Friday, January 16, 2015

January 2015 Blog Hop!!!


Boy do you guys get a treat! I've teamed up with several designers (a few whom I competed against in battle rounds 2 & 3) for a blog hop!! This means you all get the opportunity to explore some fun new blogs (and see what free patterns may be lurking on them) and you might just win some fantastic free items while you're at it. I won't list all the prizes for you... but rumor has it that you're going to encounter pattern kits, eBooks AND boxes of yarn. Am I right? Or just pulling your chain. You'll have to explore all of these blogs to find out! 

By this point, you've probably figured out everything I've said thus far because there are several blogs before mine! So I'll just get to the nitty gritty rules and prizes that comes along with my role in this hop and you can get to having fun entering to win!

First off... the prize (after all, that is the best part). I'm offering my MNE Crafts Collection eBook Volume 1 as a prize. This book contains patterns that value at over $50 and the book's regular price is $24.99 - so you're getting quite the steal right here! Take a look at the next image to see all the patterns you'll find in this eBook!


You'll see several of my most popular patterns in this eBook including my 1st mermaid tail pattern, Wyatt the Lion AND all of my Autism Graph hat patterns! Great deal right? :p 

Now that we've gotten past the best detail of all... I'd like to link you to some fantastic free patterns. I don't have pictures for you on this portion of the blog so you'll just have to take my word that their awesome and go check them out. Oh, and how about it being a good time for that question that you have to answer for your raffle entry? 

- Which pattern is your favorite? Your answer must be the name of the free pattern to show that you went and looked at it! Since you have to comment with the name of the pattern, I will be giving you the designer's business name! 

  1. Snappy Tots
  2. Blackstone Designs 
  3. Crafting Friends Designs
  4. 3 Boys & a Ball of Yarn
  5. Pink Snail Boutique 
Alright... I shall let you pass on to the next blogger participating in the blog hop! Make sure you get in on all the entries you can so you can win this awesome eBook! :D The link to the next blogger is in the rafflecopter entries buuut, just in case you can't find it, HERE it is again! 






a Rafflecopter giveaway

147 comments:

  1. Thanks for being part of this Blog Hop!

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    1. Ring Around the Hearts Beanie was my favorite

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  2. Itty Bitty Snowman by Snappy Tots!

    Thanks for participating in the Blog Hop!

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  3. Wow! Your prize is so generous! That is a huge ebook of patterns! Thank you!!

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  4. My favorite pattern is the x stitch afghan ;)

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  5. Ahh so hard to choose just one favorite! I think I'll go with Pink Snail's cold hand cozy pattern! So fun and would be totally useful in my family!!

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  6. My favorite is the X Stitch Afghan Pattern. Just last night I was looking for a blanket pattern with 3 colors. This fits the criteria!

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  7. I love the peekaboo pico slouchy from pink snail

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  8. Peekaboo picot slouchy from pink snail

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  9. What an awesome prize! Thanks for being part of this Blog Hop!

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  10. My fav freebie from the list is Snappy Tots scrubbies! Not only would they be good in the kitchen but in the bath also!!! (and I'm lovin' your newest heart hat graph)

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  11. My fav would have to be Snowball Fight!

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  12. Having lots of fun...love your patterns

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  13. My favorite is the Scrubbies from Snappy Tots. I love my snowball fight set, but I'm so ready for winter to be over that no snowball fight sounds like fun anymore hahaha Thanks for including my pattern! :)

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  14. Snowball Fight by Blackstone Designs is SO cute!!

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  15. I love the Snowball Fight from Blackstone Designs. The idea of having fun and staying warm is great.

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  16. Snowball Fight! Living in the south we don't see snow often and when we do we hardly ever get enough for a real snowball fight. This will be a lot of fun for my family!

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  17. My favorite pattern is X-Stitch Afghan, but it was a tough choice I loved them all, but it came down to the afghan and snowball fight for me!! :)

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  18. My favorite is snowball fight. We haven't had much snow this year and my boys are dieing for a snow ball fight!

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  19. My favorite pattern is snowball fight!

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  20. The x-stitch blanket is my favorite. Thanks for all the fun!!!

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  21. The scrubbie/spiral scrubbie pattern via SnappyTots is the most useful for me, so favorite by default.

