Week 3: Crochet Cancer Challenge 2019

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Bring it on! Week 3 of the Crochet Cancer Challenge is officially underway. We are crocheting so many hats and inspiring one another, you all are so inspirational.

This post is a recap of week 3 and will be updated daily with the days new pattern. I will also keep the current available patterns posted for an easy reference. You can use this link all week long, a new link will be provided beginning Monday October 21, 2019.

Just a friendly little reminder that when you download a pattern for FREE you are pledging to make a minimum of one hat from that pattern to donate to a local Cancer Center or patient.

challenge pledge

Day 14: Sunflower Cottage Crochet

I am so excited to have another new designer join the challenge this year. I would love to have you follow them on:

Website / Instagram / Facebook

Sunflower Cottage Crochet designed the Samantha’s Hope Beanie just for us. They are giving us through November 16, 2019 to use code “CC2019” for the challenge, you can find the pattern by clicking HERE. The beanie was designed in royal blue to help bring awareness to colon cancer. This hits close to home, please read their full story it is very touching, here are just a few words:

I watched both of my grandparents go through cancer struggles… …and have seen the toll it can take on people. Sara has had an even more up close and personal relationship with it over many years. Here is her story:

https://sunflowercottagecrochet.com/samanthas-hope-crochet-beanie-pattern/
Samantha's Hope Beanie

Crochetverse is our Day 15 sponsor

I am so excited to have Crochetverse back again this year. Stephanie does such an amazing job, if you don’t follow her on social media you are missing out. Check out her links below:

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page

Crochetverse is today’s sponsor for the Crochet Cancer Challenge and are offering you all this fun Bee Hopeful Beanie and you can find it HERE. It will be free with your pledge through October 31, 2019. Crochetverse featured gray in her design to help bring awareness to Glioblastoma. Read why this is important to her HERE. But, this isn’t the only hat…. Crochetverse is going all out and offering 4 more designs that were featured in the past years. Grab them all at the end of the blog link HERE.

Ambassador Crochet is Day 16’s Designer

Ambassador Crochet has been so amazing and has sponsored a day in the Crochet Cancer Challenge since it began 6 years ago. Please take a few minutes to go follow her at:

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page / Facebook Group

Ambassador Crochet designed the lovely Keystone Beanie for the challenge. It is available through Oct 20, 2019. Click this link to get more information on the Keystone Hat. Kristine designed her hat in PLUM to show support to the caregivers of those going through Cancer. These workers get overlooked and they must be the strongest and most giving people out there. It is so wonderful to have Ambassador Crochet remind us of that.

Day 17: Stitches in Scraps

Another amazing new designer has joined the team this year, Pia from Stitches in Scraps. I am so excited to be working with her on the Crochet Cancer Challenge. Please take a minute to visit her sites and tell her thanks for joining, you can find her at:

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page / Facebook Group

Stitches & Scraps designed this lovely Pearsons Chemo Cap made in a lavender color to help bring awareness to all types of cancer. This hat design will be available as part of the challenge through Sunday October 20, 2019. You can find out more about the pattern and her inspiration for her design by clicking this link.

Salty Pearl Crochet: Day 18

I am so excited to have Kati, the designer for Salty Pearl Crochet join our efforts again this year in the challenge. She does such amazing work, you are going to love her design. Check out how to follow her on the following links:

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page

Salty Pearl Crochet designed the Lemons Chemo Cap in a light blue to bring awareness to prostate cancer. This pattern will be free in exchange for your pledge through Sunday October 20, 2019. To get more information click on this link and read more about why this is so personal to Kati and her “Papa Bud”.

SAlty Pearl Crochet

Day 19: Hooked by Kati

You are going to love today’s design by Hooked by Kati, but before I share her adorable design, take a minute to follow her on social media:

Website / Instagram / Facebook

Now, check out her hat design, Dad’s Plaid Flat Cap! I just love it, such a unique and fun design I know it will be a hit. Check out more details about her pattern and grab it through October 31, 2019 as part of the Crochet Cancer Challenge, just click HERE.

