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#FlashbackFriday Crochet Link Blast: Week 18: Metallic!

#FlashbackFriday #LinkBlast: Roundup of 15 free #crochet patterns using metallic #yarn or thread, curated by Marie Segares @ucrafterOn Fridays, I share a link blast on G+, Twitter and Facebook to get you excited about crocheting all weekend! In keeping with the #FlashbackFriday meme, I’m sharing patterns were first released at least 12 months ago.

Today, I’m sharing a roundup of 15 free crochet patterns using metallic yarn or thread. These projects are great for adding some sparkle to your project. All photos are used with permission of the respective designer.

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Roundup of 15 free #crochet patterns using metallic #yarn or thread, curated by Marie Segares @ucrafter

A Little Bit of Bling Shawl (photo 8), free crochet pattern by @ucrafter (that’s me!): This lacy shawl works up quickly holding two strands of yarn together, including a metallic yarn!

A Little Bit of Bling Shawl, free crochet pattern by @ucrafter

A Little Bit of Bling Shawl, free crochet pattern by Marie Segares.

Angel Wings and Halo, free crochet pattern by @Cre8tionCrochet: This adorable photo prop is made with Aunt Lydia’s Fashion Crochet Cotton in Natural/Gold for a metallic halo.

Uniquely Yours Headband/Earwarmer/Neckwarmer (photo 6), free crochet pattern by @hookdhaberdashr: This pattern includes several customization options so you can make it “uniquely yours.”

Stardust Hat, free crochet pattern via @LionBrandYarn (Sign in required.): This textured hat is made holding one strand of Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice and one strand of Lion Brand Vanna’s Glamour together.

Moroccan Midnight Slouch Hat (photo 5), free crochet pattern by @mooglyblog: This pattern is part of a set in Red Heart Boutique Midnight yarn that includes the Moroccan Midnight Cowl and the Moroccan Midnight Fingerless Mitts.

Granny Star (photo 1), free crochet pattern by @stitchin_mommy: This pattern is great as an adorable applique or as part of a the Star Granny Square in Red Heart Shimmer.

CraftsyVintage Tulip Sun Hat (photo 9), free crochet pattern by @MNECrafts: This pretty hat in Red Heart Shimmer is available in both child and adult sizes.

Crochet Cable Headband Easy Fit (photo 2), free crochet pattern by @Myhobbyiscroche: This pattern in Red Heart Shimmer includes a photo tutorial for the cable.

Granny Edge Slouch Hat, free crochet pattern by Cathy Wood: This pattern features a video tutorial by @bobwilson123.

Rugby Scarf (photo 4), free crochet pattern by @LittleMCrochet: This pattern balances out the metallic yarn by alternating with a simple yarn.

Tunisian Crochet Berry Stitch (photo 3), free crochet tutorial by @DearestDebiThis video tutorial features this beautiful stitch in Red Heart Shimmer.


Easy Crochet Wristers, free crochet pattern by @Mamas2hands via @RedHeartYarns: These pretty wristers are made in Red Heart Shimmer.

Sparkly Buttoned Cowl (photo 7), free crochet pattern by @LittleMCrochet: This sparkly cowl is crocheted holding two strands of Lion Brand Vanna’s Glamour together.

Hairpin Lace Mobius Wrap, free crochet pattern by Julie Oparka via @LionBrandYarn (Sign in required.): This delicate and beautiful wrap in Lion Brand Vanna’s Glamour together is also available in Julie’s book, Crochet-opedia: The Only Crochet Reference You’ll Ever Need.

Wrapped in Blue (photo 10), free crochet pattern by @Jessie_AtHome: This asymmetrical wrap is made with just one skein of Lion Brand Vanna’s Glamour.

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Announcing the Holiday Stashdown Crochet-a-long 2015!

I’m excited to announce a really fun CAL that I’m organizing, the Holiday Stashdown Crochet-a-long!

Holiday Stashdown Crochet-a-long 2015: 15 crochet designers * 15 free patterns * Great prizes! Starts September 14, 2015. For more details, visit http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/HolidayStashdownCAL2015

I’ve teamed up with 14 other crochet designers to share 15 free crochet patterns for holiday gift and decoration projects with you!

Each pattern will be a one-skein project, or a stashbuster/scrappy project, so you can work from your own existing yarn stash to make a great holiday gift. (If you’d like to go ahead and buy some yarn just for the project, that’s ok, too! We love yarn as much as you do!)

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How to join the Holiday Stashdown CAL

Every Monday from September 14 through December 21, 2015, a new crochet pattern will be posted on one of our 15 blogs.

  • You can join in by crocheting each of the patterns as you have time.
  • Share your progress and post pictures of your finished projects. Tag your projects and posts #HolidayStashdownCAL2015 on all social media.
  • Chat with other crocheters in our Facebook and Ravelry groups
  • By the end of the crochet-a-long, you’ll have 15 great gifts for the holiday season.

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Holiday Stashdown CAL 2015 schedule

Be sure to visit and follow the participating designers so you can get first notification of new patterns!

September 14: Underground Crafter (that’s me!)

September 21: Designs from Grammy’s Heart

September 28: American Crochet

Join the Facebook or Ravelry group by September 30 for your chance to win our first giveaway! See below for more details.

October 5: Mainly Crochet 

October 12: Creative Threads by Leah

October 19: Melody’s Makings

October 26: Sweet Potato Crochet Creations

Yarns on Sale – Hundreds of yarns to choose from at Hancock Fabrics!

November 2: Eye Love Knots     

November 9: KatiDCreations

November 16: Crochet Memories   

November 23: Stitches ‘N’ Scraps

November 30: Acorn Tree Creations

December 7: Kaleidoscope Art & Gifts

December 14: The Purple Poncho

December 21: Blackstone Designs

Crochet at your own pace.

