fall sale!! on my Etsy store

Fall Sale this weekend! Save 15% on everything including crochet patterns, yarn and ready to wear scarves perfect for Fall and Winter. New scarves and crochet patterns recently added. Keep warm and cozy this season and accessorize your life with Valerie Baber Designs!

Various crochet patterns by Valerie Baber Designs are available at: 

Etsy store: www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com or Ravelry www.ravelry.com/designers/valerie-baber and Lovecrafts: LoveCrafts

YARN is available on my Etsy store: www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com

HANDMADE SCARVES and other items: www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com

Follow me on my Instagram, Twitter and here on my Blog for the newest patterns, free patterns, weaving adventure, crochet journey and other fiber related items.

Happy crocheting and have a fibertastic day!

NEW YARN! Sock Weight, DK Weight and Mini Skeins

Various yarns and colours available more colours also available on my Etsy store.

YARN! New colours and yarn now available on my Etsy store SAVE 10% for a limited time. Various weights of yarn perfect for your knitting, crochet, weaving and other craft projects. New colours coming soon!

SweetGeorgia Yarns Tough Love Sock Yarn:

Includes the Tough Love Sock yarn from SweetGeorgia Yarns (fingerling weight) that is hand dyed with care. The super wash merino wool is soft and luxurious with a touch of nylon for strength and durability. It’s one of my favourite yarns to design with and make ready to wear items also available on my Etsy store. New colours coming soon in the Tough Love Sock Yarn so pop by late July or early August to see the latest colours. I have to say the new colours are some of my all time favourites of SweetGeorgia Yarns. You can also purchase many new patterns that use these yarns on my links.

Party of Five mini Skeins:

Party of Five mini skeins in various colours and more not shown are available on my Etsy store link. Add a touch of colour to your knitting, crochet, weaving and other craft projects with the Party of Five mini skeins sets. Beautiful soft yarn in gradient tones of Sock Yarn, mini skeins. Party of Five mini skeins includes 5 mini skeins of Tough Love Sock Yarn by Sweetgeorgia Yarns. The yarn is a 3 ply sock yarn weight merino wool that is soft and luxurious. Each Tough Love Sock fingering weight set contains five 105-yard mini-skeins for a total of 525 yards.

SweetGeorgia Yarns DK weight Super Wash Merino Wool:

Soft and luxurious hand painted merino wool by SweetGeorgia Yarns in various colours including gray (Silver), natural/ivory (Birch) and dark gray (Slate). This beautiful yarn is wonderful to use in your crochet, weaving, knitting and other craft projects. Made with 100% merino wool that is hand dyed to perfection with a tonal effect. I use this high quality yarn in many of my designs and crochet patterns.

Some of the patterns that use this yarn is shown below, other are also available.

New Yarn Kit: Classic Crochet Ribbed scarf yarn kit

Various crochet pattern, yarn and ready to wear scarves, shawls, hand warmers and more by Valerie Baber Designs are available on my Etsy store: www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com

Classic Crochet Ribbed Scarf Crochet PATTERN and YARN kit comes with 1 set of Party of Five mini skeins in your colour choice and a DIGITAL crochet pattern that is emailed to you after purchase. The Classic Crochet Ribbed scarf is perfect for men and woman. This classic design works perfectly with the Party of Five mini skeins in a beautiful hand painted merino wool by SweetGeorgia yarns. The kit includes 5 mini skeins as shown in the photos. The lovely array of shades and colours that brighten our days. Other colours of Party of Five may be available on my other listings if you are looking for a different colour way.

The Classic Crochet Ribbed Scarf pattern is designed by myself (Valerie Baber Designs) with the Party of Five mini skeins by SweetGeorgia Yarns. More colours coming soon.

Other colours available see my listings for other Party of Five mini skein sets. 

ALSO AVAILABLE as a crochet pattern only on my other listings.

