You’ve arrived at the annual NatCroMo Designer Blog Tour 2022! It’s a virtual celebration of National Crochet Month with new blog content daily throughout March, including featured crochet designers, pattern showcases, free patterns, coupons, discounts, giveaways, and more. This year’s theme is Pawprints on Our Hearts, so we’ll talk about our pets – furry, feathered, and scaly!
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Today’s featured designer on our NatCroMo Designer Blog Tour 2022 is Christine Naugle of Sweet Potato 3. In addition to showcasing some of her crochet patterns, for our theme, Pawprints on Our Hearts, she tells us about her family pet, an English Cream Retriever named George.
We appreciate our NatCroMo designers so much! They’ve so graciously shared their time (and often a special goodie) with us, let’s show some love! Some ways to do that are to like, follow, and shop! ❤️
- You can visit Sweet Potato 3 on social media: Facebook | Instagram
- You can shop Sweet Potato 3 patterns: Etsy | Ravelry
Sweet Potato 3 crochet patterns is a blog that features crochet designs by Christine Naugle. Her goal in designing is to create innovative patterns that teach new techniques and skills, improving one’s abilities to be confident in their finished projects. Sweet Potato 3 designs everything from blankets, hats, scarves/shawls, to misc. items. Whatever the design is, Christine is dedicated to providing detailed, high-quality patterns.
Tell us about your pets!
Our family dog is an English Cream Retriever named George. We call him King George because he was names after George Straight – yes, we are a family who loves country music. He is a super lazy 3-year-old pup with a very mild temperament. He lives for his daily walks and will do pretty much anything for food. George is my sidekick and can usually be found at (or on) my feet as I am working on my latest crochet design. He is the perfect dog for our family.
Favorite Crochet Reference
What is one of your favorite crochet reference books or websites that is one of your go-to sources for crochet information?
Pam over at the Crochetprenuer has been my most valuable source of information on running a crochet business. She is so knowledgeable in the crochet field, if she doesn’t know the answer, she will direct you where to find it. She has created a community that is fun, interactive and so helpful.
Design Showcase: Easter Egg Pocket with Stuffed Bunny and Chick
Pattern name: Easter Egg Pocket with Stuffed Bunny and Chick
Get the pattern: https://sweetpotato3.com/easter-egg-pocket-with-bunny-chick-crochet-pattern/
About the pattern: A small but fun project for the upcoming Easter holiday. Crochet these adorable egg pockets that you can nestle in a darling little stuffed chick or bunny. A great gift for the little ones in your life.
Design Showcase: Ameria Everyday Handbag
Pattern name: Ameria Everyday Handbag
Get the pattern: https://sweetpotato3.com/armeria-everyday-handbag-crochet-pattern/
About the pattern: A perfect go-to bag for your everyday errands. This ideal sized tote is just big enough to have enough room for all the odds and ends you must have with you at all times. However, it isn’t too bulky either. Plus, check out all that texture, I know you love it. What you will love even more is how easy it is to crochet.
Design Showcase: Stitch Sampler Blanket
Pattern name: Stitch Sampler Blanket
Get the pattern: https://sweetpotato3.com/stitch-sampler-blanket-30-textured-crochet-stitches/
About the pattern: Do you love crochet textures and are always looking for new stitches to learn? This is the perfect project for you! The Stitch Sampler Blanket is made up of 30 squares, all featuring a unique stitch combination. The pattern includes over 35 video tutorials and photo tutorials throughout. This blanket design is currently being offered in a Crochet Along, you can join now (we are almost done) and start working on your blanket today plus you will receive the full pattern when it is released (scheduled to release April 2022).
Christine’s NatCroMo Special
Christine is having a NatCroMo sale! 30% off both of her shops (Etsy & Ravelry), no code needed, March 10-13, 2022. Valid from 3/10/2022 @ 1:00am MT through 3/13/2022 @ 12:00pm MT.
Grab this deal in Christine’s shops:
Follow Christine Online
Here’s where you can connect with Christine online to be sure you don’t miss any of her new designs, sales, events, or other good stuff!
- Website / Blog: sweetpotato3.com
- Instagram: @sweetpotato3patterns
- Facebook: @SweetPotato3Patterns
- Facebook Group: facebook.com/groups/SP3CrochetConversation
- YouTube: Sweet Potato 3
- Pinterest: @mysweetpotato3
- Etsy: SweetPotato3Patterns
- Ravelry: ravelry.com/designers/sweet-potato-3
- Newsletter: Sweet Potato 3 Newsletter
We hope to see you again tomorrow on the NatCroMo Designer Blog Tour 2022!