Patriotic Crochet Pattern

I’ve always been drawn to anything red, white and blue. It is probably because my birthday is around July 4th and here in the US, we always decorate houses, stores and towns in the patriotic colors. I associate the red, white and blue with wonderful carefree summer memories, birthday celebrations with my family and the freedom and blessings we have in America. I thought it would be fun to create this Patriotic Party Banner using plarn, my 10mm Clover crochet[Read more]

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]

Easy Crochet Baskets

Crochet baskets are so fun to make especially with the Bernat Home Dec yarn. This yarn is soft and smooth but is also like a thin rope so it is perfect for baskets. I decided to use one of my favorite stitches for this project and I love how this stitch looks in this yarn. This pattern includes 3 sizes of the baskets but I also give you a simple formula for making bigger baskets at the end of the[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]