Celtic Knot Decoration

Since St. Patrick’s Day is coming up soon I thought it was time for a NEW FREE Celtic Knot pattern here on the blog. And since I have enjoyed crocheting, gifting and decorating with the Easy Shimmer Mandala so much, I decided to make a Celtic Knot version. You can see that it incorporates a very simple yet beautiful Celtic Knot at its center framed by a few rounds of basic crochet stitches and all while wrapping around a shimmery[Read more]

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Crochet Heart Basket

I enjoy creating heart shapes with crochet and thought this would be a fun Valentine’s Day project. This Woven Heart Basket uses only single crochet and a small amount of yarn. You’ll also need a few craft supplies (listed below) and some crafting abilities. (Since putting all the pieces together takes some finesse I decided to rate this project “Intermediate” for crafting even though it is “Easy” for crochet.) You may like to have your basket just be a simple[Read more]

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Amigurimi crochet – cute & quick

I have always loved mints (especially the Wintergreen flavor) because my grandfather carried some in his pocket every day and shared them with me. He and I were very close and spent a lot of time together when I was a young girl. “Mint Granddad” (that’s what we called him) was often quick to encourage me and let me know he was a fan of mine. A couple of months ago I saw a sticker that correlated a mint to[Read more]

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Easy Crochet Pocket Shawl

Have you seen all the crochet pocket shawls that are on the internet? There are so many! Of course, I just had to make my own version. 😉 Introducing the “Textured Trebles Pocket Shawl” made with Bernat’s Blanket yarn in Vintage White. This yarn is thick and super soft so your shawl will be fun to work up fast and keep you very warm. This is a beginner pattern that uses just single crochet and treble crochet stitches in a[Read more]

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Cable Crochet Cowl

Crochet Cables add great texture to your projects. They use what is called “post stitches” because you work around the ‘stem‘ of the next stitch, not into the top loops as usual. It takes a little getting used to but once you get the hang of it, you’ll be making beautiful cables in no time. This crochet cowl project, the Triple Braided Cowl, uses post stitches but just has a 2-row repeat. And across each row there are 3 sets[Read more]

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