls Crochet released the new Iris Odyssey Hook, that you can also use with each of these designs, also the code (pg 106) in this Issue for a NEW HOOK. Get yours Below 👇🏻

Iris Odyssey

11 Designs: 7 garments and 4 accessories

One feature, I just can’t get over and since it’s a digital magazine, when you are in The Foundry Contents, you can click on the specific item and it jumps you right to where you want to go.

Extra Bonuses w/ Your Purchase..

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Crochet Foundry - Winter 2021 Issue

Do you tend to wear sweaters? Do you like snuggling with a blanket? Do you enjoy wearing a beanie and scarf set? Do you enjoy reading articles? Do you drink or snack while you are crocheting?

I am telling you this and can contest to this as well, these magazines are worth it. They bring some wonderful and incredible designs, in just one issue. Away to keep your hands busy and to try each one. They also include extra bonuses as well, like patterns or DIY projects to try. They have also included ARTICLES, for an enjoyment reads, that are packed with very useful information. But … to me the best and great parts are all the DELICIOUS RECIPES that they offer. A great way for you to enjoy a special little treat for yourself, while you are busy working away on your new project.

Each Issue is Sponsored by:

WeCrochet and Furls Crochet. Bringing you beautiful luxury yarns and beautiful handcrafted hooks. Each design is made using their products. On page 106, they offer coupons to enjoy on new yarn and hooks, now that is worth it.

What is Crochet Foundry Magazine, you may ask? Well this who they are and what they are about.

This their story and commitment, from their website:

Their Story

Crochet Foundry was created in February 2020, when a group of designers came together with a simple mission: To create beautiful garments for women of all sizes. 

The Crochet Foundry Team was delighted with the overwhelming response from the crochet community after releasing the first issue in Summer 2020 with 5 original designs.

Proudly partnering with WeCrochet and Furls, each digital issue continued with 7 brand new designs that celebrated our craft, and encouraged women to create, and wear, their projects with pride. Because every body deserves beautiful crochet.

In early 2021, Furls Crochet purchased Crochet Foundry, warmly welcoming the magazine as part of the Furls family. What this means for our customers is that we will now be able to provide MORE patterns in each issue, MORE content, and MORE support than ever before! Hold on tight! We are just getting started.

Commitment:

There’s nothing we want more than to provide you with a variety of patterns to be made for all sizes, each and every issue. Charming delicates for warmer months. Cozy, comfortable attire for the cooler months. There’s something for everyone. And it doesn’t matter what your crochet skill level is, designers are here to answer questions.

Each design idea is hand selected, providing several styles within each issue’s theme or color scheme. With a variety of crochet designers making our magazing the best of the best, each design comes from the heart. In addition to the Crochet Foundry Magazine, several bonuses are offered each release. The Team at Crochet Foundry knows that the ability to customize your clothing is one of the most appealing reasons to crochet your own wearables! But there’s more. The team has also put together styling tips on how to get the most out of your newly finished project garment!

When you purchase each issue you are receiving garment patterns that are size inclusive (XS-5x), so everyone can enjoy a little beautiful handmade in your life. That is why, I love this magazine so much, always bringing you a new magical pattern from so many talented designers, sharing their creativity with y’all.

Let’s Break Down This Issue …

  • Intro to the magazine and designers
  • The patterns and recipes
  • Learn about the support and coupon codes
  • Abbreviations on the very last page
  • 3 articles, for enjoyment reading

Let’s Meet the Designers and Designs w/ recipes

Make sure you tap on the designers name, give them a follow and see what they are cooking up next…..

