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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Pumpkins and a Turkey



 I thought I would share a few free patterns that I have came across the last few weeks.  Like I have wrote before, I totally love the variety of free patterns from Lily Sugar n' Cream.  Plus, if you sign up for their newsletter, you receive updates on the new pattern on their site.


 I like to make several of my own patterns, but when I am in a hurry I like to just peek at the cute ones that others have designed and try them out.  The pumpkins are from Lily Sugar n' Cream site.  Totally easy and so cute.



I then found this turkey on the Red Heart yarn site.  Once again completely free.  I changed it slightly and sewed his legs onto the front of his body so he could sit on his little round bum. 



Now, I have the perfect addition to my Thanksgiving table.  The turkey totally makes me laugh.  On to a bit more orange......



Following along with my complete insanity, I decided that I will be crocheting 6 afghans before Christmas.  Yes, I said 6.  This one is using the same pineapple pattern book that I had used for the previous afghan I finished.  It is made from Caron Simply Soft yarn.  It is sooooo soft.  I love it and even better I found it for a fraction of the price on Clearance.  Have to love a good sale!!!! 


 
I thought I would leave you with a feathered fella.  We saw him just across the street in out neighbors tree.  He turned to look at us a couple times.  I love that the kids got to see him.  Well, back to the old crochet hook.  I am pretty sure my fingers are going to be raw come Dec. 25th.
 
 



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5 comments:

  1. I so love your pumpkins and turkey. Very cute. You must crochet like the wind :D
    The pineapple pattern looks great. I hope you get them all finished in plenty of time.

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  2. The pumpkins and turkey look great! I wish I had that turkey for my Thanksgiving wreath! ;-) I'd love for you to share this at my link party Submarine Sunday. It's open until Friday @ 11:59pm. I hope you'll stop by!

    T'onna
    http://navywifeypeters.blogspot.com/2012/11/submarine-sunday-5.html

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  3. Love the pumpkins.

    You are brave, 6 Afghans you will be making them in your sleep!

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  4. You are inspiring me to get busy with some Christmas crafting Amy! Thanks! Good luck on finishing those afghans!

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  5. The turkey is so cute! thanks for sharing this post! ^^)

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