Celtic Pocket Shawl

Introducing a NEW pocket shawl project with an Irish flair – the Celtic Pocket Shawl. This design features 3 Celtic Knots of the same design, just different sizes – one large on the back center and two smaller on the pockets. Buy this pattern now in our Etsy Shop here Several years ago I discovered a beautiful hand-dyed superwash merino wool yarn called, Cadence, by Hazel Knits. At the time I crocheted 2 scarves using an orange, red and yellow[Read more]

Easy Prayer Square

Have you heard of “Prayer Squares“? For several years I had heard about Prayer Shawls and thought it was a wonderful way to show love and compassion to someone who is going through a rough time. Crocheters and knitters spend their free time working on special shawls (often in groups that meet regularly) so they are always ready to give a shawl to someone who is sick, going through chemotherapy, mourning a loved one or feeling alone. I considered making[Read more]

Easy Crochet Lanterns

(Photo courtesy of Annie’s Publishing Inc.) I’ve always loved lanterns. They are so pretty and tranquil with their warm light emanating around your porch or outdoor space. (Entering the giveaway? Click on “Read More” below to read the full post and scroll down to the end to leave a comment – thank you for stopping by!) I also love the look of the Solomon’s Knot stitch with thread – it is very open and looks like macrame. I thought combining[Read more]

Easy Crochet Baskets

Crochet baskets are so fun to make especially with the Bernat Home Dec yarn. This yarn is soft and smooth but is also like a thin rope so it is perfect for baskets. I decided to use one of my favorite stitches for this project and I love how this stitch looks in this yarn. This pattern includes 3 sizes of the baskets but I also give you a simple formula for making bigger baskets at the end of the[Read more]

Easy Cute Baby Hat

When my daughters were babies I loved putting them in hats. Not only did it keep them warm during the cold months but it made them even cuter and always made me smile. Now you can find many hats and hoods with animal ears added on top which just kicks up the cuteness factor by 10-fold! So, I thought it would be fun to create a hat design using one of my favorite textured stitches (it’s so easy and simple[Read more]