Mini-Mandala Necklace

Mini-Mandala Necklace Here is another mandala project for you!  And it makes a great last-minute gift in less than an hour!  I found the silver metal piece at Hobby Lobby – it is called a “bezel” and is just right for adding a small crocheted item into the center (click on “bezel” in supply list below to see where to buy).  Even though I made mine in blue, you can make yours in any color since the crochet thread comes[Read more]

5 Gifts for a Crocheter – Dec. 2018

Since it is a popular gift giving time of the year, I thought I would post another list of 5 products that would make great gifts for any crocheter you know (or you can add them to your own “wish list” this season).  (Last year I posted this list of product ideas – go check it out!) Which kind of gifts do you like the best? The gifts that are practical and necessary or the ones that are simply fun[Read more]

Mandala Christmas Ornament

Mandala Christmas Ornament Every year growing up my very crafty mom would help my siblings and me make ornaments for our Christmas tree.  They would be made out of all sorts of craft supplies: salt dough, paper, yarn, ribbons, sequins, pins, glue.  No matter our age or skill level each ornament was saved and cherished.  Now my parents have quite the collection of special and unique creations that hang on their tree every year. My siblings and I laugh at[Read more]

Photo Snowflake Ornament

I love working with crochet thread to create delicate and beautiful Christmas ornaments.  Growing up I admired all of the wonderful crocheted tablecloths and doilies that were made by my grandmother and on display throughout our home.  I love how the simplicity of the thread allows for the stitches and the shapes they form to be the “stars” of the project. Once I learned the basics of crochet with medium weight yarn, I invested in several Christmas-themed project booklets that[Read more]

Autumn Splendor Scarf

Easy Crochet Cable Scarf This Easy Crochet Cable Scarf has an easy 2-row repeat stitch pattern and looks great with a color-changing yarn like Unforgettable by Red Heart. When fall arrives here in New England, I love to wear this scarf for all the fun outdoor fall events and activities.  When the gorgeous colors of autumn are all around, my family and I love to stop and gaze at the prettiest trees in our neighborhood.  When the sun shines through[Read more]