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

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4-step Challenge Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the 10 winners of The Gaucho TrailHat pattern. The 4-step challenge on my Facebook Fan Page is now closed. Thank you to all who entered and shared the 4-step Challenge!

Check the list to see if you were randomly chosen by WooBox! You have until 7/24/14 11:59 p.m. PDT to claim your prize! Email me at thehookedhaberdasher@gmail.com so I can send you your copy of The Gaucho TrailHat pattern. Unclaimed prizes will be forfeited.

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Jess Ica D

Deb Crossin

Iretxe Aguado

Lynette Joe

Shanna Walker

AG Handmades

Tanya Williams

Nicole Eckert

Diane Schweinhagen

Darcie Ogle

Congrats, Again!

♥ 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


Mystery FLASH SALE!

IT’S A MYSTERY AND THE GAME IS  CATCHING FIRE ALL OVER THE WORLD!!!

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


Week #3 ~ Stitch’n Style Handbag Blog Hop CAL

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It’s week #3 hosted by Maria at Pattern Paradise  — Oh, and LOOK – prizes have been added! Enjoy week #3!

Originally posted on Pattern Paradise:

Welcome to week #3 of the July Crochet-Along featuring the Stitch ‘n’ Style Handbag hosted by Wendy from The Hooked Haberdasher, Janaya from Charmed by Ewe and me!

 Stitch 'n' Style Handbag by Pattern Paradise, The Hooked Haberdasher &amp; Charmed By Ewe

We hope you are having fun so far. We are excited to see your work in progress each week and are excited to announce that we will have a prize drawing at the end of the CAL after the final reveal. Details will follow, but just to tease you a little, here are the prizes. ~Maria~

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So let’s recap, in Week 1, Wendy hosted and shared two stitch patterns with us, the Diagonal Spike and the Ridged String Network.

In Week 2, Janaya hosted and shared another two stitch patterns, the Spatter Stitch and Boxed Puff Stitch.

In Week 3, I’ll show you how to join them to create the side of the bag.  Let’s get started.Lay out…

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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.

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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


Week #2 Stitch’n Style Handbag Blog Hop CAL

1week 2 sqsLet’s have fun!!! Week #2 of the Stitch’n Style Handbag Blog Hop CAL is up and running on Janaya’s blog, Charmed by Ewe. Instructions for the next two squares pictured above can be found there. Week #3 will be hosted by Maria at Pattern Paradise, where she will give you the instructions on how to join up your squares next week! If you haven’t joined the event yet, it’s not too late, head on over to the event page and join us! Let’s CAL!

~ Wendy


How was your week #1 CAL?

 

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I hope everyone had fun with the first two squares – be sure to join us over at the Stitch-n-Style Handbag Blog Hop CAL on the Facebook event! I started a post on the event page, so anyone who wants to share their work-in-progress (WIPs), can do so on that post :)

Tomorrow, Janaya, from Charmed by Ewe will be posting week #2 of the CAL along with a SURPRISE announcement on Wednesday – hop on over to start on your week #2 squares and see what the surprise is :) If at any time, you get lost along the way, you can find the links to all of the weeks on my Crochet-Along page, which I will update weekly. Just a friendly reminder, please subscribe to our blogs so you will always be in the “know”

~ Wendy


Sneak Peek New Pattern

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Afraid no more of Tunisian and Entrelac crochet, Friends! It’s really fun and easy to learn. This is just a little sneak peek of my soon-to-be released newest pattern.

Stay tuned!

~ Wendy


Week #1 ~ Stitch’n Style Handbag Blog Hop CAL

1-1&2-sqRwpWelcome to the first week of our July Crochet-Along Blog Hop. If you haven’t joined the event on Facebook yet, Follow this link July Stitch’n Style Handbag CAL Blog Hop. This week you will begin your CAL by crocheting up blocks in two different stitch patterns – the Diagonal Spike stitch and Ridged String Network stitch. You’ll need to make two of each block. Ready, Set, GO!

