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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The crochet designers in the Most Wonderful Time of the Year Roundup want to celebrate our successes of 2022 with you!

 

Visit Jo’s Crafty Hook to find free and discounted crochet patterns that are our most celebrated in 2022! https://joscraftyhook.com/most-wonderful-time-of-the-year-roundup/

The discounted patterns are only good from December 1-7, 2022.  So be sure to take advantage of these discounts. Look at all the designs that are included!!

Double Cross Mobius Cowl
Royal Bag
Coastal Waves Beanie
Daisy Holstein Cow Potholder
Bohemian Mosaic Placemat
Mosaic Mug Rug
Throwback Throw Blanket
Tutti Frutti Granny Squares
Dogwood Flower
Snow Globe Gift Bag
Mom’s Angel Slippers
Hannah Tropicana Blanket
Scarf with pockets
Flagstone Blanket
Nova Hooded Triangle Shawl
Tunisian Stacked Witch Scarf
Tiger Sweater
Crossroads Dishcloth
Nordic Snowflake Blanket
Unisex Scrappy Scarf
Kawaii Pumpkin Blanket

https://joscraftyhook.com/most-wonderful-time-of-the-year-roundup/

Hidden Treasures Blog Hop

 

  • 12 Beautiful Holiday Themed Crochet Patterns
  • + 12 HIDDEN TREASURES! (Special EXCLUSIVE Bonus’ from each Designer)
  • Hunt for the Treasure Chest Inside the Bundle and find Hidden Treasures!
Today’s featured design is Twinkles the Christmas Bear.
What hidden treasure will you find?
Each designer has buried a treasure within the FREE Pattern, and more treasures will be found on the feature day of the hop. Wherever you see this treasure chestclick it to discover what you’ve won!

12 Days of Discounts

12 days of discounts

Each designer in this event will be offering discounts on their patterns for all of you!

Click this button to see just what they have to offer on their featured day:

 

*All deals will begin on the designer’s featured day and run until at least December 12th. Please read all details pertaining to these discounts on their individual feature pages. If you have any issues, please contact the designer directly.

Ring in the New Year Facebook Hop

Crochet Designer Community is featuring a different pattern every day – December 1 to December 18.

Head over to their Facebook page every day to see some awesome patterns to help you Ring in 2023!! You won’t want to miss out on the discounts available on the 18 featured patterns!

https://www.facebook.com/CrochetDesignerCommunity

Today’s featured design is from Marsha YarnDooodles: 

Etsy Sale

Running out of time to give everyone a handmade gift? All in-stock items are 30% off through December 4. You can even tell them you made it yourself! I promise not to tell anyone. 😁

https://etsy.me/2Za7p5W

 

penguin amigurumi

Yellow Rose of Texas Afghan Crochet Pattern Texas Bluebonnet Shawl Crochet Pattern

 

 

 

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It)

reindeer butt ornament

 

Reindeer Butt Ornament Crochet Pattern

 

 

penguin gift bag

 

Penguin Gift Bag Crochet Pattern

 

 

penguin ski mask

 

Penguin Ski Mask Crochet Pattern

 

 

Christmas gift tag

 

Christmas Gift Tags

 

 

WISH LIST

 

Crocheter’s Christmas Wish List

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Reindeer Butt Ornament Crochet Pattern

reindeer butt ornament

Did everyone have a great Thanksgiving weekend? Ours was nice and quiet, and I got a lot of crocheting done. The tree is up, and the nutcrackers are all standing at attention on the mantle, so now I have to start wrapping presents. There are still quite a few more small ones that I need to make but only one big one left to go. Hopefully I’ll make it in time!

One of the designs I did over Thanksgiving weekend is a Reindeer Butt Ornament. It looks so cute hanging on the tree!

Ornament measures approximately 5” tall (including tail).

reindeer butt ornament

 

Materials:

Worsted weight yarn:

30 yards MC

10 yards CC

2 yards black

Size G (4.0 mm) crochet hook

Ribbon (or other decoration)

Gauge: 9 sc = 2″, 9 rows = 2″

Directions:

Rnd 1: With MC yarn, ch 2 (or magic ring), 10 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join. Work in continuous rnds throughout.

Rnd 2: *Sc in next st, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (15 sc).

Rnd 3: *Sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (20 sc).

