Oh the things you can do with an old pattern and by changing the yarn weight and hook size. Read more
Ready, steady, wiggle!!!
If you have a girl toddler and a subscription to Netflix, chances are you have an Emma Wiggle fan on your hands. Read more
This is my first attempt at tapestry style crochet. It was way easier than I expected it to be, and the outcome is just so adorable! Read more
Pardon the shameless alliteration, but I am just so gosh darn excited that I have finally found cute and inexpensive faux fur pompoms for my crochet hat addiction.
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When making most crochet hats, we usually have to choose between warm and cute. Achieving both is very difficult. Not so with this super easy pattern! Read more
Well, if you haven’t noticed, macrame is back in a big way. It is hip, boho, and a completely modern take on a retro tradition. Unfortunately, not many people know how to macrame so it has become a bit of a lost art. Since the trend started to fade back in the late 70s, many moms didn’t pass the skill down to their kids, quite unlike crochet or knitting. Read more
My yarn and hooks have sat untouched for weeks. My many projects have been abandoned and my blog planner has been left shut. All for a very sweet, incredible and amazing reason… Read more
After 34 weeks, I finally got around to making my first project for my soon to arrive little dude. Up until now, I have been so busy designing other projects, but it struck me the other day that he is coming VERY soon, and I have a lot of things I want to make for him. I decided to get started with a quick and easy hat. This way I could have at least one project finished and complete before I get too overwhelmed.
When I first started crocheting, I had no idea how endless the possibilities were. I only knew blankets, hats and scarves. After nearly 5 years of crocheting, I am finally starting to explore new crochet avenues and loving it!
Time to get a couple more sizes out for you guys. I hope you all have been enjoying your newborn and 3-6 month sizes. I would love to see some of your finished products! Tag me in your projects on Instagram and Facebook.
I found the best way to obtain these sizes was to jump up to a 4.0mm hook. The nice thing about using this size hook is it works up so much faster. The 3.5mm hook makes a nice tight stitch for the smaller sizes, but it is a bit slow going. Read more