1. Jessica Herr designed Bonfire Snuggles Hoodie and Recipe: Homemade Chocolate Frosty

2. Mary Onorati designed Berry Lane Cardigan and Recipe: Berry Steamer

3. Michelle Moore designed Plush & Blush Crop Top

4. Torie Dell designed Yuletide Throw and Recipe: Pfeffernusse (German Spice Cookie)

5. Dianne Hunt designed Dulce De Coco Ruana and Drink Recipe: Coqutio, it’s a traditional Puerto Rican Holiday Drink

6. Alexis Hawley designed Snuggle Up Sweater and Recipe: Hot Chocolate Popcorn (gonna try this one)

7. Victoria Barrett designed Sweetheart Cloakigan; you’ll get a DIY Matching Boot Cuffs, to match (how cool)

8. Samantha Casale designed Wisteria Poncho and Recipe: Cran-Brosia

9. Chelsea Obermann designed Falling Snow Throw and Recipe: Almond Spritz Christmas Cookies

10. Briana Kepner designed Whimsical Cardigan Dress and recipe: Nutella and Strawberry Puff Pastry

11. Crystal Buchloz designed Heart In Your Sleeve Pullover and recipe: Lovers White Chocolate Mousse

Also, Lorene Eppolite designed 2 exclusive bonus patterns for this Issue, Twisted Valley Beanie and Twisted Valley Scarf, to go along with these epic designs, you will only receive when you purchase the Winter 2021 Issue. They are totally worth it, has they pack beautiful textures, you will want with each 7 of the sweaters in this issue or when you are snuggled up with fabulous 2 throws featured in this Issue.

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Iris Odyssey

2 Epic Reads Featured…

1. Have you ever wanted to crochet better or longer? Lorene Eppolite from Cre8tion Crochet, dives right in this topic all about Hand Health and why it’s important. Plus, you get to watch a little video from the founder of Furls Crochet. Very great tips and useful information.

2. Have you ever wanted to know what crochet lingo is? Have you ever wondered what types of crochet lingo there are? Well, now you can get into it, by READING and Understanding the different types and the abbreviations in the crochet lingo, so you can start using them. Giving a little background of it as well, to get you talking like a crocheter.

Each Issue that CROCHET FOUNDRY releases every season, is based on a THEME, picking through beautiful colors to be used bringing you designs from a handful of talented designers, through a very CHIC and ELEGANT, state of mind, making you stand out this HOLIDAY SEASON coming upon us.

Each design is created using very well hand picked stitches, capturing that vision. The designs have a diagram, showcasing how it will look once you’re finished, where each piece will be connected together. Also, each garment design includes instructions to be size inclusive. They provide very well written instructions from Starting your project – Finishing your project, so you can wear them all WINTER long, being warm through the cold. You will also get stitch abbreviations mixed in with the pattern, but you can also go to the last page for them as well (included in each ISSUE). These garments will be be perfect to be worn this Holiday Season at your next get together or gifting a Handmade wearable to someone special this year.

Also, while you are busy away making, make yourself a little special delightful treat, to keep busy. It’s a little simple way to keep inspiration alive. (They sound super delicious)

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Something new they have included in this WINTER 2021 ISSUE, 2 blankets. These 2 throws will keep you all snuggled up warm, while you’re binge watching your favorite shows or taking the day to crochet and lounge. Both throws, are very well designed, including charts to follow along and beautifully written instructions from making your first stitch – to making that very last stitch. You’re going to want to make these, to have every year. Or just simply make them to give as CHRISTMAS GIFTS (they will be perfect for that).

Yuletide and Falling Snow Throw included by shopping through the image to get your subscription with code WINTER21

In Closing ….

I have come to enjoy writing these reviews on these issues. Bringing you insight into the issue and my thoughts about the issue. This is my third review and really happy over this one, because it’s coming out before the Holidays finally come to light, being available in time to make yourself something new to showcase.

They also include delicious drinks and treat recipes, to treat yourself to something special, while your busy working away. The Fall 2021 and Winter 2021 Issues, have included little DIY projects to make little gifts as well!!

Each Issue is very well designed and thought out, to bring a jammed packed great magazine, that will always keep bringing you back.

I enjoy the layout of the magazine. Opening that cover to the final page being turned, keeps you intrigued and guides you, not leading you stray. They provide you with all the tools, making you pick the path, in the Foundry Table Contents, there you choose where you would like to read or browse.

I know you will enjoy this magazine!! It’s Jammed packed with size inclusive garments, 2 snuggly throws, and 2 bonus accessory patterns, also delicious recipes for you to enjoy. So, what you are waiting for?? Get your subscription today with 20% off with code WINTER21, includes Customize Guide and Style Guide, with 2 limited-time bonus patterns, below 👇🏻

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Or wait until 11/26 to purchase the Stand Alone copy.