January 11: End-of-CAL giveaway entry deadline. Share a picture of your finished project for a chance to win great prizes from our giveaway sponsors. More information about how to enter and prizes will be shared in December.

January 15: End-of-CAL giveaway winners announced.

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Holiday Stashdown CAL 2015 giveaways!

After doing all of this holiday crafting, you deserve a gift, too, so we’ve organized two giveaways.

Our first giveaway is for two copies of Crochet for Christmas: 29 Patterns for Handmade Holiday Decorations and Gifts, courtesy of our sponsor Stackpole Books. Follow Stackpole Books on Facebook | Pinterest | Twitter.

  • To enter this giveaway, join the CAL by joining the Facebook or Ravelry groups through September 30, 2015. One winner from each group will be chosen at random.

Holiday Stashdown Crochet-a-long 2015: 15 crochet designers * 15 free patterns * Great prizes! Starts September 14, 2015. For more details, visit http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/HolidayStashdownCAL2015

We have even more sponsors for our end-of-CAL giveaway! For each finished project you share a photo of by January 11, 2016, you’ll get an entry into our giveaway with amazing prizes from our sponsors! Share a completed picture of all 15 projects and you’ll get 5 extra entries – that’s 20 in total! We’ll share more details about our sponsors, the great prizes they are sharing, and how to enter the giveaway soon. Until then, show our giveaway sponsors some love!

End-of-CAL Giveaway Sponsors

 

Will you be joining the Holiday Stashdown CAL? Head over to our Facebook and Ravelry groups to pick up blog and project badges you can use and to enter the first giveaway!

 

#FlashbackFriday Crochet Link Blast: Week 16: Hexagon Motifs

#FlashbackFriday #LinkBlast: roundup of 20+ free #crochet patterns with hexagons on @ucrafter
On Fridays, I share a link blast on G+, Twitter and Facebook to get you excited about crocheting all weekend! In keeping with the #FlashbackFriday meme, I’m sharing patterns were first released at least 12 months ago.

Today, I’m sharing a roundup of 20+ free crochet patterns including hexagons! There are a lot of fun projects you can make with six sides! All photos are used with permission of the respective designers.

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Roundup of 20+ free #crochet patterns with hexagons on @ucrafterCircle Hexagon (photo 6), Popcorn Hexagon (photo 11), and Post Stitch Hexagon (photo 1), free crochet patterns by @ucrafter (that’s me!): These three hexagons are interchangeable and make great face scrubbies, baby washcloths, or blanket motifs!

African Flower Pillowcase by Emily Lucero Wood/Mon Ami Creationz: This is really more of a formula for making a pillowcase using hexagons, and it includes a link to the free African Flower Hexagon pattern.

Hexagon Fall Flower Tote (photo 10), free crochet pattern by @crochetncrafts: This pattern includes the hexagon motif and detailed assembly instructions.

African Flower Motif, free crochet pattern by @fignations via Crochet Uncut: This variation on the popular motif includes links to tutorials.
Granny Hexagon (photo 5), free crochet pattern by @petalstopicots: This lovely 3 round hexagon pattern also includes links to a join-as-you-go tutorial and edging pattern so you can make your own granny hexagon blanket.

Ruby Hexagon Blanket, free crochet pattern by @novamade: This lovely throw is made with 39 8.5″ hexagons.

Hexagon Shells and Ladders Baby Blanket (photo 12), free crochet pattern by @crochetncrafts: This hexagonal blanket is crocheted in one piece and uses the Jacob’s Ladder stitch.

Posey Throw, free crochet pattern by Nanette M. Seale/Kindred Hearts Designs via @RedHeartYarns: This vibrant floral motif throw will brighten up any room!

Memaw Square, free crochet pattern by @stitch11_corina: These 5 round hexagons are great stashbusters.

Bobbly Flower Hexagon, (photo 3), free crochet pattern by Mad Blanketer: This textured pattern also has several partner patterns, including the Bobble Flower Mandala, the Half Bobbly Flower Hexagon, and the Bobbly Flower Square.

Elizabeth’s Joy, free crochet pattern by Allyson Kop: This Ravelry download includes two PDFs – a printer-friendly pattern and a detailed pattern with photo tutorial.

Hexagon Hotpad (photo 4), free crochet pattern by Carol Schoenfelder: This ridged hexagon would also make a great blanket motif.

Starburst Hexagon, free crochet pattern by Jenni Ford: This motif pattern includes a detailed photo tutorial.

Pied Beauty (photo 7), free crochet pattern by Megan Speakes: The designer named this lovely floral hexagon after a poem.

Yarns on Sale – Hundreds of yarns to choose from at Hancock Fabrics!

Orange Motif (photo 8), free crochet pattern by @ravliki: This pattern includes process photos and a stitch diagram along with pattern abbreviations.

Star Flower Hexie, free crochet pattern by @TheIndieLovely: This pattern is shared through a video tutorial.

Love at First Sight (photo 9), free crochet pattern by Sucrette: This four round hexagon pattern is shared through a stitch diagram.

Kaleidoscope Throw, free crochet pattern by Katherine Eng via @RedHeartYarns: This join-as-you-go pattern features a video tutorial.

Jasmine Stitch No. 4 – 6 petals with puffs in the round (photo 2), free crochet pattern by @ArrorroColores: This is a challenging but stunning motif pattern using the Jasmine stitch, also known as the star stitch. Available in English and Spanish.

Hexagon Flower, free crochet pattern by Paula Matos: This cute floral hexagon pattern is available in English and German.

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