• Product Reviews

    Gansey Style Crochet Afhgan Review & Giveaway

    Gansey Style Crochet Afghan hanging over the edge of a table
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    Thanks to our friends at Annie’s Craft Store, I have at copy of the Gansey Style Crochet Afghan pattern by Lena Skvagerson to giveaway to one lucky winner. Before we get to the giveaway, I’ll let you know a bit more about the pattern you can enter to win.

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    The Gansey Style Crocher Afghan is a gorgeous, highly textured crochet afghan. The sample for this pattern is made in a simple colour but I think it would be beautiful as a striped project as well. This is a great project that offers a lot of variety/interest with different types of textured stitches.

    Materials used in the Gansey Style Crochet Afghan Pattern:

    • Yarn: This pattern uses 11 balls of Patons Canadiana worsted weight yarn
    • Hooks: 6mm (J) crochet hook or hook needed to obtain gauge
    • Tapestry Needle
    • Locking Stitch Marker

    Size:

    • 44″ wide and 50″ long

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    Skill Level

    • The skill level in this pattern is listed as Intermediate

    This pattern is absolutely accessible to intermediate crocheters that have experience using a variety of textured stitches like Front Post and Back post stitches, working in the third loop of half double crochet stitches and different types of puff and bobble stitches. The blanket is beautiful and one of those projects that could become an heirloom.

    If you want to purchase a copy of the Gansey Style Crochet Afghan by Lena Skvagerson, you can check it out HERE.

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    Gansey Style Crochet Afghan Pattern Giveaway

    Thanks to Annie’s Craft Store, I have a PDF copy of the Gansey Style Crochet Afghan by Lena Skvagerson to giveaway to one lucky winner!

    This pattern giveaway on The Loopy Lamb is open to worldwide participants (except where void by law) and ends Friday, March 5th, 2021 at 11:45pm Eastern Standard time.

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  • Product Reviews

    We Crochet CotLin Yarn Review

    Hand holding a ball of We Crochet CotLin yarn with a crochet swatch, word overly indicating a yarn review
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    It’s another Yarn Review Saturday here and today we’re taking a look at some We Crochet CotLin Yarn. I’ve been working on some spring designs and exploring some new yarns that are great for spring and summer, and CotLin is one of the yarns I’ve been checking out. So I thought I’d share with you my experience working with CotLin yarn with you today. Check out last week’s cotton blend yarn review of Comfy Worsted HERE.

    This yarn was provided to me free of charge in exchange for my honest review.

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    Before we get into our yarn review, let’s go over the yarn label information so we know what we’re talking about here:

    We Crochet CotLin Yarn:

    • Current Number of Colourways Available: 45. Check them out HERE.
    • Fiber Content: 70% Tanguis Cotton, 30% Linen
    • Weight: 3 (Dk)
    • Package Size: 50g
    • Yardage: 123 yd / 50 m
    • Suggested Hook Size: 4.5 – 5.5mm (G+ – I)
    • Suggested Needle Size: 3.75 – 4.5mm (US 5 – 7)
    • Crochet Gauge: 12 – 17 scs = 4″
    • Knitting Gauge: 5.5 sts = 1″
    • Care: Machine washable, tumble dry low
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    We Crochet CotLin Yarn in a bowl next to a hand making notes about a crochet swatch

    We Crochet CotLin yarn comes in an impressive array of beautiful colours. I knew I was going to want to design something for summer with this yarn so I got a bunch of CotLin yarn in the colour Cyan. I am a total sucker for this colour so when I saw it was an option, it became the only option for me in that moment. The colour is bold and fantastically vibrant. I love it.

    Now this yarn came to me in the same box as the Comfy Worsted yarn that I reviewed last week. Both of these yarns are cotton blends but they have totally different feels to them. The CotLin doesn’t have that instant soft, squish appeal as the Comfy Worsted does, but to be fair, Comfy Worsted is made with Pima Cotton and that’s pretty hard to beat or be compared to.

    Working with CotLin was great. I didn’t have any issues with splitting and the fabric created in my swatches were softer to touch than the yarn was in while in the ball. I did two different swatches with this yarn as I usually do: one with basic stitches and one with tunisian stitches. Stitch definition was great on both swatches. The tunisian sample felt softer than the basic stitches after finishing my swatches. I have no idea why that is but it’s just something I observed. What I’m really excited to see is how this yarn will feel after washing it a few times. Linen tends to soften the more you wash it.

    Crochet swatch in simple stitches using CotLin Yarn
    Tunisian crochet sampe swatch in a flat lay with crochet accessories

    I went full nerd when doing my reviews of cotton yarns because I wanted to learn all about the benefits of different cottons, what some of their properties were and ultimately just learn as much as I could about them. I won’t get into the nitty gritty of everything I learned but I’ll give you some facts I learned that made me SUPER excited to use CotLin for a summer wearable design this year. Tanguis Cotton (the cotton used for CotLin) is a really strong and absorbant cotton. Garments made with tanguis cotton are known for being more breatable because this cotton absorbs and releases moisture quickly. Pair those qualities with linen, which is known for being breathable and keeping you cool, summer garments made in CotLin will likely be a dream to wear. And the more you wear and wash them, the softer they’ll get. I doubt my hands can crochet fast enough to keep up with my excitement about this.

    Besides garments, this yarn would be fantastic for bags. Super strong, durable and comes in a variety of gorgeous colours? Sounds like everything I look for in a yarn for bags! I can’t wait to get started on my project using this yarn. In fact, I’m going to go get started on that now. Happy Hooking friends!

