Easy Crochet Scrunchie

Easy Crochet Scrunchie This week’s FREE pattern is a Velvet Scarf Scrunchie! It works up super fast – I was able to make mine in less than a half an hour and it makes for a great gift. I have A LOT of velvet yarn from various manufacturers and thought it would be fun to use it again for this project because it gives great volume and looks so luxurious. But if you don’t have velvet yarn (or would prefer[Read more]

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]

Crochet Headband

Crochet Headband Here’s another fun fall project for you using the wonderful Velvet yarn – The Velvet Headband! This is a simple and quick crochet headband. The stitch used in this I also incorporated into the Textured Trebles Pocket Shawl and the Recycle Crochet Floor Pillow (see these FREE patterns here and here) – I love how this stitch looks with thick yarn and I LOVE that it is easy to create with just a 2-row repeat! If you saw[Read more]

Velvet Pumpkins

Velvet Pumpkins! I love that the velvet yarns are back in style now! They are so fun to design and crochet with! Several months ago I was in Hobby Lobby perusing the yarn aisle and noticed this beautiful “pumpkin” color of one of their velvet yarns. (If you read my blog post from last week, you would have seen how strolling through yarn aisles gives me a lot of inspiration – you can read about how this simple activity inspired[Read more]

Easy Cute Baby Hat

When my daughters were babies I loved putting them in hats. Not only did it keep them warm during the cold months but it made them even cuter and always made me smile. Now you can find many hats and hoods with animal ears added on top which just kicks up the cuteness factor by 10-fold! So, I thought it would be fun to create a hat design using one of my favorite textured stitches (it’s so easy and simple[Read more]