Thursday, January 29, 2015

8K Milestone and $1 Puppy Love Valentine Crochet Pattern! | 3 Boys & A Ball of Yarn

3 Boys & A Ball of Yarn marks a big milestone, surpassing 8,000 fans on Facebook!

To celebrate and show our thanks, we are offering our Valentine's Day Puppy Love crochet hat pattern for only $1! 

Sunday, January 25, 2015

The Whole Ball of Yarn | 3 Boys & A Ball of Yarn

Everyone loves a good mash up, wrap up, round up... we call it "The Whole Ball of Yarn!" 

Whatever you call it, these are a few of our favorite crafty things.  

...And keep reading for an upcoming special reason to celebrate with 80% off one of our most popular holiday patterns.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Winners Announced! 2015 Blog Hop #1 | 3 Boys & A Ball of Yarn


Joanne Grimm Thompson and Carol Rupprecht

They are the winners of 3B&BY's prizes in the 2015 Blog Hop #1

Joanne won the box of specialty yarns and Carol won the Simply Slippers prize pack. 

We had so much fun hosting the first blog hop of 2015 and look forward to organizing many more events in the future. 

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

New Crochet Pattern Release | 3 Boys & A Ball of Yarn

Hundreds of Hugs Wrap! 50% off Sale! 

As seen in THIS post from the Battle of the Stitches Round 4! The "Hundreds of Hugs Wrap" crochet pattern is now available for individual purchase.

Featuring the Solomon or Lovers' Knot, this pattern comes complete with photo diagrams of each step of the stitch and links to both photo and video tutorials.

Read more here...

Friday, January 16, 2015

2015 Blog Hop #1 | 3 Boys & A Ball of Yarn

Blog Hop #1 = free patterns, complete prize packs, bundles of specialty yarn and more!

10 crochet designers have teamed up to bring you the first "blog hop" of 2015!

What's a blog hop?

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Blog Subscription Update & Upcoming Offers

Thank you for making the 48 hour blog subscription drive a success!

In two days we more than tripled our email subscription list and gave away almost 400 FREE patterns! 

This falls right in line with our philanthropic mission at 3 Boys Companies, "Be Creative. Be Generous." 

If you missed out...

Thursday, January 8, 2015

FREE Crochet Pattern to Blog Subscribers

48 Hour Blog Subscription Drive!

It's as simple as 1...2...3!

Here's how it works...
  1. Add your email address to the "Follow This Blog" box in the top right hand side of the blog.
  2. Confirm your subscription in the email automatic email. (!Important!)
  3. At the end of the 48 hour drive, I will email each address on the list (new and old) a coupon code for one free 3B&BY pattern from Ravelry.
It's that easy! No tricks! No strings!

So, go on...get to typing.

And be on the lookout for that confirmation email!

Love and best stitches,


Monday, January 5, 2015

WINNERS - Battle of the Stitches

Did you hear?
Round 4 winners have been announced!

Please join me in congratulating the fan favorite Sheri Weber from The Country Willow for her Never Ending Love Poncho

,,,and judges choice Kate Wagstaff from Crafting Friends for her With All My Love Photo Prop!

All *14* patterns  (including 3B&BY Hundreds of Hugs Wrap) are available in "one e-book Click Here" for only $5.95. Yep! Do the math...that is less than .50 per pattern!

I was amazed at the variety of styles and designs.

I'm telling ya, folks, there is no better time to buy than now!

You can continue to follow the Battle of the Stitches next round, starting in March.

I was so honored and encouraged to be a challenger in this competition. I grew as an artist and a person. The friendships I built among the other challengers, supporters, and judges are ones that will last. They all have my complete admiration and I look forward to the many ways we are advancing our crafting community together.

Until next time,

Love and best stitches,