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
Early in July, I shared a little project on my Instagram that I made using one of my favourite patterns, a classic granny square. It was a simple project and was my first time using Scheepjes Catona yarn. I thought it might be a good opportunity to provide a little crochet tutorial on how I made it and put it together.Continue reading
This week Simply Crochet magazine announced the details for Granny Square Day 2020, taking place on August 15th. I’m super excited and have been making plans for colour combos and patterns to crochet. I love the community connection that happens each year when crocheters around the world share photos of their favourite granny square creations. It creates such a happy and positive vibe on my Instagram feed, not to mention the colourful and creative inspiration that comes with it.Continue reading
Today’s crochet tip Tuesday is all about organizing patterns! Organizing your pattern collection is a personal preference and will depend on how you like to sort them. Below, I’ll share with you how I like to keep my own pattern collection organized.Continue reading
Gift giving is always enjoyable. The excitement and joy of watching others open a present that we hand picked or hand made especially for them is lovely to see. Next time you have an occasion that requires a gift, consider adding a special crochet gift tag, personalized for someone special. This free crochet pattern is only thee simple rounds and works up in a speedy 15 minutes. Here we go!Continue reading
You’re crocheting a beautiful scarf or blanket and after some time of repetitive rows you look down to see the width is smaller than when you started. Somewhere along the way, a few stitches have accidently been dropped and you’ve accidently decreased your stitches.Continue reading
I’m so happy to share my new free crochet pattern with you today. This motif is called the Between the Stitch Square and works up in about 30 minutes. It would look lovely on it’s own as a mounted home decor piece. You could also make some out of cotton yarn for a beautiful coaster set or, crochet a whole bunch to make a blanket. There are endless possibilities with motifs and I hope you’ll feel inspired to make your own. This pattern is written using original Caron x Pantone yarn but also works up nicely in worsted weight yarn paired with an appropriate sized hook.
If this is your first time using Caron x Pantone yarn and you are unsure of how to prepare it, check out this past post, “How to Prepare Caron x Pantone Yarn“.
Let’s begin: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’ve got a super cute and simple free crochet mandala pattern for you. Like my other mandala design that I released recently, this one is 7 rounds and uses dk weight yarn. A quick and easy project that looks especially lovely mounted in a hoop. Let’s dive in and start the Sunny Day Mini Mandala:Continue reading
Oops! The scarf or blanket you’ve been working on is starting to look a little more wider than it did when you started. What happened?Continue reading