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Football Season – Sports Coloring Page

Do you crochet while watching sports? I always have a project handy, especially if we’re travelling to see a game in person. Most venues only allow a tiny 4″ x 5″ purse, so I don’t take my project bag inside. It’s just as well, though. I usually enjoy the game so much that I don’t even think about crochet!

spurs hatIn only 8 days, basketball preseason games start, and I’ll be at the Spurs game wearing my crocheted Spurs hat.

It’s silly, but it’s so much fun!

 

 

Who’s your favorite team? If you’re a football super fan, I have some cute designs for you:

Football Earwarmer Knitting Pattern

 

 

 

 

tiger earwarmer

Tiger Football Earwarmer Crochet Pattern

Horned Earflap Football Hat Crochet Pattern (adult size)

 

Horned Earflap Football Hat Crochet Pattern (adult size)

 

buffalo hat

 

Buffalo Hat Crochet Pattern

Sports Coloring Page

Download this free PDF for your children so they can color while you watch the game. Sports Coloring Page

sports coloring page

Etsy Sale

So close! Help me reach my goal of 3500 sales by September 30 with 15% off any purchase.

 

 

Specialty yarns are 20% off while supplies last with code YARN20.

New Pattern Releases

gingerbread house gift bag

Gingerbread House Gift Bag Crochet Pattern is 50% off through 9/26/2021.

Gingerbread House Christmas Ornament Crochet Pattern is 50% off through 9/30/2021.

 

 

 

Gargoyle Plush Toy Crochet Pattern

Advent Calendar Christmas Ornaments Crochet Pattern Ebook

Gargoyle Ornament Crochet Pattern

Little Red Barn Christmas Ornament Crochet Pattern

Crochet Pattern Mermaid Tail Christmas Ornament

Pastel Christmas Tree Ornament Crochet Pattern

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National Days

September 27 – National Scarf Day:

September 28 – National Drink Beer Day: Beer Mug Earflap Hat Crochet Pattern (Women’s and Men’s Sizes)

September 29 – World Heart Day: Heart Eyeglass Holder Crochet Pattern

In Case You Missed It in August

TikTok Giveaway

baby shower gift tag
Baby Shower Gift Tags
narwhal amigurumi
Baby Narwhal Amigurumi
Mushroom Pattern for Addi King
ice cream coloring page
Ice Cream Cone Coloring Page
Sunshine Baby Hat

 

 

 

 

 

Apple Watch Cover
turtle ornament
Turtle Christmas Ornament
owl ornament
Owl Christmas Ornament

 

Coming Soon

  • October is going to be even better with 4 crochet bundle sales and a different blog hop every week.
  • The Classic Colorwork Collection
  • More Christmas patterns
  • Instagram giveaway

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Fashion Doll Easter Bonnet

Fashion Doll Easter Bonnet Crochet Pattern

Easter will be here soon, and everyone is busy with their holiday preparations. Your little girls love their new dresses and hats, but they also want their dolls to have new Easter outfits. With this quick and easy pattern, you can crochet an Easter bonnet for each of their fashion dolls using yarn from your scrap basket. They also make cute decorations if your family has an Easter tree.

Doll Easter Bonnet
Doll Easter Bonnet

Materials:

12 yards I Love This Cotton yarn

Crochet hook size G (4.0 mm)

Yarn needle

Flowers, ribbons, or other decorations, as desired

Finished hat measures 2.75” across at brim.

Directions:

Rnd 1: Ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. Work in continuous rnds unless otherwise specified.

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

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

Rnd 4: Working in BLO, sc in each st.

Rnds 5-6: Sc in each st (both loops).

Rnd 7: Working in FLO, *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (27 sc).

Rnd 8: Working in both loops, sc in each st.

Rnd 9: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (36 sc).

Rnd 10: Sc in each st. Join with sl st. Fasten off white. Block hat.

Glue on ribbon or flowers as desired for the hat band. For a hanging decoration, cut a piece of cord or ribbon about 10” long. Pull through a stitch at the top of the back of the hat and make a knot.

