Easy Colorful Crochet Scarf

Even though I receive a good amount of yarn in the mail directly from the manufacturer or distributor, it doesn’t mean that I still don’t like to look at and buy yarn in my local yarn shops and craft stores! In fact, being able to see the colors in real life and being able to touch and feel the yarn is very valuable – so much more fun than looking at it on a screen! So, when I was in[Read more]

5 Quick & Pretty Crochet Christmas Projects

As you may know I love to design and crochet quick and pretty projects! Many of my days are very full with homeschooling and teaching and the little fast projects fit my lifestyle very well. This blog is full of quick and pretty projects. As I was looking over the “Free Patterns” page, I realized that several of the designs could work as Christmas-themed projects with just a few small changes or adjustments. So, here are 5 FREE patterns (originally[Read more]

Crochet Christmas Earrings

Christmas will be here before you know it so I have a quick Christmas crochet project for you – Holly Earrings! I have always loved the shape and look of holly leaves – we have a few bushes in our yard and they always look great. Deep green waxy and pointy leaves with bright red berries – the birds love them, too. 🙂 Of course, the holly and its berries are part of Christmas decorations everywhere and now you can[Read more]

Easy and Fun Plarn Ball

If you’ve visited this blog before you know that I enjoy crocheting with plarn (yarn made out of recycled plastic bags) for various projects such as the Giant Plarn Mandala and the Recycled Rainbow Garden Kneeler. This Plarn Ball project was a lot of fun like the others and I taught my daughters how to make it so the fun was doubled! You can see a video of all the action here. It is a simple pattern and great for[Read more]

Free Crochet Project for the Kitchen!

I enjoy designing crochet projects that are pretty to look at but it is very rewarding to create a pretty project that is also practical! Everyone has frying pans and if you have any of the non-stick kind, you need to protect their coating/surface – these are perfect for that. Several years ago I came up with this kitchen crochet project and figured out how to use post stitches to make the center flower really pop out and add dimension[Read more]