    Thanks for checking out my yarn review. Have you tried CotLin yet? What did you think? What would you make with it? Let me know what you thought in the comments below!

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  • Crochet Patterns

    Free Amigurumi Doll Clothes Pattern – CAL Week 3

    collage of photos showing a crochet boy doll and clothes made with this Free Amigurumi Doll Clothes Pattern
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    Welcome back to our third and final part of our My Pal Pascal crochet along! This week I’ve got a free amigurumi doll clothes pattern for you all. Pascal was feeling a little cold so it’s time to dress this guy up! Grab your hooks and yarn and let’s finish this thing! Woo! I hope you’ve had a great time during this crochet along. I’ll be hosting another one soon so if you’d like to make a suggestion on what we make for the next free crochet along, make sure to leave a comment below or let me know in the Loopy Lamb Crochet Community.

    The free amigurumi doll clothes pattern for My Pal Pascal has been split into three parts to make creating him a little more manageable and so you can crochet along with us. Please reference the posts below for each part of the CAL and instructions.

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    This week we are using this free amigurumi doll clothes pattern to dress our friend Pascal. We’ll be making a t-shirt and a pair of pants for our friend so that he is dressed and ready to play. We’ll be using two different colours of Brava Worsted Weight for this week. I’ve used the colours Avocado for his t-shirt and Solstice Heather for his pants. Feel free to use whatever colours you’d prefer to customize your doll clothes.

    You can purchase an inexpensive ad-free PDF version of this pattern with all three parts together in one convenient file HERE on Ravelry and HERE on Etsy.

    Crochet boy doll wearing crochet doll clothes made with this free crochet pattern

    Free Amigurumi Doll Clothes Pattern: My Pal Pascal – CAL Part 3

    Skill Level:

    • Intermediate

    Terminology:

    • U.S. Terminology

    Supplies:

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    Abbreviations:


    Finished size:

    • Doll is approximately 9.5” tall

    Gauge:

    • Doll: 5 sts across x 7 rows = 1” square
    • Clothing: 5 sts across x 7 rows = 1” square


    NOTES:

    • This pattern is worked in continuous rounds (unless stated otherwise).  Do not join at the end of the row, unless indicated.  A stitch marker is used to keep track of the beginning of the round.
    • For a cleaner SCDEC, do your SCDEC under the front loops only of each stitch rather than under both loops.  This is often referred to as an invisible decrease. Find my tutorial on how to do this HERE.
    • In Round 1 of the Body, the CH 1 is counted as a ST and should be worked into in Round 2 of the body.
    • Pants are created to fit snuggly on the body without the need of a button.  Take care when pulling over the feet so as not to stretch out the feet and legs. 


    Special Techniques:

    • Invisible Join: FO leaving a long tail. Thread the tail onto a tapestry needle.  Place the tapestry needle through the top of the 2nd ST from front to back and pull through.  Place tip of needle into top of the last ST of the round, under the back loop of the stitch, and pull through to the back of the work.  Weave in the end.


    Shirt

    Using Brava in Avocado and 3.5mm hook, Ch 23
    Row 1: SC in the 7th CH from the hook and each remaining CH across. (17 STs & CH 6 SP for buttonhole)
    Row 2: CH 1 and turn. (SC 2, SCINC) x 2, (SC, SCINC) x 3, SC 2, SCINC, SC 2 (23)
    Row 3: CH 1 and turn.  (SC 3, SCINC) x 2, SC 2, SCINC, SC, SCINC, SC 2, SCINC, SC 3, SCINC, SC 2, SCINC (30)
    Row 4: CH 1 and turn. SC 3, CH 7, SK 8, SC 8, CH 7, SK 8, SC 3 (14 STS & 2, CH 7 SPS)
    Row 5: CH 1 and turn.  SC in each ST and CH across (28)
    Rows 6 – 7: CH 1 and turn. SC across. (28)
    Row 8: CH 1 and turn. (SC 3, SCINC) x 7 (35)
    Row 9: CH 1 and turn.  (SC 6, SCINC) x 5 (40)
    Rows 10 – 14: CH 1 and turn. SC across. Join last ST to first ST with a SL ST. (40)

    FO and weave in ends.  The CH 6’s that created a loop in Row 1 will act as a button hole/fastener to close the back of the shirt.  Using sewing needle and thread, sew button onto the back of the shirt, on the side opposite to the loop created in Row 1. 

    back view of the amigurumi doll clothes on the crochet doll

    Sleeves


    Round 1: With the right side facing you, attach yarn to the center point in the bottom one of the arm holes.  SC 18 around the arm hole.  Join last ST to first ST with a SL ST. (18)
    Rounds 2 – 5: CH 1 and turn. SC in each ST around. Join last ST to first ST with a SL ST. (18)
    FO and weave in ends. Repeat instructions on the second sleeve.

    Crochet boy doll wearing shorts made with this Free Amigurumi Doll Clothes Pattern

    Pants

    Pant Leg 1:

    Using Brava in Solstice Heather and 3.5mm hook, CH 16, join last CH to first CH with a SL ST, taking care not to twist the CH.
    Round 1: CH 1, SC around.  Do NOT join. (16)
    Rounds 2 – 6: SC around. (16)
    FO.