Underground Crafter: Day 20 of the Crochet Cancer Challenge

Underground Crafter has been a contributor of the Crochet Cancer Challenge for multiple years now. I really appreciate her support and would love for you to go visit her pages and tell her thank you.

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page

I am amazed at the generosity of Underground Crafter. The last couple years she has not given 1 pattern but an entire ebook as part of the challenge. This year 6 hat designs are included for FREE in exchange for your PLEDGE. This offer is good through Sunday October 27, 2019, just use this link to get more info.

Still Available, the following designs are still accepting pledges.

Alex Beanie by Snappy Tots

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page / Facebook Group

Find Snappy Tots featured design, the Alex Beanie, on her website by clicking HERE (good through Sunday Oct 20, 2019). The Alex Beanie was designed in white to help bring awareness to Lung Cancer. Here is a short word about the design:

I chose to design this beanie for a young lady, Alex, who recently lost her grandmother to cancer.

https://snappy-tots.com/alexbeanie/?fbclid=IwAR3FGqWaiC-GT2zX-6DBPmw8TMPSECLG6ai8x6dd2UAr2BQwzdT-2ExD9rs
Snappy Tots Challenge Hat

The Pinky Promise Hat by Ned & Mimi

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page

Ned & Mimi designed the Pinky Promise Hat crochet pattern that you can find by clicking HERE. This design is available for Free with your Pledge through Sunday October 19, 2019 with code “CC2019”. Sarah then has offered the pattern for the rest of October for only $1 with the same code. You can probably guess that the Pinky Promise Hat was designed for Breast Cancer, read why this hit so close to home for Sarah:

My Pinky Promise hat is dedicated to my good friend Alice who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the unbelievably young age of 35. 

https://nedandmimi.com/pinky-promise-hat-crochet-pattern/
Pinky Promise Cancer Challenge Hat

Emerald Stone Hat by Sweet Potato 3

The Emerald Stone Hat by Sweet Potato 3 will be available through October 31, 2019 for Free with code “CC2019”. Find Sweet Potato 3 by clicking on the following links:

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page / Facebook Group

Find Emerald Stone Hat post and link to pattern by clicking HERE. The Emerald Stone hat is featuring the color for Liver Cancer. Christine’s Uncle passed away 6 years ago from Liver Cancer and this hat is designed in honor of him.

Emerald Stone Crochet Hat Pattern

War of Roses Hat by Leesa’s Knotty Corner

The War of the Roses Hat by Leesa’s Knotty Corner will be available through October 20, 2019 with code “CC2019”. You can find Leesa’s Knotty Corner below:

Facebook Page / Instagram

Find the War of Roses Hat HERE. Leesa is a new designer to the Crochet Cancer Challenge and here is a note from her:

I chose testicular cancer because my son has it.  He has been fighting it since January 2010.  He is back to receiving treatment after being in remission for a couple of years.  So, for me this hits very close to home.  
I also lost a grandpa to lung cancer, a grandpa to brain cancer, a grandma to breast cancer, and an Uncle to bone cancer.  Cancer is all around us, not one of us has not had it personally touch our lives.  Even I have had my own battle with cervical cancer, and later pre-cancerous cells in my uterus, ovaries, and cervix that resulted in a radical hysterectomy…but no other treatment, thankfully.

Leesa Nixon, Leesa’s Knotty Corner
Leesa's knotty corner challenge hat

Check Back Each Day for Updates

We have all of October left for the Crochet Cancer Challenge, check back each day for updates on the hats that are released and designers participating. We would love to see what you make, so please post away on all your social media outlets. Use #CrochetCancerChallenge to help us see how far our challenge is reaching.

Stay up to date on the rest of the month by following the Challenge on Sweet Potato 3’s social media outlets {linked above/at top of post} or by signing up with the newsletter that will be sent out every few days.

Information about the Crochet Cancer Challenge

  • Information explaining what the Crochet Cancer Challenge is, click HERE.
  • What type of hat should I make? What Sizes? Where do I get the patterns? Click HERE.
  • Yarn Recommendations to use for the hats, click HERE.
  • Where should I donate my hats, click HERE.
  • A fun start early project you can add to your hats, click HERE.
  • Challenge others to join and get tags you can print for your hats, click HERE.

