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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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Crochet Design Journey

Every project I create has a unique process as I take it from idea to finished design. I thought it would be interesting to explain the “design journey” of the Twilight Shawlette in this blog post. The Twilight Shawlette is a FREE pattern that you can find here on this blog. Wowed by the Yarn! Every time I stop by Hobby Lobby to pick up a craft supply, I always take a stroll through the yarn aisle. 🙂 Often there[Read more]

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