Donna’s Dozen Fun Summer Crafts

Yes moms and dads it is that time of year again. The time of year that you hope it doesn’t rain for three days straight or that it is not 100 degrees outside. You may have a fun trip planned or a week of camp, but what will you do to make your little angles happy when they are “bored” and “they have nothing to do”. You guessed it, I’ve been there too so I have come up with a dozen Fun Summer Crafts to keep them busy. This is so much more fun than playing a video game all day. I hope you and your little ones enjoy these crafts.
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“Cordial” Coasters for Friendly Get-Togethers

Cordial is a braided cord-like bulky weight yarn that’s great for macrame but you can also use it to knit and crochet. Its sturdy durability makes it great to use in crochet patterns for the home. Here we’ll share four crochet coaster patterns that use Cordial in Neon and Natural Colors. The coasters are thick, so they’ll stay flat on tables even in a breeze, and they are absorbent so they’re great for your cold drinks – perfect for all of your spring and summer parties!

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May Featured Throw of the Month

Welcome to the May Featured Throw of the Month! This month we have the Flower Garden Throw made in With Love yarn. Each month we will have a new themed throw as a featured free pattern. Each throw will have a tip or two in the blog, as well as a giveaway to win the yarn to make the throw. Keep reading for the tip and to access the giveaway! Use the hashtag #throwmonth to talk about the series.

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Learn a Stitch, Make a Drop Stitch Knit Cowl

Welcome to the fifth entry in our ongoing series Learn a Stitch, Make a Cowl! Each month in 2015 we will teach you a new crochet or knit stitch. You can then use the stitch when you make the featured cowl. This month our stitch is drop stitch knitting, and the cowl is the Drop Stitch Cowl in With Love. Keep reading to learn the stitch and enter to win! Use the hashtag #learnstitches to talk about the series.

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