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Christmas Crafting with Spirit

My mother is the type of person who wants to have all of her Christmas presents purchased before October. She has recently gotten back into crocheting after a 20+ year break from it, so she’s excited to learn everything I can tell her about stitches, fibers, and all things yarn-related. While talking to her on the phone, I mentioned our newest yarn, Hometown USA. Her thoughts immediately went to her almost finished Christmas list.

“Do you have Pittsburgh Steelers colors? I want to make my sister a striped scarf.” I recommended that she try Pittsburgh Yellow with Oakland Black. “How about Cleveland Browns colors? You could make your cousin Bryan a hat.” I quickly suggested Cleveland Brown and Syracuse Orange. Now I have to send her the yarn so that she can finish all of her Christmas crafting.

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  • I don’t see anything I can use for the current Philadelphia Eagle green 🙁

    Zontee says: Hi phillygirl64, see how you can make your own Eagles scarf with these directions from Michelle K. of Craft Mag.

  • Sadly, there is no Jacksonville Teal.

  • Thanks, but my comment was more about the lack of the appropriate green…I might still try that scarf, adapting it to crochet 😉

    Zontee says: Gotcha, well, as you can see from those directions, Michelle used colors from Vanna’s Choice, another easy-care yarn, and there are two greens (Loden & Forest Green) that would be good in Wool-Ease. You should definitely be able to adapt that pattern to crochet. Same idea of using the chart when you get to the point where you want the pattern.

  • I was wondering which hat pattern this is? I would love to make a few of these for the holidays.

    Zontee says: Hi Molly, photos that have an orange border are clickable. In this case, clicking on the photo would take you to the pattern, the Hometown Hat.

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