10 Days of Thanksgiving – Rainbows {Day 8}

10 Days of Thanksgiving – Rainbows

November…. the month that reminds everyone that we need to be thankful for all that we have. Crafting Friends Designs, Sweet Potato 3, Snappy Tots & I have come up with a 10 days of Thanksgiving Crochet Event. Each day we will share what we’re grateful for, and then we will each offer a pattern for $1 relating to the day’s theme.

 

10 Days of Thanksgiving - Rainbows - Day 8 gives us hope beyond the storms of life.

 

10 Days of Thanksgiving – Rainbows

 

Today is day 8 of our 10 Days of Thanksgiving with our theme being rainbows.

We all decided that one of the things we were thankful for was rainbows. I personally see the rainbow as a promise – it gives me hope. During the storms of life I hang onto knowing that God has my back. You can’t have a rainbow without the rain, so we need to be thankful for the gray skies and rain as well as the rainbow. So, if you’re struggling, just remember: 

 

The greater the storm, the brighter the rainbow.

 

Today we’ve all picked something bright, cheerful, and full of color. Hopefully it will be a reminder of sunshine, of hope, and of happy things.

Below is my rainbow baby blanket. The white is raised so it looks like little cloud bursts in between the rainbow of squares.

 

Candy Cloud Burst rainbow baby afghan by Ambassador Crochet.

Candy Cloud Burst Rainbow Baby Blanket

 

Kate’s Loop the Loop afghan is magnificent! The raised colors make this rainbow pop!

 

Loop the Loop afghan pattern by Crafting Friends Designs

Loop the Loop afghan by Crafting Friends Designs

 

Heidi is the master of rainbow colors and her Snappy Bag is no exception. There are an entire rainbow of colors to choose from when making yourself a bag.

 

Snappy Bag by Snappy Tots

Snappy Bag by Snappy Tots

 

Christine’s Woodland Hat is full of soft rainbow colors. Make it just as she has it or add your own rainbow for your own look.

 

Woodland Hat by Sweet Potato 3

Woodland Hat by Sweet Potato 3

 

How it Works….

 

You can receive each of the patterns listed above for $1.00 each. (offer expires 11/21 @midnight)

  1. Click any image or link above to be taken to the designers Ravelry page.
  2. Add as many of the patterns as you’d like to your cart.
  3. At checkout use coupon code 10THANKS

NOTE: Refunds will not be given so please make sure the discount is applied before completing checkout.

 

Happy Crocheting!

Kristine

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Sundial Hat Crochet Pattern

There is nothing like the warming effect that sunshine has during the fall and winter months. And as I worked up this design, I realized the texture of the Sundial Hat reminds me of the shadows that a sundial would create. It’s just enough texture to make it amazing, without making it too difficult. I never wear hats and I’m keeping this one for myself!

 

Sundial Hat crochet pattern by Ambassador Crochet .

 

Sundial Hat Crochet Pattern 

 

The Sundial Hat pattern uses #4 worsted weight yarn and an I hook (or whatever hook will match gauge).

The pattern is rated advanced beginner because of post stitches and the mix of stitches.

I’ve made 3 or these so far – 1 for myself and 2 for my daughter’s A Heart for the Homeless: Mission Hats & Scarves collection that she’s working on. And I’m going to be making more. It’s my new favorite pattern!

Use coupon code 10THANKS at checkout (Ravelry only) to receive the pattern for only $1.00. Sale expires at midnight on 11/19/2017.

The Sundial Hat crochet pattern is available in my pattern shops:

Ravelry Shop

Etsy Store

 

Happy Crocheting!

Kristine

 

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10 Days of Thanksgiving – Service {Day 2}

10 Days of Thanksgiving – Service

November…. the month that reminds everyone that we need to be thankful for all that we have. Some of my designer friends & I have come up with a 10 days of Thanksgiving Crochet Event. Each day we will share what we’re grateful for, and then we will each offer a pattern for $1 relating to the day’s theme.

 

10 Days of Thanksgiving - Service - Day 2 celebrates service - our service to others and their service to us.

 

10 Days of Thanksgiving – Service

 

Today is day 2 of our 10 Days of Thanksgiving with our theme being service.

