Sleep Tight Pocket Pillow – Crochet Pattern

Earlier this week, I released a fun Pocket Pillow Pattern that is so much fun! It is a fun way to gift books. Or a useful way to hold/store items you use daily while lounging on the couch (newspaper, remotes, books, iPad). Well, as soon as I designed a couple, I knew I had to include the same idea to the Popular Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Set. 

Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Sleep Tight Pocket Pillow

Grab the Sleep Tight Pocket Pillow on Ravelry – HERE

Grab the Sleep Tight Pocket Pillow on Etsy – HERE

The way the stitches are arranged in the Sleep Tight Pocket Pillow allows it to coordinate perfectly with the rest of the set. This makes the gift more complete. You can mix and match the pieces you want and they all are adorable. Tuck either your favorite book into the pocket or even the Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Stuffy into the pocket as well.

Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Pillow

Sleep Tight Pocket Pillow

If you love these sets check below for a link to the coordinating Sleep Tight Teddy Bear patterns on Ravelry:

Sleep Tight Set (includes Blanket, Lovey, Stuffed Animal): HERE

Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Blanket Only: HERE

Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Lovey (small blanket) Only: HERE

Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Stuffed Animal Only: HERE

Sleep Tight Teddy Bear Hat Only: HERE

Sleep Tight Pocket Pillow Only: HERE

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Pocket Pillow Pattern – Texture, Texture, Texture

Pocket Pillows, what are they? The new Pocket Pillow pattern is so much fun! It puts a spin on an ordinary household item and changes it into a fun way to decorate or even give gifts.

Pocket Pillows

The new Pocket Pillow Pattern is written so you can design your own. Begin by selecting one of the 3 textured stitch designs that will cover the entire pillow.

Alternating Post Stitches Modified Half Double Crochet Modified Hdc & Sc

The pillow covers are beautiful all by themselves. But, we have to add MORE texture and make the pillows fun and useful. Now comes the hard part, pick one of the 3 textured stitches to make your pillow.

 Twisting Sc V Puff Stitch

Braided SC

Grab the Pocket Pillow Pattern on Ravelry HERE.

Grab the Pocket Pillow Pattern on Etsy HERE.

The pattern includes written instructions, photo tutorials and YouTube tutorials for some of the stitches (I hear all you visual learners out there 😉 )!

The Pocket Pillows can also be used as a fun and unique way to give a gift. Add a book to a pillow and give to a teacher, a graduate, a bookworm, the possibilities are endless.

Braided Sc

They can also make great gifts to those who like to travel, just add your brochures, maps and travel guides. The pocket pillows will also dub as a touch of home in the RV or backseat of your car!

V Puff Stitch

The Pocket Pillows work great to hold other items too. My daughter uses hers to hold her kindle, she also likes to keep a notepad and pen with it so she can take notes. I love that the pocket pillows can appeal to ALL ages!

Twisting Sc

I hope you love the design of the Pocket Pillows by Sweet Potato 3. Join my facebook group SP3 Crochet & Conversations and share your finished project, we love seeing them and love support one another in our love of crochet.

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Cozy Shawls & Scarves – Crochet Patterns

Keeping warm on those cooler days {yes, they will be here before we know it} is a fun way to add some fun pieces to your wardrobe. One of the more popular, fun and versatile pieces to add is shawls and scarves. I am beyond excited to share my latest project, with Leisure Arts, and show you the Cozy Shawls and Scarves book that includes 7 different patterns.

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I strived to give you 7 different designs that are all different in style, look, texture and design. Using a variety of yarn brands, weights of yarn and colors that compliment each design, I hope you love each one as much as I do.

The colors I decided on in the Cozy Shawls & Scarves book where inspired by nature. I feel closest to the beauty of the great outdoors in the Sawtooth Mountains that I visit multiple times every year with family and friends. Each design included is named after one of the mountain lakes in the beautiful Sawtooths. These are just a couple simple cell phone pictures and don’t do justice to the true beauty of the range.