PDF download available at Fashion Doll Easter Bonnet Crochet Pattern and is included in my new ebook – Easter Enchantment Crochet Patterns Ebook – Over 20 Easter Patterns in PDF Format

More Easter Projects

Bunny Goody Bag Crochet Pattern

Easter Lamb Free Pattern

Duck in Easter Egg Cuddler Crochet Pattern

Flower Easter Basket Pattern

Easter Bunny Hot Rod Crafts

Bunny Bath Pouf Pattern

Duck Gift Basket on Addi Knitting Machines

Owl Eyeglass Holder

Last year I was overwhelmed at the response to my Owl Eyeglass Holder. Because some crocheters aren’t familiar with the crocodile stitch, this week I created a video tutorial. This is a simple project for learning the crocodile stitch, and the owl is just so darn cute! Originally it was designed as an eyeglass holder, but it also makes a cute little plush toy.

More Eyeglass Holders

Poodle Eyeglass Holder

Eyeglass Holder Crochet Patterns Ebook

Patreon Tiers March
Patreon Tiers March 2021

Immerse yourself into crochet throughout the year with a Patreon subscription.  Tier 2 for March is an especially good value – 7 crochet patterns for only $5.00. Join at the $25.00 level (Tier 4) and receive all patterns for the month plus a complete crochet kit. Designs are changed each month, so you always get something new to inspire you.

Spring Style Blog Hop

The Spring Style Blog Hop is a fabulous event that is co-hosted this March by Ned and Mimi and Itchin’ for some Stitchin’, and sponsored by the super-generous (and awesome!) folks at WeCrochet.

They have assembled a group of designers to bring you 31 of the very best spring crochet patterns, each one perfect for this time of year.

Every day between Mar 1 and Mar 31, there will be a different featured designer, and you can get their pattern for free for that day only.

The majority of the patterns are BRAND NEW DESIGNS, so this is an amazing chance to get your hands on a never-seen-before pattern! Each pattern has been specially designed for a to add a touch of spring style to your home or closet.

And we are extremely grateful to WeCrochet for providing the yarn for all of these fab new designs. Join the blog hop at https://nedandmimi.com/spring-style-crochet-patterns/

The Spring Style Pattern Bundle contains all 31 blog hop patterns PLUS 2 bonus patterns and coupon codes at a super-discounted price.

So, if you are not into daily downloads (or would like a sneak peek of the blog hop patterns!), you can check out the bundle here: https://myfingersfly–itchinforsomestitchin.thrivecart.com/spring-style-2021-pattern-bundle/

Crochet Summit 2021

Join the 2021 Crochet Summit to learn all about Archie the Donkey!
The 2021 Crochet Summit is quickly approaching! With over 40 classes from 40+ world-renowned teachers (including me!), this is the online crochet event of the year. Learn to make amigurumi, fun fashion, home decor, and more. Your friends and family will love your new skills as you show off your finished projects! Attend the Crochet Summit from April 5th – 9th FREE!
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30 Free Stash Busting Crochet Patterns

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2021 is really shaping up to be an exciting year in crochet! Stay tuned for Mother’s Day designs in April and a special National Zoo & Aquarium blog hop in June.

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Happy Easter and Happy Crocheting!

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Sweater Crochet Pattern for the New Puppy

Pug Puppy Sweater

Pug Puppy Sweater Crochet Pattern

Did you get a new puppy for Christmas? Maybe you’re planning to adopt a pet in the new year. It can be difficult to find a sweater for toy breed puppies. This easy crochet pattern will fit your new puppy who is approximately 2 pounds. Finished measurements are approximately 6″ length by 13.5″ diameter to fit a pug, Boston terrier, French bulldog and other similar stocky-built dogs who are about 2 months old. Remove a few stitches to make the sweater for a thinner dog such as a poodle or chihuahua. Add a few rows for a longer dog such as a dachshund. Add your revisions to the blog to help other puppy owners make their own tiny sweater.

Pug Puppy Sweater
Pug Puppy Sweater Crochet Pattern

Materials:

Sport weight yarn –

50 yards MC

20 yards CC

Size F (3.75 mm) & G (4.0 mm) crochet hooks

Yarn needle

Finished sweater measures approximately 6” long (at widest point) by 13.5” diameter.

Directions:

BODY:

Rnd 1: With MC yarn and G hook, ch 57, hdc in 2nd ch and each remaining ch (56 hdc). Join with sl st in first hdc.

