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Be Mine Pillow Update

This is a quick post to let you know the Be Mine Pillow pattern is now available again. We needed to make the printable pattern easier to download. You can find it HERE. Have you made one? If so, share some pictures. 🙂

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Basic Knit and Crochet Headband Tutorials | Essence of Me

Mashup: Basic Crochet Headband Tutorial

I’ve been holding this idea in my head for a while. I’m excited to finally share the first video in this series. I wanted to make one item, two ways–crochet and knit. Here’s the intro to the tutorials and the link to the second video, which is for the crochet version. Here we go… Did you miss the Knit Headband Tutorial? Click …

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Ki Places - Scrap Yarn Granny Rectangle - Essence of Me

Ki Places

It is finished. I have worked…crocheting…digging up scraps…winding them up…and it yielded this beautiful blanket for my daughter. My initial intent was to work on it here and there. But once she learned it was for her…well she kind of put a fire under my butt. 😉 Here are a few pictures: Make One You can make one too. This …

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Granny Rectangle - Essence of Me

Use Your Scrap Yarn: Changing Skein or Color

  How do you change colors? How do you handle the tails? I’m asked these questions often. I like using every bit of my yarn. I’ve learned over the years to use it while limiting the number of tails. Sewing in a million loose ends is not fun. And most people throw in the towel after a half dozen or …

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Crochet Granny Rectangle Tutorial - Essence of Me

Crochet Tutorial: Granny Rectangle

  I think I’m getting the hang of blogging more frequently. 😉 This week’s demo/tutorial is based reader and viewer request. Many of you have asked: How did you make the granny rectangle? I found several tutorials. In the end I created this granny rectangle that is pretty straightforward. Enjoy! Granny Rectangle Tutorial (Can’t see the video? Click HERE to …

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Crochet Cowboys Blanket - Essence of Me

LIVE TUTORIAL: How Bout Them Cowboys Blanket Set

You asked…so I’m responding. I couple of months ago I posted the stadium blanket and bag set I made for my hubby…a diehard Dallas Cowboys fan. In response I’ve received many emails asking how I did it.  Well, I merged three tutorials to produce a blanket custom made for my husband. And it seems we have some more Cowboys fans …

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Crochet Graphic Pattern Blanket - Essence of Me

Blast from the Past: Princess Tiana Graphic Crochet Blanket

Howdy! I had a little video chat with a fellow crocheter today. She asked about crochet by numbers–or graphic patterns. We chatted about the “How-Tos” and I pointed her to this blog. But then I realized that in the move to my new design I lost some of my previous content. 🙁 So here is my attempt to add my …

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Yarncrafter’s Chat #5: WIPs, UFOs, Tutorial Ideas and More…

I have a pile of unfinished projects and a stash of yarn I’d like to use up by fall. In today’s Yarncrafter’s Chat I’m sharing my thoughts and ideas on how I plan to tackle this fun…yet challenging project.     How do you handle your incomplete projects?  

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