So, the balls in your court. Jump on it now to get 20% off or wait till 11/26. You can start making your next piece to wear to your family gathering or making your next gift for this holiday. Also, these delicious recipes, you can make them for CELEBRATING these HOLIDAYS, to be enjoyed with everyone around.

Thank you 😊 for taking the time to read this review and listening to my thoughts. I hope you snag a subscription to get this issue!!

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Hall-O-Ween Night Pumpkin — Crochet Pattern

Happy Saturday Y’all. I got another pumpkin pattern for y’all. Time to keep growing your pumpkin patch.

It’s quick and easy to work up. I literally timed myself while making this one, you will have it worked up from start to finish, in 45 minutes. This is a stash buster or even a scrap yarn project, trying to use up all the yarn — you’ll want to make this one hands down.

Yea I got a question for y’all, when you do stop making pumpkins? Do you only make them from September-October or do you make them all year long? I can honestly tell you, I might not stop. But, I do have a few more I need to finish writing up and designing as well. So, yeah, I just might be making pumpkins the rest of the year, I think that will be ok.

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You can’t use up CREATIVITY. The more you USE, the more you HAVE.

Maya Angelou

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Design

Have you ever wondered what holding 2 strands of yarn can create? This pumpkin uses double strands. It creates a bulky piece, you will fall in love. This pumpkin is constructed with using half double crochet and using a yarn under technique and using single crochet with a yarn under technique for the seam. With your double strands held together, not one will come out the same with your color scheme. You will make a rectangle, taking the 2 ends together to seam them and to form a tube. To bring more into a pumpkin shape you will cinch bottom closed first, turning inside out so your seam will be placed on the inside, stuff it and cinch your top closed. Now, comes the best part, you get shape it to form it into a pumpkin, by wrapping your yarn around 4-6 times pulling them tight to create the shape you want. You will enjoy this pumpkin.

Yarn

I want to say thank you to Furls Crochet, for sending me their Wander Yarn for this design. They sent me Thatch and Obsidian, to design this pumpkin. This yarn is 100% acrylic based yarn in worsted weight, category 4. I am telling y’all you have to try this yarn and get yourself some. It’s super soft to the touch, making you not wanting to leave your hands. It slides off your hook like butter. It also has a very nice sheen look to it as well. But, the best feature I love about this yarn and for this design, is the SQUISH factor it beholds. One thing I want to say, it does snag with your top of your hook, so really pay attention to that. You can use my Back End Hook Pull Tutorial, to help not snag your yarn. In closing, this yarn is a new love of mine. It’s affordable $5 a skein, buy 5 or more you get a Free Tote with your yarn. Also, it comes in 24 amazing color options. Don’t forget this as well, Furls Crochet, even offers 14 Palette Packs to choose from.

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Hook

Again, I want to thank Furls Crochet for sending me Streamline Galaxy Solar Flare Swirl I/9 (5.5mm), for this design. The Swirl Hooks are my favorite completely. They are medium lightweight, making you soar through your projects in no time. They don’t cramp my hands, leaving me crocheting for hours. They are also my big Eye Candy, by the blending of colors, creating the Swirl. They came in 11 different color options and in 10 different sizes (G+-P). You will fall in love, like I have over the years. I have using Furls Crochet Swirl Hooks since 2017 and I won’t stop.

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Now… let’s get into what you came for… Hall-O-Ween Night Pumpkin

Disclosure: this pattern is for personal use only. Don’t sell or recreate or pass off as your own, as this pattern still belongs to us. Don’t copy or paste, in portion or full, as this pattern still belongs to us. Don’t translate this pattern in another language or use for teaching, without contacting for permission to do so.