Week 2: Crochet Cancer Challenge 2019

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We are embarking on our 2nd week of the Crochet Cancer Challenge and I am in awe of all of you. The energy you have brought, the stories you have shared, the hats you are all making is so inspiring. Thank you to each and everyone of you for taking on the Challenge.

Just a friendly little reminder that when you download a pattern for FREE you are pledging to make a minimum of one hat from that pattern to donate to a local Cancer Center or patient.

challenge pledge

Challenge Day 7: Snappy Tots

Introducing the Alex Beanie by Snappy Tots. Find Snappy Tots online at:

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page / Facebook Group

And find her featured design, the Alex Beanie, on her website by clicking HERE (good through Sunday Oct 20, 2019). The Alex Beanie was designed in white to help bring awareness to Lung Cancer. Here is a short word about the design:

I chose to design this beanie for a young lady, Alex, who recently lost her grandmother to cancer.

https://snappy-tots.com/alexbeanie/?fbclid=IwAR3FGqWaiC-GT2zX-6DBPmw8TMPSECLG6ai8x6dd2UAr2BQwzdT-2ExD9rs
Snappy Tots Challenge Hat

Day 8: Endless Crochet Creations

Check out the Tracy Textured hat crochet pattern by Endless Crochet Creations. If you want to check out Endless Crochet Creations check out her social media links:

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page

Then follow this link to get the Tracy Textured hat pattern for FREE (only through Sunday October 13, 2019) in exchange for your pledge. Take a minute to ready why Tammy made her hat in grey and why the challenge is so personal to her.

The Tracy Textured Hats are full of texture, just what my sister likes. I am sure the hats would look fabulous in a wide range of colours, however I used Gray as this is the colour that represents Brain Cancers.

https://endlesscrochetcreations.com/crochet-cancer-challenge-2019/

Challenge Day 9: Darcy’s Crochet Creations

Darcy’s Crochet Creations designed the Calilosh Crochet Hat for the Challenge. Check out the following links to follow the designer.

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page

To grab your copy of the Calilosh Crochet Hat pattern for FREE (good through Sunday Oct 13, 2019), just PLEDGE to make one to donate to a cancer center or patient- click this link. Like all the designs, use code “CC2019”. Darcy designed this hat and made it in pink for personal reasons:

I chose to write a pattern to honor all of the people who have fought or are currently fighting breast cancer. This is a subject very near and dear to me. You see, I have 5 women in my life who are very important to me that either have or are fighting breast cancer. 

http://darcyscrochetcreations.weebly.com/my-blog-of-crochet-lessons-and-loves/2019-crochet-cancer-challenge

Day 10 of the Crochet Cancer Challenge : L’amas De Laine

The Invincible Beanie is a beautiful design by L’amas de Laine, she has some amazing designs, check them out at the links below:

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page

The invincible hat is a participating pattern (free) through Sunday October 13, 2019 and can be found by clicking this link. It was made in this lovely light blue color because it is the color of the Prostate cancer awareness ribbon. This hits very close to home for Sandra:

You see, my dad, on the picture, is a prostate cancer survivor. It was several years ago but I can still remember the shock I had when I received the news. The big and scary C…. Cancer. I thought: How could this happen? 

https://lamasdelaine.com/2019/10/10/cancer-challenge-2019/

Crochet Cancer Challenge Day 11: Two Brother’s Blanket

Michelle from Two Brothers Blankets has been a featured designer of the Crochet Cancer Challenge since it began. She is amazing to work with, follow her at the following link:

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page / Facebook Group

The Joey Hat is made in teal to promote awareness to Cervical Cancer. It is available for as a Challenge hat (for free) through Sunday October 13, 2019. You can read more about the design and the challenge by clicking HERE:

I named this hat the Joey Hat in memory of  Joey Feek, a country singer who passed away after a hard battle with cervical cancer. Her story and strength inspired me so much. 

