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Try This: Crocheting

Want to try a new craft? Let’s talk about crocheting, and the awesome stuff you can make with it.

Red Heart Yarn Closeout at Dollar Tree – SALE!

I love a good sale….and I love yarn. So, when I came across this, I just had to share. Right now, Dollar Tree is having a closeout on Red Heart Boutique Yarn – $1 a skein! Some of these colors and styles are still selling online at major craft stores for upwards of $2.70 a skein, so I think this is a really great deal. Just think of all the scarves, blankets, hats, etc, you could make at that price! So, head on over to and check it out!… Read more Red Heart Yarn Closeout at Dollar Tree – SALE!

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: CareysCountryComfort

The shop:  CareysCountryComfort The owner:  Emily from Pittsburgh, PA The products:  Colorful crocheted housewares, accessories and home decor! Make sure to check out Emily’s Facebook page for giveaways, updates and more. Fun facts:  Emily loves crocheting and admits that she’d keep crafting even if she didn’t have an Etsy shop! Reviews & Sales:  95 sales and a 5 star average review rating Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop CareysCountryComfort:   Daisy Crochet Cotton Potholders – Spring Kitchen – Hot pads – Kitchen Accessory – Kitchen Decor –… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: CareysCountryComfort

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: DOVIESlovingKNITS

The shop:  DOVIESlovingKNITS The owner:  Lindsey Finch-Field The products:  A fun variety of crochet items – accessories, adorable baby items and more. Fun facts:  Inspired by her two young children, Lindsey loves to relax with a ball of yarn to create after her children have gone to sleep for the night. Reviews & Sales:  300+ sales and plenty of happy customers. 🙂 Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop DOVIESlovingKNITS:   gingerbread hat – Gingerbread girl hat – Gingerbread man hat – Babies to adult sizes – Girls… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: DOVIESlovingKNITS

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: CrochetLynnsWay

Babies are a precious gift, regardless of the circumstances of how they come into your life. It’s so fun dressing them up in adorable outfits, and there are some incredibly adorable baby apparel & accessory items on Etsy! Take a look at Etsy shop CrochetLynnsWay; owner Lynn Perkins creates an array of crocheted baby items & accessories with a variety of colors & textures. Here’s my top 5 favorite items from Etsy shop CrochetLynnsWay:   Mickey Mouse inspired beanie $20.00  Monster beanie $25.00   Hand made crocheted cowboy or cowgirl… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: CrochetLynnsWay

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: TrendsofBend

One of the best things about Etsy is the wide variety of items available..and today’s featured shop is no exception.You never know what you’ll find at TrendsofBend! TrendsofBend’s items are handmade in Oregon by two sisters and their mother, so there’s often a variety of items in stock. TrendsofBend accept custom orders, and have a nice amount of current stock – Aprons, hats, handbags and more! You can also find vintage patterns in stock, as well as handmade coffee cozies. Right now, TrendsofBend is offering a special coupon code –… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: TrendsofBend

CraftyGirl Creates: MyBodyUtopia

Today’s featured shop makes handmade bath & body products, as well as creatively crocheted hats & cowls. Meet Candice, owner of MyBodyUtopia on Etsy. MyBodyUtopia is a haven for customers looking for high quality, affordable bath & body products without harsh chemicals or hard-to-pronounce ingredients. Candice believes that the products you use on your skin should be as simple & nourishing as possible, made with care, integrity & quality. With transparent labeling, an easy to navigate Etsy storefront, and natural ingredients, MyBodyUtopia features several options to choose from. Candice also… Read more CraftyGirl Creates: MyBodyUtopia

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: Nakkashe

Delicately crafted, today’s featured shop has a wide array of crocheted jewelry and accessories. Based in  Turkey, shop Nakkashe is offering 20% off your order with coupon code MOTHERSDAY until the end of March. It’s never too early to get your shopping done! Here’s a few of Nakkashe’s items that caught my eye:   Crochet Oya Lace Necklace – Light Blue – Flower Pendant Necklace – Turkish Oya Jewelry – Boho Tribal Gypsy – Knitted Necklace, spring summer $25.00  Crocheted Leaves Choker Necklace – Fall Colors – Turkish Oya Jewelry… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: Nakkashe

Shop Closing Sale

CraftyGirl Merchandise is having a 40% off shop closing sale! It’s time to take an indefinite break from selling online and focus on other pursuits…buying a home, getting healthier, and hopefully becoming a mom. 🙂 So! I’m selling off my shop stock for 40% off. You’ll get GREAT deals on gifts for this holiday season! 40% off everything, including these items:   Crochet Ear Warmer – White with Red Rose – Winter Accessories $9.00  Sizzix Dies – Fleur de Lis & Eiffel Tower and Antique Bazaar Ribbon – Set of… Read more Shop Closing Sale

It’s fall!