Rnd 4: *Sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st,* repeat around (25 sc).

Rnds 5-7: Sc in each st.

Rnd 8: *Dec over next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts,* repeat around (20 sc).

Rnds 9-10: Sc in each st.

Rnd 11: *Dec over next 2 sts, sc in next 3 sts,* repeat around (16 sc).

Rnd 12: Sc in each st.

Rnd 13: *Dec over next 2 sts, sc in next 2 sts,* repeat around (12 sc).

Rnds 14-18: Sc in each st. Join with sl st at end of Rnd 18. Fasten off MC.

Rnd 19: Join CC, sc in each st. Join with sl st. Fasten off CC yarn.

Rnd 20: With black yarn, sc in each st.

Rnd 21: Lay flat and sc through both sides – 2 sc in first st, sc across, 2 sc in last st (8 sc).

Using black yarn, wrap yarn around center of black rows and pull tight to create a divot between the 2 hooves. Use CC yarn to embroider line between legs from Rnd 3 to Rnd 12.

Tail:

Rnd 1: With CC yarn, ch 2 (or magic ring), 3 sc in 2nd ch from hook. Do not join.

Rnd 2: 2 sc in each st (6 sc). Do not join.

Rnd 3: Sc in each st. Join with sl st. Fasten off yarn leaving 6” length for sewing. Sew tail centered on top of Rnd 1.

Heart:

With CC yarn, ch 3, in 3rd ch from hook work 3 dc, 2 hdc, ch 1, 2 hdc, 3 dc, ch 2, sl st in same sp. Pull center tight. Fasten off yarn leaving 9” length. Sew to Rnds 5-10.

Add a bow or bell to the tail for decoration.

Weave in all ends.

Cut a piece of ribbon approximately 12” long and fold. Pull through top of horse butt and tie off for hanger.

More Animal Butt Ornaments

horse butt ornament

 

Horse Butt Ornament Crochet Pattern

 

 

unicorn butt ornament

 

Unicorn Butt Ornament Crochet Pattern

 

 

yorkie butt ornament

 

Yorkie Butt Ornament Crochet Pattern

 

Hidden Treasures Blog Hop

  • 12 Beautiful Holiday Themed Crochet Patterns
  • + 12 HIDDEN TREASURES! (Special EXCLUSIVE Bonus’ from each Designer)
  • Hunt for the Treasure Chest Inside the Bundle and find Hidden Treasures!
The first 150 customers will get the special price of $9.99. That’s less than $1 per pattern.
All patterns and ebooks are Buy 1 Get 1 Free in my Ravelry shop through 11/30/2022.
No coupon code required.

Etsy Cyber Sale

Don’t forget about Etsy’s Cyber Week Sale. You can get 20% off any purchase of $10.00 or more in my shop. This is a great time to shop for your holiday gifts, or buy a gift for yourself. There are also several handmade items in case you’re running out of time to make a crocheted gift. https://www.etsy.com/shop/myfingersfly

 

advent calendar

Eyeglass Holder Crochet Patterns Ebook
Eyeglass Holder Crochet Patterns Ebook

 

 

 

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It)

penguin gift bag

 

Penguin Gift Bag Crochet Pattern

 

 

penguin ski mask

 

Penguin Ski Mask Crochet Pattern

 

 

Christmas gift tag

 

Christmas Gift Tags

 

 

WISH LIST

 

Crocheter’s Christmas Wish List

Affiliate Links

This page contains affiliate links. If you choose to purchase after clicking a link, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.

last minute crochet gifts

This special ebook includes 30 Last Minute Gift Crochet Patterns that one can whip up in 15-180 minutes on average. Each pattern comes with a video tutorial. The ebook promo includes a Mystery CAL.
The MCAL is designed like an Advent Calendar such that you open a door each day starting on December 1 to see which pattern is available for free to make.
So from November 23 to 30, you can get the ebook $10 off using ADVENT

 

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Money Saving Offers

 

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Crocheter’s Christmas Wish List

WISH LIST

Thanksgiving is over, the kitchen is clean, and there are enough leftovers that you don’t have to worry about cooking the rest of the weekend. This is when I usually put up my tree, simply because the long weekend gave me extra time to decorate. With a full-time job and taking care of children, time was at a premium in my house. Now I can relax and put up the Christmas tree whenever I want, but I think I’ll do it today anyway. It wouldn’t seem like Thanksgiving weekend without it.

