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]

Crochet Shamrock Decoration

Crochet Shamrock Decoration The idea for this crochet shamrock decoration was born over 10 years ago when I submitted my first group of ideas to a publisher. A different idea was accepted and became my first published design, the Celtic Knot Scarf , and this shamrock went into ‘hibernation’. 🙂 Many Motifs Make a Pretty Garland! Well, I recently found my notes for this crochet shamrock decoration and worked up an updated version – I LOVE how it turned out[Read more]

Celtic Knot Decoration

Celtic Knot Mandala Decoration This Celtic Knot Mandala Decoration combines my love of Celtic Knots, crochet and recycling! 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 upcycled CD or DVD. Crochet Stitches[Read more]

Crochet Heart Basket

Crochet Heart Basket This Crochet Heart Basket is another project showing how I enjoy creating heart shapes with crochet. I thought this would be a fun Valentine’s Day project to use as a decoration or to fill with treats for that special someone! This is a FREE crochet pattern so read on to find out some more information and to get started on making one of these crochet heart baskets. 🙂 (This post includes affiliate links. To read our full[Read more]

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]