Back to School - 2017 Crochet Team featured pin

Previously recorded on Crowdcast –—2017

Replay video and chat are posted below. The transcript will be posted by Tuesday 15th.

Back to School - 2017 Crochet Team featured pin

Back to School LIVE – free crochet patterns and Q&A

with the 2017 Back to School Crew featuring 8 free crochet patterns!

Here are the projects:

  1. Nicki’s Homemade Crafts – Pencil Shaped Pencil Holder,
    This pattern can be made in less than 1 hour and makes any child or teacher happy to use and have it. It features a zipper for easy transport for your pencils and pens or even crochet hooks.
  2. Graceful Fibers – (mystery pattern)
  3. Simply Collectible – Simplicity Phone Sleeve or Cozy
    Perfect little teacher gift or for the teen that loves texture. Keeps those screens from getting scratched up getting tossed around in a bag.
  4. American Crochet – (mystery pattern)
  5. Nicki’s Homemade Crafts – Crayon Tissue Box Cover,  
    This Crayon Tissue Box is unique such that it can be used over and over again, because all you have to do is swap out the empty tissue box or a full one. This will be an eye catcher anywhere you place it.
  6. American Crochet – (mystery pattern)
  7. Graceful Fibers – (mystery pattern)
  8. Simply Collectible – Reversible Crochet Dress Pattern – Pretty, Pretty Princess for her first day of school!
    The perfect little dress for that first day of school!

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Need something extra for a teacher’s gift? Try this quick n easy Retro Bloom Coaster or Scrubbie free crochet pattern

Retro Bloom Scrubbie free #crochet pattern by Simply Collectible

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“August 11th 2017, 3:37:10 am UTC”,-249891s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,“Welcome, Everyone! I’m so excited to kick off this live presentation and Q&A about our Back to School patterns. Feel free to introduce yourselves in this chat box! This is for you all to use at your leisure. (Just remember that this is a family show.)”

“August 11th 2017, 3:37:33 am UTC”,-249868s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,“Use the BIG, Red Button under the screen to post your specific questions!”

“August 11th 2017, 5:16:28 am UTC”,-243933s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,“Also, please take a moment to SHARE the event! We really appreciate it and the more participants we have, the more fun it will be. :clap:”

“August 11th 2017, 7:17:50 pm UTC”,-193451s,Carole Kasson,annekasson,“I taught myself to crochet when I was 11. My grandmother had passed and my grandfather gave me her hooks, some yarn and a beginner’s book. I had already learned to knit from my mother but it was awkward to me. I took to crochet like a fish to water. Can’t wait to share this live event with everybody! I am now 65 and still crocheting every chance I get.”

“August 11th 2017, 10:32:20 pm UTC”,-181781s,Jackie,jayodoll,looking forward to the event

“August 12th 2017, 3:34:04 am UTC”,-163677s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,@Carole Kasson -that is a lovely legacy! Thank you so much for sharing!

“August 12th 2017, 3:34:36 am UTC”,-163645s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,@ Jackie – thank you so much for coming by! This is so exciting to have you here.

“August 12th 2017, 4:08:25 pm UTC”,-118416s,Beth,bhgram17,“I’m excited, never have been a part of something like this before.”

“August 12th 2017, 7:30:31 pm UTC”,-106290s,Anita,anitapowell22,I am happy to be a part of this group. I book a how book ans taught myself to crochet when I very young.

“August 12th 2017, 11:05:24 pm UTC”,-93397s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,“Isn’t it super cool, @BETH?
I’m working on starting a crochet community where we can meet like this often and help each other. :smile:”

“August 12th 2017, 11:05:32 pm UTC”,-93389s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,This has never been done before!

“August 12th 2017, 11:06:44 pm UTC”,-93317s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,“@ANITA – welcome! That’s really good! You have a knack for it.”

“August 12th 2017, 11:08:57 pm UTC”,-93184s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,“@EVERYONE – We’ll be sharing info about the projects as well as some tips. Feel free to start asking any crochet related questions you like by using the RED BUTTON below the screen. That way we can be prepared. Thanks!”

“August 12th 2017, 11:49:15 pm UTC”,-90766s,Nicole Riley,nicole-pries88,Hello everyone. I am glad you are all here. We are just excited for this event as you are:-)

“August 12th 2017, 11:50:16 pm UTC”,-90705s,Nicole Riley,nicole-pries88,:grinning:

“August 13th 2017, 12:00:01 am UTC”,-90120s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,”@NICOLE – Isn’t this exiting?”

“August 13th 2017, 12:01:16 am UTC”,-90045s,Mistie Bush,mistie,“Hi everyone! It’s great to see everyone here. This event is going to be a lot of fun! :slightly_smiling_face:”

“August 13th 2017, 12:01:40 am UTC”,-90021s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,@MISTIE – woot!

“August 14th 2017, 12:49:33 am UTC”,-748s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,”Hello, Angie!”

“August 14th 2017, 12:49:46 am UTC”,-735s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,“Hi, Trina! We’re getting started in a few moments.”

