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]

Celtic Heart Valentine Projects

Over the years I have designed several crochet projects using the heart shape. Hearts are very easy to crochet and fun to incorporate in all sorts of projects. The heart is a wonderful and universal symbol of love all over the world. You probably use it all throughout the year but just before February 14th it can be seen in great numbers across many stores, on social media and in all sorts of correspondence. So, here are some Celtic heart[Read more]

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]

Easy Crochet Infinity Scarf

Have you ever seen a skein of yarn in the store that is so pretty you just have to buy it right then and there? And, of course, you have no specific plans for it but you just gotta have it? 🙂 Well, that is what happened when I saw the yarn pictured below by Yarn Bee – their “Sugarwheel Cotton Sparkle” in the color “Just Relax” – ahhh. Pretty blues with the name “Just Relax” . . . .[Read more]

Easy Crochet Cord Keeper Pattern

Here is another mandala project that is very similar to the Mandala Driftwood Decoration (that you can see here) but this time it is combined with a practical purpose! This project is a cute keeper for all of your device cords. Charging cords and headphone cords often get lost or mangled and tangled. With this Mandala Cord Taco you can keep them tidy and safe so they work for a long time and are easy to find. Doesn’t it look[Read more]