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Crochet Christmas Lights Blanket Pattern

Crochet Christmas Lights Blanket Pattern

I designed this Christmas Lights Blanket as a gift for my Aunt. Her birthday is just a few days before Christmas, so one of their family traditions is to go and see Christmas lights on her birthday. And isn’t that just the perfect way to […]

Summer’s End Crochet Cardigan Free Pattern

Summer’s End Crochet Cardigan Free Pattern

Join the Summer’s End CAL, happening June 30th! Get the details here! Well no matter where you are or how the weather’s treating you, it’s pretty official that summer’s over. While we’ll miss those warm days at the pool, autumn brings fun of it’s own. […]

September’s Yarn & Hook Giveaway

September’s Yarn & Hook Giveaway

September’s Yarn & Hook Giveaway features a favorite yarn that I’ve been working with a lot recently-Lion Brand’s Mandala. You can get the patterns for my Merletto Poncho and my Basic Boatneck Shirt free. Both of these free patterns were created using one of Lion […]

Crochet Christmas Light Applique Free Pattern & Photo Tutorial

Crochet Christmas Light Applique Free Pattern & Photo Tutorial

This little Christmas light applique is so useful for your holiday crocheting! Work up a few for gift tags or a bunch and string them together for a decorative garland. I came up with this Christmas light pattern for a throw blanket I designed for […]

Bravo Beanie Free Crochet Hat Pattern

Bravo Beanie Free Crochet Hat Pattern

You may have heard of Lion Brand’s #hatnothate initiative to bring awareness to bullying. October is National Bullying Prevention month, with October 1st being the kickoff date as World Day of Bullying Prevention. Lion Brand is collecting 1500 blue hats to give out to students to […]

Fiore Free Crochet Cotton Cowl Pattern

Fiore Free Crochet Cotton Cowl Pattern

I love a one skein cowl, don’t you? Blue is my favorite and I love the combination of the forked cluster stitch and this yarn. Lion Brand 24/7 cotton has such a beautiful sheen. If you’ve never heard of the forked cluster stitch, don’t fret! I’ve […]

Women’s Free Crochet Boatneck Shirt Pattern

Women’s Free Crochet Boatneck Shirt Pattern

I’m still amazed at how simple the Basic Boatneck Shirt is to make! Can you crochet a rectangle? Yes? Then you can make this shirt, even if you’ve never crocheted your own clothes! Yes, you need some basic sewing skills to seam up the sides […]

Maglia Crochet Mesh Vest Pattern

Maglia Crochet Mesh Vest Pattern

Phew! I am glad this crochet mesh vest pattern made it’s release in summer! It works up so fast and I love how customizable it is-leave off the fringe, make it longer, you name it. I love a good layering piece. It was such an […]

How to Line a Crochet Bag Photo Tutorial                         {& August’s Make It Giveaway!}

How to Line a Crochet Bag Photo Tutorial {& August’s Make It Giveaway!}

I decided to line my Tivoli Crochet Purse and thought it might be nice to share a step by step tutorial for those of you who haven’t done it before. This crochet bag lining tutorial can be applied to any purse or tote that you make. […]

Tivoli Crochet Purse Pattern

Tivoli Crochet Purse Pattern

When I came across this beautiful sedge stitch I knew it would make a sturdy crochet purse. While it is highly likely I will stuff my new bag with more yarn, I wanted a purse that would hold a wallet and my notebook. Yeah I […]