Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is just 2 days away but there still is time to make a special and meaningful gift for Mom! Here’s a list of FREE home decor and jewelry patterns that would make great gifts for Mom – Click on each title to see the pattern – Many also come with a video tutorial(You can see ALL of my FREE patterns here): 1.  Super Simple Cup Cozy -Great beginner project and uses a fun embellishment 2.  Celtic Knot Bracelet – So unique and quick! 3.  Spring[Read more]

Crochet Pattern Bundle

Spring has sprung, and while I don’t ever want to put my crochet hook down, I do start to work on lighter-weight projects. So my thoughts turn to lace! Lace to make – challenging stitches, airy patterns, gorgeous lightweight yarns – and lace to wear – the perfect items to get me from Spring to Summer or Summer to Fall. In honor of Spring I joined 33 of my crochet designer colleagues and created the Crochet for Me Lace Bundle.[Read more]

Celtic Crochet Necklace

Several years ago I taught crochet at an art school that is affiliated with a local art museum. The museum held a special art display for the school’s instructors and I chose to have this Celtic Princess Necklace be a part of the art show. Now the necklace pattern is available in my Etsy shop here so that you can make one of your own. The necklace is crocheted with Size 10 cotton crochet thread and a size 1.5mm steel[Read more]

Crochet Shamrock Decoration

Over 10 years ago I submitted my first group of ideas to a publisher and a version of this shamrock was one of those ideas. A different idea was accepted and became my first published design, the Celtic Knot Scarf , and this shamrock went into ‘hibernation’. 🙂 Well, I recently found my notes for the shamrock and worked up an updated version – I LOVE how it turned out and quickly cranked out about 10! And that’s when I[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]