Colorida Wall Hanging

I love to create decorations for our home using crochet and other craft supplies. Having a variety of these crocheted wall hangings around our home makes me smile throughout my day. I also love beautiful edgings and thought it would be fun to take a piece of the oversized edging from the Colorida Hammock Blanket project (a FREE pattern found here on our blog) and turn it into this quick and unique home decor item. I love how this project[Read more]

Elegant Easter Eggs

When I was first learning crochet stitches, I practiced with a variety of thread crochet projects – I love how the thread is simple and really lets the crochet stitches be the star. So, when I am thinking about a small and delicate project, I always go back to thread. I had been wanting to design a new Easter egg project and spent quite a bit of time experimenting with different motifs and ideas. I am so pleased with how[Read more]

Ombre Bubble Baby Blanket

This baby blanket has a great texture that is easy to create with just a few basic stitches. So, this means that this project is perfect for beginners and experienced crocheters. Check out the video tutorial below to help you create the stitches and have success! I love how the stitches create rows of little soft “bubbles” and the gradual color changes of Red Heart’s Ombre Super Saver yarn in Violet add even more interest and charm. Have you seen[Read more]

Easy Shimmer Mandala

Easy Shimmer Mandala This is one of my favorite projects to crochet. I designed this decoration for CGOA’s (Crochet Guild of America) Chain Link Conference and Yarn Bomb in honor of their 25th Anniversary. See photos of the Yarn Bomb here. If you’ve stopped by our blog before you might have noticed that I love to crochet and design mandalas. This mandala is very similar to the White Mountain Mandala Rock Cozy and works up almost as quickly! It uses[Read more]

Celtic Heart Wall Art

NEW Celtic Knot Pattern available here I have been working on a variety of new Celtic Knot patterns lately and this is the first one now available in my Etsy Shop. Even though the knot looks complex it is actually simple to construct if you have the diagram (which is included in the pattern) and instructions. For this project I used one of my favorite yarns, Omega’s Sinfonia in red (#822) and garnet – a deeper red (#823) – you[Read more]