I’m so excited to share this little rainbow pattern with you. It’s a bit of magic, happy and fun all stitched up together creating a sweet little ornament that fits in the palm of your hand. It takes less than one hour to complete and is a fantastic stash buster project so use whatever yarn you have on hand. Also, this pattern is so easy to personalize, you can make it however you want with whatever colours you want. Surprise a friend with Mini Whimsy Rainbow to send some happy vibes their way and let them know you’re thinking of them. Find the free pattern and all the details below:Continue reading
The back stitch is a common feature found in embroidery and sewing. It’s also very simple to use within crochet projects and can create a beautiful effect and add embellishment to your patterns. Today I’m sharing a tutorial on how to use this stitch within your crochet and provide some examples on how it could be used.Continue reading
Halloween is just around the corner and even though it might be celebrated a little differently this year, it can still be fun to add some spooky decor and projects to your crochet list. I’ve compiled a list of 8 free crochet patterns that can be completed in under 1 hour, if you’re wanting to hook up some Halloween themed projects.Continue reading
The suzette stitch a a beautiful way to add some eye catching texture to your next crochet project. This written tutorial also includes photos to help explain stitch placements and provide a clear visual of how the swatch looks while working up the rows. Don’t forget to check out project ideas at the end! Let’s learn how to make the suzette stitch together.Continue reading
For many crocheters, fall is a peak time for working on projects. The cozy patterns start to come out, the bold and vibrant colours of the season take over, and the cool autumn temperatures start to sneak in. I’ve put together a list of 12 free crochet patterns that are perfect for the changing season. There’s something for everyone so grab your hook and check out all the wonderful fall pattern ideas. Below, you’ll find a direct link back to the designers blog containing the pattern as well as a link to their associated Instagram feed.Continue reading
Crochet Book Review
Do you have a collection of crochet books? I have slowly been building up my own little library of crochet resources. Having a variety of books on hand can definitely spark some inspiration when you need a bit of a creative push. We’ve all been there…wanting to crochet but not having an idea what to make. Motifs to the rescue!
Beyond the Square: Crochet Motifs by Edie Eckman has been a wonderful book to have on my shelf and I’ve recommended it to other crocheters. Let me share why you should add this book to your own collection.Continue reading
I love having crochet projects for around my home. They can be personalized in such a lovely way to easily blend in with your decor or can be worked with some bold colours to stand out. Add this adorable little crochet pin cushion to your crafting space, either to hold sewing pins or yarn needles.
This pattern uses up very little cotton yarn and is a great stash buster project. You definitely don’t need much for this pattern. Read more to check it out and learn how to make your own.Continue reading
Earlier this summer, I was browsing through some beautiful hand dyed yarn online. They were all so unique and filled with amazing colour combinations that were so creatively inspiring. While scrolling through Etsy, I discovered yarn dye kits. Hand dyed yarn seemed like something that was way out of my skill level. I didn’t know anything about the process and I certainly lacked appropriate studio space to create my own. But guess what? It WAS something I could do and I’m so glad I tried it. Let me share some of the experience with you:Continue reading
Hands up if you love a cozy crochet neck warmer! Today I’m sharing my new free crochet pattern for the Bobble Edge Neck Warmer. It uses less than one cake of Red Heart Roll With It “Tweed” and has a fun textured appearance. It’s a great project to take on the go and is a wonderful project for any skill level. It uses the bobble stitch and the herringbone double crochet stitch and tutorials for both are included within the pattern. I’ve got you covered! Let’s begin.Continue reading
The herringbone double crochet is a variation of the double crochet stitch. It creates the appearance of a gentle slant making it a lovely and simple alternative to a basic stitch.Continue reading