I don’t know about you, but fall is my favorite season. I love the crisp air, and the colorful, crunchy leaves. (And there’s always something to be said for things that are pumpkin flavored.) Fall is also the perfect time to stay cozy and warm. I’ve added a few new ear warmers at CraftyGirl Merchandise…… Crochet Women’s Ear Warmer – White with Red Rose – Winter Accessories, $15.00 Cherry Red Crochet Ear Warmer – Extra Wide – Women’s Winter Accessories, $15.00 ..and I’ll be adding more colors soon! Until next… Read more It’s fall!

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: Crochet50

Featuring intricate and delicate details, Crochet50 specializes in crocheted apparel, baby gifts, housewares and more. Owner Michele, from Yucca Valley, CA, creates elegant works of art with yarn and a crochet hook. Here are a few of her items that caught my eye:   Crochet Hanging Lamp Shades in a White Color with hanging pearls, $119.99, is made of 100% cotton and comes with a 11 foot electrical cord (with an on/off switch) and a 25 watt soft white light bulb.It’s a one of a kind creation, sure to add… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: Crochet50

Up For Auction…

I’ve currently got a wonderful, color block scarf up for auction at eBay! Handmade Color Block Lime Green and Purple Scarf The starting bid is only $0.99! Buy it now for $12.99. Lovingly handcrafted, this super colorful scarf features blocks of lime green and bright purple, with purple edging. It measures 5 inches wide and 60 inches (5 feet) long. It’s made with soft Red Heart acrylic yarn, and comes from a pet-free and smoke-free home. Check it out! Until next time..stay crafty!-KatieOwner, CraftyGirl MerchandiseRepresentative, Jewelry In Candles

50% off SALE!

So, I know this sounds crazy..but ya’ll are going to love this! To move out my current shop stock before I take the shop in a new direction, I’m having a 50% OFF SALE at CraftyGirl Merchandise! Everything is 50% off! That means items as low as $0.50 plus low-cost shipping! That means you can get items like these…. Crocheted Baby Pumpkin Hat, $3.75 Crocheted Striped Newborn Hat, $6.00 Crocheted Red and White Heart Bookmarks, Set of 3, $0.50 For as low as $0.50! Act fast, because you never know… Read more 50% off SALE!

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: RicksChicksBoutique

Opened in December of 2013, RicksChicksBoutique features a wide array of crocheted and arm knitted infinity scarves. Owner Cate Ricks fully believes that “scarves are not just for winter, pair a plain tank top with a light infinity chain scarf and you have a fun and easy summer look!”, which I agree with. 🙂 Here are a few of her items that caught my eye: Green Arm Knit Scarf, $20 Jive Crocheted Infinity Chain Scarf, $15 Boogie (Purple) Crocheted Infinity Chain Scarf, for Girls Teens Women, $15 Until next time…stay… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: RicksChicksBoutique

Scrap Yarn Crochet : Free Floral Bookmark Pattern

In my browsing today, I came across this super cute Free Crochet Floral Bookmark Pattern, from the blog Scrap Yarn Crochet. Blogger Cherie Durbin, from North Carolina, shares with us a pattern for one of her projects with scrap yarn, the crochet floral bookmark. Here’s a picture of her completed work: Be sure to check out the pattern here. Stay crafty! 🙂 Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Project: Carrot Carryall Drawstring Pouch

I stumbled across this adorable pattern a few days ago, and I thought I’d share!  The  Free Carrot Carryall Crochet Pouch pattern is adorable, and I’ve already made one and just love it! Here’s the pattern owner’s picture of the finished product: Isn’t it so cute?! I think it would be perfect for little Easter or spring gifts, or even just for a little girl (or little girl at heart) to carry her stuff in 🙂 I’ll post a picture of my finished product in a little bit! Until then,… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Project: Carrot Carryall Drawstring Pouch

Happy Birthday Eve to Me!

  So, tomorrow is my 26th birthday. Woohoo! 🙂 My ultimate birthday wish would be to sell out the contents of my shop..yes, you heard me. All of it! So, in hopes of doing that AND in honor of my birthday, I wanted to offer ya’ll a special deal. Use coupon code BIRTHDAYSALE14 at CraftyGirl Merchandise for 26% off your order of $2 or more! WOW! That means you can get great crocheted items, digital downloads, and more for 26% off the sticker price! You can even use the coupon… Read more Happy Birthday Eve to Me!