Archive for March, 2013

Pretty Posies Throw Yarn Giveaway!

Crochet World coverDesigned by Terry Day, the Pretty Posies Throw is the perfect openwork project to launch your home décor into spring. You can find the pattern for this gorgeous afghan in the latest issue of Crochet World.

We’re teaming up with Crochet World to give you a chance to win all the yarn you need to make the Pretty Posies Throw!

How do I enter?

Between March 18 – 31, 2013, comment on this post with the answer to the giveaway question below. We’ll randomly choose a commenter on April 1 to win the yarn! They’ll be announced here on the Caron Blog, on our Facebook page, and on Crochet World’s Facebook page. Keep your eyes peeled to find out if it’s you!

What can I win?

  • Caron Simply Soft “Orchid” (9717) (2 skeins)
  • Caron Simply Soft “Lemon” (0017) (2 skeins)
  • Caron Simply Soft “White” (9701) (1 skein)

The giveaway question is…

What are your three favorite shades of Caron Simply Soft to use in the spring?

That’s it–we can’t wait to read your answers!

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St. Paddy’s day is on Sunday and it’s not too late to get ready. Here are a few quick and easy projects you can pull together this weekend!

Cindy from Skip to my Lou shares an easy crochet shamrock garland pattern.


A wine bottle and a skein of Caron Simply Soft is all you need to make your own St. Patrick’s Day Vase!


imagesHave a great day and don’t forget: Never iron a four-leaf clover, because you don’t want to press your luck!

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We love seeing all of the innovative and inspiring projects that you make with Caron yarns. We’re highlighting just a few of our favorites! Do you have any favorite Caron projects? Send us a photo and and we might include it on our next edition!

First up, we have the Easter Baby Sweater! Made by suet24 in Caron Simply Soft, this adorable pattern is available for free from the Craft Yarn Council.

Easter Baby Sweater

Twopeaedpod’s Madelyn’s Sheepy Anouk has the cutest sheepy accents! Knit in subtle shades of Caron Simply Soft.

Sheepy Anouk

EmmaLou09 posted her sweet Angel Wings Heirloom Pinafore on Ravelry, knit in Caron Simply Soft shade Sunshine.

Angel Wings Pinafore

What are your favorite Caron projects? Share with us in the comments or upload your photos on our Facebook page!

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