Book Review – Bold Baby Crochet

Bold Baby Crochet by Dedri Uys is an amazing collection of fun patterns for babies, featuring vibrant colors and modern designs. 3 of those patterns are mine, and I couldn’t be more excited about it – this is my first time having patterns published in print! You can buy Bold Baby Crochet now through the publisher Barron’s Educational Series, or on Amazon. You can also enter to win a copy! See the bottom of this post for the giveaway.

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Free Pattern – Maraschino

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Vanna’s Glamour yarn from Lion Brand gives this lacy dress a fun bit of sparkle, perfect for holiday parties. It features a figure-flattering empire waist, and subtle shaping to hug your curves in all the right places. The skirt flares out slightly, just enough for a little bit of a twirly bounce. I wore this to the CGOA Conference this past summer, and the … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Anemone

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After making my Seahorse Teether pattern, I had quite a bit of yarn left, so I made this blanket to go with it. The design is reversible, and was inspired by pictures of “flower” anemones. It’s made in Red Heart Baby Hugs yarn, which has been tested to be free from harmful levels of over 300 substances! This pattern is protected by copyright. … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Seahorse Teether

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This sweet seahorse teether is a cuddly new friend for your baby, with a teething ring wrapped up in its tail. It’s made in Red Heart Baby Hugs yarn, with the soft texture and bright colors that babies love. Moms love that Baby Hugs is OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Class I certified, which means it has been tested to be free from harmful levels … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Breezy Baby Tank

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This simple tank top is a breeze to make, and light and airy to wear too – perfect for hot summer weather! Buttoned straps make it easy to put on, and can be made longer or shorter if needed, for just the right fit. It’s designed in a linen blend, but could be made in a cotton or bamboo too. … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Cera the Triceratops Bib

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Meet Cera, the friendly triceratops bib, who is much more than just cute! With 3 soft layers of brightly colored, cotton / acrylic yarn, she’s sure to add some fun to mealtimes, while helping to keep baby’s clothes clean. The sample is shown in mostly Cascade Avalon yarn (I made the eyes and horns with other scraps from my stash). I’ve used this yarn for … Continue reading →

Free Pattern – Rainbow Ripple Wrap Dress

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A wrap style front creates a double layer across the chest, giving this dress a little added warmth for chilly spring weather. It also allows the top of the dress to stretch and move – perfect for active toddlers! This pattern works well in one color changing and one solid yarn, or in 2 solid colors. It’s available in sizes 2T, … Continue reading →