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
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
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
Hello everyone! July 1st is Canada Day and to celebrate, I’m sharing a list of Canadian creators with you. Crocheters, yarn dyers/winders/makers, bloggers, designers and shops filled with accessories like pom-poms/tags/stitch makers, etc. Please check out their social media accounts, shops and blogs. Give them some love, a like, or a follow while you’re there. Grab your favourite summer time beverage because this list is going to inspire you and keep you busy! Here we go!Continue reading
I’m really excited to share this yarn review with you today. I have been wanting to try this brand for a long time and when I found it available on the website of my favourite online yarn retailer, I loaded up my cart. I’m sharing all the details and my personal thoughts on Scheepjes Colour Crafter Yarn. Let’s go!Continue reading
We are heading into March soon and for a lot of people, the chilly winter air and snowy grey days are still hanging around. Why not add some colour and creative designs into your home décor to brighten things up and bring some (hopefully) early spring vibes.
I’ve compiled a list of 10 free crochet patterns for the home to help get you going. Let’s jump in!Continue reading
Instagram has no shortage of crochet related accounts. The photos, makers and projects to scroll through are endless and can provide an amazing source of connection and inspiration. One of the things I discovered since creating my own account was the consistent support that crocheters have and often display towards each other. Hashtags like #followfriday and #communityovercompetition are great examples of the encouraging themes within the online crafting world.Continue reading
If you have stepped foot into a Michaels store in search of crochet goodies, you are most likely familiar with the Loops and Threads brand. It is exclusive to Michaels and is their own product line. The Impeccable yarn is one of my “go to” brands, with a few skeins always stashed away in my yarn bin or a couple always in my cart when I go to Michaels.Continue reading
*I am not being paid or compensated for this review. This write up includes my honest thoughts and impressions on these products through personal use*
Let’s talk crochet hooks. Through the accounts I follow on Instagram and also from some of the crochet groups I’m part of on Facebook, I kept hearing the name “Furls” being mentioned. “They’re the best hook I ever owned!” and “they are gorgeous hooks!” were fairly common remarks from numerous people. Clearly, I needed to look into this brand.Continue reading