Monday, March 16, 2015

Yarn Fanatic Linky Party #28

Welcome to the 28th Yarn Fanatic Link Party, and my 11th as co-host, alongside Rachel from The Philosopher's Wife.

This week I've been working on some baby blankets. Almost done! Can't wait to send them off to my friend, and receive some cute pictures of them in use :)
On this week's WIPS Wednesday, I showed a preview of the Denim Blues Baby Blanket (Left), and the Sweet Fantasy Baby Blanket (Right).
I am now just working on the border of the Denim Blues Blanket, and then will start joining the Sweet Fantasy one tonight.

Most Clicked:
Left to Right:
Lacy Grey Crocheted Cowl from Kiku Corner. This free cowl pattern is worked in fingering weight yarn, making this cowl a great accessory for the upcoming Spring season.

How to Crochet a Shamrock from Midwestern Moms. Devon has shared a free crochet pattern for creating some cute little shamrocks - just in time for St. Patrick's Day! Sew on a pin back, and you've got the perfect pinch-proof accessory.

Sophie's Universe CAL Week 5 & 6 from Alice in Hobbyland. Alice is doing a fantastic job working on her Sophie's Universe CAL. This is going to be one beautiful blanket!

My Yarn Favorites:
Left to Right, Top to Bottom:
Tunisian Spiral Blanket from Roses' Crafts. I really love how this blanket is coming along. Similar to the Log Cabin pattern. I really love the idea, and I think I am inspired to work up my own version.

Pineapple Thread Table Runner from Lunamon Designs. Number 1: Beautiful pineapple pattern; Number 2: Cute little flowers; Number 3: I LOVE THE COLORS!

Crochet Edge on Fleece Blankets from The Friendly Red Fox. I LOVE working up fleece blankets with the crochet border. I have done a few, and they have proven to be quite popular on the blog, and with the recipients of the blankets. So nice of Kali to provide us with five, easy and fun patterns!

11" Fashion Doll Blue Ball Gown from Tess and Annie. What a gorgeous dress! I love how the crocheted top is added to a Tulle skirt. How lovely!

EmbROADery Summer Road Trip Keepsake from Sadie Seasongoods. What a neat idea! I have only been on a few major road trips, and all to New Jersey to see family, but I have been talking to my boyfriend, Chad, about going on some small road trips around us, since we're not really too far from surrounding states. I think I may have to borrow this embROADery idea in our next trip to add to my memory book.

My Philosopher Favorite:
I went back to this time, 2012 to see what Rachel was working on and found this Girlie and Graceful Crochet Ruffle Scarf. I have a scarf that has been a WIP for quite some time now, with one of my niece's in mind that is similar to this but a shell edge, no ruffle. This version is super cute though! And both colors she worked up look great. 

This Week's Giveaway is sponsored by Carlinda of The Hook Hound. Not sure about you, but I have been drooling over her Cabled Owl patterns for quite some time now. I have many favorited and on my list of patterns to buy and items to make.
One lucky winner will receive the pattern to make the It's a Hoot Owl Texting Gloves, and a second winner will receive a pattern of their choosing.
From Left to Right, Top to Bottom:

Must be 18 Years or Older to enter. US only. Void where prohibited. Winner has 48 hours to respond to notification, or another winner will be chosen. Social media not affiliated with this giveaway. The Hook Hound is responsible for prize fulfillment, not EyeLoveKnots nor The Philosopher's Wife.
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The Yarn Fanatic Party will begin every Monday afternoon, and run through Sunday night. You have all week and weekend to post your fantastic yarn related projects!

Please share projects that are family friendly, and YARN RELATED; ie Crochet, Knit, with an extension to include Cross Stitch, Needlepoint on Plastic Canvas and Embroidery.
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  1. Thanks for the lovely comments. The Tunisian Spiral hasn't seen any progress this week because I'm still trying to finish other things. I'm looking forward to seeing your finished blankets.

    1. Thanks Richard! Glad you joined us again this week :)

  2. Hello! Hehe I feel so silly with my bunny here with all these great yarn work around! Thanks for inviting me to link and thank you so much for hosting!

    1. Not only is your Pom Pom Bunny adorable! I love how wide "yarn crafts" can stretch. This is a great example of other ways we can use our yarn. Thanks for sharing it.

  3. Thanks for inviting me to join the party! I'm already loving what I see...and the bunny is adorable, Ash & Crafts! It caught my eye right away. :) Jx

    1. Thanks for joining the party, and taking the time to share the comment love :)

  4. Thanks so much for inviting me to your fun party!

  5. Thanks for the invite, I linked up a few patterns.
    Sara - Posh Pooch Designs

    1. Loved all of your projects! Thanks for sharing!

  6. Thank you for the invitation to the party and thanks for hosting! I've linked up the last two projects I've worked on. I hope someone can be inspired by them! Have a great week.


    1. I've been inspired! Definitely going to work up a pair of those barefoot sandals for myself. Great idea!