Easy DIY Pendant Necklace

Easy DIY Pendant Necklace I love to crochet jewelry because it is quick and creative. I also love to collect beads and charms especially when they are on sale! 🙂 So, I came up with the Easy DIY Pendant Necklace design to put several of my pretty charms to good use. For each necklace you just crochet a small circle with Size 3 crochet thread (There are a few variations I include below), attach the charm and put it on[Read more]

Crochet Cable Scarf

Christmas Cabled Scarf Have you tried crochet cables? I had never heard of them until about 15 years ago and have been intrigued by them ever since. Most crochet cable stitches use post stitches to create the look of stitches passing over and under each other. A post stitch is when you work around the post (or stem) of a stitch (instead of working into the loops on top) – this creates texture because now your stitches pop-out in front[Read more]

Crochet Dog Hat

This crochet dog hat is made with simple stitches and mostly medium weight acrylic yarn (Red Heart Super Saver). It works up quickly and has some fluffy yarn accents on the brim and ear flaps. The doggie model is our sweet little Sadie – she is a mini-dachshund who loves to wear sweaters, hats and costumes throughout the day. Every time we put this bomber hat on her it makes us smile. It actually does a great job of keeping[Read more]

Easy Crochet Scrunchie

Easy Crochet Scrunchie This week’s FREE pattern is a Velvet Scarf Scrunchie! It works up super fast – I was able to make mine in less than a half an hour and it makes for a great gift. I have A LOT of velvet yarn from various manufacturers and thought it would be fun to use it again for this project because it gives great volume and looks so luxurious. But if you don’t have velvet yarn (or would prefer[Read more]

Crochet Headband

Crochet Headband Here’s another fun fall project for you using the wonderful Velvet yarn – The Velvet Headband! This is a simple and quick crochet headband. The stitch used in this I also incorporated into the Textured Trebles Pocket Shawl and the Recycle Crochet Floor Pillow (see these FREE patterns here and here) – I love how this stitch looks with thick yarn and I LOVE that it is easy to create with just a 2-row repeat! If you saw[Read more]