Velvet Crochet Pumpkins

Crochet 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]

Soft & Snuggly Mini-Shawl

Have you crocheted with velvet yarn yet? . . .If not, you should definitely try it! I have several free patterns here on the blog using the velvet yarn (Mini-Puppy Rose, Easy Velvety Infinity Scarf and the Red Rose Pin) and am working on posting more. But let’s talk about today’s NEW pattern – the Soft & Snuggly Mini-Shawl. (Be sure to read all the way through to the bottom of this post for a fun extra pattern BONUS!) Bernat’s[Read more]

Mini Puppy Rose

Mini-Puppy Rose For a couple of months now I have been having fun experimenting with velvet yarn. Some of the projects I have made with this yarn are posted here on the blog: Red Rose Pin and the Easy Velvety Infinity Scarf. Have you tried crocheting with velvet yarn yet? – Sometimes it is called “chenille” and can come in various thicknesses. I love how it is soft and thick and gives a lot of dimension to your crocheted projects.[Read more]

Easy Velvety Infinity Scarf

This Easy Velvety Infinity Scarf is fun to crochet and wear! Bernat’s Velvet Yarn (by Yarnspirations) is sooooo soft and easy to crochet with. I love how it feels while crocheting and how it feels around my neck. This yarn comes in some beautiful colors and in large skeins which is plenty to make this project. This project has just 2 stitches in it – single crochet and a simple textured stitch I like to call the “Yarn Over Slip[Read more]