Skill Level — Beginner +

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Gauge

10 rows x *14 HDC* = 4” square

Measurements Before Seaming

  • Width: ~6.25”
  • Length: ~10”

Measurements After Seaming

  • Width: 5”
  • Length: 6”

Materials

Hook: Furls Solar Flare Swirl I/9 (5.5mm) or hook to obtain gauge

Yarn: Furls Wander Yarn in Thatch and Obsidian, 100% acrylic Worsted Weight 4 yarn, you can use any type of worsted weight 4 yarn

Total Yardage for holding both strands: ~50-60

Notions

  • Stitch Marker (optional)
  • Scissors
  • Tape Measure
  • Tapestry Needle (cinching and weaving)
  • Polyfil (for stuffing , about 2-3 handfuls)
  • Stick or Cinnamon Stick
  • Glue Gun (optional)

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Abbreviations/Stitches Used

  • Ch: chain
  • HDC: half double crochet
  • SC: single crochet
  • Slst: slip stitch
  • (): stitch count
  • YU: yarn under
  • YO: yarn over
  • **: special stitch
  • FO: fasten off
  • RS: right side
  • WS: wrong side

Special Stitches

HDC with YU: to being this stitch, YO (as normal), insert your hook into indicated stitch, this part instead of YO you’re going to YU (here your hook will on top of your yarn and the yarn under the hook), pull up a loop (3 loops on your hook), YO (as normal) and pull through all three loops. You have completed your stitch.

SC with YU: to begin this stitch, insert your hook into indicated stitch, YU (here your hook will be on top of your yarn and the yarn under the hook), pull up a loop (2 loops on your hook), YO (as normal) and pull through both loops. You have completed your stitch.

Pattern Notes

US Crochet Terminology used.

Ch’s don’t count as a stitch.

This pattern is worked in turning rows.

You will holding 2 strands throughout the pattern, even when you are cinching and shaping your pumpkin.

You can decide which ends you want facing on the outside after seaming up and which color formation you like the best, to make this happen you will either have your ch side on the back of the last row or have your ch side on the front of the last row, than seam it up.

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Pattern Time …

Start by holding 2 strands and Ch21

R1: in 2nd from hook *HDC* and *HDC* in each remaining Ch. (20)

R2: Ch1 and turn, *HDC* in same stitch and *HDC* in each remaining stitch. (20)

R1-R5 completed. Click Image to Shop Furls Crochet Hooks and Yarn.

R3-24: Repeat R2.

R1-12 completed. Click Image to Shop Furls Crochet Hooks and Yarn.
R1-24 completed. Click Image to Shop Furls Crochet Hooks, Yarn and Accessories.

Don’t FO here. Now we will move onto seaming up your pumpkin.

Seaming

Ch1 and turn, bring the other end up, going into both side, *SC* through each stitch (20), FO and leave a long tail ~5”. Move onto cinching bottom closed.

This is what you should end up after seaming your pumpkin. Click Image to Shop Furls Crochet Hook and Yarn.

Cinching Bottom Closed

Thread your yarn onto your needle, weave in and out of the top of each row, finishing back into where you started, unthread your needle and pull on your tail tight to bring it together. Secure by tying a few knots. You don’t need to weave in your ends, just leave on the inside of your pumpkin

This is how your pumpkin should look after cinching the bottom closed. Click Image to Shop Furls Crochet Hooks and Yarn.

Turn pumpkin inside out (seam should be on the inside) and STUFF your pumpkin.

Pumpkin should look after stuffing. Click Image to Shop Furls Crochet Hooks and Yarn.

Cinching Top Closed

Use Double Strand cut ~ 5-6” long tail

Thread your yarn onto your needle, weave in and out of the top of each row long the top, finishing back into where you started, unthread your needle and pull on both tails to bring it together, closing the top. Secure by tying a few knots. Weave in your ends. Now, move onto to shaping your pumpkin.

Shaping your Pumpkin

With holding 2 strands together cut about 30-32” long tail

Tread your needle, start by poking your need through the bottom out through the top, warp your yarn over your pumpkin, poke needle back through the bottom out through the top, pull tight (also pull tight on the strand hanging out the bottom), warp yarn again around your pumpkin, poke through the bottom out through the top, at this point you’re going to keep warping evenly around your pumpkin in the same process, for a total of 4-6 warps, having a total of 4-6 bumps on your pumpkin.

To finish, your needle is still out the top, simply poke needle back through the top out through the bottom.

Tie a few knots to secure. Unthread needle.

