Cro-Shayley makes the Cutie Bird Hat

Cro-Shayley makes the Cutie Bird Hat

Cutie Blue Bird HatA friend of mine is having a little girl in March and her nursery theme is owls. I found Red Heart’s Cutie Blue Bird Hat pattern and thought what a perfect gift it would be! Maybe they can use this for some “cutie” newborn pictures.

I used Super Saver Orchid for the hat, Baby Pink for the feathers, Bright Yellow for the nose and White and Delft Blue for the eyes.

See the pictures below of my progress. If you’re making a baby hat with earflaps for the first time, this pattern is a good one to use. It’s quick with easy steps….my kind of project! ;)

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Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to the Crocodile Stitch

The crocodile crochet stitch is a relatively new invention in the history of crochet but one that gained quick popularity as soon as it emerged on the craft scene. The layered look of this crochet stitch has an appealing style that really makes a project stand out as unique. Learning to crochet crocodile stitch is a little bit difficult but after you’ve gotten used to it you’ll find that it’s a great addition to your set of existing crochet skills. This guide will show you the basics of the stitch so that you understand how it works along with the most popular variations for how to crochet the crocodile stitch.

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Donna’s Dozen: Hats Off to You

Hats, hats and more hats. We have so many hats we don’t know what to do! Well I know what to do, I’m sharing with you!

I went through our listing of hats and picked a wide variety for you to make the perfect project for yourself or as a gift. This list consist of hats for men, women and unisex in so many styles. I hope you enjoy these designs and can find one that will fit your dynamic personality and keep you warm at the same time.

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