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]

Velvet Pumpkins

Velvet Pumpkins! I love that the velvet yarns are back in style now! They are so fun to design and crochet with! Several months ago I was in Hobby Lobby perusing the yarn aisle and noticed this beautiful “pumpkin” color of one of their velvet yarns. (If you read my blog post from last week, you would have seen how strolling through yarn aisles gives me a lot of inspiration – you can read about how this simple activity inspired[Read more]

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]

Crochet Shawlette

Have you ever crocheted a shawlette? A “shawlette” is exactly what it sounds like – a mini-version of a shawl. I love how they are quick to crochet and can be worn different ways. When I came up with this project idea I started with the beautiful yarn – I loved the colors and the iridescent thread twisted in with the cotton. I had the large scallop edging in mind, too and was looking for a way to use it[Read more]

Easy Crochet Shawl

Introducing an easy crochet shawl – the Lacy Shells Shawl! This pattern is simple to follow and creates a very pretty stitch pattern with the alternating shells and open spaces. I love to crochet and design shawls because they are a great canvas for showing off crochet stitches and beautiful yarn. Plus, most shawls fit a variety of sizes and look great on a variety of body types! To add to the drape I used a hook that is usually[Read more]