Maggie's Crochet

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Maggie's Crochet Issues MC01 through MC10
Holiday Afghans is Maggie Weldon's first self-published leaflet, she has designed for other companies in the past.
For American School of Needlework, there are: #1207 Roses in Bloom and #1205 Huggy Snuggy Baby Afghans.
For Leisure Arts, one great one is #2560 Holiday Potholders, which almost "match" the afghan patterns!

MC01 HOLIDAY AFGHANS ($5.95) by Maggie Weldon. Valentine's Day (heart squares), St. Patrick's Day (shamrock hexagons), Easter Bunnies (faces with lop ears on squares), 4th of July Flag (very realistic), Halloween Pumpkins (circles in squares), Thanksgiving Turkeys (really cute 3-D turkey squares), and Christmas Wreathes (circles in hexagons), all using worsted weight yarn.


MC02 Q-HOOK AFGHANS ($4.95) 6 afghans all made working with 2 strands of worsted weight yarn at once. Shells Elegance is one piece in a solid color with a small amount of contrast color in the edging; Enchanting Rose is a strip pattern in 2 colors; Flower Garden is a hexagon in several colors. Classical Stripe is one piece in 2 colors; Country Clusters is a square in two colors using cluster stitches; Pastel Yo Yo's is squares in several colors (a good use for scraps).
MC03 HOLIDAY "FRIDGIES" ($5.95) 24 patterns for special occasions - Cupid's Heart, Keepsake Lacy Heart, Shamrock, Rainbow's Pot of Gold, Hippity-hop Bunny, Easter Basket & Eggs, Chick & Eggs, Firework, Large Star, Small Star, "Purrfect" Cat, Spooky Moon & Bats, Wicked Witch, Ghastly Ghost, Eerie Spider Web, Jack-o-Lantern, Hay Stack, Cornucopia, Perky Turkey, Old St. Nick, Stocking, Angel of Light, Holly & Berry, and Everlasting Wreath. All in worsted weight yarn.
MC04 ENCHANTED BRIDE ($5.95). Pattern for gown with long, mutton chop sleeves and deep ruffled neck line. Skirt is full with large 3-D crocheted rose trim around about 1/3 up from the hem; trim has nice pearl additions. Hoop underskirt is made using crocheted, stiffened rings for support! Train is long sweep from the waist, with matching rose trim and scalloped border. Instructions for veil and bouquet (not crocheted) are included. Uses bedspread weight (size 10) cotton.
MC05 HOLIDAY AFGHANS II ($6.95). Seven afghans with holiday themes, all done in blocks: Valentine's Day has a heart in the block with a rose in the center, St. Patrick's Day has a shamrock in the center of the block, Easter Bunny has rectangular blocks with a full-size bunny, 4th of July Uncle Sam has a cute Uncle Sam in each block with striped hat and stars,. Halloween Ghosts has rectangular blocks with ghosts carrying appliqued pumpkins, Thanksgiving Turkeys have 3-D feathers, and Christmas Santas has Santa faces with 3-D hats. All done in worsted weight yarn.


MC06 HOLIDAY BROOM DOLLS ($6.95) By Maggie Weldon. Seven designs for decorative wall broom dolls for various holidays: Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, 4th of July, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. All use a 12" flat broom with a short handle (you could just cut off a longer one), and all are made with size 10 (bedspread weight) cotton.
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MC07 COASTER CRAZY ($6.95) by Maggie Weldon. Lots of ideas for coasters: Rosebuds Round, Daisy, Marigold, Pink & White Square, Mum, Watermelon, Grape Cluster, Apple, Granny Square, Pansy, Sunflower, Apple Blossom, Mug Rug, Blue & White Round, Black & White Checks, Carnation, Rose, Heart, Lemon/Lime/Orange Slices, Cherries, and Orange with Blossom. Most of these would also adapt for fridgies if made in a lighter weight yarn or thread. All shown are worked with worsted weight cotton.
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MC08 HOLIDAY TOWEL TOPPERS ($6.95) by Maggie Weldon. Nine holiday designs for towel toppers, all using plastic canvas pieces behind the crochet work to hang the towel, making it easy to wash the towel without the crochet part! The patterns include: Valentine's Day Heart, St. Patrick's Shamrock, Easter Bunny Topper, Uncle Sam - 4th of July, Halloween Scene, Thanksgiving Turkey, Hanukkah Menorah, Santa Claus, and Christmas Reindeer. All made with worsted weight yarn.
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MC09 WORSTED WEIGHT BABY AFGHANS ($6.95) by Maggie Weldon. Seven designs for that new baby (the leaflet cover says eight designs, but there are only seven): Pineapple Rose Blossoms Set (afghan & pillow), Baby's Puff Squares Afghan, Pray Afghan, Baby's Rainbow Warmer, Baby's Bunny Afghan, Baby's Rose Garden, and Baby's Granny Rose Afghan. All made with worsted weight yarn.
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MC10 GARDEN LACE AFGHANS ($5.95) by Maggie Weldon. Six designs for afghans with a garden theme: Pineapple Rose (motifs), Vintage Grapes (one piece with "grape" design edging), Lace Squares, Country Rose (motifs), Pineapple Lace (one piece) and Waterfall Rose (one piece with appliqued rosebuds). All made with worsted weight yarn.
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