Crochet Heart pattern

Crochet Heart Pattern: I enjoy crocheting hearts and I love to experiment with stitches and Celtic Knots to create a variety of crochet heart patterns. (You can see a bunch of my heart designs on my Free Patterns page here) This time of year (January) it is fun to start working on heart projects and patterns that can be given as gifts on Valentine’s Day. I like to think of the holiday as a great day to tell all of[Read more]

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Celtic Mandala

Celtic Mandala If you visited this blog before, you know I love mandalas. (You can see all of my mandala designs and patterns here) This particular mandala, The Celtic Knot Sparkle Mandala, is a Celtic version of the Crystal Crochet Mandala (found here). I sketched out this design over 2 years ago and have worked on it in stages since then – I LOVE how it turned out and am so happy that it is finally finished and ready in[Read more]

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Crochet Snowflake

Crochet Snowflake Some of the first crochet projects I created when I was young were snowflakes – I love how lacy and how delicate they are. And I love how there are seemingly endless creative possibilities with them. This particular snowflake I sketched out last Christmas but didn’t get a chance to experiment with it and crochet the final project until I was away at my daughter’s regional dance competition this past November. The Celtic Trinity Snowflake The Celtic Trinity[Read more]

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DIY Yarn Ornament

DIY Yarn Ornament I love that our family has a tradition to be extra crafty at Christmastime! We love to create with our hands and always enjoy making a variety of Christmas-themed projects. Ornaments are my favorite projects to create this time of year. So, I came up with this very simple Pom-pom Sheep Ornament – in the photo above you see my crochet version but I’ve also included a template for you that uses felt (instead of crochet) so[Read more]

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Coffee Cup Cozy

Coffee Cup Cozy Nothing like a cool crisp fall morning to make you want to have a hot cup of coffee (or hot cocoa)! Keep your hands protected with this easy coffee cup cozy made with the super soft velvet yarn. I promised another fall pattern using this wonderful pumpkin color of Yarn Bee’s Velvety Smooth yarn and here it is – the Velvet Coffee Cup Cozy! This project is perfect for beginners because it is made with a simple[Read more]

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