Designer vs. DIY: 7 Free Knitting Patterns

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One of my favorite things about the winter season is window shopping. Seeing all the beautiful displays set up to entice eager holiday shoppers can be truly beautiful. Rows and rows of freshly pressed dress shirts in all sorts of colors, adorable knit scarves that hang in the windows, and cozy knit mittens that line […]

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Meet Our Designers + 3 Patterns You Can’t Miss

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Here at AllFreeCrochetAfghanPatterns, we love our designers! We wouldn’t be here without them and we appreciate all of the wonderful crochet patterns they create. Today I’m going to feature three of our designers and a pattern from each so you can check out their profiles and see their other patterns too. Enjoy! bobwilson123 – She […]

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Meet The Designer: Brittany Walker

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Meet one of our designers, Brittany Walker! Brittany loves to do all kinds of arts and crafts, but her favorite craft is crocheting. She’s 25 years old and started crocheting when she was about 10 years old. Brittany has been crocheting strong ever since and loves to turn anything into a DIY or crochet project. […]

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Meet the Designer: Barbara Karnekamp

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Meet Barbara, a wife, a mother of two, a high school teacher and addicted crocheter. She loves to crochet and she’s created some wonderful patterns since she got back into the art of crochet in 2009. She loves to crochet because she feels creative, productive, and she loves the ease of using a hook and […]

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Meet The Designer: April Draven

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April Draven is 28 years old and has been crocheting for 17 years (wow!). She’s a stay-at-home mom and has a little girl. She designs patterns in her free time and loves sharing them online. She tries a variety of designs that she hopes will appeal to the younger generation.  She says there is nothing […]

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Meet the Designer: Annemarie Benthem

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Meet the lovely crochet designer, Annemarie Benthem! A few years ago, she attended her first crocheting workshop and she hasn’t stopped crocheting since. Her very first project she made during that workshop was a crocheted frog (sounds cute!) and she couldn’t wait to start crocheting more projects. She then started a blog to share her […]

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Meet the Designer: Andrea Lyn Van Benschoten

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Andrea Lyn Van Benschoten remembers watching her grandmother as she crocheted, creating  fabric by running yarn across a hook. Later in life, this inspired Andrea to learn to crochet. She’s come a long way and even has some of her work being published and displayed.  Her first pattern accepted for publication was “Celia’s Scarf,” named in […]

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Meet the Designer: Andrea Hoglen

Happy Sunday all you yarn folk! It’s time to meet a designer and see what she is all about! Meet Andrea Hoglen, who took up crochet to help her deal with the stress of working a full time job and going to school full time. Sound familiar? We all have very stressful times in our […]

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