Gifting Time | Free Limited Time Download Pattern #3

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Featured pattern today is Crochet à la Brioche Scarf, which is available on Ravelry HERE for free download for 3 days.

This offer runs through December 14th, 2017 at 11:59 pm PST time.

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If you are new to our GIFTING TIME giweavay, bellow are some details:

Every 3rd day until New Year one of my bestselling patterns will be available for free Ravelry download (total 9 patterns), not bad, huh?! ;o) And the cherry on the top – a Visa Gift Card of $100 value!

TO ENTER $100 VISA CARD CONTECT

  • Just leave comments here, like my “Gifting Time” posts on Intagram, Ravelry and my Face Book page, and/or share on any of your accounts. The more likes, comments and shares – the more chances to win, because MOST active participant will be the Winner!
  • PLEASE NOTE: every your action: like, comment, share, – get 1 point each.
  • Number of comments on each post unlimited, but just comment with emoji only, doesn’t count ;o)
  • To make sure I will count your points correctly, please write a comment on Intagram, Ravelry or my FB page with your ids if they are different. For example: I am “myLCG” on Ravelry, @allakovaldesigns on Instagram, and so on.

TERMS

  • This contest starts today, December 6th, 2017 and will end on January 1th, 2018 at 11:59pm PST.
  • I’ll count your points and the Winner will be announced on January 3rd, 2018.
  • If we get couple participants with the same number of points, I’ll pick the winner randomly.
  • The International Winner will receive the Gift of $100 value via PayPal or Western Union for your choice.

Good luck everyone!

Gifting Time | Free Limited Time Download Pattern #2

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Featured pattern today is Dream Catcher Hat & Cowl 2 in 1, which is available on Ravelry HERE for free download for 3 days.

This offer runs through December 11th, 2017 at 11:59 pm PST time.

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There are 3 options available in this pattern:
Option 1: Square Hat with tassels.
Option 2: Hat with pom-pom.
Option 3: Hat and Cowl 2 in 1
+ Bonus: 9 more sizes for cowl/neck warmers up to 45” circumference and for hats in size X-Large/Adult!

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If you are new to our GIFTING TIME giweavay, bellow are some details:

Every 3rd day until New Year one of my bestselling patterns will be available for free Ravelry download (total 9 patterns), not bad, huh?! ;o) And the cherry on the top – a Visa Gift Card of $100 value!

TO ENTER $100 VISA CARD CONTECT

  • Just leave comments here, like my “Gifting Time” posts on Intagram, Ravelry and my Face Book page, and/or share on any of your accounts. The more likes, comments and shares – the more chances to win, because MOST active participant will be the Winner!
  • PLEASE NOTE: every your action: like, comment, share, – get 1 point each.
  • Number of comments on each post unlimited, but just comment with emoji only, doesn’t count ;o)
  • To make sure I will count your points correctly, please write a comment on Intagram, Ravelry or my FB page with your ids if they are different. For example: I am “myLCG” on Ravelry, @allakovaldesigns on Instagram, and so on.

TERMS

  • This contest starts today, December 6th, 2017 and will end on January 1th, 2018 at 11:59pm PST.
  • I’ll count your points and the Winner will be announced on January 3rd, 2018.
  • If we get couple participants with the same number of points, I’ll pick the winner randomly.
  • The International Winner will receive the Gift of $100 value via PayPal or Western Union for your choice.

Good luck everyone and lets fun begin!

Interweave Crochet Winter 2018 | My New Publication

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Interweave Crochet, Winter 2018 features 20 cozy crochet projects, and I am so happy to be in!

So, let me introduce…

Indulgent Wrap

This intricate wrap will help you indulge in relaxation at home. The project is crocheted in one piece and then braided together and seamed.

 

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DIFFICULTY
Easy

FINISHED SIZE
18” wide and 55” long, excluding tassels.

YARN
Valley Yarns Valley Superwash DK (distributed by WEBS) (100% extrafine superwash merino wool; 137 yd/1.75 oz): #28 fawn (MC), #02 steel grey (CC), 8 balls each.

HOOK
Size H/8 (5 mm). Adjust hook size if necessary to obtain correct gauge.

NOTIONS
Yarn needle; 5.5” cardboard piece, 1; safety pins, 72.

GAUGE
15 hdc and 14 rows = 4”.

NOTES
After first strand, remaining strands will be connected at the beginning and left loose until shawl is finished.

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This Winter issue includes SO MANY wonderful projects!! Make sure to check it out!

Many thanks to Harper Point Photography for such lovely photos!

