How To Crochet A Granny Square Centrepiece

Early in July, I shared a little project on my Instagram that I made using one of my favourite patterns, a classic granny square. It was a simple project and was my first time using Scheepjes Catona yarn. I thought it might be a good opportunity to provide a little crochet tutorial on how I made it and put it together.

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Granny Square Day 2020

This week Simply Crochet magazine announced the details for Granny Square Day 2020, taking place on August 15th. I’m super excited and have been making plans for colour combos and patterns to crochet. I love the community connection that happens each year when crocheters around the world share photos of their favourite granny square creations. It creates such a happy and positive vibe on my Instagram feed, not to mention the colourful and creative inspiration that comes with it.

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How To Make Crochet Gift Tags

Gift giving is always enjoyable. The excitement and joy of watching others open a present that we hand picked or hand made especially for them is lovely to see. Next time you have an occasion that requires a gift, consider adding a special crochet gift tag, personalized for someone special. This free crochet pattern is only thee simple rounds and works up in a speedy 15 minutes. Here we go!

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Between The Stitch Square – Free Pattern

I’m so happy to share my new free crochet pattern with you today. This motif is called the Between the Stitch Square and works up in about 30 minutes. It would look lovely on it’s own as a mounted home decor piece. You could also make some out of cotton yarn for a beautiful coaster set or, crochet a whole bunch to make a blanket. There are endless possibilities with motifs and I hope you’ll feel inspired to make your own. This pattern is written using original Caron x Pantone yarn but also works up nicely in worsted weight yarn paired with an appropriate sized hook.

If this is your first time using Caron x Pantone yarn and you are unsure of how to prepare it, check out this past post, “How to Prepare Caron x Pantone Yarn“.

Let’s begin:

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Canada Day 2020 – Celebrating Canadian Crocheters and Makers

Hello everyone! July 1st is Canada Day and to celebrate, I’m sharing a list of Canadian creators with you. Crocheters, yarn dyers/winders/makers, bloggers, designers and shops filled with accessories like pom-poms/tags/stitch makers, etc. Please check out their social media accounts, shops and blogs. Give them some love, a like, or a follow while you’re there. Grab your favourite summer time beverage because this list is going to inspire you and keep you busy! Here we go!

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Sunny Day Mini Mandala – Free Pattern

I’ve got a super cute and simple free crochet mandala pattern for you. Like my other mandala design that I released recently, this one is 7 rounds and uses dk weight yarn. A quick and easy project that looks especially lovely mounted in a hoop. Let’s dive in and start the Sunny Day Mini Mandala:

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