https://www.twobrothersblankets.com/joey-hat-crochet-cancer-challenge-2019/
Two Brothers Cancer Challenge

Crochet Cancer Challenge Day 12: Ned & Mimi

I am so excited to have Ned & Mimi join the Crochet Cancer Challenge this year, they have been so wonderful to work with. Please check out their designs and follow them on:

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page

Ned & Mimi designed the Pinky Promise Hat crochet pattern that you can find by clicking HERE. This design is available for Free with your Pledge through Sunday October 13, 2019 with code “CC2019”. Sarah then has offered the pattern for the rest of October for only $1 with the same code. You can probably guess that the Pinky Promise Hat was designed for Breast Cancer, read why this hit so close to home for Sarah:

My Pinky Promise hat is dedicated to my good friend Alice who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the unbelievably young age of 35. 

https://nedandmimi.com/pinky-promise-hat-crochet-pattern/
Pinky Promise Cancer Challenge Hat

Day 13 of the Crochet Cancer Challenge: The Yarn that Binds Us

I was so excited to have The Yarn That Binds Us join the Challenge this year. Her hat design is so amazing, make sure you follow Jenna, the designer, at the following links:

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page

You know the drill by now 🙂 Get the Vera Hat (which can be found by clicking HERE) for Free in exchange for your Pledge. This design is good for Free for today only, Sunday October 13, 2019. Use code “CC2019”. Jenna designed the Vera Beanie in this beautiful gold color to bring awareness to childhood cancers.

Still Available, the following designs are still accepting pledges.

Emerald Stone Hat by Sweet Potato 3

The Emerald Stone Hat by Sweet Potato 3 will be available through October 31, 2019 for Free with code “CC2019”. Find Sweet Potato 3 by clicking on the following links:

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page / Facebook Group

Find Emerald Stone Hat post and link to pattern by clicking HERE. The Emerald Stone hat is featuring the color for Liver Cancer. Christine’s Uncle passed away 6 years ago from Liver Cancer and this hat is designed in honor of him.

Emerald Stone Crochet Hat Pattern

War of Roses Hat by Leesa’s Knotty Corner

The War of the Roses Hat by Leesa’s Knotty Corner will be available through October 20, 2019 with code “CC2019”. You can find Leesa’s Knotty Corner below:

Facebook Page / Instagram

Find the War of Roses Hat HERE. Leesa is a new designer to the Crochet Cancer Challenge and here is a note from her:

I chose testicular cancer because my son has it.  He has been fighting it since January 2010.  He is back to receiving treatment after being in remission for a couple of years.  So, for me this hits very close to home.  
I also lost a grandpa to lung cancer, a grandpa to brain cancer, a grandma to breast cancer, and an Uncle to bone cancer.  Cancer is all around us, not one of us has not had it personally touch our lives.  Even I have had my own battle with cervical cancer, and later pre-cancerous cells in my uterus, ovaries, and cervix that resulted in a radical hysterectomy…but no other treatment, thankfully.

Leesa Nixon, Leesa’s Knotty Corner
Leesa's knotty corner challenge hat

The Whirlwind Hat by Creations by Courtney

The Whirlwind Hat by Creations by Courtney is available through October 14, 2019. Use code “CC2019” at checkout to get it free in exchange for your pledge. You can find Creations by Courtney below:

Website / Instagram / Faceboook Page

Find the Whirlwind Hat by clicking HERE

Whirlwind Challenge Hat pattern

Check Back Each Day for Updates

We have all of October left for the Crochet Cancer Challenge, check back each day for updates on the hats that are released and designers participating. We would love to see what you make, so please post away on all your social media outlets. Use #CrochetCancerChallenge to help us see how far our challenge is reaching.

Stay up to date on the rest of the month by following the Challenge on Sweet Potato 3’s social media outlets {linked above/at top of post} or by signing up with the newsletter that will be sent out every few days.

