Crochet Birthday Party

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Next Sunday is my daughter’s 7th birthday. She loves to watch me crochet and knit so I thought it would be a great idea to host a yarn crafting party for her. We are still working out the details of what would be appropriate for the grade one girls she has invited to join her.

I booked the party room at our local Michaels and was promised the resident crochet teacher who will lead the class. (I have tried several times to teach her but I am right handed and she is left handed. Even using a mirror she finds it difficult to understand and I am not clear as to how I can close the miscommunication gap – other than get her a teacher).

I did some research on crochet birthday parties (not as easy to find as I thought it would be).

Here are some with some great ideas I will definitely use!

Crafts by Friends ~ I love how she had the kids chain stitch as long as they wanted and then made it into a bracelet! I also like the idea of having them make pom poms.

The Crafty Jenguin ~ I love the idea of making birthday hats for each of the girls to wear and take home! I SHOULD have enough time to make enough for everyone by next Sunday. Though it is March Break this week and I WILL have a house full of kids…

On the party invitation I used ice cream cones filled with yarn balls from KnitPicks. I used this as a background on PicMonkey and then customized it with our information for the party.

This is what I came up with for the invitation.

Then I did a matching thank you card that we can send out after the party. Ava can customize a message on the back of the card.

I thought I could look up a cute craft to have the kids make that would be like this. I did find this adorable ice cream cone purse that Look What I Made shared a free pattern for. Perhaps I could crochet for the children. If I have time I will consider it! I’ll also consider if there are parts to it the girls can help me finish.

Do you have other ideas that I could incorporate in a two hour party?

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Elizabeth Ruth

Elizabeth is a children's book author and designer of knit and crochet character hats under the brand The Ruthless Crafter. In her spare time she loves to read, watch movies, spend time with her family, and swim. She lives a full, happy life in Kitchener, Ontario with her husband and their two children.

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