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2021 Crochet Round-up

I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas holiday. Ours was filled with family, friends, and food. We made tamales at our houses, and other family members brought rice, beans, and a brisket. Of course, I also made a few pies. My niece loves strawberry pie, so that was a must! It was so much fun watching the children open their gifts, playing games with the family, and my SIL brought a pinata for the kids. So much fun!

Once Christmas is over, thoughts turn to New Year’s Eve and the goals for the coming year. Have you started working on your resolutions yet? I’ve compiled some of my most popular blog posts to help with that.

Pets

Are you adopting a pet this year, or did you get a puppy for Christmas? My Bruno was a Christmas gift from my husband last year, and I published the sweater pattern I designed for him. There are 2 puppy sizes, and I’m going to work on an adult pug sweater before the weather gets cold in Texas.

Bruno Sweater Small
Bruno Sweater Small

 

Sweater Crochet Pattern for the New Puppy

 

Pug Puppy Sweater Update

 

 

 

 

Organization

Many people love to organize their home for the new year, so here are several adorable eyeglass holders to crochet so you’ll always know where your glasses are.

owl crochet pattern

 

Owl Eyeglass Holder

YouTube tutorial: https://youtu.be/HElfSTxQy5s

 

 

 

 

Poodle Eyeglass Holder Crochet Pattern

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Octopus Eyeglass Holder

 

 

 

 

 

 

Redecorate

Want to give your home a new look for the new year? Here are some potholders to brighten up the kitchen and pillows for the rest of the house.

Duck Potholder Crochet Pattern
Duck Potholder Crochet Pattern

 

Smiling Duck Potholder Crochet Pattern

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bald Eagle Crochet Potholder

 

 

 

 

 

Mushroom Pillow
https://youtu.be/pYUdO4X3Uvg

 

Mushroom Pillow on Addi King Knitting Machine

 

 

 

 

 

 

sunflower crochet

 

Picasso Sunflower Pillow

 

 

 

 

 

Learn a Craft

If you’ve been wanting to learn how to crochet, start with this simple Rainbow Scarf. The YouTube tutorial gives you step-by-step instructions to make yourself a lovely scarf, or you can gift it to your favorite person.

rainbow scarf

 

 

 

Snowflake Kitchen Boa Crochet Pattern in Tunisian Stitch
Snowflake Kitchen Boa Crochet Pattern in Tunisian Stitch

 

Already know how to crochet but want to learn a new stitch? Try Tunisian with this lovely Snowflake Kitchen Boa tutorial.

Snowflake Kitchen Boa Crochet Pattern in Tunisian Stitch

YouTube tutorial: https://youtu.be/_4QHPqtdys4

 

 

 

 

Save Money

Start your 2022 gift list by making these wonderful handmade gifts for a fraction of what they would cost to buy.

Easy Infinity Scarf
elephant hand puppet
Elephant Hand Puppet

Make New Friends

Join us on Facebook for crochet tips and tricks, blog and YouTube announcements, and so much more.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/875538646117910/

Etsy After-Christmas Sale 

Please visit My Fingers Fly to get 20% off any $10 purchase through January 9.

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Christmas Crochet Round-up

Have you finished your Christmas crochet yet? I think I have, but you know something always comes up at the last minute – a forgotten gift, another guest added to your holiday party, an adorable pattern you just can’t resist making for the grandchildren! Today I’m going to give you links to all the Christmas patterns that I have put on my blog in the past 3 years, so you’ll definitely be able to find something to fit what you need for your last-minute gifts.