Weave in your ends. Now, you can poke a stick or cinnamon stick in the top. You can also glue the stick or cinnamon stick to the top of your pumpkin, to keep it in place.

Pumpkin completed. Click Image to Shop Furls Crochet Hooks and Yarn.

Final Words

Your new Hall-O-Ween Night Pumpkin is complete. Thank you for taking the time by stopping by to make this. I hope you enjoyed making your new pumpkin. I literally can’t wait to see what colors you choose to make your pumpkin in.

When sharing, don’t forget to tag me on Facebook (@mandm.crochet) and Instagram (@mm_crochet17), using #mandmcrochet and #hall-o-weennightpumpkin, to have a chance to be featured on our stories or feed.

If you have any questions that may arise, please don’t hesitate to contact me at mm.crochet17@icloud.com, I am here to help.

Disclosure

Please don’t copy or paste any portion of this pattern in parts or full, as it’s strictly prohibited. Please don’t recreate, redistribute, or sell this pattern off as your own, as it belongs to us. Please don’t reuse, recreate or sell any photos contained in this pattern, off as your own, as they belong to us. Don’t translate this pattern in another language without permission from us. Don’t use this pattern for any educational purposes without having permission from us. You may sell what you make from this pattern, but I do encourage you link back to our website: mm-crochet17.com, to credit us as the designer.

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Crochet Foundry Magazine, Fall 2021 Issue, Review

Do you enjoy browsing through magazines? Do you look over every portion and find what you like?

I can tell you, I have literally scrolled through every portion, looked over every design and I am literally in love. I know you will be as thrilled, just as I am. It’s definitely an incredible packed Issue, ready for you.

Are you ready to be embraced in all cozy? Are you ready to be all COMFY this Fall Season?

The newest Fall 2021 Issue is coming at you all here TODAY 9/10, it’s literally jammed packed with all COZY and COMFY, you are going to need to be wrapped up in this FALL.

Click Image to Garb your copy today. Use Code: Fall21, to receive 20% off on this issue or all other issues, even subscription, through 9/10-9/14, that you purchase.

I can contest this part to you, Fall 2021 Issue, is jammed packed with very talented and amazing designers. 11 designers come together, bringing 7 garment and 4 accessories designs, in this issue. Also, with delicious recipes to try out while making these epic deigns, you’re going to treasure and wear this whole Fall season. They even have DIY projects to try out as well.

They have even 2 … yes 2 … articles in this FALL 2021 ISSUE, for you to read by Lorene Eppolite: Day in the Life of a Designer and Mrs. Deveter: The Merry Wick Interview. Also, they include: The Foundry CAL Makes (Spring). Which, are incredible reads as well.

Each Issue is Size Inclusive (XS – 5x). It’s another best part of every Issue that Crochet Foundry puts in, so that everyone can enjoy that true art of the community.

Disclosure: this post does contain affiliate links. Meaning, if you make a purchase through these links, at no extra cost to you, I will receive a small commission. These are my own opinions contained in this post.

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What was your very first issue you picked up? I can tell you this, mine was the Summer 2021 Issue. Man, I was just in love. Each design just clearly well thought through and inspirationally envisioned. The Fall 2021 Issue, flows in that same direction as well, which keeps me coming back for more. It definitely brings you wanting and waiting for the next one.

They have already have: 5 total issues since the first one, which, was Summer 2020. Fall 2021 Issue, will be there six issue. All issues available: Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Winter 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021. Each season comes with fun and incredible designs, for amazing designers in such a great community.

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Crochet Foundry Magazine, is even bringing you more and exciting patterns, to enjoy this beautiful craft. They offer individual patterns for sale as well, which are even just incredible as well.

Each and every Issue, are sponsored by WeCrochet (for the all yarn) and Furls Crochet (for all the hooks and tools). Plus, they have even included COUPONS, that you can use towards getting YARN and HOOKS. Both companies, are just incredible to find something not just beneficial for hands, but candy for your eyes 👀!

Get your Furls Hooks and Tools here, by clicking through the images, for each of the 11 designs in Fall 2021 Issue. Save 20% with code: Foundry20. Make sure to grab your new Streamline or Alpha hooks.
Get your Furls Hooks and Tools here, by clicking through the images, for each of the 11 designs in Fall 2021 Issue. Save 20% with code: Foundry20. Make sure to grab your new Streamline or Alpha hooks.