    Pant Leg 2:

    Using Brava in Solstice Heather and 3.5mm hook, CH 16, join last CH to first CH with a SL ST, taking care not to twist the CH.
    Round 1: CH 1, SC around.  Do NOT join. (16)
    Rounds 2 – 6: SC around. (16)
    Do NOT FO. We will continue on to join the pant legs and create the rest of the pants.
    Round 7: SC in the 1st ST of Round 6 of Pant Leg 1 and PM, SC 15 around Pant Leg 1, SC in 1st ST of Round 6 of Pant Leg  2, SC 15 (32)
    Round 8: SCINC, SC 3, SCINC, SC 7, SCINC, (SC 3, SCINC) x 2, SC 7, SCINC, SC 3 (38)
    Rounds 9 – 14: SC around (38)
    Round 15: SCDEC, SC 34, SCDEC (36)
    FO using Invisible Join (see special techniques).  Weave in ends and put shorts on doll, taking care not to stretch out the feet and legs of your doll.

    That’s it for this free amigurumi doll clothes pattern and this crochet along! I hope you enjoyed making your My Pal Pascal so! If you would like to join the My Pal Pascal Crochet Along and show off your finished foll, please join our Facebook group HERE!  If you’d like to have input on what we make for our next CAL, either leave me a comment below on what you’d like to make or let us know in the Loopy Lamb Crochet Community on Facebook HERE.

    Disclaimer:

    Feel free to sell the item created by this pattern but please provide pattern credit back to me when posting online, and please provide a link to my blog: https://www.theloopylamb.com.  Please do not resell, distribute, duplicate, or share this pattern in any printed or digital form, or claim this pattern as your own original design.  Please do not use my photos when selling your finished items.   

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  • Crochet Book Reviews

    Amigurumi Crochet: Farm & Forest Animals Review

    Front cover of Amigurumi Crochet: Farm & Forest Animals in a flat lay with crochet tools
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    This week I checked out Amigurumi Crochet: Farm & Forest Animals by Kristen Rask and I’m going to share my review with you so you know what it’s all about.

    Thank you to Becker & Mayer books who provided this book to me free of charge in exchange for my honest opinion.

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    Amigurumi Crochet: Farm & Forest Animals contains 26 crochet patterns for amigurumi toy animals. The patterns are written by a variety of different designers which I always enjoy seeing and at the back of the book a section with information on where to find the designers was great to see. None of the patterns in the book appear to be designed by the author so my guess is perhaps they were the one that gathered this all together to amalgamate it. The patterns available in this book are:

    MonkeyCow
    BearBeaver
    PigChick
    HedgehogGiraffe
    CatsBird
    FoxKoala
    RaccoonBear Pod
    FawnDog
    SquirrelAlpaca
    KittenPeter Pilot Duck
    MouseOwl
    SkunkBunny
    TortoiseFish
    amigurumi goose found in amiguurmi crochet: farm & forest animals.

    Amigurumi Crochet: Farm & Forest Animals starts off with a resource section where they walk you through the basic crochet stitches and techniques used in the book. I found some of the explanations to be unclear and the instructions for how to do the adjustable ring to be incorrect. The technique they describe, technically works in a way, but is not an adjustable ring. The pictures were a little dark and unclear so I wouldn’t rely on this section to help beginners learn what’s needed to crochet the patterns in the book. Make sure you read the section on “how to read a pattern” or you may be confused reading the patterns due to the way they are written out.

    The materials lists in many patterns were incomplete or incorrect. I found multiple patterns where materials were needed but not listed in the matierials list and other patterns where materials were listed but weren’t used in the pattern. Some patterns had sizes listed for safety eyes, some didn’t and one had the size listed incorrectly. Again, I read the resource section and it noted the patterns are done in DK weight yarn but the material lists in the patterns list the yarns as worsted weight. Technically DK can include light worsted weight yarn and this may be nitpicky but I’d estimate that 9/10 people don’t read the resource section as closely as I did and will end up using a proper size 4 worsted weight yarn and end up with a project that’s bigger than expected. Size information for each toy is given, not that, that matters I guess because none of the patterns actually include gauge information. No yarn information in terms of yardage or brand is given either which was disappointing.

    Image from the book being reviewed in a flat lay with yarn and a crochet hook

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    The patterns in the book include photos to support the patterns and the images are labelled to indicate specific steps. This would be helpful if all the images were needed or helped to clarify the indicated steps. I found myself looking at some of the images you’re directed to reference over and over again trying to understand why it was there. If those specific images weren’t labelled and indicated in the lines of the pattern which direct your attention to the image, fine – they’re there as design elements. But when you are directing my attention away from the pattern and to the image, I would expect it’s adding value or clarifying something, which didn’t always happen. It’s truly a shame because some patterns where these images could have been swapped up to add clarity to some sometimes, confusing or vague instructions would have really helped this book out.

    image of some crochet animals from the book amigurumi crochet: forest & farm animals

    While I was reviewing this book, I couldn’t get past this feeling that I had seen some of these patterns before. The owl in the book specifically looked crazy familiar. So, I did a google search and found that a few other books (and also several kits) have been published using the same patterns in this book. I haven’t read the other titles but based on the images seen on the covers, it appears many of these patterns are also available in other titles.

    I really wanted to like this book. The animals are cute and I always love seeing makers work together on projects like this. Unfortunately, the above noted issues, combined with the inconsistencies I found in the patterns themselves really made it hard to fall in love with. If you’re really into amigurumi and feel capable of filling in some gaps along the way, this book may be something you’d enjoy. Otherwise, I feel many makers, particularly those relatively new to amigurumi maybe be better suited to other amigurumi titles with more support.

    If you are interested in checking out Amigurumi Crochet: Farm & Forest Animals you can find it HERE.

