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Chic second hand containers

This month we’re focusing on recycling and reusing in the name of crafts and crochet.  Consider it an early spring cleaning!  We’re attempting to repurpose or revamp items around the house, use up fabric or yarn scraps, rescue things from… Continue Reading →

Woodlands Part II: DIY felt creatures

Have you noticed woodland creatures are totally in style right now?  Forget the elephants, people.  We’re talking owls, foxes, hedgehogs!  Because who doesn’t love seeing a raccoon sorting through their garbage and bear prints in their snowy back yard? Regardless… Continue Reading →

Color-Me-Postcards: Raise your voice

This weekend, we crocheted ourselves some pink hats and stood in solidarity with women all over the country and the world.  We made witty signs.  We talked to total strangers. We raised our voice. It was a one day march… Continue Reading →

The Woodlands: DIY Felt Characters

Add the outdoors to your nursery with a bunting or mobile! Get the free hand drawn template for felt woodlands: trees, mushrooms, acorns and leaves.

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 →

Hocus Pocus Lettering Challenge

The time has finally come, Halloween is one week away!  If you haven’t yet made time for your annual review of the 1993 cult classic, Hocus Pocus, do it now, before the black candle burns out! And to get the… 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 →

Say “Thank you” in color

As requested, another handy little Color-Me-Postcard to have in your arsenal: Thank you. Hand drawn by me, downloadable by you.  Print it out, color it pretty, and send it to say thanks!  What other postcards would be useful to have… 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.

Say Happy Birthday with a Color-Me-Postcard

Join me in wishing my very talented sister a Happy Birthday!  This year I’m skipping the card aisle and instead, sending her a personalized Color-Me-Postcard.  Hand-drawn by me, downloadable and colorable by you.  The best part? I can send her… Continue Reading →

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.

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