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It’s a wrap, folks! This year was our second time around knitting and crocheting our way through the holidays, making ornament-sized takes on everything from sweaters to Christmas cookies. Take a look at this year’s collection of ornaments and find links to each pattern in this post.
Christmas comes just once a year – celebrate with cute crochet ornaments! Check out this post for three free amigurumi patterns for a jaunty Santa hat, cheery mug & a sweet mini Christmas tree ornament!
These ornaments are inspired by holiday treats, and we’re going way beyond the classic sugar cookies and gingerbread men! We’ve got a super cute little meringue, cookies and milk for Santa and a colorful piece of wrapped Christmas candy to brighten our trees.
It appears neck warming season is here! I’d wager there are more scarf and cowl patterns out there than any other type of knit or crochet accessory. With so many great options to try, why not whip up a new scarf or cowl for yourself this weekend?
Tuck in with your yarn and a cup of cocoa to to create something sweet this holiday season. We’ll knit and crochet ornaments to trim our trees, top our presents, and stuff our stockings starting November 28.
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