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How to Crochet: Faux Mistake Rib Stitch

Inside: Written instructions with tutorial video showing the crochet Faux Mistake Rib stitch pattern. Includes blanket square pattern in 2 sizes. As part of my Stitch of the Month, I showed the Seeded or Mistake Rib stitch for both needle and loom knitters. The challenge is finding a crochet stitch pattern that mimics the same …

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Get Cozy This Winter with the Crochet Feather Cowl

Inside: Crochet Feather Cowl pattern including tips and video tutorial. Cozy up with a beautiful Feather Cowl this winter.  The unique feather stitch pattern creates an elongated fan of stitches that nest together to create a lovely design.  This cowl is fully reversible making it easy to add some length to convert it into an …

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Get Organized with this Free Jar Cozie Crochet Pattern!

Inside: Free jar cozie crochet pattern & tutorial video. Mason jars. We all have them. If we didn’t impulse buy them for a craft project we inherited them from our grandmas. Glass jars are humble, commonplace and free with every jar of pickles. But a simple jar can be transformed with a small bit of …

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Crochet the Best Teacher Gift Ever! Thank You Note Blanket

Inside: This crochet Thank You Note Blanket pattern is the ultimate teacher gift complete with notebook paper and a heartfelt message. My friend and fellow crafter, Summer Cromartie, shared pictures of this incredible blanket she crocheted as a gift for her son’s teacher. We chatted about it and she agreed to share her pattern and …

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Crochet Cute Critters Book Review & Giveaway

Inside: My review of the Crochet Cute Critters pattern book by Sarah Zimmerman from Repeat Crafter Me. BONUS: I’m giving away two copies of the book! Congrats to our winners!! Tami W. & Lindsay M. “Hoot!”, says Oswald the Owl. “Baaa!” bleats Lilly the Lamb. ” … ” hums Ginger the Giraffe. (Yup, giraffes hum. …

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Make Their Wedding Special: Free Afghan Square Crochet Along

Inside: Free crochet wedding afghan square pattern with tutorial videos. PLUS links to 24 other designs from Marly Bird’s Wedding Blanket CAL. I love weddings! So much preparation goes into the day to make it special. The dress, the flowers, the perfect font for the place cards. Creating an heirloom blanket for the happy couple …

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Don’t miss the party! Make my free Garden Party square today.

Inside: Colorful crochet afghan square pattern with free tutorial videos. Lush green bushes swaying in the breeze create the perfect backdrop for the vibrant colors of snapdragons, dahlias and roses. Nothing says summer like a lush garden spilling over with blooms. Then there’s my house. I’m like the grim reaper of the garden world. I …

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You’re Going to Love the Texture of the Marshmallow Stitch!

We’ve all been there. You just found the perfect pattern. So you grab your yarn and favorite hook, set up the snacks and settle in for an evening of binge-watching on Netflix. Then you get wrapped up in the plot and can’t follow the pattern. Or you try to stick to the pattern and keep …

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Easy Planned Pooling Afghan | Premier Everyday Plaid

You’ll be right bonny snuggled up this winter under this lovely Blackwatch Throw.  This easy planned pooling afghan pattern from Premier Yarn has a striking plaid band on a background of navy blue that would put a smile on the face of any Highlander. Once you’ve learned the basics of planned color pooling I think …

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