More details about the Crochet Cancer Challenge

  • Information explaining what the Crochet Cancer Challenge is, click HERE.
  • What type of hat should I make? What Sizes? Where do I get the patterns? Click HERE.
  • Yarn Recommendations to use for the hats, click HERE.
  • Where should I donate my hats, click HERE.
  • A fun start early project you can add to your hats, click HERE.
  • Challenge others to join and get tags you can print for your hats, click HERE.

Summer Daze Wrap: Crochet Patterns

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Some Days you just need an extra layer for just a little extra warmth. Well, the Summer Daze Wrap is one of those key pieces you need in your wardrobe. It adds a touch of warmth, but not too much, sounds like that could be the best accessory this year!

Summer Daze Wrap

I designed this Wrap a few years ago, but it just never felt like it was complete or quite fit my style. I had a skein of Lion Brand Mandala sitting around and I was trying to decide what to make with it. My daughter had been begging me for a lightweight poncho style wrap. This is when it dawned on me to re-make my Summer Daze Wrap in her size!

I instantly knew that it was going to be fabulous with the natural color changes of the Mandala yarn. The light weight (#3) yarn allows the wrap to have a nice drape to it. It is crocheted with easy and basic stitches but has a very intricate look to it.

The pattern comes is so many size you can make them for nearly anyone.

  • Children’s Sizes: 2-4 years old / 5-7 years old / 8-10 years old / 11-12 years old
  • Adult Sizes: Small / Medium / Large / X-Large

Grab Your Copy of the Summer Daze Wrap Pattern

You can get your copy of the Summer Daze Wrap (the pattern includes all sizes for children and women). Get your copy on the sites below:

More Designs you might like

If you like the Summer Daze Wrap you may also like these shawl and wrap designs from Sweet Potato 3.

  • The Whispering Willows Poncho HERE
  • Cross My Heart Triangle Shawl and/or Vest HERE
  • The Herringbone Chevron Mommy & Me Poncho Set HERE

Week 1: Crochet Cancer Challenge

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Thank you so much for checking back in to see the designs that have been part of the Crochet Cancer Challenge Week 1. We are off to an amazing start but it is no surprise when you see how great the designs have been.

For the challenge week 1 hat designs, you have through Sunday October 6, 2019 to PLEDGE to get your patterns for FREE. To pledge just download the pattern, make a hat and donate that hat to a cancer patient or cancer center nearby.

challenge pledge

Everyone, of the designers below, have taken the time to design, photograph, test and publish their designs. This is a big commitment and is extremely generous of them. I ask that you take a few minutes of your day and send them a quick “thank you” note. Trust me, it will make their day!

Day 1 of the Challenge: Sweet Potato 3

The Emerald Stone Hat by Sweet Potato 3. Find Sweet Potato 3 by clicking on the following links:

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page / Facebook Group

Find Emerald Stone Hat post and link to pattern by clicking HERE (code “cc2019” good through 10/31/19). The Emerald Stone hat is featuring the color for Liver Cancer. Christine’s Uncle passed away 6 years ago from Liver Cancer and this hat is designed in honor of him.

Emerald Stone Crochet Hat Pattern

Sincerely Pam is sponsoring Day 2:

The Fighter/Survivor Graph Beanie by Sincerely Pam. Find Sincerely Pam by clicking on the following links:

Website / Instagram / Facebook page

Find the Fighter/Survivor Graph Beanie post and link to pattern by clicking HERE (code “cc2019” good through 10/6/19). A short note about the design:

In honor of my Dad’s diagnosis, battle, and recovery, I have designed these hats for him. The awareness ribbon color for stomach and esophageal cancer is periwinkle. 

http://www.sincerelypam.com/fighter-survivor-graph-beanies-cancer-challenge-2019/
Cancer Challenge

Day 3 is featuring a hat by Muki Crafts:

The Frisky Hat by Muki Crafts. Find Muki Crafts by clicking on the following links:

Website / Instagram / Facebook page

Find the Frisky Hat pattern by clicking HERE (code “cc2019” only good through 10/6/2019). Maarja wanted to focus on Leukemia because most of her crochet designs are centered around children. The awareness color for Leukemia is orange.

