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.

Timeless Scarves Crochet Pattern Collection

NEW! Now available on my Etsy store: www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com 

The Timeless Scarves Crochet Pattern Collection: includes 4 patterns with an timeless design and a modern yet vintage touch. Each pattern is designed by Valerie Baber Designs adding a unique touch to your wardrobe. Includes the Modern Essence scarf, Modern Edge scarf, Victorian Essence scarf, Contemporary Fringe scarf.

These one of a kind designs are perfect for any wardrobe and add a floral touch to warm you in the colder months. You can also use them as and accent scarf for your favourite shirt, sweater or T shirt.

Three of these patterns are made with DK weight yarn and one is made with worsted weight yarn. Each design has a classic feel that can be worn for years to come.

REGULAR $28.00 TO PURCHASE ALL 4 PATTERNS SEPARATELY SAVING YOU $8.00. TOGETHER in this collection ONLY #20.00.

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)

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Happy crocheting and have a fibertastic day

New Crochet Pattern: Floral Peony Scarf

NEW! Now available on my Etsy store: www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com 

The Floral Peony Scarf has a wonderful modern style and textured base with floral peonies and leaves adorning this design adding class and style to any wardrobe. Floral Blossoms finish off the design on the tip of the scarf to add that finishing touch. The blossoms represent new beginnings like the blossoms in spring reminding us of new and beautiful moments to come. A floral accented scarf for winter that can carry you through the cooler days of spring and fall.

Designed with 1 skein of sock/fingerling weight yarn for the solid coloured scarf or add a touch of colour with other yarns. If you want to make the flowers and leaves in different colours as shown in the gray scarf you will need to add more yarn like a mini skein or yarn from your yarn stash. Peony flowers are so many different hues of white, light pink to dark pink and even orange. There are other Floral Peony scarf designs and other Floral scarf patterns on my Etsy store, Ravelry and on LoveCrafts. See links at the bottom of the page.

SweetGeorgia Tough Love Sock yarn used in the photos will be available soon on my Etsy store.

This design is also available in an ebook Floral Botanical Scarf Crochet Pattern Collection shown below for a discount only on my Etsy store. You save $8.00 by purchasing the collection together.

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)

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Happy crocheting and have a fibertastic day

NEW CROCHET PATTERN: Elegant Lace Shawl/Scarf

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

The Elegant Lace Shawl Scarf features a beautiful lace design perfect for any wardrobe. EASY TO CROCHET. The centre of the design fans out slightly adding a unique feature to this design. The Elegant Lace Shawl Scarf keeps you warm and cozy with a beautiful lacy touch. Designed with sock/fingerling weight yarn so you can wear it in most seasons. The Elegant Lace scarf can also be made in a solid colour, multiple colours on each row, two toned colours, hand painted yarns or a solid coloured yarn to suit your wardrobe and style.

Can be worn as a shawl or wrap it around for a cozy scarf to keep you warm all year round.

Other Elegant Lace crochet patterns that match including scarves, shawl and hand warmers are also available.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: Length is 72 inches, 183 cm by 8 to 8.5 inches / 20 to 21.5 cm width (width is measured at the centre of the scarf).

YARN: 2 skeins for the base of the scarf (approximately 400 yd / 365 m per skein). You can use most sock weight/fingerling weight yarns for this scarf.

(Shown in Tough Love Sock from SweetGeorgia Yarns in the Pink and CashLuxe Spark in the Gray).

HOOKS & NOTIONS: B -1 US / 2 – 2.25 mm crochet hook. Yarn needle to sew in ends. Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge.

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. 

Happy crocheting and have a fibertastic day!

NEW CROCHET PATTERN: Elegant Lace Accent scarf

Available at Etsy: www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com

The Elegant Lace Accent Scarf features a beautiful lace design perfect for any wardrobe. EASY TO CROCHET. Cozy up your day with a touch of lace designed to gradually increase on the two edges in a lovely fan shape perfect for anytime of the day. Designed with sock/fingerling weight yarn so you can wear it in most seasons. Shown in a beautiful Linen and Silk yarn (Flaxen Silk) by Sweetgeorgia Yarns in the ivory colour and the purple and blue/green scarves are made with Malabrigo Sock Yarn. You can use most sock or fingerling weight yarns for this design.

Other Elegant Lace crochet patterns that match including scarves, shawl and hand warmers are also available.

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

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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. 

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Free Pattern: Coffee Time Cowl Scarf Knitting Pattern

This pattern and other FREE patterns are available on my Ravelry at: Ravelry: Designs by Valerie Baber

Perfect east to knit cowls to enjoy making on your “coffee break” or any moment to calm the day and relax. Includes pattern for the Accordian Cowl and the “Layered Look” Cowl. The Coffee Time Cowl Collection is inspired by taking moments in the day to create something special for yourself or someone you care about. I wanted to design an easy to knit cowl that can dress up any wardrobe. You can use a variety of yarns to achieve your own style. A nice relaxing design and pattern to knit during your coffee time or anytime you have a spare moment in the day.

Examples of the yarns you can use include Malabrigo Mecha which was used in the pictures below ( malabrigoyarn.com). On the pictures above I used SweetGeorgia Yarns (sweetgeorgiayarns.com) Chunky weight on the layered look cowl and 2 worsted weight yarns of different types together on the Accordian Cowl with the button.

Yarn:  

Chunky weight, for each scarf you  need: 1 skein approximately 115 yds or 105 m in length in gauge below.  Any chunky weight yarn can be used   I also used Sweetgeorgia Yarns Superwash Six hand painted merino wool.   Works great using 2 strands of worsted weight yarn with similar results, slightly bigger as shown in pictures on the back.  

Gauge for Chunky weight yarn: 3.5 stitches wide by 4.5 stitches tall in a 1 inch square done in stocking stitch.  

Needle Size:   Round,  I used a  6 mm or US 10,  24 inches long.  

This pattern and other FREE patterns are available on my Ravelry at: Ravelry: Designs by Valerie Baber

Various crochet patterns by Valerie Baber Designs are available at: 

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

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. 

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SAVE 15% on all crochet patterns!

SAVE 15% on all crochet patterns at www.valeriebaberdesigns.etsy.com or Ravelry: Designs by Valerie Baber Many more designs available on my sites. Easy to crochet designs are also available.

Various crochet patterns available perfect for Christmas gifts and yourself. Cozy up a cold day crocheting a new scarf to adorn your favourite coat. My patterns are easy to follow as I use charts and pictures in most of them as well as written instructions. Various weights of yarn are used depending each design. More information is available on the links above.

Various crochet patterns by Valerie Baber Designs are available at: 

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

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. 

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Floral Eyelet Collar Scarf Crochet Pattern:

Floral Eyelet Lace Collar Scarf Crochet pattern, neck warmer style, is an elegant design inspired by the beautiful Eyelet fabric and flowers around. Designed by myself, Valerie Baber of Valerie Baber Designs, in a lovely worsted weight yarn on the base of the scarf and sock or fingerling weight yarn on the floral accents. Perfect for using mini skeins on the flowers as well adding your own unique style to this design.

You need 1 skein of worsted weight yarn for the scarf base and 1 skein of fingerling/sock weight yarn (or set of mini skeins) similar to this to make this design. The floral embellishments warm you on a cold day reminding you of beautiful warm summer days walking through the garden. Warm your season up today with the Floral Eyelet Lace Collar Scarf crochet pattern.

Various crochet patterns by Valerie Baber Designs are available at:

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

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!