Crochet Bobble Beard Review – Free Pattern

Crochet Bobble Beard by The Purple Poncho

My whole family really enjoyed this crochet bobble beard, and it’s such a fun project! This was a custom request and when I got it made up, my son wanted one too!  Here he is modeling his brown beard. Continue reading

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Stitch It Up Link Party #1

Stitch It Up Party

It’s a party and you’re invited!  Welcome to our weekly “Stitch It Up” link party, co-hosted by The Hooked Haberdasher and The Purple Poncho.  Your entries will appear on both of our websites each week by linking up on either one of our blogs!  Every Monday, we’ll feature the top 5 clicked projects and share them on our social media sites.  Link with us, visit other blogs, leave comments, and make some new friends! Continue reading

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Lovely Flowers

Orchid Pink Thread with Green Spider Mum by The Purple Poncho - Copy

For the month of February, I shared some lovely flower photographs from a flower arrangement that I received for Valentine’s Day.  I was also in the process of making my Lacy Hoop Earrings, so I included some of that progress in the background on this first picture.

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Favorite Hat & Scarf Set – Two Free Crochet Patterns

Classic Winter Beanie AND Herringbone Infinity Scarf by The Purple Poncho

I’m so excited about the way this custom hat & scarf set turned out, I wanted to share it with you.  The patterns are from my original collection, see below for links.  It’s amazing how color combinations can dramatically change the look of the design.  

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Lacy Hoop Earrings A Free Crochet Pattern

Pink Lacy Hoop Earrings A Free Crochet Pattern by The Purple Poncho

Show in the color Orchid Pink – so pretty for Valentine’s Day!

Lacy Hoop Earrings make you feel so elegant and feminine when you wear them!  Made out of thread for that lacy, airy look, and are lightweight on your ears for comfort.  Make them in every color to match your wardrobe, they are so fun!   Here we go… 

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Lovely Flowers

Flowers with Furls Hook by The Purple Poncho

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Here is another post about some “Lovely Flowers” that I’ve posted over the last couple of months on my Facebook page.  This first photo includes my Great Grandma Leona’s heart plate underneath this pretty vase of flowers.  I just love pinks and greens together, and my Candy Furls Hook is almost the same color green as the Spider Mums.  Continue reading

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Hairpin Lace Shimmer Scarf – A Free Crochet Pattern

Hairpin Lace Shimmer Scarf A Free Crochet Pattern by The Purple Poncho

Hairpin Lace Shimmer Scarf is stunning.  It is so soft and fluffy, with just a hint of sparkle (I love that). The scarf is a tubular scarf and the pattern is the same on every side.  The colors are striking and really make the design pop.  This is my new favorite scarf to make, wear, and gift!  This labor of love is perfect for Valentine’s Day in these colors. 

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Bohemian Oasis Crochet Mood Blanket

Mood Blanket Complete by The Purple Poncho

It’s finished!  The Bohemian Oasis Crochet Mood Blanket I started last January.    It’s the perfect size for a lap blanket to keep me warm while I crochet something else during these cold winter evenings!  I ended up making five rows with seven squares in each one for a total of 35 squares.  It measures approximately 45″ wide x 60″ long. Continue reading

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Classic Winter Beanie – Free Crochet Pattern

Featuring Red Heart Super Saver and Reflective Yarns!

Featuring Red Heart Super Saver and Reflective Yarns!

The Classic Winter Beanie is just that.  A simple double crochet beanie with classic stripes around the brim.  This hat would be great for Men & Women.  I love working with the Red Heart Reflective Yarn, it adds another dimension to the look.  It’s also great for safety too!  Here we go… Continue reading

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Crochet Crossbody Bags & Purses

Purple Diamond Stitch Purse with Gold accents

Purple Diamond Stitch Purse with Gold Vintage Button

Here are my latest crocheted crossbody bags and purses that I’ve designed and posting for inspiration only.  I free form my purses and really enjoy just creating each one.   Continue reading

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