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]

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Snowflake Ornament

A couple of weeks ago when several of my subscribers entered a giveaway we hosted here at Celtic Knot Crochet they sent me emails listing all of the projects they like to make for Christmas gifts. Guess what was one of the most mentioned gifts? . . . .Snowflakes!! Well, I love snowflakes – so beautiful and delicate, so fascinating and unique. I had been planning on creating a snowflake with a Celtic Knot at the center for a while[Read more]

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Fall Crochet Hot Pad

I am inspired by creation when I design many of my crochet projects. The Master Designer created such a variety of shapes, colors and textures that no matter where we look, we can find plenty of inspiration. Enter the little acorn – a uniquely shaped seed for a giant oak. With their textured caps and nutty bodies they’ve become a symbol for fall. I love of acorns. Aren’t they so cute and unique? Since I love their design I thought[Read more]

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Beginner Recycle Crochet Project

After I created the Recycle Crochet Floor Pillow using used padded envelopes, I started brainstorming of other ways that I could incorporate the padded envelopes into more crochet projects. One day I was looking through a garden magazine and saw an advertisement for a kneeler and the lightbulb went off – aha! The padded envelopes would be great for providing ‘padding’ to one’s knees when working outside in the garden or doing some kind of project that requires you to[Read more]

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Celtic Knot Wall Hanging

As many of you know I love to spend time outdoors and I enjoy gathering rocks, shells, driftwood, feathers and other objects I find along the way. During the summer I combine these “found objects” with crochet to make some unique projects (White Mountain Mandala, Mandala Driftwood Decoration). This spring I designed the Colorida Wall Hanging (FREE pattern) and taught my daughters how to make it, too – you can watch a video of us crocheting it together here. But[Read more]

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