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Buttons & Bows Ear Saver Pattern

If you have to wear a mask for long periods of time, you know how much the elastic loops pull on your ears and hurt after awhile. I've seen patterns for ear savers (aka mask mates) going around since after this whole situation started last year. While those ear savers were functional, they were often… Continue reading Buttons & Bows Ear Saver Pattern

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2 Sides Are Better Than One Scrubby

Copyright 2021 Yarn-bending.com By far, the single item I made and sold the most of last year were my simple 3 round face rounds, with a total of nearly 150 face rounds! Because they're quick, simple and functional, the free pattern for them has also been popular and the simplicity of the rounds make it… Continue reading 2 Sides Are Better Than One Scrubby

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Peppermint Facial Rounds

I rarely do holiday themed projects, but this year I thought I'd make an exception. After making scads of my 1-2-3 Facial Rounds for orders, I wanted to give the otherwise solid colored face rounds some holiday flair. The red and white yarns I already had in my stash put me in mind of peppermints… Continue reading Peppermint Facial Rounds

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1-2-3 Facial Rounds

Even if you're a master yarn bender, once in awhile it's nice to have a quick and simple little project. With 3 rounds and taking less than 10 minutes in total, these little facial rounds are one of those such projects. This is also a great etude that yields a functional finished item if you… Continue reading 1-2-3 Facial Rounds

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Small But Mighty Tote

This small but mighty tote is perfect for those times you just need to carry small amounts of shopping. The net design allows it to expand and accommodate a surprising amount of items despite its small size. Using Coboo yarn by Lion Brand makes it very easy to wash and helps to limit bacterial growth.… Continue reading Small But Mighty Tote

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Summer Jumper Pattern

In honor of summer, this weeks pattern is the popular Summer Jumper Dress pattern. This pattern is one of my personal favorites. Pair it with my Cardigan pattern (free pattern) to make a complete outfit. A PDF of this pattern is available for $2.75, all purchases help support this blog and make it possible for… Continue reading Summer Jumper Pattern

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Overall Pattern

Our free pattern series continues with these cute overalls, one of my only non-dress Critter patterns. This is probably the most difficult of all my CC patterns, so be warned! You will need: cotton crochet thread 10/1.30mm crochet hookneedle, to weave in endsscissors Add this pattern to your Ravelry queue A PDF of this pattern… Continue reading Overall Pattern

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Morning Glory Dress Pattern

Today's dress is one of my favorite designs. This dress is a little different than my other dress patterns, in that for this dress uses fingering weight yarn instead of crochet thread. This helps give it that horizontal tutu look. A flowered headband completes the costume. A PDF version of this pattern is available for… Continue reading Morning Glory Dress Pattern

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Cotton Candy Dress Free Pattern

This dress, loosely inspired by children's dresses of the 1950's is the perfect play dress for you Calico Critter Child figures. Add this pattern to your Ravelry queue A PDF version of this pattern is available for $2.50, all purchases help support this blog and make it possible to offer my patterns for free. You… Continue reading Cotton Candy Dress Free Pattern

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Exciting Announcment!

Starting this Friday June 12th, I will be making one of my paid Calico Critter patterns available for free. Every Friday, be sure to check back for that weeks free pattern. The pattern PDFs will still be available for purchase if you would like an offline version of the pattern. All purchases help support the… Continue reading Exciting Announcment!