Celtic Pocket Shawl

Introducing a NEW pocket shawl project with an Irish flair – the Celtic Pocket Shawl. This design features 3 Celtic Knots of the same design, just different sizes – one large on the back center and two smaller on the pockets. Buy this pattern now in our Etsy Shop here Several years ago I discovered a beautiful hand-dyed superwash merino wool yarn called, Cadence, by Hazel Knits. At the time I crocheted 2 scarves using an orange, red and yellow[Read more]

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Easy Prayer Square

Have you heard of “Prayer Squares“? For several years I had heard about Prayer Shawls and thought it was a wonderful way to show love and compassion to someone who is going through a rough time. Crocheters and knitters spend their free time working on special shawls (often in groups that meet regularly) so they are always ready to give a shawl to someone who is sick, going through chemotherapy, mourning a loved one or feeling alone. I considered making[Read more]

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Easy Crochet Lanterns

(Photo courtesy of Annie’s Publishing Inc.) I’ve always loved lanterns. They are so pretty and tranquil with their warm light emanating around your porch or outdoor space. (Entering the giveaway? Click on “Read More” below to read the full post and scroll down to the end to leave a comment – thank you for stopping by!) I also love the look of the Solomon’s Knot stitch with thread – it is very open and looks like macrame. I thought combining[Read more]

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Crochet Pattern Bundle

Spring has sprung, and while I don’t ever want to put my crochet hook down, I do start to work on lighter-weight projects. So my thoughts turn to lace! Lace to make – challenging stitches, airy patterns, gorgeous lightweight yarns – and lace to wear – the perfect items to get me from Spring to Summer or Summer to Fall. In honor of Spring I joined 33 of my crochet designer colleagues and created the Crochet for Me Lace Bundle.[Read more]

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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]

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