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NatCroMo 2014



I love March! It marks the end of a long and dreary winter, and brings us together to celebrate National Crochet Month and our love of the craft itself.

Spring FlowerTopping the list of celebrations is the National Crochet Month Designer Blog Tour, hosted by Crochetville’s own Amy Shelton and Donna Hulka. A big “thank you!” to both ladies for allowing me to take part in it again this year.

Today, I’m introducing a new free pattern, Spring Flower. It measures about 2½” across when worked with sport yarn, and has two layers of five petals each. Use it to  embellish hats, bags or whatever else you can think of.  Click on the link above to download the free pattern.

As an added bonus, my new Grab & Go Tote, will also be free for a period of one week, only, through April 3, 2014. Grab & Go Tote It’s just the right size for a small crochet project, a book, your tablet or e-reader, or even your lunch. Toss in your wallet and keys, and you’ll be out the door in a jiffy! UPDATE: This offer has now expired. Please check back soon to find where the pattern is available. Thank you!

This year, Crochetville and the Designer Blog Tour are focusing on Halos of Hope, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization founded by Pam Haschke, who is a survivor of inflammatory breast cancer. Halos mission is to provide hats to cancer centers across the country. Please consider supporting them by making a hat or two to donate. To learn more about this wonderful charity, visit the Halos of Hope Web site or visit them on their Facebook page.

Crochetville proudly supports Halos and has volunteered to collect hats for them, which Amy will deliver on April 11, 2014, at Stitches South. You may send your hats to Amy’s home at:

Crochetville LLC
ATTN: Amy Shelton
103 Scarlet Oak Circle, Harvest, AL 35749

Learn more about it on the Crochetville Web site, follow along with their blog, and check out their Facebook page. Also, be sure to hop over to see Marie Segares at Underground Crafter who shares Day 27 of the blog tour with me.


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  2. Thank you for the free pattern. I like the color and the bamboo handles.

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