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  • Product Reviews

    We Crochet Comfy Worsted Weight Yarn Review

    Comfy Worsted Yarn in a flat lay with crochet hook and accessories
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    It’s another Yarn Review Saturday here and today we’re taking a look at some We Crochet Comfy Worsted Yarn. I’ve been working on some spring designs and exploring some new yarns that are great for spring and summer, and Comfy Worsted is one of the yarns I’ve been checking out. So I thought I’d share with you my experience working with Comfy Worsted yarn with you today.

    This yarn was provided to me free of charge in exchange for my honest review.

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    Before we get into our yarn review, let’s go over the yarn label information so we know what we’re talking about here:

    We Crochet Comfy Worsted Yarn:

    • Current Number of Colourways Available: 31. Check them out HERE.
    • Fiber Content: 75% Pima Cotton, 25% Acrylic
    • Weight: 4 (Worsted)
    • Package Size: 50g
    • Yardage: 109 yd / 100 m
    • Suggested Hook Size: 5.5 – 6.5mm (I – K)
    • Suggested Needle Size: 4.0 – 5.5mm (US 6 – 9)
    • Crochet Gauge: 11 – 14 scs = 4″
    • Knitting Gauge: 4.5 – 5 sts = 1″
    • Care: Machine wash gentle, tumble dry low
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    Here in Canada, I have always struggled to find a really solid cotton yarn that I love for spring and summer projects. The selection in store is dismal so I’m forced to go online for my shopping. When I came across We Crochet’s Comfy Worsted, I knew I had to give it a try. Taking it out of the box, it was love. This yarn is sooo soft and I waited no time to get some hooks into this yarn. Would Comfy Worsted stitch up the way I hoped? I’ve been duped by soft cottons before so I wasn’t going to let myself fall head over heels with it until I had done some extensive stitching with it.

    Two balls of cotton acrylic blend yarn on a large crochet project

    The colours are gorgeous. I got some Comfy Worsted in Hawk, White, Black and Copper. I am OBSESSED with the Copper and Hawk colourways. I don’t know what it is about the Copper specifically that draws me in but I just love it. The yarn has a matte finish so I really like that for garments and given the availability of colours, I would even take this yarn for a spin in an amigurumi design.

    Comfy Worsted has great stitch definition and works up beautifully. At first, I thought this yarn had a bit more drag due to the cotton content but I switched up the hook I was using and there was no more drag so I think it was just that hook and yarn combo. These hooks by Clover just slid through the yarn like butter and drag was no longer an issue. Below you’ll see that I have a swatch with basic stitches done in the Copper Yarn. I have started with single crochet stitches, moved to half doubles and finished off with double crochet stitches. Following that, I’ve completed a swatch in paired double crochet to show it in a lacier stitch.

    Flat lay with We Crochet Comfy Worsted yarn in a swatch and three succulent plants
    Clover Amore Hooks with a crochet swatch done in We Crochet Comfy Worsted Yarn
    Close up image of the crochet swatch

    Splitting was minimal and I have to say, right now, this is my absolute favourite cotton yarn. I loved it so much, I decided to use it for my first garment pattern (coming soon!). To say that I’ve taken this yarn for a test stitch is an understatement as I’ve pretty much completed a 2XL garment sample in it before writing this review. The yarn is wonderfully soft against the skin and I loved working with it. My only complaint about this yarn is that it only comes in 50g balls. That is in no way a deal breaker. I just wish I could get this yarn in larger amounts. Put this yarn in a cone or a large cake and I would be all over it. If you’re looking for a great worsted weight cotton yarn for spring projects I don’t hesitate to recommend giving We Crochet’s Comfy Worsted Weight yarn a try.

    Thanks for checking out my yarn review. Have you tried Comfy Worsted yet? What did you think? What would you make with it? Let me know what you thought in the comments below!

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  • Crochet Patterns

    Amigurumi Boy Doll Free Pattern – CAL Week 2

    Crochet doll held in hands that was made with this Amigurumi boy doll free pattern
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    Welcome back friends! It’s Part Two of our amigurumi boy doll free pattern crochet along for My Pal Pascal. I’m having so much fun with you all on this already and I hope you’re enjoying making your dolls too. Before we get into it, for those that need a reminder, here’s the crochet along details, schedule and reference for those that may need to go back and check out Part One.

    The amirugumi boy doll free pattern for My Pal Pascal has been split into three parts to make creating him a little more manageable and so you can crochet along with us. Please reference the posts below for each part of the CAL and instructions.

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    At the beginning of this week, our Pal Pascal is looking a bit like an alien. For Part Two of our amigurumi boy doll free pattern crochet along, we’ll be adding arms, hair and a nose to our pal Pascal to give him a bit more character and a more earthly appearance. Each arm is made separately and sewn onto the body, just below the neck. The nose is embroidered on simply and then the hair is crocheted as a hair cap and then sewn onto the head of our doll.

    It’s been so much fun seeing everyone’s progress so far! Don’t forget that you can join in the fun with us over in The Loopy Lamb Crochet Community on Facebook and see everyone’s progress. I’m active in the group and will be available to answer any questions posed in the group as well.

    If you love amigurumi patterns, I’ve got a bunch of them here for free on my blog. Here are some other free amigurumi patterns that you can find here at The Loopy Lamb:

    You can purchase an inexpensive ad-free PDF version of this pattern with all three parts together in one convenient file HERE on Ravelry and HERE on Etsy.

    Amigurumi boy doll in a flat lay with yarn and crochet hook

    Amigurumi Boy Doll Free Pattern: My Pal Pascal – CAL Part 2

    Skill Level:

    • Intermediate

    Terminology:

    • U.S. Terminology

    Supplies:

    If you’re planning on buying the materials for this project, please consider doing so through this affiliate link (or those in the supply list). It helps to support the blog at zero cost to you and allows me to continue to bring you great free crochet patterns like this one.

