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Crochet

Easter Egg Cocoon

I recently reviewed the Owl Cocoon, and after making one cocoon, I thought why not make another? And since Holli’s little man was scheduled to arrive just in time for Easter and I was experimenting with Chevron stitches, an Easter… Continue Reading →

The T-shirt Tote

I recently posted instructions for making your own t-shirt yarn. Now you’re probably wondering what to do with that t-shirt yarn. It’s very simple: Make a t-shirt tote bag. A tote bag is the perfect project for homemade t-shirt yarn…. Continue Reading →

DIY T-shirt Yarn

It’s upcycling February, so let’s talk about yarn you can make in your own home, without shaving a sheep: t-shirt yarn. You know you’ve got plenty of t-shirts lying around, not being worn. In fact, you may have already gathered… Continue Reading →

Sleepy Time Owl

Sometimes, you get an idea in your head about a project, but the finished product just doesn’t look the way you imagined. Other times, what you end up with is EXACTLY what you pictured in your head. Luckily, the sleepy… Continue Reading →

Owl Baby Cocoon: A Pattern Review

The pattern is from ShiFo’s Patterns, and is available on Ravelry and love knitting for $5.00. Since you can’t actually see the pattern before purchasing it, I’m here to tell you whether or not it’s a pattern worth paying for.

Fore! Yoda and Mickey Golf Club Covers

Last year for Christmas, I made my dad 5 different team color golf club covers. And since he’s retired and lives a life of leisure, he literally uses them all the time. So, guess what, dad? You’re getting golf club… Continue Reading →

Hat Phanatics

Free crochet pattern: Phillie Phanatic. This one will require a few supplies, and stitching everything together will take some time, but it will be worth it!

Crochet mushroom baby rattle

I’m going to be an aunt! I’m going to be an aunt! These are very exciting times for me, and, I’m sure, Holli and her husband. Holli immediately declared that she wanted a woodland creature theme for the nursery, so… Continue Reading →

Crochet Herringbone Infinity Scarf

I enjoyed the herringbone bootcuffs so much, I decided to make a scarf to go with them. I’m pretty happy with the infinity scarf that has resulted! Loops and Threads Charisma yarn is soft and cozy, which will make this… Continue Reading →

Herringbone Crochet Boot Cuffs

These boot cuffs are made with bulky yarn, and are super cozy. I experimented with the herringbone half double crochet stitch, and I liked what I saw. These are very easy, and even easier to adjust the sizes. Simply add more stitches to the double crochet foundation row.

Your Holiday Crochet-Gift-Giving Guide

September is well under way, which can only mean one thing: It’s time to start you Christmas gift crochet projects. Don’t worry, I’m here to save you time by telling you the best patterns for gift giving, so fire up your Ravelry queue, and let’s get to work.

Mosaic Tile Office A/C Guard

If you’re anything like me, you dress for the weather. I live in a swampland from April-September, so my wardrobe consists of skirts and sleeveless dresses. I’m not exactly prepared for the sub-arctic temperatures that the office can get to… Continue Reading →

Whoooooo wants to walk the plank?

If you love pirates and you love owls, you should probably make this pirate owl hat. It’s not a freebie, so I’m here to help with some advice on whether or not this is a Pattern Worth Paying For.

Shake, Rattle, and Roll: Ice cream cone baby rattles

Ice cream cone baby rattle: A quick, simple crochet pattern that allows you to use small amounts of yarn you already have on hand.

Hatty Cadabby

This is an incredibly easy, very quick hat to make in pretty much any size. And when I say quick, I mean quick. I went from concept to finish in just 3 episodes of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend on Netflix. This hat… Continue Reading →

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