Rnds 2-3: Ch 1, turn, hdc in each st. Join with sl st.

Rnd 4: (leg openings) Ch 1, turn, hdc in first 2 sts, ch 10, sk 10 sts, hdc in next 32 sts, ch 10, sk 10 sts, hdc in last 2 sts. Join with sl st.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, turn, hdc in first 2 sts, hdc in each ch, hdc in next 32 sts, hdc in each ch, hdc in last 2 sts (56 hdc). Join with sl st.

Rnds 6-14: Ch 1, turn, hdc in each st. Join with sl st.

Rnd 15: Ch 1, turn, sl st in first 4 sts, hdc dec over next 2 sts, hdc in next 44 sts, hdc dec over next 2 sts, leave remining 4 sts unworked (46 hdc).

Rnd 16: Ch 1, turn, Hdc dec over first 2 sts, hdc in next 42 sts, hdc dec over last 2 sts (44 hdc).

Rnd 17: Ch 1, turn, Hdc dec over first 2 sts, hdc in next 40 sts, hdc dec over last 2 sts (42 hdc).

Rnd 18: Ch 1, turn, Hdc dec over first 2 sts, hdc in next 38 sts, hdc dec over last 2 sts (40 hdc). Fasten off MC.

Rnd 19: With right side facing, attach CC yarn at center bottom of Rnd 15. Sc in 4 sts, sc in the edges of Rnds 16-18, sc around Rnd 18, sc in edges of Rnds 16-18, sc in last 4 sts of Rnd 15. Join with sl st. Fasten off CC.

LEG OPENINGS:

With CC yarn, sc around openings in Rnd 5.

COLLAR:

Rnd 1: Using CC and F hook, hdc in unused lps of starting ch, join with sl st in first hdc (56 hdc).

Rnd 2: Ch 1, *hdc in 6 sts, dec,* repeat around (49 hdc). Join with sl st.

Rnds 3-5: Ch 1, *fpdc, bpdc,* repeat round. Join with sl st. Fasten off at end of Rnd 5.

Weave in all ends.

Update 1/13/2021:

Bruno is a growing puppy, so I added 3 rows to the collar section and 2 rows to the body. Next month I may have to make a bigger sweater.

PDF is available for 99 cents at https://www.etsy.com/MyFingersFly/listing/932403249/pug-puppy-sweater-crochet-pattern-french?utm_source=Copy&utm_medium=ListingManager&utm_campaign=Share&utm_term=so.lmsm&share_time=1609173542705

This pattern and 20 others will be available as a free download on Ravelry during the New Year’s Resolution Crochet Blog Hop sponsored by Fiona Campion of Cosie Rosie Crochet. Each day features a different pattern to get your 2021 crocheting off to a great start! Be sure to come back on January 14 for the pug puppy sweater pattern free download and use code NEWYEAR2021.

New Year Blog Hop
https://www.cosyrosieuk.co.uk/21-new-years-resolution-crochet-patterns

 

Next week I’ll post an easy dog bed pattern using double strand of worsted yarn.

Small Dog Bed Crochet Pattern

Pug Puppy Sweater Update – New Size

Zoo Blog Hop Day 25 – Dogs

2020 Clearance Sale

Check out My Fingers Fly on Etsy for a super clearance sale. All patterns, all ebooks, in stock paperback books, in stock handmade gifts, yarn and supplies are 50% off through December 31, 2020. Check out my latest ebook – Top 10 Crochet Patterns of 2020.

Big Rigs for Little Kids
Big Rigs for Little Kids Crochet Patterns
Big Book of Baby Rattles Crochet Patterns Ebook

Patreon

Patreon memberships are still open! The next 8 people who sign up at the $25 level will receive an acrylic Yarnicorn keychain with their first kit.

Yarnicorn Keychain
Yarnicorn Keychain

$2 Level 1 – Suffragette Hat Christmas Ornament Pattern, Puppy Sweater Pattern

$5 Level 2 – All of the above plus Crocheting Nutcracker Pattern, Christmas Totem Pole Kitchen Boa Pattern, Pink Fist Pillow Pattern

$10 Level 3 – All of the above plus Top 10 Crochet Patterns of 2020 Ebook

$25 Level 4 – All of the above plus Battle Axe Baby Rattle Crochet Kit

History of Women’s Rights – 1920 to 2021

Women's Rights

Sadly, 2020 has been a rough year for most of us. Celebrate a new start in 2021 by celebrating the progress women have made since winning the right to vote in 1920. This beautiful graphic is available on framed posters, t-shirts, drinkware, and more.

