Elegant Easter Eggs

When I was first learning crochet stitches, I practiced with a variety of thread crochet projects – I love how the thread is simple and really lets the crochet stitches be the star. So, when I am thinking about a small and delicate project, I always go back to thread. I had been wanting to design a new Easter egg project and spent quite a bit of time experimenting with different motifs and ideas. I am so pleased with how[Read more]

Ombre Bubble Baby Blanket

This baby blanket has a great texture that is easy to create with just a few basic stitches. So, this means that this project is perfect for beginners and experienced crocheters. Check out the video tutorial below to help you create the stitches and have success! I love how the stitches create rows of little soft “bubbles” and the gradual color changes of Red Heart’s Ombre Super Saver yarn in Violet add even more interest and charm. Have you seen[Read more]

Soft & Snuggly Mini-Shawl

Have you crocheted with velvet yarn yet? . . .If not, you should definitely try it! I have several free patterns here on the blog using the velvet yarn (Mini-Puppy Rose, Easy Velvety Infinity Scarf and the Red Rose Pin) and am working on posting more. But let’s talk about today’s NEW pattern – the Soft & Snuggly Mini-Shawl. (Be sure to read all the way through to the bottom of this post for a fun extra pattern BONUS!) Bernat’s[Read more]

Celtic Shamrock Shawl Pin & Spring Scallop Shawlette

I have designed several shawls but wanted to try something new – a shawlette. A shawlette is basically a mini-shawl. I love how quickly it worked up and how easy it is to wear. I used a Super Fine (1) yarn that is similar to sock yarn (which would also work) and I love how the Super Fine yarn shows off the pretty stitch pattern. Then in January my sister, Alice of Geekamuffins, suggested we do a fun collaboration for[Read more]

Crochetville Blog Tour 2020

Did you know March is National Crochet Month? As if we needed a new excuse to crochet every day? 😉 This month Crochetville is heading up a blog tour that includes designers, hobbyists and teachers all crochet-related. Head on over to their website here to check it all out. Many of the designers featured there are offering all kinds of sweet deals on their patterns for the month of March – be quick so you don’t miss out. In addition[Read more]