Various crochet patterns by Valerie Baber Designs are available at: 

Etsy store: www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com or Ravelry www.ravelry.com/designers/valerie-baber and Lovecrafts: LoveCrafts (search Valerie Baber Designs)

Follow me on my Instagram, Twitter and here on my Blog for the newest patterns, free patterns, weaving adventure, crochet journey and other fiber related items.

Happy crocheting and have a fibertastic day

New Yarn Kits: Elegant Leaves Accent Scarf Yarn Kit.

Available at my Etsy store: www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com

Elegant Leaves Accent Scarf Crochet PATTERN and YARN kit comes with 1 set of Party of Five mini skeins in your colour choice and a DIGITAL crochet pattern that is emailed to you after purchase. The Elegant Leaves Accent scarf is inspired by the beautiful Fall leaves that adorn the trees and the surrounding ground beneath. The lovely array of colours that brighten our days as we enjoy the moments of colourful beauty around us.

The Elegant Leaves Scarf pattern is designed by myself (Valerie Baber Designs) with the Party of Five mini skeins by SweetGeorgia Yarns. If you don’t see the colour you want on this listing check out my other listings of mini skeins and let me know if you would rather have one of those sets instead by messaging me. More colours coming soon.

PRICE: Yarn is $55.00 per Party of Five mini skein set plus the pattern is $7.00 (digital pattern emailed to you after purchase) + $62.00 total. (plus shipping)

Choose the colour you want to purchase (includes digital pattern). If the colour you want is not in stock or you want a different colour way you see on my other listings let me know I may have it available or I can switch out the colour to a different one not listed. Message me to see what I have on hand. I can also order any of these colours for you.

Colours available:

Tanzanite: Colour of the blue to purple

Gemstone: Colour of the orange to pink

Emerald: Teal green to a lighter green

Throwback: Purple, burgundy and various oranges (perfect fall colours)

Graphite: Black to light gray

Cobblestone: Brown to an ivory natural colour

Other colours available see my listings for other Party of Five mini skein sets. ALSO AVAILABLE as a crochet pattern only on my other listings. Crochet pattern is written in US terminology.

Some of my patterns are also available as ready to wear items that you can purchase for yourself and gifts for others. I often design unique one of a kind scarves with an artistic flair inspired by nature, flowers, architecture and other inspirations. Yarn is also available with more coming soon over the next few months.

Various crochet pattern, yarn and ready to wear scarves, shawls, hand warmers and more by Valerie Baber Designs are available on my Etsy store: www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com 

Various crochet patterns by Valerie Baber Designs are available at: 

Etsy store: www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com or Ravelry www.ravelry.com/designers/valerie-baber and Lovecrafts: LoveCrafts (search Valerie Baber Designs)

Follow me on my Instagram, Twitter and here on my Blog for the newest patterns, free patterns, weaving adventure, crochet journey and other fiber related items. 

Have a fibertastic day and happy crocheting!

SAVE 10% – PARTY OF FIVE mini skeins yarn in stock!

Available on my Etsy store: www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com

BACK IN STOCK! Party of Five mini skeins yarn by Sweetgeorgia yarns in soft merino wool mini skein set of gradient colours and neutrals. Each Party of Five mini skein is a 3 ply sock yarn weight merino wool with a touch of nylon for durability. Each Tough Love Sock fingering weight set contains five 105-yard mini-skeins for a total of 525 yards. Tough Love Sock yarn: Spun from 80% superwash and super soft merino and 20% nylon, this 3-ply yarn. Suggested gauge US 0-1 (2-2.25mm) | 8 sts/1″. The mini skeins are perfect for knitting, crochet, weaving and other crafts adding a gradient colour way or a special touch of colour. Other colours are available on my Etsy store.

Great for many crochet and knitting patterns in my listings. If you need other colours not shown let me know and I can order the colour set for you. Various Valerie Baber Designs crochet patterns are available on my Etsy store that work perfectly with these mini skein sets.

