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Fall Birthday Gift Tags

Fall birthday gift tag

My two youngest daughters were born at the beginning of fall. No, they’re not twins, but when they were growing up I called them my step-twins. You see, my stepdaughter is a day older than my youngest daughter. The most common question I got when they were young was, “do they get along?” Yes, they fight just like real sisters! My oldest is also a fall baby, along with my sister and my husband and more extended family members than I can count.  Fall is also the best holiday time of the year with Halloween and the lead-up to Christmas. For fiber artists, it’s an amazing time. Summer is over, school has started, and yarn companies are releasing new yarns and new designs to tempt us for the holidays. Sweater weather is back, hats and scarves are needed, and soon we’ll be able to cuddle up in front of the fire under a handmade afghan.

To help you with the upcoming gifts in your family, today I have a gift tag designed especially for fall birthdays. Download your free PDF here: Autumn Birthday Gift Tags

Fall birthday gift tag

More Gift Tags

Baby Shower Gift Tags – Printable PDF

Happy Birthday Gift Tags

Handmade with Love Gift Tags

Amigurumi Treasure Chest

I want to thank everyone for their amazing support for the Amigurumi Treasure Chest! Hundreds of you have signed up to get your free amigurumi patterns. I guess everyone loves getting some treasure for free. 🙂

If you haven’t joined already, the Treasure Chest Giveaway is only open until midnight EST on Friday September 24th. Don’t miss out on these adorable designs.

In case you missed it, the Amigurumi Treasure Chest is a giveaway event where you sign up for special access to a hidden webpage and then you can grab all the patterns you want for free! There are over 20 adorable amigurumi patterns inside the treasure chest, all free until Friday!

Once you sign up to access the Treasure Chest, you will immediately receive the secret link to the Treasure Chest page. Then you can plunder all the treasure your heart desires! All you need to do is sign up for each designer’s newsletter and you’ll receive their pattern FREE!

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Don’t want to sign up for your free patterns? No worries! All the patterns are also available in a heavily discounted bundle available until the Treasure Chest closes Friday night. For just $9.99 USD (90% off retail price) you can grab all 21 patterns instantly without signing up. The bundle includes my popular King Snake Plush Toy using Bernat Blanket Yarn. 

Snake Plush Toy Crochet Pattern

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More Amigurumi Designs

Good Witch Bad Witch Topsy-Turvy Doll Crochet Pattern, Halloween Crochet

Baby Narwhal Amigurumi

What Do You Get When You Cross an Octopus with a Tomato?

Baby Gator Amigurumi

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New Pattern Releases

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

 

 

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 25 – National Ghost Hunting Day: Ghost Chair Socks

September 25 – International Rabbit Day:

September 27 – National Scarf Day:

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

In Case You Missed It in August

TikTok Giveaway

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Baby Shower Gift Tags
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Baby Narwhal Amigurumi
Mushroom Pattern for Addi King
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Ice Cream Cone Coloring Page
Sunshine Baby Hat

 

 

 

 

 

Apple Watch Cover
turtle ornament
Turtle Christmas Ornament
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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 including Gingerbread designs
  • Instagram giveaway

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Christmas CALathon 2020 is here!

Christmas CALathon
Christmas CALathon
Christmas CALathon 2020

Christmas CALathon 2020 is HERE! And now there is a SCHEDULE!!!!! Be sure to stop over to the Facebook group and check out the super fun stash busting Christmas CAL-a-Thon. Ornaments and other items to decorate for the holiday season 🎄
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Who can resist making ornaments for their tree, or their neighbors or family or friends or to add to your cookie platters. Oh so many possibilities. One of today’s features will be my Suffragette Hat Ornament.

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This amazing CAL starts today and runs through December 25 with some of the cutest ornament patterns you’ve ever seen. Stop by every day until Christmas for new ornament patterns.

Countdown to Christmas – 75% off patterns

Still need a few last-minute gifts? Create your own crochet pattern bundle – 75% off patterns when you spend $5.00.
This offer is also valid on Ravelry through December 25, 2020.

Crocheting Nutcrackers and Knitting Nutcrackers are still available, as well as the patterns to make your own.

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Crocheting Nutcracker Figurine Pattern - DIY Christmas Gift
Crocheting Nutcracker Figurine Pattern – DIY Christmas Gift 

Top 10 Crochet Patterns of 2020 Ebook. All 10 patterns, along with top 5 Addi patterns, are 25% off through December 31 on Etsy.