Grab all your YARN from WeCrochet👇🏻…..

Also, take advantage of this YARN SALE from WeCrochet 👇🏻…

Every Issue of Crochet Foundry, has easy flow from the first page to last page you turn. Making the navigation work together, so you can find everything with a ease.

Let’s meet the Fall 2021 Designers..

Lorene Eppolite • Briana Kepner • Michelle Moore Anastasia Smith • Emilia Johansson • Hannah Cross • Hortense Maskens • Jessica Brandt Herr Rebekah Haas • Victoria Barrett • Crystal Buchloz

If you aren’t following any of these designers on Social Media, you have to be. They are all incredible and talented designers. They create amazing designs, that are inspiration to me.

Each design designed by the designers listed above, have included number of balls of yarn and the yardage needed for each design.

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They even included yarn substitutes for specific designs, that you can enjoy just as much as well. You will even notice as well that some designs have sketch’s or graphs, they are good help for reference and get the idea how the design will turn out. THEY ARE EXTREMELY HELPFUL and GREAT ADD FOR THE DESIGNS. Each design includes Skill Level for that particular design you venture into, don’t feel intimidated, just go for it. The instructions are easy to follow along, from start to finish. Plus, very helpful instructions to keep you working away.

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Also, as each of the 7 garments being Woman Size Inclusive, they can be also UNISEX as well. Feeling like they won’t be curated towards men, I would suggest going for it, because these sweater would be perfect for men just as well. I also think, Michelle Moore’s Amarillo Bobble Sleeve Dress, would be perfect as TEE just as well!! So many ideas running through my head, to also make perfect for everyone to enjoy all this scrumptious COZY and COMFY, these designs pan off. I would say just go for it.

7 Garment Patterns …

  • Victorian Pullover by Anastasia Smith
  • Mirabilis Cardigan by Hannah Cross
  • Amarillo Bobble Sleeve Dress by Michelle Moore
  • Ophelia Cardigan by Hortense Maskens
  • Sierna Sweater by Victoria Barrett
  • Cactus Blossom Cardigan by Jessica Brandt Herr
  • Cansiglio Dolman Sweater by Rebekah Haas

Which one sounds appealing to your eyes? To me, they all do. I could wrapped in each one, with a nice warm COZY and COMFY hug, for this Fall. I could also use a new sweater.

Get each of these 7 Garment Patterns, by purchasing Fall Issue 2021, by clicking through the image. You will receive 20% off with using code: Fall21, 9/10-9/14. This code is good on any previous issue or subscription you purchase.

4 Accessories Patterns …

  • San Dunes Poncho by Emilia Johansson
  • Desert Boho Cowl by Briana Kepner
  • Mojave Shawl (also can be made into a cowl as well, link provided) by Lorene Eppolite
  • Free Spirit Boho Bag by Crystal Bucholz

Which of these 4 accessories are you going to make, to bring your fall outfit together? The poncho would be perfect for these chilly morning and evenings; the cowl and shawl would be perfect for all those everyday errands or even great to give as gifts; the bag would be a perfect tagalong item for all your everyday adventures or to take your new special WIP with you or even to tagalong to all those Fall Markets you got planned out.

Get these four accessory designs from the Fall 2021 Issue, by clicking on the image. You will receive 20% off with code Fall21 at checkout, 9/10-9/14. Even on any previous issue or subscription you purchase.

Every design has been uniquely planned out, through each stitch creating amazing textures, making you stand out in the CROWD this FALL SEASON.

Do you know that even have some yummy scrumptious treats for you to make and indulge in? Omg, yes they do and go to break them down for you 👇🏻!!

