Monday, June 17, 2019

June 2019 KnitCrate Unboxing by BrennaAnnHandmade


Happy Monday! June’s KnitCrate (a surprise yarn + crochet / knitting patterns box!) is here, and I just couldn’t wait to show you all the lovely goodies included in this month’s crate! 


June's theme is Calico: a reference to little flowers, soft, handmade quilts, and all the most wonderful spring things. In addition to this BEAUTIFUL cotton-blend yarn, it also came with their exclusive Inspirations pattern booklet & the most adorable retractable tape measure! What would YOU make with this beautiful yarn? Let me know below!


Want to try a KnitCrate of your very own? ;) 

Just go HERE + use my exclusive coupon code “BRENNA20” to receive 20% off your 1st month! :)


Happy making everybody!
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Thursday, June 13, 2019

FREE CROCHET PATTERN - The Super Chunky Ribbed Tassel Blanket by BrennaAnnHandmade


Happy Thursday! Today I'll be sharing the very 1st YouTube video + photo tutorial made in collaboration with HobiumYarns early last year - The Super Chunky Ribbed Tassel Blanket!


This "Crochet-Along-With-Me" pattern is really fun, quick & easy - great for beginner crocheters as well as advanced! ;)


The super chunky Kartopu Wool Decor yarn used to to make it is super soft & cozy, perfect for over-sized projects like this! 


Are you ready to get started? Great, let’s go! ;)

>>>To view the step-by-step video tutorial, visit my YouTube channel HERE

Finished Dimensions: Approximately 34″ X 48″


Materials needed:
10 Skeins Kartopu Wool Decor in “Cream”
25mm crochet hook
A smaller crochet hook for weaving in ends
Scissors
Ruler
8″ wide piece of cardboard


Just click HERE to visit the HobiumYarns blog & snag the full, FREE step-by-step photo tutorial pattern!


Happy making everybody!
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Friday, June 7, 2019

May 2019 KnitCrate Yarn + Pattern Subscription Review by BrennaAnnHandmade



Happy Monday all! I hadn't had a chance to share May's surprise KnitCrate subscription yet, but definitely HAD to - just look at these summery colored skeins of super soft yarn + the beautifully themed knit & crochet patterns included in the May box!

The colorway this month is called Citrus Squeeze and is inspired by lemons, tangerines, and grapefruits - how fun right?! This month's box includes a single, signature skein on a ultra luxurious base: Knitologie Cozy Sock is a 75% Superwash Merino, 15% Nylon, 10% Cashmere, fingering weight yarn that works up beautifully into socks, shawls, and more, with 439 yards per skein!



KnitCrate Details:


-Shipping is free with every subscription, both domestic and internationally! 

-The KnitCrate Membership (pictured) is just $24.99 per month! It includes 2 skeins ($48 retail), 1 knitting pattern by an independent designer ($5 retail),  and 1 crochet pattern by an independent designer ($5 retail).  

-KnitCrate Artisan Crates and Sock Artisan Crates feature skeins of yarn by independent dyers and knitting patterns by independent designers! (Fun right? ;) )


Want to try a KnitCrate of your very own? ;) 



Just go HERE + use coupon code “BRENNA20” to receive 20% off your 1st month!





Happy making everybody! :)
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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

FREE CROCHET PATTERN - Striped Spring Crochet Cotton Baby Blanket by BrennaAnnHandmade


Happy Tuesday! Spring is just about over, and Summer is upon us ;) so I thought, for this weeks FREE pattern post, that I'd share this simple, striped crochet baby blanket pattern, made in collaboration with HobiumYarns a couple years back! 


Back then, I used their lightweight, 100% cotton yarn in the Apple brand (which has since then, unfortunately been discontinued) BUT, this pattern can still be made with any of the other lovely cotton options they have! Just choose any fun color combination you'd like from their variety of choices HERE! ;)


Are you ready to get started? Great! Let's go!

Finished Dimensions: Approximately 28″ X 35″


Materials needed:
2 Skeins Apple Cotton in “Off Cream” (Color 1)
2 Skeins Apple Cotton in “Dark Mustard Yellow” (Color 2)
2 Skeins Apple Cotton in “White-Black” (Color 3)
6mm Kartopu Plastic crochet hook
Scissors
Ruler


Just click HERE to visit the HobiumYarns blog & snag the full, FREE step-by-step photo tutorial pattern!


Happy making everybody!
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Thursday, May 23, 2019

FREE CROCHET PATTERN - Simple Textured Chunky Coaster by BrennaAnnHandmade


Happy Thursday! Today I'll be sharing a cute + practical crochet pattern for the home, with these Simple Textured Chunky Crochet Coasters! :) 


For this tutorial made in collaboration with HobiumYarns, I used their pretty & fun, “Kartopu Rubin” yarn in pink with yellow flecks throughout – perfectly soft & chunky for these handmade coasters! 


*Tip: HobiumYarns often sell out quickly; if you can't find this particular yarn at the time you're needing it, just choose another bulky #5 weight yarn from their wide selection! ;)

Are you ready to get started? Great! Lets go! ;)


Materials needed:
1 skein of Kartopu Rubin yarn (will make 4 coasters total)
8mm crochet hook
Scissors



Just click HERE to visit the HobiumYarns blog & snag the full, FREE step-by-step photo tutorial pattern!



Happy making everybody!
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Thursday, May 16, 2019

FREE CROCHET PATTERN - The Lightweight Boho Fringe Scarf / Headwrap / Belt by BrennaAnnHandmade


Happy Thursday! I’m excited to share this 3-in-1 fringed scarf + headwrap + belt pattern, designed a couple of summers ago in collaboration with HobiumYarns, using their awesome La Mia Cottony Yarn


La Mia Cottony is a super soft, lightweight cotton yarn – perfect for summer! ;)


Ready to get started?! Great! Let's go! :)


Materials needed:

- 2-3 balls of La Mia Cottony yarn (depending on how tight or loose you crochet. I crochet on the tighter side this pattern used just at 2 balls)
6mm crochet hook
- Scissors
- Ruler
- Large Eye Tapestry Needle (for sewing top & weaving in ends)



Just click HERE to visit the HobiumYarns blog & snag the full, FREE step-by-step photo tutorial pattern!



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Monday, May 13, 2019

NEW CROCHET PATTERN: The Summer Beach Baby Blanket by BrennaAnnHandmade


Happy Monday! I'm super excited to share my newest crochet pattern with you - The Summer Beach Baby Blanket!


This super fun design was inspired by all the colors of a summer day at the beach!


I used multiple crochet stitches to create this pattern, so it has lots of different textures throughout.


The yarn I chose to use is the Yarn Bee Soft Secret from Hobby Lobby. which is SO soft - perfect for baby blankets! Feel free to make this blanket bigger or smaller if you'd like as well, or switch out the colors used to fit your own personal style! ;)


Are you ready to get started? Great! Let's go! 


*Size measures approximately 30" x 40" as written*


Materials Needed:

- 1 Skein of each color listed below, of Yarn Bee Soft Secret (or 300 yards, #4 medium weight yarn)
> Ivory
> Honey
> Mango
> Pink
> Aqua
> Hot Tuurquoise
- A 6.5mm size K crochet hook
- A pair of scissors
- A tapestry needle or smaller size crochet hook to help weave in ends


Find The Summer Beach Baby Crochet Blanket Pattern HERE






Happy making everybody!
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