 

Oh, and can you believe, I totally forgot to share here my two designs in Interweave Crochet Fall 2017:

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MountainsideScarf_SQUARE (1)

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The details can be found on Ravelry: Mountainside Scarf and Groovy Necklace.

 

Have a lovely day!!

Gifting Time | 9 Free Limited Time Bestselling Patterns + $100 Visa Gift Card!

Dream Catcher Template

 

Every 3rd day until New Year one of my bestselling patterns will be available for free Ravelry download (total 9 patterns), not bad, huh?! ;o) And the cherry on the top – a Visa Gift Card of $100 value!

Yes, you are right, it’s that magical time again here, and if you know me, you know how I just adore gifting!

Dream Catcher MAIN

 

Featured pattern today is Dream Catcher Easy Adjustable Size Blanket, which is available on Ravelry HERE for free download for 3 days.

This offer runs through December 8th, 2017 at 11:59 pm PST time.

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TO ENTER $100 VISA CARD CONTECT

  • Just leave comments here, like my “Gifting Time” posts on Intagram, Ravelry and my Face Book page, and/or share on any of your accounts. The more likes, comments and shares – the more chances to win, because MOST active participant will be the Winner!
  • PLEASE NOTE: every your action: like, comment, share, – get 1 point each.
  • Number of comments on each post unlimited, but just comment with emoji only, doesn’t count ;o)
  • To make sure I will count your points correctly, please write a comment on Intagram, Ravelry or my FB page with your ids if they are different. For example: I am “myLCG” on Ravelry, @allakovaldesigns on Instagram, and so on.

TERMS

  • This contest starts today, December 6th, 2017 and will end on January 1th, 2018 at 11:59pm PST.
  • I’ll count your points and the Winner will be announced on January 3rd, 2018.
  • If we get couple participants with the same number of points, I’ll pick the winner randomly.
  • The International Winner will receive the Gift of $100 value via PayPal or Western Union for your choice.

Good luck everyone and lets fun begin!

Black Friday Deals

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* This coupon is applicable to myShop, Etsy and Ravelry stores. Offer expires November 25th, 2017 at Midnight PST time.

 

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Happy Thanksgiving to You and Yours!

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There is no time more fitting to say Thank You and wishing you warm Thanksgiving and Holiday season filled with love!

When I count my blessings, I count you twice! You are Awesome!! Happy Thanksgiving and a sincere thanks from bottom of my heart to each and every one of you who has graced my life with beauty, love, endless support, inspiration, knowledge and sincere friendship. It wouldn’t be the same without You. May your Thanksgiving Day be filled to overflowing with love, peace, joy and good health!

My warmest Thanksgiving wishes to all!

 

P.S.: Make sure to check my blog November, 24th & November, 27th – for some unbelievable Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, which are waiting for you ;o)

 

With lots of love,
Alla

Handmade with L0ve Super Bundle 2017 & Giveaway

I’m so excited to tell you that The Handmade With Love Super Bundle 2017 is coming very soon! My both Imagical Seasons crochet pattern books are included into this great collection.

The bundle goes live November 27th and will be available for purchase to December 4th.

More info what is included into Handmade With Love Super Bundle is coming soon.

So far, you can enter a fantastic giveaway from Ultimate Bundles!

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How would you like to win a Cricut Maker Machine ($400), a Brother Embroidery and Sewing Machine ($390) or any of 18 other prizes?

There are 20 great prizes (worth almost $4,000 altogether!), so you’ll definitely find something crafty that you would love. With good choice of categories like Knitting & Crochet; Embroidery & Cross-Stitch; Sewing, Quilting, & Applique, and Mixed Media Fiber Arts (like Weaving), there is something exciting for every crafter.

 

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So take a moment and click HERE to enter.
You’ll pick your category and enter your name and email address. That’s it!
Then you sit back and wait to see if you win.

Just don’t wait, because you must enter by November 26!

Anemone Flower Pin | Free Crochet Pattern

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Can you believe that today my baby Kristin turned sweet 16!!

Let’s celebrate this lovely day with my newest pattern I am so glad to offer you for free download.

 

Anemone Flower
Anemone, which means “daughter of the wind” in Greek is a symbol of undying love and anticipation. They also symbolize sincerity due to their delicate appearance and sure will make a great gift for your loved ones.
This lacy flower can be crocheted in any colors and yarn weight you would prefer, and will make a lovely addition to a hat, headband, coat, handbag, gift packaging or any other project you please.

