Easy Colorful Crochet Scarf

Easy Colorful Scarf The gorgeous colors in this easy colorful scarf are done automatically by the yarn! Can you believe it? I only had to weave a few ends! It’s fun when the yarn does all the color-work for you. The stitch I used for the entire scarf is a repeating basic stitch done in a unique way. The technique is often used for more advanced crocheters but since it repeats every stitch, I think even beginners would be successful[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

Crochet Christmas Earrings Christmas will be here before you know it so I have a quick project for you – Crochet Christmas Earrings made with little holly leaves! 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[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]