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Kai Cowl Free Crochet Pattern

A Fast, Beginner Friendly Crochet Pattern! Here is the pattern you have been looking for! The Kai Cowl is a great stash buster, perfect for beginners and can work up easily in one day! This is the perfect last minute gift for this holiday season! Maybe you're a maker that does markets! Whip some of… Continue reading Kai Cowl Free Crochet Pattern

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Pattern Tester Application.

  Have you ever tested a crochet pattern before? Do you want to? Well, I have really developed a love for pattern design and writing, so there are a lot of designs in the works! I'll be honest, I'm a bit of a math geek and I love patterns and repetition so designing crochet patterns… Continue reading Pattern Tester Application.

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Crochet Home Decor Round Up

The holidays are just around the corner! So you know what that means? Time for family and friends to be popping in! So much company! That's why you should whip up some of these amazing projects to wow your guests, maybe even gift them! Make sure to share this post on Pinterest! You can use… Continue reading Crochet Home Decor Round Up

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October Nights Pillow Free Crochet Pattern

Right now this pattern is part of an amazing Pattern Bundle of 40+ patterns for just $19! But only until Friday, October 19th! Go check out all of the amazing patterns included and grab your copy HERE Simple, fun and quick, the October Nights Pillow is the perfect fast project to freshen up your home… Continue reading October Nights Pillow Free Crochet Pattern

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Sophia Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Hello, Sophia!! The perfect cardigan is here! Worked in simple stitches and easy techniques, this cardigan is oh-so-squishy and cozy I promise you will not want to take it off! Simply textured, nice and long, Sophia will keep you warm all season! Happy Making, Friend! I can’t wait to see the finished photos of your… Continue reading Sophia Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

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Crochet Fall Beanies

A Collection of great fall crochet beanies for the season!

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Catalina Cardi Free Crochet Pattern

The Catalina Cardi is the perfect piece to transition into fall or spring! Who doesn’t love a short sleeved, open front, booty covering cardigan? Not to mention this is a great layering piece! Wear it over a tank top, or even long sleeves! I know you will love this Cardi as much as I do!… Continue reading Catalina Cardi Free Crochet Pattern

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Rustic Pumpkins Complete!

I think Fall is finally here in New York and I am SO excited! I just finished up my Mary Maxim Rustic Pumpkins Kit and they are definitely the perfect fall decoration for my home. (You can use code LIFEANDYARN site wide on any one item, including a kit! Only one per customer, this is… Continue reading Rustic Pumpkins Complete!

Rustic Crochet Pumpkins
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Rustic Pumpkins

Fall is on the way and I can't tell you how excited I am! I don't think there is anything more Fall than a Rustic Pumpkin! When Mary Maxim sent me the Rustic Pumpkins Kit to make and share, you bet I was over the moon! I mean just the name itself is my style to… Continue reading Rustic Pumpkins

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Bea Racerback Free Crochet Pattern

An easy, free, beginner friendly crochet pattern that is sure to impress! The Bea Racerback is perfect for any season!

Harper Halter Crochet Pattern by Life and Yarn
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Harper Halter Free Crochet Pattern

PDF copies are available on Etsy and Ravelry at a discount, your PDF Purchases help keep this little blog running, thank you!!! I hope you enjoy the Harper Halter Free Crochet Pattern! Be sure to tell your crochet loving friends and re-pin Harper on Pinterest! The Harper Halter was one of those projects that I… Continue reading Harper Halter Free Crochet Pattern

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The Penny Scarf

The Penny Scarf review. A must make super fun easy free pattern!!

Dahlia Top Free Crochet Pattern by Life and Yarn
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Dahlia Top Crochet Pattern

A great free crochet pattern for any season! Beginner friendly crochet pattern!

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The Sakura Shawl

The Sakura Shawl was one of my favorite patterns to test! That is why it is one of my Must Makes! Read this pattern review and see for yourself!

Felicity Tee Free Crochet Pattern
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Felicity Tee Crochet Pattern

The Felicity Tee has that perfect amount of drape that you will want to wear it all the time. This crochet top is not too fitted or too loose, Felicity will fit you just right! Plus, she has that little bit of added length to really complement any body type! You know what added length… Continue reading Felicity Tee Crochet Pattern

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Lovely Luna

Have you ever just touched a yarn and knew that you immediately loved it? Just knew that it would be a joy to work with and that it was going to be your new go to yarn? I have had TWO of these recently, but today I'm writing about Luna. Luna is from Premier Yarns… Continue reading Lovely Luna

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Ultra-Luxe Washcloths Crochet Pattern

Washcloths are a lot like socks in my house. One day I have a ton, then the next they are all missing. So, my solution was to crochet some Ultra-Luxe Washcloths with the hope that if I take the time to make some, hopefully myself and everyone else will be more mindful of the washcloths.… Continue reading Ultra-Luxe Washcloths Crochet Pattern

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The Sadie Top Crochet Pattern

A super stylish crochet wearable, The Sadie Top.

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Crochet Tips For Beginners 

Are you a new crocheter? Or a seasoned crocheter? There's something in here for all of us!

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The Madeline Sweater Crochet Pattern

A free crochet pattern

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The Winnie Hooded Vest Crochet Pattern

The Winnie Hooded Vest is worked in one piece using one simple seam to create the hood, perfect for a beginner crochet project. Oh, and don’t forget the pockets!!! The Winnie has a simple, yet classy edge that finishes it off just right! This light and airy design is perfect for a trip to the… Continue reading The Winnie Hooded Vest Crochet Pattern

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The Hook Nook Featured Maker Post!

A few months back I applied to be a Featured Maker on The Hook Nook Blog! Words can't even express how excited I was to get an email back saying I was selected! So after months of planning, creating, photographing, pattern writing and testing my post is live on the blog for FREE! You read… Continue reading The Hook Nook Featured Maker Post!

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The Anything Goes Crochet Clutch

Looking for a fun quick project? This is definitely it! The Anything Goes Crochet Clutch was part of @the.hook.nook Maker Boxes! You can now make your own crochet clutch with my pattern! Get the pattern on Etsy and Ravelry ! This little clutch is perfect for just about ANYTHING! Just have to run into the… Continue reading The Anything Goes Crochet Clutch

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There’s something special about Agnes…

Agnes. It may not be the most beautiful name to some, but to me it's something special. It is beautiful. I purchased a floral printed mannequin to display my crochet pieces on since I was really beginning to take an interest in wearables. This mannequin stuck out to me because of its distinct floral print.… Continue reading There’s something special about Agnes…

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The Stacy Story

The Stacy Beanie is by far my most popular design AND Stacy has a story. I love The Stacy so much! This Beanie was the first design I was super passionate and confident about. It's such a fun stitch combination and works up quickly. The Stacy is the perfect weekend project. But she didn't have… Continue reading The Stacy Story

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Sweetheart, you were made for this…

Positive thoughts on natural birth.

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Crochet Scrap Yarn Blanket

So I started a blanket...hmmm...almost a year ago? It's a scrap yarn blanket. I actually have a bunch of projects going, for real and in my head, with scrap yarn. I made a few baskets, I have a baby blanket/playmat in the works, and also a BIG blanket. The one I've been working on for… Continue reading Crochet Scrap Yarn Blanket

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“Busy”

Busy is a state of mind