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]

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]

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]

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]