History of Women’s Rights

Happy New Year! Happy Crocheting!

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Winter Celebration 2020 Giveaway – Free Ornament Pattern

winter celebration

Let’s start out December with another amazing blog hop! The Knotty Designer has assembled a group of Ravelry designers to offer great patterns free from December 1 through December 8 using code Celebration2020.

 

These awesome indie designers have been working hard cranking out designs for your Christmas gift lists. Happy Crocheting!

December 6 is Saint Nicholas Day, so all Santa 🎅 patterns are half price.
https://www.etsy.com/listing/886241739/santa-claus-eyeglass-holder-crochet

Bonus Pattern

Suffragette Hats
Suffragette Hats

Suffragette Hat Ornament Crochet Pattern

Materials:
12 yards white sport weight yarn
Crochet hook size F (3.75 mm)
Yarn needle
Ribbon or cord
Flowers or other decorations, as desired

Directions:
Rnd 1: Ch 2 (or magic circle), 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. Work in continuous rnds unless otherwise specified.
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st (12 sc).
Rnd 3: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (18 sc).
Rnd 4: Working in BLO, sc in each st.
Rnds 5-6: Sc in each st.
Rnd 7: Working in FLO, *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (27 sc).
Rnd 8: Working in both loops, sc in each st.
Rnd 9: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (36 sc).
Rnd 10: Sc in each st. Join with sl st. Fasten off white. Block hat.

Glue on ribbon or flowers as desired for the hat band. Cut a piece of cord or ribbon about 10” long. Pull through a stitch at the top of the back of the hat and make a knot.

PDF download on Etsy

Patreon Memberships

If you’re looking for a great gift idea for a fellow crocheter (or for yourself), a membership to my Patreon will give you access to new designs every month.

Patreon tiers

Pick your level – from $2.00 to $25.00 a month. November’s Pattern of the Month is Miles the Jazzy Elephant Plush Toy. Database will be updated on December 2 with Christmas-themed patterns.

Fasten off YAL

fasten off YAL

The Off-Ravelry sale is still going strong – 91 indie designers with over a thousand patterns from which to choose. Use code FO2020 to get 25% off knit and crochet patterns from participating designers.

See my available patterns at http://www.myfingersfly.com.

Browse the entire database at http://www.wipinsanity.com/fastenoffyal.

More Christmas Patterns

Advent Calendar Christmas Ornaments Crochet Pattern Ebook

Melted Snowman Ornament

Deck the Halls with Yarn Blog Hop 2020

Christmas Pattern Giveaway

Roller Skate Pillow Crochet Pattern

Christmas in July Blog Hop

Ultimate Christmas Pattern Bundle

Steer Skull Ornament

Free “Handmade with Love” Gift Tags

 

Cyber Monday Sale

20% off any $10.00 purchase in my Etsy shop through December 2, 2020. Lots of great fiber artists gifts including ornaments, t-shirts, tote bags, and more.

Crochet Swag
Fiber Artist Swag
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Gnome Election Results

Unfortunately, my Gnome Election did not have a clear winner. The Republican Gnome and the Democrat Gnome tied in the number of pattern downloads.

Gnome Election 2020

If you’re suffering from Election Day stress, here’s a patriotic pattern to occupy your mind, a Baby Eagle Plush Toy.

Baby Eagle Plushie Crochet Pattern

I just finished my daughter’s Christmas gift and would like to publish the pattern on the blog for Thanksgiving. If you’re interested in testing the pattern, please join my Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/875538646117910/. Lately I’ve been working with Bernat blanket yarn quite a bit, and this pattern is a pillow shaped like a ranch dressing bottle. The pillow is crocheted using Bernat Blanket Yarn, and the vegetables that embellish the label are crocheted with worsted weight yarn. This would make a fun gift for that family member who dips everything they eat in ranch dressing. Every family has one!

ranch dressing pillow
Ranch Dressing Pillow crocheted with Bernat Blanket Yarn