    Abbreviations:


    Finished size:

    • Doll is approximately 9.5” tall

    Gauge:

    • Doll: 5 sts across x 7 rows = 1” square
    • Clothing: 5 sts across x 7 rows = 1” square


    NOTES:

    • This pattern is worked in continuous rounds (unless stated otherwise).  Do not join at the end of the row, unless indicated.  A stitch marker is used to keep track of the beginning of the round.
    • For a cleaner SCDEC, do your SCDEC under the front loops only of each stitch rather than under both loops.  This is often referred to as an invisible decrease. Find my tutorial on how to do this HERE.
    • In Round 1 of the Body, the CH 1 is counted as a ST and should be worked into in Round 2 of the body.
    • Pants are created to fit snuggly on the body without the need of a button.  Take care when pulling over the feet so as not to stretch out the feet and legs. 


    Special Techniques:

    • Invisible Join: FO leaving a long tail. Thread the tail onto a tapestry needle.  Place the tapestry needle through the top of the 2nd ST from front to back and pull through.  Place tip of needle into top of the last ST of the round, under the back loop of the stitch, and pull through to the back of the work.  Weave in the end.

    Nose

    Take a length of Brava Worsted in Almond and embroider a nose in Round 30 across 4 stitches.  Sew over the stitches multiple times until the nose sticks out from the face slightly.  FO and weave in end.

    close up of the nose on the crochet boy doll being made with this free crochet along pattern



    Arms (Make Two)

    Round 1: Using 3.5mm hook and Brava Worsted in Almond, make a MC and SC 6 into the MC. (6)
    Round 2: (SCINC) x 6 (12)
    Rounds 3 – 20: SC around (12) – Add stuffing to the arms as you go.
    FO leaving a long tail.  Whip stitch the opening of the arm closed and sew onto the body of the doll, 1 round below the narrowest part of the neck.


    Hair

    Round 1: Using 3.5mm hook and Brava Worsted in Sienna, make a MC and SC 6 into the MC. (6)
    Round 2: (SCINC) x 6 (12)
    Round 3: (SC 1, SCINC) x 6 (18)
    Round 4: SC 1, SCINC, (SC 2, SCINC) x 5, SC 1 (24)
    Round 5: (SC 3, SCINC) x 6 (30)

    amigurumi boy doll having a hair cap placed on it's head

    Round 6: SC 2, SCINC, (SC 4, SCINC) x 5, SC 2 (36)
    Round 7: (SC 5, SCINC) x 6 (42)
    Round 8: SC 3, SCINC, (SC 6, SCINC) x 5, SC 3 (48)
    Rounds 9 – 14: SC around (48)
    Round 15: SC 13, CH 3, SL ST in 2nd and 3rd CHs from hook, SC in next ST of Round 14, CH 5, SL ST in 2nd and each subsequent CH, SC in the next ST of Round 14, CH 3, SL ST in 2nd and 3rd CHs from hook, SC in the next ST of Round 14, SC in each remaining ST around.
    FO using Invisible Finish (see special techniques), leaving a long tail to sew onto the head.  Thread tapestry needle onto tail and sew the hair onto the head to secure.

    That’s it for Part Two of this amirugumi boy doll free pattern crochet along! I hope you’re enjoying making your My Pal Pascal so far! If you would like to join the My Pal Pascal Crochet Along, please join our Facebook group HERE!  Next week is the final installment of our amigurumi boy doll crochet along and I can’t wait to see all of your finished dolls!

    Disclaimer:

    Feel free to sell the item created with this amigurumi boy doll free pattern but please provide pattern credit back to me when posting online, and please provide a link to my blog: www.theloopylamb.com.  Please do not resell, distribute, duplicate, or share this pattern in any printed or digital form, claiming this pattern as your own original design.  Please do not use my photos when selling your finished items.  Utilizing or purchasing this pattern does not grant permission for mass production.

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  • Product Reviews

    Monet Crochet Shawl Pattern Review & Giveaway

    Woman modelling the monet crochet shawl made with the pattern being reviewed
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    Thanks to our friends at Annie’s Craft Store, I have at copy of the Monet Crochet Shawl pattern by Lena Skvagerson to giveaway to one lucky winner. Before we get to the giveaway, I’ll let you know a bit more about the pattern you can enter to win.

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    The Monet Crochet Shawl is a beautiful, colourful crochet shawl with gorgeous texture. This pattern uses a variety of different techniques to achieve this texture, including mosaic crochet. If you have been dying to try out mosaic crochet, then this may be a great pattern to try out. The Monet Crochet Shawl also features a V in the top-center point of the shawl so it drapes nicely around your neck when worn on the shoulders without fabric bunching up as with some other traditional styles.

    Materials used in the Monet Crochet Shawl Pattern:

    • Yarn: This pattern uses Lion Brand Color Made Easy Bulky (chunky) weight acrylic yarn, 1 skein of each of the following colours: Kingfisher, Avocado, Mineral Yellow, Kombucha, Ultra Violet and Basalt.
    • Hooks: 8mm (L) crochet hook or hook needed to obtain gauge
    • Tapestry Needle
    • Locking Stitch Marker
    Woman modelling the Monet Crochet Shawl by Lena Skvagerson
    Monet Crochet Shawl Available from Annie’s Catalog

    Size:

    • 76″ wide across the top and 20″ long at center

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    Skill Level

    • The skill level in this pattern is listed as Easy

    This pattern uses basic stitches and should be relatively easy for experienced crocheteres to create.

