Giveaway #3 – Evil Minion Crochet Hat

Congratulations to Dawn M. who was the Giveaway #2 winner of Elsa crochet hat winner!   heididaily, this one is for you as you suggested it as a potential giveaway last week – an Evil Purple Minion crochet hat!! Thanks to everyone for their comments! If you have an idea for a giveaway, please let me know.   The one I am giving away will fit a child (approximately ages 3-10).   If you need another size or just cannot wait to see if you have won, I sell them for only $25 Canadian plus shipping!! You can contact me

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Christmas Stockings FREE Pattern

A client hired me to make three Christmas stockings for herself, her fiance, and her dog. Here is the FREE pattern I used from Yarnspirations.  Instead of cross stitching, I used the chart and colour-worked the images as I crocheted. I also found a chart for letters and added them to the top of the stocking. Which is your favourite stocking – the Christmas tree, the Santa Claus, or the Snowman?  

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FREE Crochet Santa Apron Pattern

I definitely need to make my family each one of these – how fun would that be? We could even use them as dinner bibs! Here is the FREE pattern from Red Heart. Please post below if you’ve made this, will make it, or if you would wear it!!

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Two Colour Knitting

Last year I was getting bored of single rows of colour in my knitting. I wanted to “shake things up” so I decided to do some colour-working. I realize this makes me a wild woman who you may be shy of associating with, but check out a few of the results.         I liked it so much that I tried a Hello Kitty crochet graphgan with a lot more colour working than 2 colours!   Interested in trying colour-working yourself? Check out Craftsy’s blog post on getting started.

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Craft Shows 2014

This afternoon I will be at my third and final craft show for the season. Three weekends in a row sitting and smiling and engaging potential present and future clients. I believe it is important to have a presence in the community for word of mouth and face-to-face to be a potential business attraction. I know myself I prefer to do business with people who I “know” rather than a sterile webpage. Crafting is all about art and the human reaction to it and that is how I would like to represent my business. The product may not have been

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Welcome! I'm Elizabeth. The Ruthless Crafter specializes in knit and crochet character hats for makers and wearers. My mission is to help you express your playful side.

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