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Hooked on Crochet is a FREE email crochet newsletter published by the editors of AllFreeCrochet.com. We publish Hooked on Crochet four times per week (Monday, Wednesday and Friday with a Saturday weekend wrap up). The editors at AllFreeCrochet.com also publish 3-5 bonus Hooked on Crochet issues each week with special offers. Each of the standard issues revolves around a crochet theme, such as Homemade Crochet Patterns, Crochet for Special Occasions or Crochet Decor. Here is what is included in each and every issue of Hooked on Crochet:
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See your clever crochet tip, pattern or tutorial published with your name at AllFreeCrochet.com! We link to the crochet pattern itself as opposed to listing the full pattern on the web site as we are a directory of crochet links. Simply contact us with your crochet link and a member of the editorial team will get back to you. For longer crochet tips or tutorials, an AllFreeCrochet.com editor will send you a Crochet Project Submission Guide. We prefer tutorials with images and also welcome crochet videos at our website. Three ways you can submit are:
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To submit your project, fill out the contact form and select "Project Submission" as the message topic. We will review your project and email you back with further details.
As a new feature on the site, we will be creating designer profiles for designers with two or more projects on the site. To see examples of what the profiles will look like, see the Crochet Designer profiles on AllFreeCrochet.com. We will need a short bio and photo. This is a great way to gain traffic to your blog or site! If you already have two or more projects and would like a profile, just contact us.
AllFreeCrochet eBooks are free, downloadable crochet pattern collections organized around a theme. These eBooks are PDF documents that can be downloaded off our website, saved to your computer, and/or printed out for easy reference while crafting. We think eBooks are a great way to offer a free collection of crochet patterns and ideas to our users. For more advantages to eBooks, see our eBook Guide. One of our recent free eBook's was a great collection of crochet afghan patterns from Red Heart Yarn. You can find our latest collection of crochet eBooks here.
Go to our Free Crochet eBooks page and click on the eBook that interests you. You will need Adobe to access our eBooks, but you can download a free copy of Adobe Reader from the Adobe website. For help downloading the eBooks, see our eBook Guide. You will also find links to patterns, diagrams and other resources in crochet patterns published in the eBooks. If a link in a PDF crochet pattern does not work, type in the project name into the search box at our website to locate the project and please contact us.
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Crafty Kate Going Crazy
Diamond Crochet and Crafts
Karp Styles Crochet and Knitting
Lion Brand Yarn
National NeedleArts Association
Red Heart Yarn (Coats and Clark)
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The AllFreeCrochet.com editorial team loves giving away crochet products to our readers. Every Wednesday, we feature a new contest to win a crochet related prize. These crochet books and products are reviewed by our testing team. You can enter the contest via the entry form on the contest page. See all current and upcoming giveaways here.
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Updated April 23, 2014
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