    If you want to purchase a copy of the Monet Crochet Shawl by Lena Skvagerson, you can check it out HERE.

    If you enjoy crochet pattern books, you can check out some more of my crochet book reviews on my blog:

    Monet Crochet Shawl Pattern Giveaway

    Thanks to Annie’s Craft Store, I have a PDF copy of the Monet Crochet Shawl by Lena Skvagerson to giveaway to one lucky winner!

    This pattern giveaway on The Loopy Lamb is open to worldwide participants (except where void by law) and ends Friday, February 26th, 2021 at 11:45pm Eastern Standard time.

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  • Product Reviews

    Furls Wander Acrylic Yarn Review

    Furls Wander Yarn in a flat lay with furls odyssey crochet hooks
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    As you may already know, Furls Crochet doesn’t just sell crochet hooks, but they also sell a merino wool blend yarn called Furls Whims Merino. Until now, that was the only Furls-branded yarn that they sold. Now, there’s a new yarn in town called Furls Wander and I was fortunate enough to be sent some of the new yarn before they launched it to take it for a test stitch.

    This yarn was provided to me free of charge in exchange for my honest review.

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    Before we get into it, let’s go over the yarn label information so we all know a bit more about the yarn:

    Furls Wander Yarn:

    • Current Number of Colourways Available: 14. Check them out HERE.
    • Fiber Content: 100% Acrylic
    • Weight: 4 (Worsted)
    • Package Size: 100g
    • Yardage: 120 yd / 109 m
    • Suggested Hook Size: 5 mm (H)
    • Suggested Needle Size: 5mm (US 8)
    • Crochet Gauge: 16 scs x 28 rows = 4″
    • Knitting Gauge: 18 sts x 27 rows = 1″
    • Care: Machine wash, cold. Do not tumble dry (so lay flat to dry)
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    Furls Wander Yarn in five different colours with matching furls odyssey hooks on top of them

    I was sent the Midnight, Amethyst, Pomegranate, Meadow and Thatch colourways (pictured above and named from left to right). My first impressions of the yarn upon taking it out of the box was how soft it was to touch and noticing the sheen that the yarn has. The yarn has this really pretty shine to it that I haven’t seen very often in a yarn. I particularly enjoyed the shine in the Thatch colourway. It is such a beautiful gold colour and that little shine gives it a bit of a pop that just drew me in. All the yarn colours I tested were vibrant and rich. Just really beautiful, bold colours.

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    Furls Wander yarn in a flat lay with crochet hook, scissors and pizza stitch marker

    Furls Wander was pleasant to work with and had minimal issues with splitting. It has nice stitch definition and is soft on your hands while you work. One of the balls that I worked with had quiet a few knots, splits and frays but I did not experience that with any of the other balls so I’m hoping that was a fluke. Below you can see Furls Wander in two different crochet swatches. I used the Thatch and Amethyst colourways for these swatches. With the Thatch colour, I did a swatch with basic crochet stitches. Starting with single crochet stitches, moving to half double crochet and then double crochet stitches. I used a 6.0mm crochet hook here for that swatch. For my swatch done in Amethyst, I used an 8mm tunisian crochet hook and I started with tunisian simple stitch followed by tunisian knit stitch. Of the two swatches, I think I like how the tunisian simple stitch sample looks the best. I just imagine a luxuriously thick and soft pair of slippers made in tunisian with this yarn and I bet they’d be an instant favourite.

    Crochet swatch made with Furls Wander in Thatch
    Tunisian crochet sample swatch in the yarn being reviewed

    Furls Wander has a bit of a fuzzy halo to it which is exasperated with minimal friction so for this reason, I would personally not use it for a wearable like a sweater unless the fuzzy halo look is something you’re after. It would be great for blankets and accesories though. This is of course, my personal opinion. If this isn’t something that bothers you, then this yarn may be something you fall in love with right away. The squish factor on this yarn is through the roof so it may even be something you’re willing to overlook in order to have that soft, lush fabric.

    Overall, I enjoyed the yarn and I’m definitely going to be making something with it. I’ve already made up a couple of swatches but I love them all so it’s hard to decide what it will become.

    If you are interested in checking out Furls Wander Yarn, it can be purchased HERE.

    Thanks for checking out my yarn review. Have you tried Furls Wander yet? What did you think? What would you make with it? Let me know what you thought in the comments below!

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  • Crochet Patterns

    Crochet Boy Doll Free Pattern Crochet Along – Week 1

    Amigurumi doll made with this Crochet Boy Doll Free Pattern
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    I am SO excited to be sharing this with you all today! It’s the start of my latest free crochet along! This is one of my absolute favourite events to host because it’s just so fun doing this with you and seeing all your beautiful creations. For our new crochet along, I’ve created a crochet boy doll free pattern for us, which I’ve named My Pal Pascal. This pattern was created based on requests from participants in my last crochet along: My Dolly Molly. After finish Molly there were a lot of requests for a crochet boy doll free pattern so, I got to work on it and My Pal Pascal was born.

    I hope you will join along with us for the crochet along. If you do, you can join The Loopy Lamb Crochet Community Group on Facebook where we’ll be chatting and sharing our progress.

    The crochet boy doll free pattern for My Pal Pascal has been split into three parts to make creating him a little more manageable and so you can crochet along with us. Please reference the posts below for each part of the CAL and instructions.

