Celtic Shamrock Shawl Pin & Spring Scallop Shawlette

I have designed several shawls but wanted to try something new – a shawlette. A shawlette is basically a mini-shawl. I love how quickly it worked up and how easy it is to wear. I used a Super Fine (1) yarn that is similar to sock yarn (which would also work) and I love how the Super Fine yarn shows off the pretty stitch pattern. Then in January my sister, Alice of Geekamuffins, suggested we do a fun collaboration for[Read more]

Crochetville Blog Tour 2020

Did you know March is National Crochet Month? As if we needed a new excuse to crochet every day? 😉 This month Crochetville is heading up a blog tour that includes designers, hobbyists and teachers all crochet-related. Head on over to their website here to check it all out. Many of the designers featured there are offering all kinds of sweet deals on their patterns for the month of March – be quick so you don’t miss out. In addition[Read more]

Spring Blossoms Necklace with CGOA’s Mega Crochet-A-Long

The last week of the Crochet Guild of America’s Mega Crochet-A-Long is starting today and the Spring Blossoms Necklace is the FREE pattern of the week. This is part of the CGOA’s National Crochet Month celebration – 4 patterns have been offered each week in March by 4 different crochet designers from around the country.  (Read this blog post about the benefits of becoming a member of CGOA and more info about the Mega CAL) Click on any photo or[Read more]

CGOA celebrates National Crochet Month

March is fast approaching and there will be much to celebrate including . . . National Crochet Month! The Crochet Guild of America (CGOA – www.crochet.org) will be celebrating by offering 4 free crochet patterns over the course of the month from 4 different crochet designers.  They are calling it their first, “Mega CAL” or “Mega Crochet-A-long”. Each designer will provide accompanying blog posts, video tutorials or step-by-step photo tutorials for each of their patterns.  The photo above shows you[Read more]