Giveaway for The Pretty in Plaid Glamour4You Crochet Pattern

The lovely Ann from Glamour4You has a new pattern out: The Pretty in Plaid Jacket… and she has given me a copy to give to you! That’s right, one lucky winner will receive the Pretty in Plaid Jacket pattern (not a finished piece)! There are 45 crochet pages helping Ann with her giveaway! There are many chances to win! Make sure you check out what to do here: Starr Creations

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The Pretty in Plaid Jacket is a magnificent fashion statement that is a necessity for any wardrobe! This show-stopping jacket will turn heads!! The ability to use any colors will make every jacket a unique, one-of-a-kind piece of art! Every part of this jacket is customizable: the length of the jacket; sleeves (make it sleeveless for a Vest!!), the option for a full Hood or a High Collar/Cowl, and even the application of a zipper or buttons!
Ann has added 2 videos to demonstrate how to do the Surface Crochet & how to add the zipper, along with a lot of pictures to help anyone complete this pattern.

My giveaway runs from July 28, 2014 to August 2, 2014.

Have fun and GOOD LUCK!!

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Battle of the Stitches!

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There is a Battle of the Stitches a Brewing! Some of my favorite crochet designers, we well as others, (10 total) are going head to head using the same stitch to design something new. The theme of “Mother’s Day” is the focus. They will only have 2 weeks to come up with an exciting new design that will be included in a special issue of Too Yarn Cute EMag. Click on the picture above to check out which designers are participating, and who the judges are as well as prizes. So much fun to be had!!

Until next time,

Christine of

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Love Skulls? Crochet Skulls?

I love crocheting! It has become a great stress reliever as well as a great past time. I love to make items for friends and family, but I also love to test patterns for designers! One of my favorite designers is Ann at Glamour-4-You. She has so many wonderful designs and many incorporate skulls. I have had the pleasure of testing all of her skull patterns. The latest being her skull slippers for the whole family! Here are the ones I made for my 7 yo daughter and my 9month old son. They are adorable!!! You can find the pattern(s) on her website linked above.

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