My Experience With A DIY Yarn Dye Kit

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:

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Canada Day 2020 – Celebrating Canadian Crocheters and Makers

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!

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Yarn Review – Scheepjes Colour Crafter

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!

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Crochet For The Home – Free Pattern Round Up

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!

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25 Inspiring Crochet Accounts on Instagram

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. 

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Yarn Review – Loops and Threads Impeccable

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.

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Furls Crochet Hooks – Review

*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.

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Holiday Round Up (part 2) – Crochet Gift Giving

The holidays are in full swing and officially here. To help you with your gift giving ideas, I’ve compiled 10 free crochet patterns to inspire you in your holiday creations. Perhaps you’re looking for a present to give a teacher, neighbour or co-worker. Or maybe a special friend or family member who would love and appreciate a handmade item. There are lots of creative and fun ideas to share so let’s begin:

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Vintage Noel Ornament – Maker Versions

Vintage Noel Ornament by Sweet Bee Crochet

I am so thrilled that the Vintage Noel Ornament pattern has been so well received. I’ve been contacted by a few people who have made them and I am so flattered by the positive feedback and kind words. I really wanted to show some appreciation for the time and talent that others have put into creating their own versions. So please take a moment to check out these beautiful photos of other makers finished creations of the Vintage Noel Ornament.

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Crochet Christmas Décor Round Up

Here we are at December 1st. For many people, it marks the beginning of the holiday season. That magical feeling starts to fill the air and if you celebrate Christmas or have people in your life that do, the decorating often starts around this time. I know it’s busy so to help you out, I’ve put together a Christmas Décor Round Up to offer some creative ideas to help you deck the halls in your home. All these patterns and photos have been shared with permission and take one skein or one hour to make.

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