So what will you be crocheting this weekend with all the extra time you’ll have? I’m still working on a couple of gifts, and then I’ll work on more stuffed animals and hats to go to the children at the women’s shelter.

We’ve worked hard this year making all those handmade gifts, so now it’s time to sit down and decide what we want for Christmas.  I’ve put together a list from some of the internet’s top crocheters. You might want to print this out and (accidentally) leave it on the kitchen table for your significant other to see. 😊

Some of these links are affiliate links. If you choose to purchase after clicking a link, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.

1. Patterns and Books

Personally, my yarn collection comes and goes, but it’s simply a supply I need to practice my craft. Patterns on the other hand are my weakness. I still have books from 40 years ago, and I still make many of those designs. Every time we move, I purge more pattern books, but there are some that I just cannot part with.

There are so many talented designers in the world of crochet, and I am proud to be one of them. Check out my patterns on Ravelry with a Cyber Week Sale – Buy 1 Get 1 Free on all patterns and ebooks. No coupon code required. https://www.ravelry.com/redeem/my-fingers-fly-designs?sale=296868

The sale will run through November 30, 2022.

last minute crochet gifts

Another talented designer who you might recognize is Nicole from Nicki’s Homemade Gifts.

This special ebook includes 30 Last Minute Gift Crochet Patterns that one can whip up in 15-180 minutes on average. Each pattern comes with a video tutorial. The ebook promo includes a Mystery CAL.
The MCAL is designed like an Advent Calendar such that you open a door each day starting on December 1 to see which pattern is available for free to make.
So from November 23 to 30, you can get the ebook $10 off using ADVENT
The first 150 customers will get the special price of $9.99. That’s less than $1 per pattern.
amazon author page
If you’re old-school like me and like the feel of a paper book, many of my books are also available in paperback format on Amazon.
All patterns and ebooks are Buy 1 Get 1 Free in my Ravelry shop through 11/30/2022.
No coupon code required.

2. Yarn/Yarn Store Gift Card

There is no limit to the jokes people make about the size of their yarn stashes! My yarn collection is considerable, but I try to keep it under control by purchasing only what I need for the next project. Hey, it’s not my fault that none of my available yarns are suitable for the next project! 😉

Like designers, there are many yarn companies from which to choose. These are two of my favorite:

 

Lion Brand Yarn

50% off clearance yarns 

30-80% off clearance yarns!

caterpillar yarns

Grand Opening Sale – use code HELLO at checkout for 20% off

https://caterpillaryarns.com/

3. Crochet Hooks & Hook Organizers

snowflake crochet hook

 

How cute are these snowflake crochet hooks from AM Knits and Such? She has several different styles of handmade hooks.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/1339670920/dark-blue-snowflake-crochet-hook?click_key=d847f76e415a7c63f8a95c1e80cfde3e6df3d186%3A1339670920&click_sum=d9738e0f&ref=shop_home_active_1&frs=1&sts=1

crochet hook snowman

 

More adorable hooks!

https://www.etsy.com/listing/1309201072/clover-amour-7-450-mm-handmade-too-shay?click_key=83087ea3ed8a867f854f7e1a03fd6a7347199157%3A1309201072&click_sum=0b8cfb33&rec_type=cs&ref=landingpage_similar_listing_top-6&sts=1

 

crochet hook keychain

 

No matter where I go, I’m never without a crochet hook. That’s because I have one of these handy keychains clipped to my purse!

https://www.etsy.com/MyFingersFly/listing/990858512/crochet-hook-keychain-3-mini-crochet?utm_source=Copy&utm_medium=ListingManager&utm_campaign=Share&utm_term=so.lmsm&share_time=1669384860988

4. Crochet Kits

astronaut dolls
Astronaut Doll Crochet Kit
Viking Axe Rattle Crochet Pattern
Viking Axe Rattle Crochet Kit
Texas Horny Toad Crochet Pattern
Texas Horny Toad Crochet Pattern

5. Project Tote Bags

6. T-shirts & Leggings

7. Cups & Mugs

8. Christmas Ornaments

9. Subscription Box

dear ewehttps://www.dearewe.com/

10. Stitch Markers

 

https://www.etsy.com/listing/957360612/set-of-3-metal-charm-stitchmarkers-for?click_key=b9afb6a54e91767fcdeb1ce54d0c93ac2a49a65b%3A957360612&click_sum=504ee325&ref=shop_home_active_18&pro=1

