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WeeklyPattern Roundup for the Fiber Arts 2 - Free and Paid Crochet, Knitting, and Sewing Patterns - Sakeenah.com 0

Weekly Pattern Roundup for the Fiber Arts 2

Here’s the weekly roundup of the free and paid crochet, knitting, and sewing patterns I have been sharing over on my Facebook page. The Weekly Pattern Roundup is an easy way to find something you missed or wanted to save for later. I really love seeing your likes and comments on the pattern links and look forward to seeing some of your finished items. Crochet Patterns   Free African Flower Pincushion Tutorial by Cherry Heart. So making this! It’s too cute and looks like it works up fast. This is a tutorial and it references two patterns, the African Flower...

Too Much Yarn? If you are ready to commit to the no new yarn challenge, just use the #UseItUpYarnChallenge and we will all find each other. Sakeenah.com 3

The Use it Up Yarn Challenge

After a good year of processing my eco guilt about becoming a yarn consumer, I’m finally ready to really put on the brakes on yarn shopping. Especially after reviewingΒ The Handknitter’s Yarn Guide, it really hit home that not every yarn choice is sustainable or good for the environment. I understood this before, but I was caught in the newbie glee of buying crochet supplies.Β  So here we are, at a decision that it’s time to stop buying yarn, dun, dun, dun! Do you think it’s time you went on a yarn diet? OK and truth be told, the other reason...

Tea Mitten Kettle Cozy Free Knitting Pattern - Shared on Weekly Pattern Wrap Up for the Fiber Arts 1 on Sakeenah.com 3

Weekly Pattern Roundup for the Fiber Arts 1

Over on my Facebook page, I started sharing with you all a Pattern of the Day. Every day I’ll share a crochet, knit or sewing pattern that is simply fabulous. We do have some sewers here, right? I hope so! Basically anything fiber arts related. I’d love to expand into other fiber arts beyond knitting and crochet, so if you have a vote for a type of pattern you’d like to see, please leave me a comment. Lots will be free patterns, but many will be paid patterns too. It’s whatever I think you will love. So here on the...

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***CLOSED*** Giveaway Time! Celebrate and Win a $25 Gift Card to spend at Interweave!

The contest is now closed and the winner announced in the contest widget below. Thanks everyone, it’s been a lot of fun!! Well, would you look at that, I’ve been chatting crochet and fiber with you a whole year now. I think we are calling that a blogiversary, and it sure does sound like a reason to celebrate. I’ve had a wonderful time getting to know my readers, whether it’s through comments on the blog here or connecting with you all through Facebook. I use this site to share my hobby of crochet and to expand my horizons by exploring...

Quick Tip for Organizing Your Crochet and Yarn Stash - Save your plastic zippered bag from comforters and pillows for yarn and project storage - more on Sakeenah.com 7

Quick Tip for Organizing Your Crochet Projects and Yarn Stash

Here’s a quick tip that will help you organize your yarn stash and your knit or crochet works in progress: Save those wonderful heavy duty zippered bags linens, comforters and pillows come in. These bags are great for storing your yarn and make keep your bigger projects like making your own king size blanket portable for just a little while longer. When the best part of getting a new comforter or pillow is getting your hands on those zippered plastic bags they come in, you just might have a yarn problem. Now don’t go out and buy new stuff just...