I hope you enjoy seeing the details of each design included in the Cozy Shawls & Scarves book:

Alturas Shawl: made with Lion Brand Shawl in a Ball

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Imogene Infinity Cowl: made with Lion Brand Scarfie

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Toxaway Shawl: made with Caron Simply Soft

Sweet Potato 3 Toxaway Shawl

Alpine Scarf: made with Lion Brand Heartland

Sweet Potato 3 Alpine Scarf

Trail Creek Neck Warmer: made with Bernat Pop & Bernat Pipsqueak

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Trinity Capelet: made with Lion Brand Landscapes

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Twin Lakes Infinity Scarf: made with Red Heart Comfort

Sweet Potato 3 Twin Lakes Infinity Scarf

You can pick up your copy of the Cozy Shawls & Scarves book HERE.

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Perfect Slippers for Christmas in July CAL

We all need quick projects for gifts all year long. But, especially for Christmas and this is the time of year we need to start those homemade gifts. I had so much fun designing these for the Christmas in July CAL with Stitches n Scraps and Underground Crafter.  If you haven’t been following you must! So many fun and free patterns and I get to contribute my new Comfy Houndstooth Slipper pattern! 

Slippers Slipper Pattern

The Comfy Houndstooth Slippers are a quick project and can be made in so many fun color combinations. They work up quick and are made in a beautiful Houndstooth stitch that is very easy to crochet. Add a pair of these to a gift package of foot soaks and lotions and you have the spa package anyone would love.

Crochet Slipper Pattern

You can grab the Comfy Houndstooth Slippers on Ravelry by clicking HERE.

Designed specifically for the Christmas in July CAL mentioned above. Make a point to follow along and submit photos of your final projects for chances to win fun prizes. You can find out more details in my earlier blog post, click HERE, to be redirected.

July CAL

Come Join the Christmas In July Crochet Along

I loved doing the O’Christmas Tree Skirt CAL last year. Remember this?

Sweet Potato 3 Crochet Pattern

But, with my recent move and unpacking and internet issues (oh my!), there is no way for me to take the time to host an entire CAL this year. So, I am super excited to join forces with a group of designers and host a HUGE Christmas in July CAL.

July CAL

How the 2018 Christmas in July CAL Works

Pia from Stitches n Scraps and Marie from Underground Crafter have teamed up with 14 crochet designers to bring you a month full of patterns to kick start the handmade holiday season. Each week will have a theme.

Week 1 (July 2-6): Babies, Kids, and Teens
Week 2 (July 9-13): Home
Week 3 (July 16-20): Women
Week 4 (July 23-27): Men
Week 5 (July 30-31): Roundup of Roundups and End-of-CAL giveaway

During Weeks 1-4, new patterns will be released from Monday through Thursday. On Fridays, visit Stitches n Scraps and Underground Crafter for even more gift ideas and to learn more about great end-of-CAL giveaway prizes from Page Street Publishing, Global Backyard Industries, LoveCrafts, and Akerworks.

Share your completed project pictures in this post on Underground Crafter by 11:59 p.m. Eastern on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 to enter for your chance to win!

July CAL

How To Join the 2018 Christmas CAL

  • You can join in by crocheting the patterns as you have time.
  • Share your progress and post pictures of your finished projects. Tag your projects and posts #CrochetChristmasInJuly on all social media.
  • If you’d like to chat with other crocheters, join the Scrappy Stitchers and Underground Crafters Facebook groups or visit this thread in the Underground Crafter Ravelry group.
  • By the end of the CAL, you’ll have up to 16 awesome projects. Get ready for the holiday season while having fun with us!

Visit Underground Crafter to learn more about the prizes, enter the end-of-CAL giveaway, and to get links to each Softie CAL post as it is released.

July CAL

This is going to be so much fun! The Sweet Potato 3 pattern will be featured on July 18, so mark those calendars and Happy Crocheting!

Appreciate Mom Sale with Sweet Potato 3

On Mother’s Day weekend I love to reflect on all the “MOM” figures in our lives and appreciate the relationships with them all. It really does take a village and I appreciate all the women in my village, so this is for you!

Mom Sale

All Sweet Potato 3 crochet patterns will be 50% off through Sunday May 12, 2018. You must use code “MOM” at checkout on Ravelry only, click HERE.