Delicious Treats

  • Spiced Apple Cider Recipe with a “spiked” version by Anastasia Smith
  • Warm Apple Mocktail by Emilia Johansson
  • Coffee Kisses Biscuits Recipe by Hannah Cross
  • Pumpkin Muffins the Easy Way by Briana Kepner
  • Chocolate Keto Mini Muffins by Michelle Moore
  • Praline Ice Cream by Hortense Maskens
  • Dairy Free Apple Crumble by Victoria Barrett
  • Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cupcake by Jessica Brandt Herr
  • Creamy Protein Coffee by Rebekah Haas

Don’t these just sound scrumptious? They literally have my mouth watering and drooling, just to dive in. I know which ones I am going to try, with 2 makes on my mind.

Crystal Buchloz has included DIY project: Door Handle Boho Tassels. This little project sounds fun and amazing to try it out.

Grab your copy of the FALL 2021 ISSUE, here today. Receive 20% off with code: Fall21, 9/10-9/14. Also, grab yourself previous issues or even a subscription, all with the same code.

Each issue is jammed packed with so many wonderful designs, yarn, tools and recipes just for you to enjoy, never leaving you disappointed or feeling incomplete.

Biggest Question

Are you going to grab your copy of the FALL 2021 ISSUE?

Click through image to grab your Fall 2021 Issue. You will receive 20% off with code: Fall21, 9/10-9/14. Get all other issues or subscription with same code.

I really hope you do get this issue of the season. This one is just filled with everything to get you Fall ready and staying all COZY.

Also, don’t forget to get your subscription and all the other previous issues they have released. With the purchase of the subscription for Crochet Foundry Magazine, you will never miss an Issue that is being released.

Final Thoughts

This Issue is thought out very well. Making your scrolling an easy breeze, from start to finish. The table of contents is very helpful, organized in each section of the operate content and being able to click on each design, to take you there without having to scroll through to get there. Overall, the format makes it super inviting, keeping you fully entertained and grabbing your attention not taking you away from the focus.

Grab your copy of the FALL 2021 ISSUE, here today. Receive 20% off with code: Fall21, 9/10-9/14. Also, grab yourself previous issues or even a subscription, all with the same code.

Thank you 😊 for taking the time to read this review and my thoughts. Happy making with the epic packed FALL 2021 ISSUE.

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Crochet Foundry Magazine Summer Issue 2021 — Review

Today, the Summer Issue 2021 of Crochet Foundry has been released. My dear and grateful friends from Furls Crochet sent me a copy to review! I am very excited about this one completely!! Plus, I know you will be as well!

I have been following along from the start, where it all began for them. Always an inspired and impressed by all the garment designs they have created, issue after issue.

This Issue is jammed packed with 9 size inclusive crochet garment patterns for women, that are all perfect summer or year round. A variety from a skirt, shawl, pullover, cardigan or tank top, just perfect for any preference you prefer. You can make them all or just pick a few, that will keep you cool while you are out in the summer air or have for your next vacay or adventure. Adding more variety to your handmade wardrobe.

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So, you may wonder what Crochet Foundry Magazine is and what they are about? Description from their website:

“Crochet Foundry was created in February 2020, when a group of designers came together with a simple mission: To create beautiful garments for women of all sizes.

The Crochet Foundry Team was delighted with the overwhelming response from the crochet community after releasing the first issue in Summer 2020 with 5 original designs.

Proudly partnering with WeCrochet and Furls, each digital issue continued with 7 brand new designs that celebrated our craft, and encouraged women to create, and wear, their projects with pride. Because every body deserves beautiful crochet.

In early 2021, Furls Crochet purchased Crochet Foundry, warmly welcoming the magazine as part of the Furls family. What this means for our customers is that we will now be able to provide MORE patterns in each issue, MORE content, and MORE support than ever before! Hold on tight! We are just getting started.” -Our Story- crochetfoundry.com

Now, 8 designers have come together for this Summer 2021 Issue to bring you 9 beautifully crafted designs.

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Now, let’s dig right into my thoughts and over all impression of this Issue

This magazine is very well planned and thought out. From, the very first page to the very last page. It just flowed smoothly the pages like vanilla icing over vanilla cake.

They navigation between the pages and patterns, are a clear path, there are no bumps trying to steal you away from your enjoyment. Each pattern included in this issue formatted clearly and easily to read.

They include detailed schematics and stitch charts, that will help and explain, if you get stuck in a certain part of the pattern.

