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A Centennial Rug contest surfaces during Canada's sesquicentennial

A Centennial Rug contest surfaces during Canada's sesquicentennial

Posted Jul 19th, 2017 in General

The Chatelaine Crafts prizing winning Centennial Rug article surfaces while Canada is celebrating 150 years. I wonder where this rug is today? Why did I find this article this year? What was the significance behind it?

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CGOA Design Contest

CGOA Design Contest

Posted May 29th, 2017 in General

If you're a member of the Crochet Guild of America, they have just announced their 2017 design contest - Deadline July 8th.

I've always wanted to enter a design contest,...

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Craft Ontario has new interim CEO

Craft Ontario has new interim CEO

Posted Mar 19th, 2017 in General

The Board of Directors of Craft Ontario will announce plans for a national search for the next permanent CEO, later in 2017. In the interim, her responsibilities will be assumed by Janna Hiemstra, Curator & Director of Programs as Interim Chief Executive Officer.

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There's a reason I design crochet patterns

There's a reason I design crochet patterns

Posted Dec 29th, 2016 in General

Although as designers, we try to get the instructions as simple and easy to follow as we can, but sometimes we just get it wrong.

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Five amazing facts about cotton you probably didn't know

Five amazing facts about cotton you probably didn't know

Posted Nov 1st, 2016 in General

Cool cotton facts.

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The First Pattern I Sold 25 years ago

The First Pattern I Sold 25 years ago

Posted Sep 28th, 2016 in General

Thinking I would be rich by selling crochet patterns. Oh, to be so young and naive at the time.

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Baby Shower Baby Cloth Gift Set in the works

Baby Shower Baby Cloth Gift Set in the works

Posted Apr 3rd, 2015 in General

If you crochet, you love to give your handy work as gifts especially for baby showers. You will love this baby cloth pattern set once I have it done.

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Revisiting - Happy Hooker Crochet with Debbie Stoller

Revisiting - Happy Hooker Crochet with Debbie Stoller

Posted Mar 29th, 2015 in General

I have quite the collection of crochet pattern books, magazines and trinkets. One of them - 'The Happy Hooker - Stitch 'n Bitch Crochet' by Debbie Stoller.

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What we're working on

What we're working on

Posted Feb 1st, 2015 in General

Creating new crochet pattern designs for Crochet Do Dads is always fun and relaxing.

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Welcome to Our New Website!

Welcome to Our New Website!

Posted Feb 1st, 2015 in General

The Crochet Do Dads website is now live! The relaunch of the website offers you an easy buying experience for all your equine crochet patterns.

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Check out our crochet patterns!