This pattern is available for download for FREE (to download: simple click at highlighted in green anemone_flower_v01.pdf file on the right ) >>>

Download: anemone_flower_v01.pdf
Updated: November 17, 2017
Size: 3.3 MiB

 

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SKILL LEVEL
Easy

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
3.5” (9 cm) in diameter

YARN
Lace weight  (#0 Lace).
Omega Cotton Thread #5 (100% cotton; 164 yd [150 m]/1.76 oz [50 g]): 1 ball of #51 cream.

CROCHET HOOK
Size B/1 (2.25 mm)

NOTIONS
•  Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

10 pages, 1 photo, 2 crochet stitch diagrams, technical pages: Glossary, Conversion charts.

Please read and follow my copyright info. THANK YOU! Also, this pattern has not been tech edited, so if you find any mistakes or typos, please let me know and I will fix it.

 

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CHAINGE Chain-Effect Turtleneck Scarf | (EAP) Crochet Pattern for Kids & Adult

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Hello dear friends!

I am back from very busy month, and so happy that all deadlines met, new designs I dreamed to try, done…. and Chainge scarf pattern is finally written and was sent to tech editor. But I know that many of you are still waiting for it, so EAP version is here, and will be emailed to the Winners shortly!

 

CHAINGE Chain-Effect Turtleneck Scarf

It’s time for a cool CHAINGE with this beautiful and such versatile scarf!

Simple stitches and large chains combine to make this beautiful scarf just in time to welcome chilling season in style!
Suitable for wearers of all ages, there will be few times you and your loved ones won’t find an excuse to wear this fun scarf-poncho, crocheted with soft and light weight Premier® Cotton Fair®! Opt for wool blends for winter and early spring time. Wear it with belt under jacket or coat, wrap in many ways …or just crochet it without turtleneck collar to turn into a stylish scarf.

 

PLEASE NOTE: This pattern is released under EAP initiative (Early Access Program, see details here)

 

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SKILL LEVEL
Intermediate

YARN

Sport weight (#2 Fine).
Shown: Premier® Cotton Fair® (52% cotton, 48% acrylic; 317 yd [290 m]/3.5 oz [100 g]): 2 balls of #2707 bright peach (MC), 1 ball of #2714 black (CC1).

CROCHET HOOK
Size D/3 (3.25 mm)

NOTIONS
•  2 stitch markers
•  Tapestry needle for weaving in ends

SIZES
Small/Child (Medium/Youth, Large/Adult)

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS
48 (55, 62)” (122 [140, 158] cm) long and 6 (7, 8)” (15 [18, 20] cm) wide.

GAUGE
18 hdc x 16 rows = 4″ (10 cm) after blocking
Gauge is not critical for this design. 

* This eBook involves crochet skills only.
16 pages, 3 photos, 3 stitch diagrams, 3 tutorials: Spike (Long stitch), How to Crochet into 3rd loop hdc, How to Join/Changing Color; technical pages: Glossary, Terms, Conversion charts charts, Yarn Substitution Chart.

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COPYRIGHT: All graphics, template and photos are copyrighted. All rights reserved. Please be respectful of the designer’s rights to this pattern.
No portion of this work may be photocopied or reproduced by any means without written authorization from Alla Koval Designs.
Unauthorized distribution or duplication is a violation of applicable laws. You are more than welcome to sell items made from AllaKovalDesigns™ patterns. Credit to the designer is greatly appreciated (example: pattern is designed by www.AllaKovalDesigns.com) but not required.

 

PLEASE NOTE: This eBook is released under EAP initiative (Early Access Program, see for details here)

This EAP version of Chaige Turtneck Scarf pattern includes:

  • 3 stitch diagrams and 3 tutorials (final versions)
  • photos (final version)
  • written instructions – not tech edited yet.

Still need to do for official release :

  • tech editing

This EAP pattern is available at my Patterns Shop and Etsy until official release; then patterns will be added to the others pattern stores.

Regular price of eBook: $6.50

EAP version price: $5.53

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Yarn Talk | Universal Yarns Bamboo Pop

Universal Yarn

 

One of hundred reasons why I just love to work with Interweave, it’s discover new yarn. Recently I finished another project and had an absolute pleasure deal with Bamboo Pop! Fifty-Fifty, or 50% cotton/50% bamboo to be exact—could I ask for more? ;o) I wish to tell you more details, but we should wait until Summer 2018…

Anyways, Universal Yarns Bamboo Pop is definitely in my favorite-yarn-list ….more projects to come ;o)

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Brand: Universal Yarns
Yarn Name: Bamboo Pop
Weight: Dk weight (#3 Light)
Fiber Content: 52% Cotton, 48% Acrylic
Yardage: 292 yd (267 m)/3.5 oz (100 g)
Care Instructions: Machine washable. Do not bleach, dry flat, do not iron.
Price: $9.50

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