Also, with purchasing the Summer 2021 Issue or the subscription through June 18 – 22, you will receive, as a bonus, the Style Guide, Gauge Matters and Custom-Fit Guide. Great bonuses.

Did you know that each issue of Crochet Foundry you receive fun little recipes to enjoy next to you while you make these designs? Yes, it is very true. Nice and yummy delicious SUMMERY treats ready for your enjoyment.

Summer 2021 Recipes

  • Frozen Raspberry Delight
  • A Lollipop Recipe
  • Homemade Nonpareil
  • Vegan Vanilla Frosting Recipe
  • One Ingredient Banana Ice Cream
  • Vanilla Dreamboat Dessert
  • Prefect Parfait
  • Yogurt Berry Ice Pop
  • Pineapple Dole Whip

These delicious treats are hand picked by the designers, brought to you by their designs. Just a fun and exciting treat to enjoy, while you are busy working away through the inspiration.

Each magazine and even this newest issue are made with FURLS CROCHET HOOKS and yarn support from WECROCHET.

If you haven’t noticed or heard yet, but WECROCHET is having a huge SUMMER YARN SALE, going on. You can even take advantage of this sale to make these patterns, by clicking the image below 👇🏻

Look specifically for these yarns, as they are the ones that were used in the patterns: Hawthorne Speckled Hand Painted Fingering, Comfy Cotton Fingering, Paragon Sport Yarn, Curio #3 (lace weight), Carpetta (fingering weight), Comfy Fingering, and Carpetta Superwash. Look for these type of yarns @ crochet.com

For the Boho Pineapple Warp, it uses Furls Whims Merino Yarn, it’s the DK lightweight yarn. It’s 200yds in each ball. You will need 10 balls or 1,840yds in total.

Each design uses beautiful handcrafted yarn, that captivates each design in a different way, making them standout.

Let’s See Each Pattern…

Boho Pineapple Warp, By: Briana Kepner
Coconut Cupcake Coverup, By: April Gopwani
Flounce Top, By: Liliana Buce
Gum Drop Pullover, By: Michelle Moore
Lollipop Summer Cardigan, By: Briana Kepner
Nonpareils, By: Lorene Eppolite
Perfect Parfait Tank Top, By: Ashlea Konceny
Vanilla Dreamboat Top, By: Crystalized Designs
Vanilla Frosted Skirt, By: Pamela Stark

Also, you notice so little quotes throughout as well, which, will give that little smile and maybe a laugh just as well!! They represent that little needed extra amount of sugar for your life. How doesn’t love that extra amount of sugary goodness? I know I do. Than, you will want this issue.

After upon receiving this SUMMER 2021 ISSUE, is literally holy moly, I love it. Like seriously in love. Hands down completely. You ladies rock and created very beautiful and fun summery designs, that I know are going to loved this whole summer long. The combination of different patterns, through skill levels and styles. Even creating through the different affordable yarns for every budget, to come together to make these beautiful designs y’all lovely ladies have poured your talents and hearts into.

Another great thing about this Issue, is how you lovely talented ladies are wanting the patterns to reach a more wide spectrum, to fit a more wide range people. Showcasing size inclusive to every different type, than limiting. This is literally what drove me to your issues. Not one is the same and you literally can see it through every pattern showcased.

Everyone… I can tell you this it is INCLUSIVE ISSUE all the way from cover to back.

I did mention above the added features you will receive when you purchase this Summer Issue or a subscription which include: style and customized guide, also gauge matters. In my own opinion, I really believe they should be included inside the issue and would bring it more together as a magazine, from the beginning. They are a great collection of patterns, but I believe that the style and customization guide would bring it altogether. Even include which patterns would be great to use the style and customization guide for. I believe it would be more helpful in away.

But overall, I love everything about this Summer 2021 Issue. You brought manny patterns together ring in this season and summer ready treats, that I am excited to try out. Even some of these patterns are my treats into indulge in. I know I will be making a few of them!!

2 questions: Are you grabbing this issues? What of the 9 designs are you going to make or all of them?

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Happy Friday and Hooking Everyone. All in time for this weekend. Hope you grab a copy.

XOXOXO — MM_Crochet17