Christmas Decor

Snow Globe Gift Bag
moose ornament
Moose in Buffalo Plaid
Texas Flag Ornament
Suffragette Hats
Suffragette Hats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crown Ornament Crochet Pattern
Crown Ornament Crochet Pattern
Roller Skate Stocking
Christmas Elf Gift Bag Crochet Pattern
Christmas Elf Gift Bag Crochet Pattern
owl ornament
Owl Ornament
narwhal ornament
Narwhal Ornament
melted snowman ornament
Melted Snowman Ornament

 

Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Baby Penguin Plushie – special bonus! Follow the Ravelry link to get this pattern PDF free to first 100 customers. Then it’s 50% off through Sunday.  https://www.ravelry.com/redeem/my-fingers-fly-designs

 

starfish baby rattle
Starfish Baby Rattle
Easy Infinity Scarf
elephant hand puppet
Elephant Hand Puppet

Gifts for Crocheters and Knitters

Please visit My Fingers Fly to shop for the fiber artists on your gift list. Orders are still open, but you may not get them in time for Christmas.

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Snow Globe Gift Bag Crochet Pattern

You’ve seen the beautiful snow globe ornaments that everyone is crocheting! These snow globes work as gift bags and work up quickly in worsted weight yarn. Because they only use a few yards of each color, they are great stash busters. They are also easy to personalize by using different colors and adding embellishments.

Skill level: Easy

Finished bags measure approximately 6 ” tall by 3-4” inches wide.

Materials you will need:
Small amounts of worsted weight yarn
Size H (5.0 mm) crochet hook
Yarn needle
Fiberfil
Buttons, sequins, etc.

Directions:

Rnd 1: With white yarn, ch 2. Sc 6 in second ch from hook. Do not join.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc (12 sc).

Rnd 3: *1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (18 sc).

Rnd 4: *1 sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (24 sc).

Rnd 5: *1 sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (30 sc).

Rnd 6: *1 sc in next 4 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (36 sc).

Rnd 7: *1 sc in next 5 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (42 sc).

Rnds 8-15: Sc in each st.

Rnd 16: *Dec, sc in next 5 sc,* repeat around (36 sc).

Rnd 17: *Dec, sc in next 4 sc,* repeat around (30 sc).

Rnd 18: *Dec, sc in next 3 sc,* repeat around (24 sc).

Rnd 19: *Sc, ch 1, skip 1 sc,* repeat around.

Rnd 20: *Dec, sc in next 3 sc,* repeat around (24 sc).

Join with sl st. Fasten off white yarn.

Drawstring:

Using white yarn, make a chain 12″ long and knot both ends. Pull through loops made in Rnd 19.

Base:

Rnd 1: With red yarn, ch 2. Sc 7 in second ch from hook. Do not join.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc (14 sc).

Rnd 3: *1 sc in next sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (21 sc).

Rnd 4: *1 sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (28 sc).

Rnd 5: *1 sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (35 sc).

Rnd 6: *1 sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (42 sc).

Rnd 7: *1 sc in next 3 sc, 2 sc in next sc,* repeat around (49 sc). Lay flat on piece of cardboard and trace around the edges. Cut out circle from cardboard and set aside.

Rnd 8: Working in BLO, sc in each st.

Rnd 9: : *Dec, sc in next 5 sc,* repeat around (42 sc).

Rnd 10: Sc in each st.

Rnd 11: *Dec, sc in next 4 sc,* repeat around (35 sc).

Rnd 12: Sc in each st.

Rnd 13: *Dec, sc in next 3 sc,* repeat around (28 sc). Join with sl st. Fasten off red with 12” length.

Insert cardboard circle into bottom of base. Fill with Fiberfil. Sew Rnd 13 of base to Rnd 4 of globe.

Glue on Christmas buttons, sequins, or any decoration you would like.

Decorate each snow globe as you wish to make each one different.

PDF download: https://myfingersflyblog.com/product/snow-globe-gift-bag-crochet-pattern/

Christmas Gnome Eyeglass Holder Crochet Pattern

Today’s the last day – the first 100 downloads are free, then the pattern is 50% off through midnight on December 12. Hurry to Ravelry to get yours with coupon code GNOME.

https://ravel.me/gnome-eyeglass-holder

Christmas Gnome Eyeglass Holder Crochet Pattern
Christmas Gnome Eyeglass Holder Crochet Pattern