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  22. I like the X Stitch Afghan Pattern by Crafting Friends Designs!

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  23. Eeeek, my first blog hop. Thank you for showing us so many beautiful crochet blogs and give us such a big chance to win some great prizes.

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  24. And my favourite pattern is the Cold Hand Cozy Pattern, because my son, my daughter and my hubby loves popsicles. ;)

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  25. Def like the scrubbies from Snappy :))

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  26. Ok figured it out I like this from crafting friends design X Stitch Afghan Pattern

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  27. I love your Ring Around the Hearts Beanie!!

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  28. I wish I could crochet faster there are so many adorable patterns but I really love the snowball fight by Blackstone designs, such a cute idea.

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  29. I really like the X Stitch Afghan Pattern so I will say that is my favorite =)

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  30. I am a BIG fan of afghans so the X-stitch pattern afghan is my favorite - thanks for the link to the free pattern, I hope to try it sometime!

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  31. Hard to decide between the scrubbies from Snappy Tots and the bookmark form 3 Boys & a Ball of Yarn so I choose both haha! :) Thank you so much for the chance. :)

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  32. I really like the X Stitch Afghan

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  33. Thank you so much for being a part of the blog hop. You guys are amazing designers!

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  34. I like Scrubbies: Week 2 by Snappy Tots. I made one a couple of days ago and the hubby has already stolen it. Guess I will be making more. ;)

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  35. 3B&BY Bookmark.. Very pretty and I know many readers who would love to have it.

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  36. The snowball fight by Blackstone designs, I've been looking for a pattern like that, thank you!

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  37. X Stitch Afghan, I haven't tried to make an Afghan yet

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  38. Winter Crystals Hooded Cowl Is the pattern I think I like best

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  39. Love the blog hop and love your graphed heart beanie hat!

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  40. Love the Be Generous! Cross Stitch Beanie by 3 Boys and a Ball of Yarn. Thanks for doing this it is so much fun.

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  41. The Cold Hand Cozy is so practical, but the X Stitch Afghan is so beautiful. It's so hard to choose just one.

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  42. My favourite pattern is MT. KATAHDIN BOMBER HAT
    Thanks! :D

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  43. I love the X Stitch afghan pattern by Crafting Friends! Congratulations on all that you do - really enjoy following your work!

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  44. I love the Hide Your Hair Slouch from Snappy Tots! Perfect for those days when your hair has a mind of it's own.

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  45. X Stitch Afghan. I would love the pattern for the autism hat, too!!!

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  46. It was a tough choice but I really like Snappy Tot's Scrubbies. The X Stitch Afghan would be second place though!

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  47. I've narrowed it down to the scrubbies from Snappy Tots and the X Stitch afghan from Crafting Friends. I like both of the but I'd probably choose the scrubbies because they would finish up faster.

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  48. 3 Boys bookmark is just lovely as well. My fav of those listed

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  49. My favorite is the Snowball Fight from Blackstone Designs. I am thinking next Christmas :)

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  50. First, I would like to say thank you so much for being a part of this contest! I am finding so many new ideas! Other than crocheting, reading is my favorite hobby, so to answer your questions, my favorite free pattern that I saw was on the 3 Boys & A Ball of Yarn blog. It was the beautiful blue bookmark, that I plan to make for all of my library coworkers!!

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  51. Snappy tots scribbles are awesome!

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  52. I love several of your beautiful patterns, but my favorite is the X stitch afghan :)

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  53. Spiral scrubbies featured by Snappy tots. I love her idea of getting gifts started early. I make that promise to myself every December. Hopefully I can follow through this year! :)

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  54. I really like the Police Box Beanie by Snappy Tots. My sister would love it! Also, thank you for being a part of the blog hop :)

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  55. How awesome is this! Thank you for the opportunity! :)

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  56. Thanks for bringing some cheer to these dark winter days! I love your patterns, can't wait to explore your site some more!

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  57. I really like them all but the Cold Hand Cozy would be super useful for my popsicle loving preschooler.

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  58. I didn't see mine show up. I like the x stitch afghan! And all the others, but you said to mention ONE!

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  59. The peekaboo pico slouchy from pink snail

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  60. I have the cat in the hat: hat and bow tie set I love it. I also liked your free pattern for the 3 star applique. I will be using it in an up coming project.