Various crochet patterns by Valerie Baber Designs are available at: 

Etsy store: www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com or Ravelry www.ravelry.com/designers/valerie-baber and Lovecrafts: LoveCrafts

Follow me on my Instagram, Twitter and here on my Blog for the newest patterns, free patterns, weaving adventure, crochet journey and other fiber related items. 

Have a fibertastic day!

New Yarn Colours – Party of Five mini skeins

New Party of Five mini skein colour ways now at https://www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com or https://www.valeriebaberknitwear.com

First one is the Tanzanite Colour with beautiful purples to blues, Gemstone is the next with beautiful orange to pinks and Emerald is the last with beautiful greens to a lovely teal blue green.

Party of Five mini skeins are perfect for your many craft, knitting and crochet projects.  The new Night Garden scarf designed by myself in the new Crochet Fall Vol 2 collection by Sweetgeorgia yarns is perfect for these yarns. You can buy the Night Garden pattern on both their website https://www.sweetgeorgiayarns.com and on Ravelry https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/sweetgeorgia-yarns/patterns. I also have various patterns on my website and Etsy store including these below that are perfect for this yarn.  Other colours are also available.

Gradient Mini skeins – Colour Fade

Beautiful gradient mini skeins perfect for your next project in hand painted merino wool.  Colour Fade Collections by SweetGeorgia Yarns are available at http://www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com and http://www.valeriebaberknitwear.com  These are limited editions colours that are now discontinued, luckily I have a few of each colour left.

I designed the Lattic Lace Scarf in crochet perfect for this lovely yarn in the gradient effect shown in the burgundy to pink scarf or a solid colour as in the gray in a fingerling sock weight yarn.  You can use any sock weight yarn to make this elegant lace scarf to keep you warm and cozy this winter.

Many new designs and yarn colours including Party of Five mini skein sets on my various websites.  Have an amazing day today!

New Party of Five Mini Skeins

Hi!  I am finally back blogging.  I have been away dealing with some injuries that included my arms and hands, but now that I am one the mend I can type again! 🙂  Here are two of the newest Party of Five mini skeins sets from SweetGeorgia Yarns now available at www.valeriebaberknitwear.com or www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com  Lots of other colours are available too!  I have sales on the yarns periodically to pop by often to see them.

The first one is the Seashore colour set that goes from the colours of the sand from the to the waters edge and beyond as you look into the horizon.  On a side note there is a new patterned designed by myself and available through SweetGeorgia yarns that uses this new colour way.  It is available in April so stay tuned and I will let you know.

The second colour set is called escape.  It is a lovely colour way perfect for spring with the gradient peach to salmon toned orange colour and the lovely blues.  Perfect for your next project.

See more Party of Five colour sets and other yarns, patterns, scarves at my links above.

Stained Glass Arm Warmers

The new Stained Glass Arm warmers are perfect to keep your hands warm and cozy this season. Available at http://www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com and http://www.valeriebaberdesign.com

Stained Glass series is a collection I have been working on this year in relation to my Architectural Design Project.  The Stained Glass panel beside the traditional style was also made by myself years ago. I loved making the Stained Glass then and always want to design some with yarn.

The Gothic Cathedrals of the past adorn many amazing Stained Glass windows that add colour to the stone walls.  I have designed two versions so far with a beige stone coloured base and a more contemporary feel on one style and a traditional essence with an ivory base and brighter Stained Glass on this style.  The beige contemporary version has rod iron that surrounds the glass window gently sewn in beside the stained glass panels in the center in a subtle manner.  The ivory traditional style has a bold colour way with the rod iron place one either side of the window panel in a stronger essence to go with the more bold traditional design.

There will be more colours coming soon.

They are also available soon at the Alberta Craft Council in both Edmonton and Calgary, see their website for addresses.  I have many one of a kind designs including scarves, and hand warmers at these two locations.

http://www.albertacraft.ab.ca