Challenge Day 4 is Crystalized Designs

The Nancy Beanie by Crystalized Designs. You can find Crystalized Designs by clicking on the following links:

Website / Instagram / Facebook Page

Find the Nancy Beanie pattern by clicking HERE (code “cc2019” good through 10/6/2019). The Nancy Beanie was designed in honor of Crystal’s Mom who fought Stomach Cancer, so her design features the color peach. Reach more about her story and inspiration on her blog HERE.

Day 5 of the Challenge: Leesa’s Knotty Corner

The War of the Roses Hat by Leesa’s Knotty Corner. You can find Leesa’s Knotty Corner below:

Facebook Page / Instagram

Find the War of Roses Hat HERE. Leesa has graciously offered her design for FREE during the entire month of October (use same code of “CC2019”-good through 10/20/2019). Leesa is a new designer to the Crochet Cancer Challenge and here is a note from her:

I chose testicular cancer because my son has it.  He has been fighting it since January 2010.  He is back to receiving treatment after being in remission for a couple of years.  So, for me this hits very close to home.  
I also lost a grandpa to lung cancer, a grandpa to brain cancer, a grandma to breast cancer, and an Uncle to bone cancer.  Cancer is all around us, not one of us has not had it personally touch our lives.  Even I have had my own battle with cervical cancer, and later pre-cancerous cells in my uterus, ovaries, and cervix that resulted in a radical hysterectomy…but no other treatment, thankfully.

Leesa Nixon, Leesa’s Knotty Corner

And the Grand Finale this week at day 6 is, Creations by Courtney

The Whirlwind Hat by Creations by Courtney. You can find Creations by Courtney below:

Website / Instagram / Faceboook Page

Find the Whirlwind Hat HERE (code “cc2019” is good through 10/12/2019): Courtney says

Lavender was chosen for this hat to represent all forms of cancer as it has or will impact every person. 

https://creationsbycourtney.com/product/whirlwind-hat/

Keep Checking Back

All these beautiful designs are in the challenge week 1. But wait, we have all of October left for the Crochet Cancer Challenge, check back each day for updates on the hats that are released and designers participating.

We would love to see the hats you make from the first weeks challenge. Please post away on all your social media outlets. Use #CrochetCancerChallenge to help us see how far our challenge is reaching.

Stay up to date on the rest of the month by following the Challenge on Sweet Potato 3’s social media outlets {linked above/at top of post} or by signing up with the newsletter that will be sent out every few days.

Find more information about the Crochet Cancer Challenge Below:

  • Information explaining what the Crochet Cancer Challenge is, click HERE.
  • What type of hat should I make? What Sizes? Where do I get the patterns? Click HERE.
  • Yarn Recommendations to use for the hats, click HERE.
  • Where should I donate my hats, click HERE.
  • A fun start early project you can add to your hats, click HERE.
  • Challenge others to join and get tags you can print for your hats, click HERE.

Emerald Stone Crochet Hat Pattern

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We are entering into the month of October and that means so much to me. October is Cancer Awareness Month. Many of us have unfortunately been touched by this horrible issue in our lives. Unfortunately, I lost a wonderful and amazing uncle 6 years ago to cancer. The Emerald Stone Hat was designed in honor of my uncle.

Emerald Liver Cancer Awareness

This year I wanted to focus on Liver Cancer in my hat design, the color of the awareness ribbon for liver cancer is, emerald. I find the emerald color beautiful. It is deep, rich in color and striking to look at. The meaning behind the emerald brings the color more meaning as well.

The emerald psychological benefits: brings courage to face difficult trials, eases feelings of worry, enhances the benefits of reuniting with loved ones.

https://www.karmaweather.com/astrology-gemstones-crystals
Emerald of Hope

Explaining it a little further:

Called the “Stone of Successful Love,” Its soothing energy provides healing to all levels of the being, bringing freshness and vitality to the spirit. A stone of inspiration and infinite patience, it embodies unity, compassion and unconditional love.

www.crystalvaults.com

Emerald Stone Hat

The Emerald Stone Hat, was made in a beautiful “emerald” color. While I was working up the stitches I kept thinking the design was looking like stones in a river bed. I find rivers to be peaceful and soothing to the soul. Emerald Stone Hat was easy to name due to the look and meaning behind the Emerald Stone and the connection to Liver Cancer and honoring my uncle.