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  61. So many great patterns to choose from, but one of my favorites is The Jellybean Slouch Hat but Snappy Tots

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  62. Peekaboo Picot Slouchy (how fun is that name) :) Thanks for the giveaway

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  63. The X Stitch Afghan Pattern is the one for me!

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  64. I like the cold hand cozy by pink snail designs. Definitely making those for the summer freezer pops!

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  65. The patterns are adorable, favorite has to be the mermaid one though.

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  66. The Police Box by snappy tots! Its on my list of todo

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  67. Thanks for your blog and the giveaway

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  68. The cold hand cozy is an awesome idea

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  69. What a awesome blog hop and the prizes are insane, My fave is the X Stitch Afghan by Crafting Friends Designs
    Thank you
    Beth-Ann

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  70. I have been looking for a hooded cowl pattern for a while now and your Winter Ain't Over Yet Hooded Cowl is exactly what I wanted! Thank you.

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  71. I really like this mini blog contest!! Love your patterns & designs

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  72. I love the 3B&BY Bookmark from 3 Boys & a Ball of Yarn. So pretty! And, thank you!

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  73. I'm so glad I found you through the Blog Hop. Answer to your question I like the #B&BY bookmark pattern. Besides crochet, I'm a avid reader, so that combines the two. Thanks!

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  74. Love the Autism Hats, I worked with special needs for26yrs and still have friends working with them, so the hats would be a great idea. Thank you for the opportunity to win this great giveaway. Angel hugs and happy hooking

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  75. I LOVE the X-stitch afghan pattern! Works up beautifully!

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  76. I like the 3B&BY Bookmark. Added it to my library!

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  77. I love the jellybean slouch hat.

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  78. Love Wyaty the Lion, would make him for my husband

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  79. snowball fight! my boys are gonna love it!

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  80. All Boy Hat - and don't see the raffle copter

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  81. I like the Flower Power Pillow :)

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  82. Scrubbies pattern by Snappy Tots, what a useful item and great housewarming gift!

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  83. Spiral Scrubbie at the Snappy Tots site.

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  84. It's a tough choice to make. I like snowball fight and 3b&by bookmark.

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  85. I love the mermaid tail. You ladies make designing look way too easy.

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  86. Snowball fight by beautiful ducklings and blackstone designs will be perfect for winter games. Thanks for the fun blog hop

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  87. I love snowball fight. Missing winters back East.

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  88. The X Stitch afghan is my choice. Although as the others have said, it was tough picking just one!

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  89. Butterfly shell stich wrist warmers~!

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  90. It's so hard to choose!!! I'm working on the Taylor's Hooded Lion by Snappy Tots and love it!

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  91. Snowball fight from the list you gave. and I LOVE your little mermaid tail!!!

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  92. X Stitch Afghan Pattern is beautiful (love all the others too though)!

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  93. Snowball fight. I'm from the south and do not get many chances for the real thing

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  94. Itty bitty snowman from Snappy Tots

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  95. Itty Bitty Snow Man by Snappy Tots...and thank you so much for the opportunity!

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  96. my mistake, i misread the post, i think the snappy tots spiral scrubbie

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  97. I like the Zig Zag Swimsuit Cover by MNE Crafts

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  98. Love the x stitch afghan...I have it saved to make for some family members due to arrive in 2015! :)

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  99. My Favorite is Ring Around the Hearts Beanie! And I hope I win your awesome prize!!

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  100. My favorite of the patterns is Snappy Tots' Scrubbies. I like the swirl look of them and the texture looks like they'd work great!

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  101. The Scrubbies by Snappy Tots were my favorite out of those 5 patterns. :D

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  102. I like the X Stitch Afghan Pattern by Crafting Friends Designs. Love your blog!

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  103. the X stitch afghan and the scrubbie :)

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  104. What amazing prize... thank you for being a part of blog hop.

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  105. My fav free pattern is the X Stitch Afghan by Crafting Friends Designs..I love the design and colors.

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  106. I love the X Stitch Afghan by Crafting Friends!

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  107. That X stitch afghan is just lovely! We're so lucky that so many great designers like Crafting Friends (and Snappy Tots and so many more) share some of their stunning designs for free :)

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