    ***Join the My Pal Pascal Crochet Along Here! Add this design to your Ravelry queue HERE!

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    Before we get more into the pattern, let’s talk about My Pal Pascal. Like my My Dolly Molly doll, is a crochet doll with clothes that are removeable. For the crochet along, Pascal’s pants and shirt are made as separate pieces and can be removed and put back on the doll.

    My Pal Pascal was designed in a way that minimizes sewing. Pascal’s legs, body and head are all crocheted in a single piece. The arms and hair are made separately and sewn on. His clothing is crocheted in a separate piece and as mentioned above, are removeable. There is some sewing for the shirt in order to fasten the button but that was unavoidable in order to make the shirt removeable.

    You can purchase an inexpensive ad-free PDF version of this crochet boy doll pattern with all three parts together in one convenient file HERE on Ravelry and HERE on Etsy.

    amigurumi boy doll with doll clothes in a flat lay

    Crochet Boy Doll Free Pattern: My Pal Pascal – CAL Part 1

    Skill Level:

    • Intermediate

    Terminology:

    • U.S. Terminology

    Supplies:

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    Abbreviations:


    Finished size:

    • Doll is approximately 9.5” tall

    Gauge:

    • Doll: 5 sts across x 7 rows = 1” square
    • Clothing: 5 sts across x 7 rows = 1” square


    NOTES:

    • This pattern is worked in continuous rounds (unless stated otherwise).  Do not join at the end of the row, unless indicated.  A stitch marker is used to keep track of the beginning of the round.
    • For a cleaner SCDEC, do your SCDEC under the front loops only of each stitch rather than under both loops.  This is often referred to as an invisible decrease. Find my tutorial on how to do this HERE.
    • In Round 1 of the Body, the CH 1 is counted as a ST and should be worked into in Round 2 of the body.
    • Pants are created to fit snuggly on the body without the need of a button.  Take care when pulling over the feet so as not to stretch out the feet and legs. 


    Special Techniques:

    • Invisible Join: FO leaving a long tail. Thread the tail onto a tapestry needle.  Place the tapestry needle through the top of the 2nd ST from front to back and pull through.  Place tip of needle into top of the last ST of the round, under the back loop of the stitch, and pull through to the back of the work.  Weave in the end.

    Leg 1

    Round 1: Using 3.5mm hook and Brava Worsted in Cream, make a MC and SC 6 into the MC. (6)
    Round 2: (SCINC) x 6 (12)
    Round 3: (SC 1, SCINC) x 6 (18)
    Round 4: SC 1, SCINC, (SC 2, SCINC) x 5, SC 1 (24)
    Rounds 5 – 6: SC around (24)
    Round 7: (SCDEC) x 6, SC 12 (18)
    Round 8: (SCDEC) x 3, SC 12 (15)
    Round 9: (SCDEC) x 3, SC 9 (12) – Add stuffing to foot.
    Rounds 10 – 24: SC around (12) – Continue to add stuffing as you go. Stuff firmly.
    Place a stitch marker into the 3rd ST of the last round of the leg.  FO.

    Leg 2

    Round 1: Using 3.5mm hook and Brava Worsted in Cream, make a MC and SC 6 into the MC. (6)
    Round 2: (SCINC) x 6 (12)
    Round 3: (SC 1, SCINC) x 6 (18)
    Round 4: SC 1, SCINC, (SC 2, SCINC) x 5, SC 1 (24)
    Rounds 5 – 6: SC around (24)
    Round 7: (SCDEC) x 6, SC 12 (18)
    Round 8: (SCDEC) x 3, SC 12 (15)
    Round 9: (SCDEC) x 3, SC 9 (12) – add stuffing to foot.
    Rounds 10 – 24: SC around (12) – continue to add stuffing as you go. Stuff firmly.

    Do NOT FO.  We will continue onto the body now.


    Body & Head

    Round 1: Working into the top of the 2nd leg, SC 8, CH 1, SC into the 3rd ST of the last round of the first leg.  SC 11 around the first leg, SC in the CH and SC in the last 4 STs of the 2nd leg. (26)
    Pull the end from finishing off the first leg through the hole between the two legs and use it to sew up the hole.
    Round 2:  SC around (26)
    Round 3: SC 7, SCINC, SC, SCINC, SC 7, SCINC, SC 3, SCINC, SC 4 (30)
    Round 4: SC around (30)
    Round 5: (SC 4, SCINC) x 6 (36)
    Rounds 6 – 9: SC around (36)
    Round 10: (SC 4, SCDEC) x 6 (30)
    Rounds 11 – 12: SC around (30)
    Round 13: (SC 3, SCDEC) x 6 (24) – Continue to add stuffing as you go. Stuff firmly.
    Round 14 – 16: SC around (24)

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    Round 17: (SC 4, SCDEC) x 3, SC 6 (21)
    Round 18: SC around (21)
    Round 19: (SCDEC, SC 4) x 2, SCDEC, SC 7 (18)
    Round 20: (SC, SCDEC) x 6 (12)
    Round 21: SC around (12) – Continue to add stuffing as you go. Stuff firmly.
    Round 22: (SC, SCINC) X 6 (18)
    Round 23: SC, SCINC (SC 2, SCINC) X 5, SC 1 (24)
    Round 24: (SC 3, SCINC) x 6 (30)
    Round 25: SC 2, SCINC (SC 4, SCINC) x 5, SC 2 (36)
    Round 26: SC around (36)
    Round 27: (SC 5, SCINC) x 6 (42)

    crochet boy doll in a flat lay with furls crochet hook and brava worsted weight yarn


