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  • Crafty Bottle Cozy – guest postCrochet Pattern

    Hello Hello and Happy 4th of July!  I am so excited to be hanging out with you guys over here on Taylor-Lynn.com! My name is Ashley and I am the mom-boss behind A Crafty Concept. When I first insta-met Taylor nearly a year ago we clicked almost immediately and when she asked me to do […]

  • Rover Bag – Yarn Substitutions, More Colors, and Strap Ideas!

    I never imagined I would get to work with someone as well known and talented as Ashleigh from Sewrella, but here we are! I am in love with the Rover Bag design I made, and I am ecstatic that she loved it just as much. If you haven’t gotten a chance to check out the […]

  • Independence Day Crochet Top Pattern

    When I think summer I think of my favorite summer holiday…. Independence day! I love dressing up in our nations colors and celebrating everything that makes this country so great! So since I am in the spirit and I want to give you all plenty of time to make these cute tops, I am releasing […]

  • Crochet Drifter Boho Vest

    I wanted to introduce you guys to my first paid pattern I recently released. Its my Drifter Boho Vest. A lot of time, frustration, and frogging went into making this awesome new pattern, but I couldn’t be happier with the end result. It is truly my favorite design I have made so far (hence why […]

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    Buying Yarn Hints, Tips, and Money Savers

    Buying yarn. I cannot tell if its a passionate hobby of mine or an unhealthy addiction at this point. I have bins on top of bins of yarn currently stashed away in my craft room (yes I had to give my yarn hobby its own room since it was starting to take over my bedroom) […]

  • X Bikini Top Crochet Pattern – FREE!

    Is there still snow on the ground here in Michigan? Absolutely. I’m not in denial, I promise, its just that I have sunshine, beaches, and warmer weather are on my mind. I have a Vacay to a warmer place coming up soon(ISH), and I wanted to make a new bikini top to be ready for […]

  • Crochet Sweater Pattern Round Up

    Whether it’s your first attempt at a crochet sweater, or if you’ve made 100 sweaters, having a good sweater pattern to follow is a must. I have seen so many gorgeous crochet sweaters flooding my Instagram feed and I feel its my duty to share some of my top picks of these gorgeous patterns.  I’ve […]

  • 7 Crochet Gifts to Give for the Holidays

    Nothing says I love you like a handmade gift, or 7 😉 With the holidays coming around I thought I would share some of my favorite crochet patterns and makers with you all and hopefully inspire you to buy handmade or make your own! We have such an awesome little maker community full of love […]

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    Faux Knit Crochet Infinity Scarf Pattern

    Knitted item’s are beautiful, but as someone who has only mastered crochet, that makes me sad. If you are like me and just cannot work with two needles and want to stick with your single hook, yet love the look of knit, we are in luck! This faux knit stitch (which is SUPER easy) can […]

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    Serenity Sweater Crochet Pattern

      Sweater season is here, thus the Serenity Sweater was born. I am a huge fan of the high waisted, floor length skirts, with a cropped sweater, or paired with some nice skinny jeans. With that in mind I started on this crochet Serenity Sweater. I made mine with a cropped look, but you can […]