More Christmas Crochet

Advent Calendar Christmas Ornaments Crochet Pattern Ebook

Reindeer Gift Bag

Moose Ornament Video Tutorial

Melted Snowman Ornament

Nutcracker Gift Bag Crochet Pattern

Free “Handmade with Love” Gift Tags

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London Trip Part III – Crown Ornament – Cyber Week Sales

Crown Ornament Crochet Pattern

The last days of our London trip were just as amazing as the first two. Our tour guide for Windsor Castle was Alfie, and our driver for the 22-mile drive was Graham. Can’t get much more British than that! The weather was cold and rainy, but Alfie was a fountain of knowledge of British history. Windsor Castle is the Queen’s childhood home and where she spends her weekends. The first part of the tour was the church in the castle – St. George’s Chapel. Construction began on this section of the castle in the 14th century. It is called a Royal Peculiar, which is a fancy way of saying that it is under the direct jurisdiction of the monarch. The Queen’s parents and sister are interred in St. George’s Chapel, along with Henry VIII and his beloved Jane Seymour.

YouTube – Windsor Castle

The State Apartments are on the north side of the castle and contain a vast collection of artwork, antiques, artifacts, and royal china.

Outside of the castle is a shopping mall with souvenir shops and restaurants. I wanted to warm up, so we went into a pub called Bella Italia for a cappuccino. Wow! I’ve never seen a liquor with my name on it.

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After warming up and doing a little shopping, it was time to walk down to Bel & The Dragon Pub for lunch with the rest of the group. Their website says “The historic restaurant and tea room has been serving food and drink since the 11th Century.”

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Bel & The Dragon

It was a lovely luncheon with spiced cauliflower soup followed by roasted suckling pig and potatoes roasted in duck fat. After lunch and several cups of tea, we had a little time to wander the shops of the area. By this time, the rain had stopped and the view of the river was gorgeous.

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Once we got back to London, the rain started again, so we decided not to attend the dinner cruise on the River Thames. Instead, we opted for Trader Vic’s in our hotel for drinks and an excellent steak dinner.

Texans v. Jaguars

Sunday started out with a pregame party at Sway with tailgate-style food and two of the best party hosts ever. Sway Bar

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The hat is from a pattern in my Etsy shop – Football Earflap Hat.

Then it was back onto the bus for the 1-hour ride to Wembley Stadium. The attendance that day was 85,000 people – wow! I never realized Europeans like American football so much, but we were surrounded by British, French, German, and Croatian fans. Fortunately, our Texans won the game.

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It was an unforgettable adventure!

Crown Christmas Tree Ornament

Materials:

Worsted weight yarn:

0.4 oz. red

0.2 oz. gold metallic

Crochet hook size G (4.00 mm)

Finished crown measures approximately 2-3/4” diameter by 1½” tall.

Directions:

RED:

Rnd 1: Ch 2 (or magic circle). 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: Working in back loop only, mark first st and sc in each st around. Do not join.

Rnds 7-10: Working in both loops, sc in each st in continuous rounds.

Rnd 11: *Dec, sc in next 3 sc,* repeat around (28 sc).

Rnd 12: *Dec, sc in next 2 sc,* repeat around (21 sc).

Rnd 13: *Dec, sc in next st,* repeat around (14 sc).

Rnd 14: Dec around (7 sc). Fasten off leaving 4” length. Thread this length through yarn needle and draw up all 7 sts. Pull tight to close.

GOLD:

Rnd 1: Go back to marker at Rnd 6 of red. Using remaining loop, attach gold metallic yarn, ch 1, sc in each st (36 sc). Join with sl st.

Rnd 2: Ch 1, *sc in next st, sk next st, (2 dc, ch-3 picot, 2 dc) in next st, sk next st,* repeat around. Join with sl st.

Ch 14, sl st on opposite side of crown with ch-14 going across top of crown. Join with sl st to gold crown. Fasten off leaving 6” length. Mark halfway point between the ends of the ch-14 and attach gold yarn. Ch 14, going across top of crown and sl st in opposite side of crown. Fasten off leaving 6” length. Use both one 6” length to tack down tops of ch-3 picots. Use the other 6” length to tack down both ch-14s. Weave in all ends.

Picot: Ch 3, sl st in 3rd ch from hook.

PDF download available at My Fingers Fly on Etsy

More about our London trip –

London Trip Part II – Toy Soldier Cuddler – Pumpkin Pie Earrings

London – Phone Booth Scarf Pattern

Another ornament I made this past week is a pumpkin pie. Last week’s free pattern was earrings, so I changed to worsted weight yarn and a G hook to make a pie large enough for a Christmas tree ornament. Pumpkin Pie Earrings

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With the holidays upon us, crocheters (and all crafters) are super busy, but there are many opportunities to discover new patterns for your Christmas gift list. I have joined the Sunflower Cottage Crochet 12 days of Christmas Round-up – 10 designers and 16 patterns. 12 Days of Christmas

More Christmas Patterns

Melted Snowman Ornament

Steer Skull Ornament

Fox Christmas Ornament

Texas Flag Christmas Tree Ornament

Roller Skate Christmas Stocking

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