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HAPPY WEDNESDAY FLASH SALE Sprinkled with Pixie Dust!

In preparation for the upcoming Fall holiday – I’ve put my darling Pixie Dust beanie pattern on sale for 50% off the regular list price of $3.99 in my Ravelry Shop – that brings the pattern to just $1.99!!!!

This flash sale begins today, 8/20 and ends on 8/24! With a sprinkle of pixie dust, fly right on over and get your pattern today – click here! And while you’re here reading this post, don’t forget to subscribe to the blog! <3


   <3 To receive your 50% off discount at checkout, use coupon code FWS199 <3


<3 ~ Wendy

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Huntress Cowl Cross-Body Vest Crochet Pattern

This very fashionably functional cross-body cowl vest is really fun to make. The pattern is chalk-full of photo-tutorials and detailed garment construction. Using the suggested yarn and hooks, you TOO, can make this lovely garment!


While you’re here, don’t forget to subscribe to my blog <3


Find the pattern in my Ravelry store and use coupon code FF40 at checkout to receive 40% off the regular purchase price of $6.49 for the Huntress Cowl Cross-Body Vest pattern!

Sale ends 08/17/2014.

<3 ~ Wendy

It’s TIME to PLAY the BIG HUNT – Crochet Scavenger Hunt!

Crochet Scavenger Hunt Games

Yesterday began the start of the BIG HUNT game of the Crochet Scavenger hunt - click here for all of the details! If you need a recap of the goings on click here. All of us have had so much fun putting this fabulous game together for you all! While you’re here, don’t forget to subscribe to this blog, so you don’t miss a single thing! <3

There are many ways to win! There is a special Rafflecopter Game Giveaway for liking our Facebook pages click this link – winner receives an Annual Pattern Pass to The Hooked Haberdasher’s Ravelry Shop! There is another way to win by playing “Share The Game” – three free patterns of your choice from Pattern Paradise. And yet another way – the “Treasure Hunt” – the winner will receive a copy of MNE Crafts Collection, Vol 1,  e-book… and yet one more is the “Pinterest Game” with a free pattern from Danyel Pink Designs and KatiDcreations. EVERYBODY WINS – just for playing/finishing the game every player will receive 2 crochet patterns!

Here is a visual of all of the prizes!

Grand Prize


<3  Red Heart  Prize Pack

<3  Light scoop Deluxe courtesy of Crochet Street (you can read Lorene’s review of this product HERE)

<3 1 year subscription to Happily Hooked Magazine

<3 4 fall themed patterns from Acorn Tree Creations

Second Place Prize


<3 Yarn bowl from Mudcrush Pottery – winner pays shipping

<3 1 free pattern (Calliope Shawl) from Cre8tion Crochet

<3 1 free pattern (ninja set) from Simply Collectible Crochet

<3 1 free pattern (Huntress Cowl) from The Hooked Haberdasher

<3 Hermit Crab Stitch Markers & 1 manatee ink pen from The Clay Sheep

Third Place Prize


<3 2 free patterns (Criss Cross Sandals & Mermaid Tail prop) from MNE Crafts

<3 1 free pattern (cocoon) from Little Monkey’s Crochet

<3 Scissors sheep from Acorn Tree Creations

<3 Winner’s choice existing handspun/dyed yarn  from Keep me in Stitchez (winner pays shipping)

<3 1 Annual Pass to the Hooked Haberdasher

Mini-Game Prizes

Pinterest Game


Treasure Hunt Game


Share The Hunt Game


Like our Facebook Pages Rafflecopter Giveaway

Follow on Facebook Giveaway Prize

Every player WINS!

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Come play Today! The game ends August 11, 2014.

<3 ~ Wendy

Free Pattern – Stitch’n Style Handbag

Goodness knows how the time has flown by! Our July Crochet-A-Long (CAL) and Facebook event, hosted by Pattern Paradise, Charmed By Ewe and myself, has come to a close. The entries were entered into the drawing for the prizes, the winners have been picked and notified. Thank you to all who participated!!! Now don’t forget to subscribe to this blog, so you don’t miss out on the next one <3

With that being said, the full pattern has now been released and it is FREE!

~~Click here to add to your Ravelry Favorites and Queues!~~

Stitch'n Style Free Pattern


<3 ~ Wendy


72 Hour Flash Sale!

72 hour flash sale!

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The Miss Dolly Skirt & Kerchief crochet pattern is on sale at 40% off for the next 72 hours only!

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Model photos courtesy of Yarn Medley’s From The Heart

Hurry on over to my Ravelry Shop and use coupon code DOLLY40 at checkout to receive your 40% off discount of the Miss Dolly Skirt & Kerchief crochet pattern! Flash sale expires 7/26/14 11:59 p.m. MDT.

