Top 7 Free Crochet Softies

Today’s post is a guest roundup by Elaine Bennett, editor of the UK magazine LGC Knitting & Crochet. They have recently launched a new crochet website featuring hundreds of free patterns from their back issues, all created by some of the UK’s top designers. You can browse the website, which is called Top Crochet Patterns, here: http://www.topcrochetpatterns.com/ Click on the name of each pattern to go to it’s pattern page. Enjoy!

Where in the World is Moogly? Guest Posting with a Giveaway!

Well, physically, I’m in Iowa – right where I usually am! But today the blogging “me” is over at Skip to My Lou as part of the Bake Craft Sew & Crochet Along!

I am sharing a super fun and easy crochet pattern perfect for holiday gift giving – Icicle Ornaments and Gift Toppers! These are perfect for beginning crocheters and experienced crocheters alike.  In fact, you won’t want to miss all the fantastic handmade gift ideas! I have joined over 100 bloggers to share some amazing homemade gift ideas……..AND I get to be part of an amazing giveaway too – and that part is right here on Moogly. So keep reading…

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Amazing One Piece Bow in Small: Guest Pattern by Stacey Williams of Busting Stitches!

Can a blogger have better friends? As I continue to recover from my respiratory troubles, the wonderful Stacey Williams, designer at Busting Stitches, has generously shared a free crochet pattern here on Moogly! The Amazing One Piece Bow shared here is the Small Size – this pattern also comes in Medium, Large, and XL! And they’re all just perfect! So let’s get to it!

Amazing One Piece Bows: Free #Crochet Pattern by Busting Stitches!

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Using Yarn to Keep Your Kiddos Busy Over Break: Guest post by Mary Kathryn!

And a huge thank you this morning to Mary Kathryn of Crochet Chiq! She surprised me with this super fun guest post for Moogly and I’m so excited to share it with you – such a great (and timely!) topic! Be sure to visit Crochet Chiq after you read this – Mary Kathryn writes fab free patterns, some of which have even been published by Red Heart Yarns!

Instead of getting upset of little ones tangling your current project give them their own ball and help them with these awesome projects.Great yarn craft ideas for kids!

How to use PicMonkey, Powerpoint, and SlideShare to Make a Crochet Portfolio

Today, as I sit in an antibiotic-steroid-codeine fog, I am so so grateful to Sara Duggan, blogger at Crochet Business and author of several ebooks, for putting together this fabulous guest post for Moogly! Great stuff here, I always learn something from Sara’s posts!

Do you use PicMonkey? Do you have access to Office Powerpoint or OpenOffice? If so, you can use SlideShare.   What is Slideshare? It is the world’s largest community for sharing presentations, infographics and documents. It’s not just for Wall Street you as a Crochet Business or Blogger can use it too.

Step 1: Visit PicMonkey and Design Your Slide Background

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