Materials:

  • Approximately 600 yards of yarn, we used DK weight, but really you can use any yarn you want as long as you adjust the hook size
  • A 3.75mm/US F crochet hook
  • ½ yard – 1 yard of lining fabric (optional, but we recommend it)
  • Iron on interfacing strip (optional, but we recommend it)
  • Basic crochet tools such as a yarn needle and scissors
  • A good attitude and fun spirit!

Abbreviations:

  • Beg = Beginning
  • Ch(s) = Chain(s)
  • Dc =Double crochet
  • Dec = decrease
  • PUFF st = Puff stitch
  • Ldc = Long double crochet
  • LKDC = Linked double crochet
  • R = Row
  • Rep = Repeat
  • Sc= Single crochet
  • Sdc = Spike double crochet
  • St(s) = Stitches

How to read this pattern

  • Asterisks indicate to repeat stitches within the ** as instructed.
  • Parentheses () at the end of a round = total sts for that round.

 

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Diagonal Spike Stitch

Square One (make two)

Yarn: DK, sport, category 3

Model made with Omega Sinfonia

Hook size: F-5 (3.75mm) or size needed to make gauge

Gauge: 22 st x 9 rows = 5×5”

Spike double crochet (Sdc) = yo, insert hook into same space that first dc of previous 3 dc block was worked, yo, draw loop through long and even with working row so as not to crush 3 dc block,  *yo, draw through 2 loops* twice. Find the videotutorial here for a visual reference.

R1: Ch 23 with moderate tension (rather loosely).

R2: dc 3rd ch from hook (count as 1 dc), *1 dc into each of next 3 chs, skip next ch and work 1 Sdc over it instead* repeat ** across, ending 1 dc into last ch, turn. (22)

R3: ch3 (count as 1 dc), skip 1 st, *1 dc into each of next 3 sts, skip next st and work 1 Sdc over it instead* repeat** across, ending 1 dc into top of turning ch, turn. (22)

R4-9: Repeat R3.  DO NOT FASTEN OFF – skip to SC Border for joining squares

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Square Two (make two)

Yarn: DK, sport, category 3

Model made with Omega Sinfonia

Hook size: F-5 (3.75mm) or size needed to make gauge

Gauge: 28 sts x 18 rows = 5×5”

Find the videotutorial here for a visual reference.

R1: Ch 30 with moderate tension (rather loosely).

R2:(right side) 1 sc into 2nd ch from hook, *ch 3, skip 3 chs, 1 sc into next ch, repeat** to end, turn. (29)

R3: Ch1, working into back loop only of each st work 1 sc into first st, *ch 3, skip 3 chs, 1 sc into next sc; repeat ** to end, turn. (29)

R4-18: Repeat R3. DO NOT FASTEN OFF – skip to SC Border for joining squares

SC Border For Joining Squares:

Ch1, *work 22 sc evenly to st before corner, 3sc in corner st*, repeat ** 3 more times. Join with sl st to beg sc. Fasten off.

Tip: To assist in placing the 22 stitches evenly across the square, divide the square edge into 4 sections and figure out how many stitches you’d need to have in each section to make it even – I did 5 in the first section, 6 in the next 2 sections and 5 in the final section.

Each Monday, beginning July 7th, the host (that’s me this week!) will start a post on the Facebook event page for the week’s WIP (work in progress) projects – we’d love for you to comment on those posts and add a photo(s) of your WIP, so we can all ooh and aah over them!  Also, I would be remiss in my duties as the blogger of this website, if I didn’t encourage you to click on that area to your right ———-> and subscribe to this blog 

Week #2 of the July Stitch’n Style Handbag CAL Blog Hop will be July 8th over on Janaya’s Blog - Charmed by Ewe

Happy Hooking and see you next week over at Charmed by Ewe!

 Wendy