Big Boy Blanket – #2 Sports!

We hope you enjoyed the first pattern of our Big Boy Blanket! If you missed it, you can find it here. Our second square of the Big Boy Blanket is something that my 16-year-old still loves: sports! From basketball to football to soccer, boys have a fascination with throwing, kicking, hitting, and bouncing balls of…

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Sneak Peek – June’s Pattern Pack

We’ve been all about the Lace and Openwork here at Happily Hooked lately. With team members all across the nation, we’ve shared the excitement as spring has turned to summer, as kids have begun to prepare for vacation, and as the excitement for lacework has spread.

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Hooked on… Fair Isle

This month’s issue of The Pattern Pack was called “Colorful Techniques” and featured a variety of Fair Isle and Color-blocked designs! We love colorful designs, and wanted to bring you a few more of our favorite Fair Isle designs in this fun round-up! Enjoy!

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Organize Your Stash with our Printable Stash Cards!

Printable Stash Cards by Happily Hooked Magazine

One thing all crocheters have in common is our stashes. We all try to keep them organized and under control, but I’m betting that most of us have a pile or box or bag of yarn tucked away somewhere that hasn’t been put away yet. Guilty? I am. Well, I’ve got the solution for you! We’ve created these printable Stash Cards to help you stay organized.

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Happily Hooked Features Lace & Openwork in Issue 26!

Issue 25 is ready and it’s a doozy! I don’t do a lot of lace or open work, but this issue has inspired me to give it a try! With 9 original patterns, plus two Roundups, there are tons of options!

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Big Boy Blanket – #1 Rocket

Happily Hooked is very pleased to introduce the 24-Week Big Boy Blanket!

This blanket will be made up of twelve 12″ squares, each themed with something that boys love. We’ll be releasing a new pattern every 2 weeks.

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Reading Crochet Graphs

One of my favorite things to create are tapestry crochet pieces. You can find patterns all over the internet. Many of these are published as graphs – so all you need to know is how to read them! Once you know how, even cross-stitch and perler bead patterns can be used to create your crochet art!

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Issue 26 Sneak Peek

May 8th is Mother’s Day and we’ve created an issue that is full of light & lacy patterns just perfect for the women in your life (whether that woman is you or not). Get a sneak peek into Issue 26 here!

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Mother’s Day the Happily Hooked Way

Tomorrow is Mother’s Day, when moms are acknowledged and celebrated for everything that they do for us. Being a mom of two teens, I have an intimate understanding of the sleepless nights, the worry, the stress and sacrifice, and the very special joy that comes with being a mother. I’ve been privileged to watch my children grow up into amazing people and I wouldn’t change it for anything.

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Interview with Leslie Dyer DeHart, creator of Hooking Hope

Hooking Hope Yarnbomb for Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month, and it was my absolute pleasure to sit down and talk with Leslie Dyer DeHart, creator of Hooking Hope, a yarn bomb that will be installed at Central Oklahoma Community Mental Health Center in Norman, Oklahoma.
When she came up with the idea for Hooking Hope, she’d already changed my life with her down-home wisdom, her willingness to work hard, her drive to bring beauty into the world, and her firm belief in the goodness of people.
Please join me in getting to know Leslie, and understanding her dream for Hooking Hope.

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