Celtic Easter Egg

Ever since I was a little girl my family has decorated Easter Eggs together – I love the tradition of coloring and hiding eggs as a family. A white egg makes for a wonderful blank canvas for artwork with endless possibilities. Every year we come up with new ways to decorate a batch of perfectly white eggs. Last year we crocheted some covers together and you can see that pattern here (Elegant Easter Eggs) and some videos of the project[Read more]

Easy Crochet Baskets

Crochet baskets are so fun to make especially with the Bernat Home Dec yarn. This yarn is soft and smooth but is also like a thin rope so it is perfect for baskets. I decided to use one of my favorite stitches for this project and I love how this stitch looks in this yarn. This pattern includes 3 sizes of the baskets but I also give you a simple formula for making bigger baskets at the end of the[Read more]

Celtic Crochet Necklace

Several years ago I taught crochet at an art school that is affiliated with a local art museum. The museum held a special art display for the school’s instructors and I chose to have this Celtic Princess Necklace be a part of the art show. Now the necklace pattern is available in my Etsy shop here so that you can make one of your own. The necklace is crocheted with Size 10 cotton crochet thread and a size 1.5mm steel[Read more]

Crochet Shamrock Decoration

Over 10 years ago I submitted my first group of ideas to a publisher and a version of this shamrock was one of those ideas. A different idea was accepted and became my first published design, the Celtic Knot Scarf , and this shamrock went into ‘hibernation’. 🙂 Well, I recently found my notes for the shamrock and worked up an updated version – I LOVE how it turned out and quickly cranked out about 10! And that’s when I[Read more]

Easy Cute Baby Hat

When my daughters were babies I loved putting them in hats. Not only did it keep them warm during the cold months but it made them even cuter and always made me smile. Now you can find many hats and hoods with animal ears added on top which just kicks up the cuteness factor by 10-fold! So, I thought it would be fun to create a hat design using one of my favorite textured stitches (it’s so easy and simple[Read more]