    Round 28: SC 3, SCINC, (SC 6, SCINC) x 5, SC 3 (48)
    Rounds 29 – 35: SC around (48) – Place safety eyes in Round 32 with 7 sts in between them.
    Round 36: SC 3, SCDEC, (SC 6, SCDEC) x 5, SC 3 (42)
    Round 37: (SC 5, SCDEC) x 6 (36)
    Round 38: SC around (36)
    Round 39: SC 2, SCDEC, (SC 4, SCDEC) x 5,  SC 2 (30)
    Round 40: (SC 3, SCDEC) x 6 (24)
    Round 41: SC 1, SCDEC, (SC 2, SCDEC) x 5, SC 1 (18)
    Round 42: (SC 1, SCDEC) x 6 (12)
    Round 43: (SCDEC) x 6 (6)

    FO leaving a long tail.  Thread the tail onto a tapestry needle and weave through the FLO of the last round and cinch the top closed (find a tutorial on how to do this HERE).  Weave in ends. 

    That’s it for Part One of this crochet boy doll free pattern crochet along! I hope you’re enjoying making your My Pal Pascal so far! If you would like to join the My Pal Pascal Crochet Along, please join our Facebook group HERE!  You can post your yarn and yarn color selections, work-in-progress photos, and let us all know how your dolls are coming along. I can’t wait to see all of your finished dolls!

    If you like free amigurumi patterns, you may enjoy these other free patterns found on my site:

    Disclaimer:

    Feel free to sell the item created with this crochet boy doll free pattern but please provide pattern credit back to me when posting online, and please provide a link to my blog: www.theloopylamb.com.  Please do not resell, distribute, duplicate, or share this pattern in any printed or digital form, claiming this pattern as your own original design.  Please do not use my photos when selling your finished items.  Utilizing or purchasing this pattern does not grant permission for mass production.

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  • Product Reviews

    Farmhouse Mug Mats Review & Giveaway

    Cover image of Farmhouse Mug Mats: 12 Quick-to-stitch Mug Mats by Lisa Mcdonald
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    Thanks to Annie’s Craft Store, I was given the opportunity to review one of their newest crochet book releases: Farmhouse Mug Mats: 12 Quick-to-stitch mug mats by Lisa McDonald and I have a copy of the book to giveaway to one lucky reader! Keep reading to learn more about this book and how you can enter to win a copy of your own.

    Annie’s has provided a copy of this book to me free of charge in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own.

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    I’m not sure when exactly it happened but sometime last year, mug mats or mug rugs became a really popular project to make. If you haven’t heard of them or aren’t sure what a mug mat is, it’s essentially a fancy coaster for your mug. As the title suggests, there are 12 different mug mat crochet patterns included in the book. Those patterns are:

    • Honeybee Mug Mat
    • Tree & Candy Stripes Mug Mat
    • Trio of Trees Mug Mat
    • Sheep Mug Mat
    • Piggy Mug Mat
    • Pumpkin Truck Mug Mat
    • Pair of White Cats Mug Mat
    • Hen Mug Mat
    • Rooster Mug Mat
    • Coffee Cups Mug Mat
    • Hearts Mug Mat
    • Dragonfly Mug Mat
    crochet mug rug with a sheep on it
    honeycombe and honey bee mug mat

    The crochet mug mats in Farmhouse Mug Mats are all geared towards a farmhouse aesthetic and they are beautiful. Almost too beautiful to put a mug on because you just want to look at them. Honestly, with all the work that would go into creating one of these masterpieces, my heart would break if I spilled coffee on it. That won’t stop me from making them though because they are just too beautiful and fun to make. They would make fantastic gifts too. I know a few people on my list that will likely get a couple of these soon. Housewarming gift anyone?

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    Farmhouse mug mat with coffee cups on it

    Each mug mat pattern comes with a colour chart to help you know where to make those colour changes to create the beautiful images on the the mug mat. The patterns all utilize a DK weight acrylic/cotton blend yarn from Sheepjes so you’ll have to shop online or at your local yarn store (not Michaels) to find this yarn if you’re wanting to use what the designer used.

    All the patterns in Farmhouse Mug Mats are graded as intermediate level and I completely agree with that assessment. There is a lot of colourwork involved in these crochet mug mat patterns and although they use relatively simple stitches, the colour work could be tricky for beginners. There are no additional resources in the back of the book for those new to tapestry crochet so I’d recommend this book to those that are already experienced with tapestry crochet techniques or those that are willing to figure it out as you go. The patterns themselves were clear to get the point across but if I was new to tapestry crochet or colourwork I could get frustrated without having some extra help.

    Overall, Farmhouse Mug Mats is a book full of beautiful and fun colourwork projects for intermediate crocheters. If you’re looking for some great mug mat patterns that take the concept of mug mats to the next level, then you’ll likely want to check out Farmhouse Mug Mats HERE.

    crochet mug mat with a pig on it from farmhouse mug mats

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    Farmhouse Mug Mats Giveaway

    Thanks to Annie’s Craft Store, I have a PDF copy of the book Farmhouse Mug Mats by Lisa McDonald to giveaway to one lucky winner!

    The Farmhouse Mug Mats Giveaway on The Loopy Lamb is open to worldwide participants and ends Friday, February 12th, 2021 at 11:45pm Eastern Standard time.

    To enter, use the King Sumo form below. If you are on mobile and have difficulty entering, please use a desktop computer to enter. Only the Email option is mandatory – all other tasks are optional, for bonus entries only. Please note that by entering your email below, you are subscribing to The Loopy Lamb email list. We will not send you spam, just notifications about new free crochet patterns, news and giveaways.