Whether you’re helping someone else, or they’re helping you, there are so many reasons and people to thank for their service. 

“To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.” ~Don Adams

 

For the theme today, we’ve each picked a pattern and a charity that you can donate to. This is a great time of year to focus on others and there are so many amazing and giving charities out there. We’ve just named a few of our favorites.

My charity pick is a bit personal. My teenage daughter went on a mission trip this summer and worked with the homeless. She came home feeling like she needed to do more, so she started A Heart for the Homeless. She’s making & collecting hats & scarves for the homeless to give out this Thanksgiving and Christmas. She’s also taught many of her youth group friends to crochet so they can help her. Between her and the donations we have received from some amazing crocheters she’s collected over 300 hats and scarves in less than 3 months!

 

Winter Berries infinity by Ambassador Crochet.

Winter Berries Infinity by Ambassador Crochet

 

Christine is the organizer behind the Cancer Challenge. Every year dozens of designers offer free patterns in exchange for a promise to donate at least one to someone going through chemo. The Wrap Me Tender Hooded Scarf would be perfect to keep both kids & adults going through chemo warm.

 

Wrap Me Tender Hooded Scarf by Sweet Potato 3

Wrap Me Tender Hooded Scarf by Sweet Potato 3

 

Kate’s “With All My Heart” photo prop is perfect to help support Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep. Their mission statement is: “To introduce remembrance photography to parents suffering the loss of a baby with a free gift of professional portraiture.” These hearts would be a perfect addition to those photos that will be all some parents have of their new baby.

 

With all My Heart by Crafting Friends Designs.

With All My Heart Photo Prop by Crafting Friends Designs

 

Little Lambs of Utah is an organization that provides kits to children entering the foster care system or hospitals. This froggy backpack would help bring joy to a child and put a smile on their face.

 

Froggy Friends Backpack by Snappy Tots.

Pack & PJ Froggy Friends by Snappy Tots

 

Last, but definitely not least, I would like to thank all those who serve and protect this country. You and your families know the true meaning of service and serving others. I’m offering an additional pattern today – my American Flag Afghan.

 

American Flag afghan crochet pattern by Ambassador Crochet.

American Flag Afghan by Ambassador Crochet

 

How it Works….

 

You can receive each of the patterns listed above for $1.00 each. (offer expires 11/15 @midnight)

  1. Click any image or link above to be taken to the designers Ravelry page.
  2. Add as many of the patterns as you’d like to your cart.
  3. At checkout use coupon code 10THANKS
  4. Each pattern will need to be purchased separately.

NOTE: Refunds will not be given so please make sure the discount is applied before completing checkout.

 

 

Happy Crocheting!

Kristine

 

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10 Days of Thanksgiving – Family {Day 1}

10 Days of Thanksgiving – Family

November is the month that reminds everyone that we need to be thankful for all that we have. Some of my designer friends & I have come up with a 10 days of Thanksgiving Crochet Event. Each day we will share what we’re grateful for, and then we will each offer a pattern for $1 relating to the day’s theme.

 

10 Days of Thanksgiving - Family - Day 1 celebrates family & children.

 

10 Days of Thanksgiving – Family

 

We’re kicking off our 10 Days of Thanksgiving today with day 1 being family and children. There is nothing that means more to me on this earth than my family. I love spending time with my family and would choose breakfast out with my husband and our children over a girls night out any day of the week. (Nothing wrong with girls night out, it’s just not my thing.)

 

The love of a family is life’s greatest blessing.

 

A new baby is one of those amazing blessings. The Ava Grace baby blanket (by me) is a beautiful way to share the excitement and joy.

 

Ava Grace baby blanket by Ambassador Crochet.

Ava Grace Baby Blanket by Ambassador Crochet

 

Celebrate children with these adorable ear warmers from Sweet Potato 3. They’re sure to put a smile on any child’s face.

 

Animal Ear Warmers by Sweet Potato 3

Animal Ear Warmers by Sweet Potato 3

 

Whether your family has adults or children you can wrap those you love in this beautiful infinity by Crafting Friends Designs.

 

Ribbon Candy Infinity Cowl by Crafting Friends Designs

Ribbon Candy Infinity Cowl by Crafting Friends Designs

 

Kids love fun! And what’s more fun than these tiger mittens?! They’re perfect for outdoor adventures with family.

