Evelyn Cowl - A FREE Pattern!

Today I have the great pleasure of announcing my first-ever Free Crochet Pattern!

Broomstick Lace!

Keep up with my New Years Resolution of learning Broomstick Lace!

Pleiades Shawl - Interweave Crochet Accessories 2012

Have you ever had a secret you wish wasn't a secret? That's how I always feel about my designs that are in the transit period between acceptance and publication!

Free Crochet Snowflakes

Snowflakes, Snowflakes, Snowflakes!! I'm seeing snowflakes in my sleep we have so much snow. So, what's a girl to do? Why......crochet snowflakes of course..

October 31, 2011

Oh For the Love of Yarn: Alpaca Silk

If there ever was a yarn to love, it was this!

Blue Sky Alpacas ~ Alpaca Silk ~ Raisin Colorway

This week, I was so fortunate to be able to work with this amazingly sumptuous yarn. Blue Sky Alpacas yarn has always been extremely high on my list of yummy yarns, and this beautiful blend of 50% Alpaca and 50% Silk did not fail to send many butterflies to my stomach! Upon picking up my first skein, I couldn't believe how light it was! This warm, buttery fiber went through my hands so smoothly, I never wanted to put it down. After working with it as long as I did, small amounts of splitting did occur. The very momentarily problems it caused wasn't enough for me to call it quits though! The best words to describe this yarn would be luxurious, soft, sumptuous and luscious. And, to top it off, it is WARM! Perfect for the rest of the fall and into winter.

So, my advice to you today: go get yourself some Blue Sky Alpacas yarn!
Happy Crocheting!
Chelsea

October 05, 2011

Let's Celebrate!

Hi Everyone!!

This week, we are celebrating 200 "likes" on the Crochet Collection Facebook page! I've done some work and made a new profile picture


Yes, the picture is one of my designs that is currently in the works!

In honor of hitting the exciting number of 200, I am giving away a free copy of my Winter Spice Slouch Hat to one lucky person who "likes" Crochet Collection on facebook and comments on this post


Happy Crocheting!

Chelsea

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