Textured Crochet Mug Rug

Textured Crochet Mug Rug I LOVE textured stitch patterns – don’t you? This Textured Crochet Mug Rug uses a very simple variation of the half double crochet stitch. It is easy enough for a beginner! Plus, this project could be used as a mug rug, dishcloth or spa cloth – you pick! You could also use this stitch pattern to make bigger projects like kitchen towels, throws and afghans – just make sure you do the one tip I share[Read more]

Simple Crochet Spa Cloth

Simple Crochet Spa Cloth Spa Cloths make great gifts and get softer and softer the more you use them and wash them! They are basically the same thing as dishcloths but are used for your face or body instead of dirty dishes. This Simple Scallop Spa Cloth is crocheted using the half double crochet stitch. By working in a certain loop of each stitch you can also create some great texture. Crochet Spa Cloths make great gifts – just pair[Read more]

Easy Crochet Mug Rug

Easy Crochet Mug Rug Have you ever crocheted a Mug Rug? They are fun and fast crochet projects that make for great little gifts – just pair them with a pretty mug and some gourmet tea. Mug Rugs are great to use on a side table or on your dinner table to protect the furniture and they add some softness and a comfort-feel to a usually hard surface. Coffee-drinkers and tea-drinkers alike love to use Mug Rugs! One of my[Read more]

Crochet Hat

Easy Crochet Hat A long time ago one of my daughters had a cute knitted hat that had 2 pom-poms – She looked adorable in it and ever since then I have been wanting to create a crochet pattern/version of the hat. I love how the 2 pom-poms look like ears – doesn’t it look so cute from the back, too? So, I used a very simple stitch pattern that looks really pretty with the color changing yarn. The hat[Read more]

Crochet Tic-Tac-Toe

Crochet Game! Several years ago when I started teaching “Parent-Child” Crochet Workshops, I crocheted some games to have on hand during the workshops as a way for the new students to see all the different possibilities with crochet and give everyone a break from concentrating on learning to crochet. Recently I found this crocheted Tic-Tac-Toe game in my teaching supplies and thought it would be fun to share here on the blog. It works up really quickly and has a[Read more]