Crochet doesn't exactly scream football, but now that we are down to the final few playoff games and the Superbowl is around the corner, I thought it was a good time to have a sale on my football inspired crochet pattens! All three are on SALE in both my Craftsy and Ravelry Shops through Friday 1/17/14. No coupon code necessary! The helmet inspired hat & diaper covers are quick and easy to make and can be tailored in so many ways. I even include a "logo" fun-pack, but for a more authentic … [Read more...] about Are You Ready for Some Football?
Do crochet stripes frustrate you because of that nasty seam join? Here is a fantastic technique to achieve an invisible seam when crocheting stripes with single crochet. It's a little bit of extra work but worth it. I used it on my NFL Inspired Hats below and you can't even see the join! Click HERE for Free Straight Seam Tutorial The pattern is available in all my shops: Craftsy, Ravelry or Etsy You can find Red Heart yarns for these patterns HERE! Click below to Pin It … [Read more...] about Crochet Stripes – Join the line!
We have a few serious football fans in the family, so this Football Fun Set pattern was a natural fit, but the inspiration came from my young nephew who issued a challenge: "Aunt Maria, can you make anything in crochet? Even a football?" Well, I've never been one to turn down a challenge and of course, I had to impress my nephew, so here is what we came up with. Yes, I said WE since he helped me with the design and those are his hands you will see in the pattern instructions, holding the ball … [Read more...] about Crochet Pattern: Football Fun Pack, Touch Down!
Sometimes I need a break from crochet, so what do I do? I pick up my knitting needles of course! When I spotted this yarn during my recent visit to WEBS, it made me think of my football loving son, who is always throwing a ball around, his cold red ears threatening frost bite. I decided a bulky beanie was just what this outdoorsman needed, to stay toasty warm while he was having fun. I love the way it turned out and have shared the simple pattern below, in case you'd like to take a break … [Read more...] about No more red ears……