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Crochet

Where’s Waldo?

A few years ago, Holli and I, along with our significant others, decided to run the annual Halloween 6.66 miler in Salem, MA. Given that it was Halloween, and Salem, we needed costumes that were going to be easy enough… Continue Reading →

Crocheted Pumpkin Hat

It’s that time of year again. The leaves are turning. The air is getting cooler. And everything at the grocery store is suddenly pumpkin flavored. To make sure that your kid can blend in with the season, you’ll want this… Continue Reading →

The Scepter Rattle: NOW let the rumpus start!

Now that you’ve made Max’s crown for your little beast, you’re probably wondering: how can any good Max get a good rumpus going without a scepter? Don’t fear, we’ve got that covered too. Only we’ve turned that scepter into a… Continue Reading →

Let the Wild Rumpus Start!

When a good friend of mine recently had a baby boy named Max, I immediately thought of Max from Where the Wild Things Are. And every good Max needs a crown and a scepter to declare a start to the… Continue Reading →

Crochet Pineapple Pincushion

A quick and easy DIY pincushion that will keep your pins in one place, and make you hungry for summer and tropical locations.

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.

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