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Free Crochet Shawl Pattern -Bondi

  Let’s Celebrate All Of The Moms! I am SO excited to be part of the 2019 Celebrate Mom Blog Hop hosted by Pattern Paradise! I hope you love the pattern that I have designed for this very special blog hop! Are you ready for a FREE crochet shawl pattern? Each day in May, a different crochet…

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Harbor Yarn Review

  Do you LOVE cotton bamboo yarns? I do, and I have found a new favorite! Have you heard of Fair Isle Yarn? They have a ton of really amazing yarn and I have had the pleasure of trying out a few of them recently! One of their cotton bamboo yarns is Harbor Yarn!  …

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Kagan Boho Crossbody Free Crochet Pattern!

Are you ready for a whole bunch of Quick Crochet Projects!? I have teamed up with nine other designers to bring you 10 Free Crochet Patterns over the next week for Easter, but so many of them can be used all year around!!! These are all some great quick crochet projects, just in time for…

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Free Crochet Cardigan Pattern – Beverly

Have you been looking for a Free Crochet Cardigan? I want to wear this cardigan daily around the house, to run errands, to a casual lunch, holidays, all of it! I love the simplicity of this design but also its uniqueness! I think this may be my favorite project to date! I am so happy…

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Delta Cocoon Crochet Pattern

  ANNOUNCEMENT! Something really exciting happened with Delta! Delta is now a KIT for a LIMITED TIME with Mary Maxim! Currently, Delta is only part of their Canadian Catalog. If you are a US buyer, send Mary Maxim an email (caninfo@marymaxim.com), call them (888-442-2266) message them on Facebook, Instagram, wherever you can and tell them…

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Friday’s Featured Finds – 3.8.2019

  Hello Life and Yarn Readers! I have been brainstorming fun ways to bring you lots of great patterns, not just from me, but also from other Makers I love! I have a ‘Must Makes‘ section on the Life and Yarn Blog of patterns I have made, but let’s be honest, my Must Make list…

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Canan Cabled Headband Free Crochet Pattern and Blog Hop

It’s a Free Pattern Blog Hop! I am SO excited to have teamed up with some amazing designers to bring you an awesome St. Patrick’s Day Blog Hop! Each day a new pattern will go up over the next week! All of these patterns are great for St. Patty’s day but some are great for…

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Salt Water Taffy Pillow Free Crochet Pattern

  I am so excited to have teamed up with a bunch of my Designer Besties to bring you all a whole bunch of FREE crochet patterns that will be great for Valentine’s Day but really any time of the year! So how does this work? Just keep coming back to check THIS POST where…

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Valentine’s Day Blog Hop!

  I am so excited to have teamed up with a bunch of my Desiger Besties to bring you all a whole bunch of FREE crochet patterns that will be great for Valentine’s Day but really any time of the year! So how does this work? Just keep coming back to check this post where…

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Hello Darling Headband Free Crochet Pattern

Hello Darling! Do you ever see a stitch that looks so classy and elegant, but maybe a little intimidating? That’s how I have felt about this stitch. I really wanted to try it, but I was scared to. So, it dawned on me, I’d like to design something small just to get my toes wet!…

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Reverie Ruana Free Crochet Pattern

  Oh, Reverie… This pattern and its photographs are property of Life and Yarn. This pattern and the design are subject to copyright and are for personal use only with the exception of items made from it. You may sell your finished items, but please give credit to the designer and creator, Brianna Iaropoli of…

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Starlette Solids Yarn Review

  Maxim sent me some of their Starlette Solids Yarn and right away I knew I would love it! They sent me three colors, Dark Azure, Deep Green and Light Grey. I had and idea of what I wanted to do with them and knew these three colors were made for each other! Just as…

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Daphne Pullover Crochet Pattern

  Have you ever made something that from the start you knew was just what you had imagined? Something that was just right. For me, Daphne was one of those projects. It was an idea I had in my head that I didn’t know I could bring to life the way I intended, but I…

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Starlette Variegated Yarn Review

  Recently Mary Maxim sent me some of their new yarns, Starlette Variegated! I have loved the Starlette Solids from the beginning so I was super excited for one with multiple colors! This one is the color way Wedgewood! Just as I had expected, this yarn did not disappoint! Now, I have tried multiple times…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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October Nights Pillow Free Crochet Pattern

  Simple, fun and quick, the October Nights Pillow is the perfect fast project to freshen up your home décor! Are you getting ready for the holidays? Lots of family and friends popping in? Whip up a few October Nights Pillows to really ‘wow’ them and make your house feel like a home! Perfect for…

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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…

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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!

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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…

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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!

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Harper Halter Free Crochet Pattern

  Free Crochet Halter 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! This pattern and its photographs…

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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!

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Felicity Tee Free Crochet Pattern

  This pattern and its photographs are property of Life and Yarn. This pattern and the design are subject to copyright and are for personal use only with the exception of items made from it. You may sell your finished items, but please give credit to the designer and creator, Brianna Iaropoli of Life and…

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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…

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Ultra-Luxe Washcloths Free 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…

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