~ Wendy

Sea Breeze Slippers & Happy Friday!

1HTslipsfbI had the extreme pleasure in testing the newly released pattern “Sea Breeze Slippers” from Pattern Paradise! And… let me tell you, I <3 them…

In fact I enjoyed the pattern so much, I not only made a size 7-8 for myself, but then made another pair (size 5-6) for my beautiful mother as a gift.

1momSBslips2When in the house, my new Sea Breeze Slippers are always donned! I really enjoyed using the houndstooth stitch pattern and the soles are doubled for extra padding and comfort. The pattern is written with left and right slippers for added comfort and goes from a size 5 through size 11. To distinguish right/left slippers, I added yarn bows to mine and cute little pom-poms to Mom’s… I do so <3 me some cute pom-poms!

Overall, this pattern gets five out of five stars from me! Excellent job, Pattern Paradise! You can find the pattern on sale through 7/19 for the special release price in Maria’s Ravelry Shop :)

Happy Friday!

~ Wendy



One of the crochet patterns in my Ravelry Shop is on sale for 40% off — which one could it be?

I would be remiss in my duties as the blogger of this website if I didn’t encourage you to subscribe to this blog ———————————————–> right there! :)

After you’ve hunted and squelched your hunger and solved the mystery, use coupon code MYSTERY40 at checkout to receive your 40% discount! If you’d like to return kindness, it would be awesome if you would add the listing to your favorites!

mysteryGood luck and may the odds be ever in your favor!

~ Wendy

Happy Birthday Mommy and a Giddy Giggle!

I am just thrilled to share with you that I joined Oombawka Designs Link & Share Wednesday last week with my Sunny’s Sunhat pattern…. and guess what…

Sunny’s Sunhat came in #1 — hence my giddy giggle.


Link & Share Wednesday is a weekly – so head on over to Rhondda’s and submit yours for week 50!

To celebrate my beautiful Mother’s 73rd birthday (the pattern’s namesake) Sunny’s Sunhat  and the pattern’s week in the spotlight of Link & Share Wednesday, the pattern will be on sale at 40% off in my Ravelry shop through July 12th midnight MDT.

Happy Birthday Mommy!!!

~ Wendy

Happy Trails To You…

On a visit to Kauai a couple of years ago, my husband picked up a trail hat to use as a sun hat. Here in the Rockies it is very sunny. Did you know that the Denver, Colorado area gets an average of 300 days a year of sunshine? Well, they do! So hubs pulled out his trusty trail hat for our walks up here at the 9,000 foot elevation. I, of course, don my Sunny’s SunHat. Our little #9 g-kiddo needed a hat like Papa’s!

So through inspiration from Papa’s hat and what seemed like a zillion Gaucho hat images, I sat down and designed the hat. But… I wanted it to be a trail hat – so designed it so the brim sides can be buttoned “up”, and it had to have a chin tie too. Jax loves his hat and as soon as he hears “walk”, he puts on his toddler-sized Gaucho TrailHat and becomes the “sundance kid” !

The pattern works up pretty quickly with nice results. The crown and brim of the Gaucho TrailHat are extra sturdy and it offers wonderful shade. I designed the hat to be very low-maintenance, using Lily Sugar’n Cream 100% cotton yarn. The sides have a stitch pattern that offers a nice venting effect. The pattern is sized from toddler to adult and is unisex – works up really cute in pink, too!  If you, too, would like to make a crocheted Gaucho TrailHat, you can find the pattern in my shop.


Happy trails to you, until we meet again…

♥ ~ Wendy

Sunny’s SunHat Crochet Pattern Release


I released my newest crochet pattern, Sunny’s SunHat. The summer season has arrived – YAY!!!

First a little back-story on the design of the hat. I wanted something substantial and sturdy, yet easy to keep – kind of a grab-and-go sun hat without millinery supplies and nothing that would be damaged if I wanted to fold it up and put it in my bag. So I went yarn stash diving and found my trusty Lily Sugar’n Cream and went to town making the hat, worked it up in four sizes, baby to adult, added the two removable hatbands, flower and bow (which also double as headbands, too). Sent the pattern into testing – I love my testers – they are awesome! Then it was time to name the sun hat… hmmm, I wanted a special name for this hat, so chose my mother’s name “Sunny” – and there ya go – Sunny’s SunHat!

With every size covered in the pattern, it makes a great Mommy & Me set and/or sibling hats! The brim is not super wide, yet offers nice shade.


If you’d like a copy of the pattern, head on over to the shop.

♥ ~Wendy

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