More Christmas Ideas

Narwhal Ornament Crochet Pattern

Gingerbread House Christmas Ornament Crochet Pattern

Roller Skate Christmas Stocking

Advent Calendar Christmas Ornaments Crochet Pattern Ebook

Roller Skate Christmas Stocking

Melted Snowman Ornament

Texas Flag Christmas Tree Ornament

Owl Christmas Ornament

Horny Toad Plush Toy Auction for St. Jude’s

The first pattern I ever published was a Horny Toad Plush Toy, and it has been my most popular design. This year I made one to auction off for as a fundraiser for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. If you would like to bid on this cutie, please visit my Ebay. https://www.ebay.com/itm/363647262354

If you would like to crochet your own Horny Toad Plush Toy, you can purchase the pattern here: Texas Horny Toad Crochet Pattern

Texas Horny Toad Crochet Pattern
Texas Horny Toad Crochet Pattern

Gifts for Crocheters and Knitters

Please visit My Fingers Fly to shop for the fiber artists on your gift list. Orders are still open, but you may not get them in time for Christmas.

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Meet the Maker

A local TV morning show had me as a guest yesterday, and boy, was it nerve wracking! I’ve never been on television before, but it didn’t turn out to be as bad as my fears. We discussed my crochet patterns and books and showcased my Ebay Giving auction. You can see the full interview on my YouTube channel. https://youtu.be/yuG0hT66DwM

The first pattern I ever published was a Horny Toad Plush Toy, and it has been my most popular design. This year I made one to auction off for as a fundraiser for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. If you would like to bid on this cutie, please visit my Ebay. https://www.ebay.com/itm/363647262354

If you would like to crochet your own Horny Toad Plush Toy, you can purchase the pattern here: Texas Horny Toad Crochet Pattern

Texas Horny Toad Crochet Pattern
Texas Horny Toad Crochet Pattern

 

 

 

 

More Christmas Ideas

Narwhal Ornament Crochet Pattern

Gingerbread House Christmas Ornament Crochet Pattern

Roller Skate Christmas Stocking

Advent Calendar Christmas Ornaments Crochet Pattern Ebook

Roller Skate Christmas Stocking

Melted Snowman Ornament

Texas Flag Christmas Tree Ornament

Owl Christmas Ornament

Cute animal amigurumi anyone?

Only 2 days left in the “Gift Giving” Ami Super Pack!  You can grab the Pack here: https://transactions.sendowl.com/products/78621962/2FC29A1D/purchase?r=209390

I am so excited for you to see these amigurumi designs and even more excited for you to make them. It’s full of the 35+ cutest last-minute gift ideas and cute Christmas toy amigurumi patterns from professional amigurumi designers and bloggers. 

You can have all 30 amigurumi designs (that can make 37 items) in the Pack with 90% off! Is this true? That means you can save hundreds of bucks to have the coolest amigurumi patterns.

The patterns are handpicked from the most awesome designers in the world. To name a few…

Knot Bad

Storyland Amis 

Sweet Softies 

Crochet Garage

Twinkie Chan

Anvi’s Granny Handicrafts

My Fingers Fly – Teddy Bear using Bernat Blanket Yarn

teddy bear
Teddy Bear Crochet Pattern using Blanket Yarn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And yes, there are some new talented designers contributing their fabulous patterns into the Pack. Obviously, it is a great time for you to get to know them and follow them if you love their designs. Big names or small names, they have common things to share: The love with amigurumi, the love with cute kids, amigurumi toys, and the talent to create beautiful creations! 

Not only do you have all the fabulous patterns to crochet, but also the chances to win PRIZES from We Crochet and Yarnie Finds! Remember to visit the Instagram Page of Anvi’s Granny to enter the giveaways. Wanna know what the giveaways are, check it out here. https://transactions.sendowl.com/products/78621962/2FC29A1D/purchase?r=209390

Are you in? Enjoy the “Gift Giving” Ami Super Pack with us and grab your bundle here: https://transactions.sendowl.com/products/78621962/2FC29A1D/purchase?r=209390

Ami Super Pack

 

Gifts for Crocheters and Knitters

Please visit My Fingers Fly to shop for the fiber artists on your gift list. Order by December 10 to get them in time for Christmas.