Emerald STone Hat

The Emerald Stone crochet hat pattern comes in 3 sizes: child (3-12 years old), youth/womens, and adult/mens. Easily customize the hat with an oversized button or attach a pom to the top for a more youthful look.

Get the Emerald Stone Hat FREE

As part of the 2019 Crochet Cancer Challenge you can get a copy of the Emerald Stone Hat pattern for FREE. However, if you download a copy of the pattern, it is your PLEDGE to make a hat to donate to a local Cancer Center and/or patient. Grab your copy of the Emerald Stone Crochet Hat Pattern for FREE during the entire month of October on Ravelry. You must use the code “CC2019” at checkout, please make sure the discount applies before you order. Remember your FREE download is your PLEDGE to donate a minimum of 1 hat from the pattern by the end of 2019. To make a Pledge, get your copy of the pattern, HERE.

Use #CrochetCancerChallenge

To help spread the word about the Crochet Cancer Challenge we need your help. Please make your hats from the designs and post to your social media outlets. Use #CrochetCancerChallenge when posting on facebook, instagram, pinterest, twitter or anything else. Also, tag the designers who gave you the pattern to use. We all love a little love on social media and may even share your project on our page.

More links about the Cancer Challenge are below:

  1. Cancer Challenge Introduction, what is it, click HERE.
  2. What type of hat should I make, what sizes and where should I get the patterns, click HERE
  3. What type of yarn is recommended for the hats, click HERE
  4. Where should I donate my hats, click HERE
  5. A fun “start early” project you can add to your hats, click HERE
  6. Challenge others to join and more fun information, click HERE

Stay Up To Date on the Cancer Challenge

Each day during the month of October a new designer will feature a hat for FREE in exchange for your pledge {just like I did}. If you want to make sure you stay up to date on the cancer Challenge this year and see all 31 designs all month long, make sure you either follow Sweet Potato 3 on facebook {click HERE} and/or join my Crochet & Conversations group on facebook, {click HERE}. There will be daily posts all month long featuring the designers and their new hat designs. Or you can sign up for my newsletter that will go out a few times each week:

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Crochet from a Graph: learn today

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I am hosting a LIVE session in my Crochet & Conversations group about how to crochet from a chart! That’s right. I have received so many requests regarding this topic. I finally decided it was time to sit down and do some show & tell.

Where can I watch the LIVE video?

The Facebook LIVE will be hosted in my Crochet & Conversations group on Facebook. This is a fun and interactive group of fellow crocheters. We chat about, post about, and see everything about crochet. We support one another and cheer one another on as we learn new things. That is why this session will be hosting in this supportive group. You can join now by clicking HERE.

pattern group

What do I need?

The LIVE session will be visual based. But, you are welcome to work along with me as I show the details. I will be working slow so you can see each step of the way. If this is your very first time trying to crochet from a chart it may be helpful to just watch and then watch the replay and work along side me.

All you will need to work along with me is some small amounts of yarn. A smaller crochet hook, I will probably be using a Crochet Hook H (5.00 mm) and a crochet graph to work off of. I have created a small graph that goes with the upcoming holiday to practice with. Click this link to download and print an easy crochet Jack-O-Lantern graph to try out.


Let me know how it goes

I would love to hear how your progress is going with this new skill set. There are so many amazing patterns that are worked using charts. Knowing how to crochet from a graph will allow you to crochet from so many more patterns, you will be very thankful once you have it mastered.

Want to Try a Bigger Project?

One of my best selling patterns uses this crocheting from a graph method. It also will use the same stitches that I showed in my LIVE tutorial so you can see how I worked it up. Check out my Deerly Beloved Blanket by clicking this LINK.

Deerly Beloved Blanket