 

Tiger Mittens by Snappy Tots

Tiger Mittens by Snappy Tots

 

 

How it Works….

 

You can receive each of the patterns listed above for $1.00 each. (offer expires 11/14 @midnight)

  1. Click any image or link above and be taken to the designers Ravelry page.
  2. Add as many of the patterns as you’d like to your cart.
  3. At checkout use coupon code 10THANKS

NOTE: Refunds will not be given so please make sure the discount is applied before completing checkout.

 

Check back tomorrow for day 2 of why we’re thankful & blessed.

 

Happy Crocheting!

Kristine

 

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10 Days of Thanksgiving Crochet Event

November is the month that reminds everyone that we need to be thankful for all that we have. Some of my designer friends & I have come up with a 10 days of Thanksgiving Crochet Event.

 

10 Days of Thanksgiving Crochet Event

 

10 Days of Thanksgiving

 

10 days

10 things to be thankful for

10 patterns (on sale) from each of us

All reminders of all that we have to be thankful for.

It’s going to be so much fun!

 

Here’s who will be joining me.

 

10 Days of Thanksgiving Crochet Event - Sweet Potato 3

Christine – Sweet Potato 3

 

10 Days of Thanksgiving Crochet Event - Crafting Friends Designs

Kate – Crafting Friends Designs

 

 

10 Days of Thanksgiving Crochet Event - Snappy Tots

Heidi – Snappy Tots

 

 

The details….

I don’t want to overwhelm you with an email update every day, but I will be updating the blog. We’ll share something we’re thankful for and we will each share one pattern related to that day’s thing we’re thankful for.

Make sure you check back here daily so you can see all the deals we have for you!

 

Happy Crocheting!

Kristine

 

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Cinnamon Scarf – Free Crochet Pattern

If you’re looking for texture the Cinnamon Scarf is is a great, quick project. Made with bulky weight yarn and a larger hook, it can be easily adjusted to any size.

 

Cinnamon Scarf - free crochet pattern by Ambassador Crochet.

 


Cinnamon Scarf 

 

Finished Size: 4.5” wide x 74” long

Yarn: #5 bulky

  • 2 skeins (7 oz. total)

Hook: Size N/13 (9.00 mm)

Notions: Yarn Needle

Gauge: 8.5 sts & 10 rows = 4 inches in sc blo

 

Abbreviations

blo – back loop only

ch – chain

sc – single crochet

yo – yarn over

 

Special Stitches:

  • Single crochet back loop only (sc blo) – insert hook in back loop only of next st, yo, pull up loop, yo, draw through both loops on hook.

 

Scarf

Ch 151,

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sc in each ch across, turn. (150 sc)

Row 2: Ch 1, sc blo in each st across, turn.

Rows 3 – 10 (or until approx. 4.5″ wide): Rep Row 2.

Fasten off. Weave in ends.

 

This scarf is part of the A Heart for the Homeless Mission that my daughter is working on.  She is still looking for hat & scarf donations if you would like to help her reach her goal. For mailing address, please see my Ambassador Crochet FB Community group or you can email me directly.

 

Happy Crocheting!

 

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Bubblegum Infinity Scarf Crochet Pattern

I’m pretty sure everyone remembers Bazooka bubblegum from when they were a child. That’s exactly what the bubblegum infinity reminded me of as I made it…..Bazooka. From it’s bright pink color to the bubblegum puffs, this scarf is sure to be any kids favorite.

 

Bubblegum Infinity Scarf crochet pattern by Ambassador Crochet. A quick, fun pattern for all ages.

 

Bubblegum Infinity Scarf 

This scarf is perfect for any ages but it’s fun, bright colors remind me of childhood days. On the other hand, you can make it in more neutral colors and it adds the perfect amount of style to any outfit.

The pattern uses #5 bulky weight yarn, which makes it great for a quick gift or craft fair. I am donating mine to my daughter’s A Heart for the Homeless: Mission Hats & Scarves collection that she’s working on.

The Bubblegum Infinity pattern is available in my pattern shops:

Ravelry Shop

Etsy Store

 

Make sure you tag me or use hashtag #ambassadorcrochet so I can see your version!

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