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Christmas Countdown Dec. 22 – Easter Craft

Last Updated on December 23, 2020 by Gwen Bautista There are only three more days until Christmas, so let’s get right to the good stuff, today’s patter for our Christmas Countdown is an Easter Craft Pattern! Don’t forget to check out yesterday’s Crochet Blanket post and enter our giveaway below. Today is the last day of

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Christmas Countdown Dec. 21 – Crochet Blanket

Last Updated on December 23, 2020 by Gwen Bautista Presents are wrapped, and halls are decked for Christmas. That also means Crafters are putting their final touches on projects and making promises to unfinished gifts that “I’ll finish this next year” or “There is a birthday coming up” and “Mothers Day is right around the

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Christmas Countdown Dec. 20 – Plastic Canvas Tissue Box #1017

Last Updated on December 23, 2020 by Gwen Bautista Today’s Christmas Countdown pattern is a delightful Plastic Canvas Tissue Box. Find more kits and patterns on our website. Don’t forget to check out yesterday’s Kids Cardigan. These striped cardigans are incredible vintage Mary Maxim items. Enter our very special Christmas Countdown Giveaway at the end of the

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Christmas Countdown Dec. 19 – Kids Cardigan

Last Updated on December 23, 2020 by Gwen Bautista Wow, less than a week from Christmas already! Today’s Free Pattern in our Christmas Countdown is our Kids Cardigan. These striped cardigans are incredible vintage Mary Maxim items. Don’t forget to check out yesterday’s featured designer Lorene from Cre8tion Crochet and her Crochet Ear Warmer. Enter our very special

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Christmas Countdown Dec. 18 – Crochet Ear Warmer

Last Updated on December 23, 2020 by Gwen Bautista Today’s featured designer is Lorene from Cre8tion Crochet. Lorene is sharing her Winter Skies Crochet Ear Warmer.  Make sure to check out yesterday’s post on Mary Maxim Christmas Stockings. Enter our very special Christmas Countdown Giveaway at the end of the post. Stop back and visit

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Christmas Countdown Dec. 17 – Christmas Stockings

Last Updated on December 23, 2020 by Gwen Bautista We are almost a week away from Christmas Day! Can you believe how fast December is flying by? In just about two weeks, we will be writing 2021 on our dates, and we can say goodbye to the year 2020. Today’s Free Pattern in our Christmas

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Christmas Countdown Dec. 16 – Crochet Stocking

Last Updated on December 23, 2020 by Gwen Bautista Today’s featured design team is the brilliant Sara and Helen from Sunflower Cottage Crochet and their Fireside Crochet Stocking.  Don’t forget to check out yesterday’s Vintage Sweaters post featuring classic Mary Maxim Sweaters.  Enter our very special Christmas Countdown Giveaway at the end of the post.

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Christmas Countdown Dec. 15 – Vintage Sweaters

Last Updated on December 23, 2020 by Gwen Bautista Thanks for joining our Third Annual Christmas Countdown.  Each day for the month of December we check off a day on our calendar with a free pattern either by Mary Maxim or by a featured maker.  Today we are featuring an iconic pattern, the one that

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Christmas Countdown Dec. 14 – Knit Ornaments

It’s funny the things that bring a (happy) tear to the eye. Searching through the archives from my store, I knew I’d kept the handmade cards my parents (who sadly, are no longer with us) made for the shop – Dad did the drawings, Mum made the knitted accessories. What I didn’t know I still had, was my mother’s handwritten instructions for little knitted stockings which were created for a different card design.

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