“August 14th 2017, 1:00:34 am UTC”,-87s,Gracie,gracie7226,Hi everyone!

“August 14th 2017, 1:01:49 am UTC”,-12s,Mistie Bush,mistie,Welcome everyone!

“August 14th 2017, 1:10:02 am UTC”,481s,Mistie Bush,mistie,“Crayon Tissue Box Cover,

“August 14th 2017, 1:12:03 am UTC”,602s,Cindy Shockey,cindyshockey2,Hi All this is Cindy from SE Ohio

“August 14th 2017, 1:12:36 am UTC”,635s,Mistie Bush,mistie,Here is the Pencil Shaped Pencil Holder pattern link

“August 14th 2017, 1:13:17 am UTC”,676s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,Hi Cindy!

“August 14th 2017, 1:13:22 am UTC”,681s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,“Thanks, Mistie!”

“August 14th 2017, 1:13:58 am UTC”,717s,Mistie Bush,mistie,:slightly_smiling_face:

“August 14th 2017, 1:15:57 am UTC”,836s,Nicole Riley,nicole-pries88,

“August 14th 2017, 1:17:28 am UTC”,927s,Mistie Bush,mistie,“Here is the Pretty, Pretty Princess Reversible Crochet Dress Pattern –

“August 14th 2017, 1:18:16 am UTC”,975s,Angie,anghav2,Hello Everyone :slightly_smiling_face:

“August 14th 2017, 1:18:25 am UTC”,984s,Mistie Bush,mistie,Hi Angie!

“August 14th 2017, 1:18:47 am UTC”,1006s,Angie,anghav2,“Fabulous bag, Nicole!”

“August 14th 2017, 1:20:45 am UTC”,1124s,Mistie Bush,mistie,“Here is Gracie’s Blossom Shrug crochet pattern

“August 14th 2017, 1:21:01 am UTC”,1140s,Cindy Shockey,cindyshockey2,the shrug would look cute over the princess dress :heart_eyes:

“August 14th 2017, 1:21:04 am UTC”,1143s,Angie,anghav2,”Thanks, Mistie!”

“August 14th 2017, 1:21:37 am UTC”,1176s,Nicole Riley,nicole-pries88,Great idea CIndy :slightly_smiling_face:

“August 14th 2017, 1:21:40 am UTC”,1179s,Mistie Bush,mistie,“You’re welcome Angie :slightly_smiling_face:”

“August 14th 2017, 1:22:33 am UTC”,1232s,Mistie Bush,mistie,“Here is Celina’s Simplicity Phone Sleeve or Cozy pattern

“August 14th 2017, 1:23:23 am UTC”,1282s,Mistie Bush,mistie,“Gracie’s Lavender Waves Pencil Bag will be published on Wednesday.”

“August 14th 2017, 1:24:24 am UTC”,1343s,Mistie Bush,mistie,Confetti Tablet Cover crochet pattern

“August 14th 2017, 1:24:49 am UTC”,1368s,Mistie Bush,mistie,Pier Picnic Backpack crochet pattern

“August 14th 2017, 1:28:52 am UTC”,1611s,Mistie Bush,mistie,””“The coupon code is 1DAYHOORAY, it’s 50% off for that pattern only, for 24 hours. All you have to do is enter in the coupon code for that item when you check out.””
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“August 14th 2017, 1:29:09 am UTC”,1628s,Mistie Bush,mistie,“You’re welcome Celina”

“August 14th 2017, 1:29:22 am UTC”,1641s,Mistie Bush,mistie,”If you are watching the replay, she’s offered up a 10% off coupon code: CROCHETAWAY, valid for two months from today!”

“August 14th 2017, 1:29:57 am UTC”,1676s,Mistie Bush,mistie,“Kim Guzman also has a fabulous zippered clutch which works well for makeup, pencils, art supplies, and trinkets.

“August 14th 2017, 1:32:53 am UTC”,1852s,Mistie Bush,mistie,You can share pictures of your completed projects with us on Instagram with the hashtag #2017CCBacktoSchool!

“August 14th 2017, 1:33:00 am UTC”,1859s,Cindy Shockey,cindyshockey2,Great ideas

“August 14th 2017, 1:33:26 am UTC”,1885s,Mistie Bush,mistie,Thanks for hanging out with us!

“August 14th 2017, 1:34:15 am UTC”,1934s,Angie,anghav2,:clap:

“August 14th 2017, 1:34:37 am UTC”,1956s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,Thank you guys so much!

“August 14th 2017, 1:34:48 am UTC”,1967s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,“Thank you, Mistie!”

“August 14th 2017, 12:42:34 pm UTC”,42033s,Mary,angelgrandmax10,“I’m happy to hear about this show. I am 62 yrs. Old and have been crocheting since I was 14. My best friends grandmother taught me. I Love tocrochey!!!!”

“August 15th 2017, 4:40:03 am UTC”,99482s,Celina Lane,celina-lane,”Thanks, Mary! Wonderful!”

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