 

 

 

 

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Up to 30% off Top Picks

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Made with Love Gift Tag

Now that Christmas is less than 3 weeks away, we all hope to be almost finished with our handmade gifts. (I said hope!) I know I’m always rushing to get a few small ones done at the last minute. At least these gift tags should help make your gift wrapping easier. Download, print, cut them out, and tape them to all the wonderful things you made this year! https://myfingersflyblog.com/?post_type=product&p=7402&preview=true

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free “Handmade with Love” Gift Tags

Christmas in Texas Postcard

Baby Shower Gift Tags – Printable PDF

In Case You Need a Few More Christmas Gift Ideas

Gingerbread House Christmas Ornament Crochet Pattern

Roller Skate Christmas Stocking

Advent Calendar Christmas Ornaments Crochet Pattern Ebook

Roller Skate Christmas Stocking

Melted Snowman Ornament

Texas Flag Christmas Tree Ornament

Cute animal amigurumi anyone?

No better day than today to share with you this piece of news: the “Gift Giving” Ami Super Pack is launched!  You can grab the Pack here: https://transactions.sendowl.com/products/78621962/2FC29A1D/purchase?r=209390

I am so excited for you to see these amigurumi designs and even more excited for you to make them. If you read my posting Saturday, you saw that the “Gift Giving” Ami Super Pack is full of the 35+ cutest last-minute gift ideas and cute Christmas toy amigurumi patterns from professional amigurumi designers and bloggers. 

You can have all 30 amigurumi designs (that can make 37 items) in the Pack with 90% off! Is this true? That means you can save hundreds of bucks to have the coolest amigurumi patterns.

The patterns are handpicked from the most awesome designers in the world. To name a few…

Knot Bad

Storyland Amis 

Sweet Softies 

Crochet Garage

Twinkie Chan

Anvi’s Granny Handicrafts

My Fingers Fly – Teddy Bear using Bernat Blanket Yarn

teddy bear
Teddy Bear Crochet Pattern using Blanket Yarn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And yes, there are some new talented designers contributing their fabulous patterns into the Pack. Obviously, it is a great time for you to get to know them and follow them if you love their designs. Big names or small names, they have common things to share: The love with amigurumi, the love with cute kids, amigurumi toys, and the talent to create beautiful creations! 

Not only do you have all the fabulous patterns to crochet, but also the chances to win PRIZES from We Crochet and Yarnie Finds! Remember to visit the Instagram Page of Anvi’s Granny to enter the giveaways. Wanna know what the giveaways are, check it out here. https://transactions.sendowl.com/products/78621962/2FC29A1D/purchase?r=209390

Are you in? Enjoy the “Gift Giving” Ami Super Pack with us and grab your bundle here: https://transactions.sendowl.com/products/78621962/2FC29A1D/purchase?r=209390

Ami Super Pack

 

Gifts for Crocheters and Knitters

Please visit My Fingers Fly to shop for the fiber artists on your gift list.

 

 

 

 

etsy logo

Thinking of opening an Etsy shop? Use this link to get 40 free listings. https://etsy.me/3F3kxwc

20% off everything with code EVERYTHING20

Lion Brand Yarn

Find your next WIP at 30% off during our kit sale! Use the code KITDEC1

Up to 30% off Top Picks

Money Saving Offers

Get $20 off your first Uber Eats order of $25 or more at http://Hungry? Get $20 off your first Uber Eats order of $25 or more. Terms apply. Use my code at checkout: eats-lisaf21461ue https://ubereats.com/feed?promoCode=eats-lisaf21461ue

Hey! Thought you’d like to try Ibotta, a cash back rewards app that I use to make real money every time I shop for groceries, online purchases, and more! Just use my referral code “eugysjd” at registration. Sign up at → https://ibotta.onelink.me/iUfE/8cc13c64?friend_code=eugysjd

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