Etsy Cyber Sale

Don’t forget about Etsy’s Cyber Week Sale. You can get 20% off any purchase of $10.00 or more in my shop. This is a great time to shop for your holiday gifts, or buy a gift for yourself. https://www.etsy.com/shop/myfingersfly

 

advent calendar

Eyeglass Holder Crochet Patterns Ebook
Eyeglass Holder Crochet Patterns Ebook

 

 

 

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It)

penguin gift bag

 

Penguin Gift Bag Crochet Pattern

 

 

penguin ski mask

 

Penguin Ski Mask Crochet Pattern

 

 

Christmas gift tag

 

Christmas Gift Tags

 

 

unicorn butt ornament

 

Unicorn Butt Ornament Crochet Pattern

 

 

 

Affiliate Links

This page contains affiliate links. If you choose to purchase after clicking a link, I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.

 

 

 

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

 

 

Money Saving Offers

 

Check out this free app that gets you cash back on gas and other errands! Click this link or use promo code 46ZCG to get an extra 15¢/gal bonus the first time you make a purchase. https://upside.app.link/46ZCG

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

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Free Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern for Mother’s Day

This week has been a busy one for me preparing the launch of a new section of my store – fiber-themed t-shirts and accessories. It’s always exciting to start a new venture, but it can be intimidating, too. My Fingers Fly will now offer t-shirts, coffee cups, tote bags, and more with silly crochet characters. Use code FRIENDS&FAMILY for 15% off t-shirts.

http://www.myfingersfly.com

Love Crochet, Owl Always Love Yarn, Yarnicorn, Flamingo Fiber Artist

After my recent posting about TSA rules and what fiber artists can carry on a plane, my sister found this wonderful tool. I’m going to order one and try it out on my next trip. https://www.amazon.com/Clover-3106-Cutter-Pendant-Antique/dp/B000WV1YC0/ref=sr_1_3?crid=P3BAUQIMAAK6&keywords=yarn+cutter+pendant&qid=1557501090&s=gateway&sprefix=yarn+cutt%2Caps%2C163&sr=8-3

Yarn Cutter Pendant

Next week will be National Police Week (May 13 to May 19, 2019). One of my favorite baby patterns is the Police Baby Sweater with a donut-shaped baby rattle. The sweater is crocheted in baby weight yarn and can be personalized with any color uniform you choose.

Through Sunday, May 12, this pattern and all crochet patterns in my Etsy shop are on sale for 99 cents. Time to stock up! https://www.etsy.com/MyFingersFly/listing/490181460/baby-police-officer-sweater-crochet?utm_source=Copy&utm_medium=ListingManager&utm_campaign=Share&utm_term=so.lmsm&share_time=1557501419591

For the procrastinators who didn’t order Mom’s gift in time, you can still get the Kindle version of Poems for Mothers.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07R7HJ56Z

There’s also still time to crochet a gift for mom. The Lacy Infinity Scarf works up quickly in one evening and can be made with any yarn you have in your stash.

PDF download available at
https://www.myfingersfly.com/products/lacy-infinity-scarf-crochet-pattern

Materials:

Approximately 5 oz. worsted yarn  

Crochet hook size J

Yarn needle

Directions:

Row 1: Ch 25, dc in 5th ch from hook (counts as dc and ch 1), *sk 1 ch, dc next ch, ch 1* repeat from *.

Row 2: Ch 4, *dc in ch-1 space, ch 1,* repeat from * across. Dc in ch-4 space.

Repeat Row 2 until scarf measures 60”.

Last row: Ch 1, turn. Sl st last row and 1st row together.

Fringe: Cut 12” lengths of yarn. Insert hook in end of row from top to bottom and pull through 3 pieces of yarn and knot.

I hope your mother enjoys wearing it as much as you’ll enjoy making it!

Wishing you all a happy Mother’s Day and happy crocheting!

More Mother’s Day Ideas

Zebra Coin Purse

Mother’s Day Handbag Blog Hop

Poodle Eyeglass Holder

Sugar Skull Jewelry

Van Gogh’s Sunflowers in Crochet