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Portal Companion Cube Hat v2.0 (This would also make an awesome pillow!)

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  In lieu of this month's pattern roundup, I decided to unleash this FREE crochet pattern! I got a little spicy in last month's roundup (and not spicy in a good way), so I'm changing things up this month. Because I can. I do what I want. This is my blog. This is more fun anyway? If you want a PDF copy of this pattern, without ads, and without all of these extra words, you can snag it here . It's a pay-what-you-want as long as what you want is within reason. Patterns take days to make. Even remaking an old pattern. It's a lot. A lot goes into all of this. If you don't want to pay for it, you get ads and me being unhinged on my blog. That's the price. This is actually based on one of my very old patterns. And listen here: I was going to do it in mosaic crochet, but then I changed my mind...for reasons. I do plan on doing a mosaic crochet-specific pattern and tutorials for the two types of mosaic crochet as (hopefully sooner rather than later - maybe for next m

April 2024 Pattern Roundup!

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  Feel absolutely free to skip over these words and jump right down to the patterns. Words on the internet are not actually written for people and are written for search engines after all.   I'm feeling extremely fatigued by social media and blogging and also...yarn, in general. I don't want to wax poetic about it too much, but I'm getting very discouraged. My craft business used to be sustainable and now it, simply put, is not. I've been doing this for years and the last couple of years it suddenly got extremely hard to drive traffic anywhere and people also don't want to pay me for my time. They want my things, but they want sweatshop prices (and yet they'll shell out $75 for Stanley cups, for example, because of the "brand" so don't say one word about "the economy" because the problem is that people don't want anything genuinely unique and handmade is no longer valued). Yeah, I know some people can't afford stuff right now, and