Free Crochet Patterns! Here are 10 of my favorite FREE fun holiday crochet patterns. I hope you enjoy them! … [Read more...] about 10 of My Favorite FREE Holiday Crochet Patterns
Why is the houndstooth design all over the runways this year? Why? Well that's simple -- it is a classic! It is a clean, neat and pleasingly geometric and lends itself well to clothing, shoes, bags and accessories! ================================================================ The craze bit me too and I turned to crochet for my version of the season's hottest accessories. I used Kathy Lashley's lovely houndstooth scarf for the black and white scarf, then was inspired to modify it into … [Read more...] about Free Pattern – The Houndstooth Bites – Mittens!
It seems everywhere you turn these days, there is a minion in sight. Here is my version of a Minion Headband using the Winter Waves Ear Warmer. Watch out, he has his googly eye on you! Materials: Worsted weight yarn: -Yellow - 50 yards -Blue - 25 yards -Black - 25 yards -White & Grey - small amount of each 1 large googly eye Hook US G - 4.00mm for the Base and Final Rounds Hook US H - 4.5mm for the main part of the band Abbreviations: beg - beginning ch - chain hdc - half … [Read more...] about Free Pattern – Minion Fever
As a crochet designer, I find inspiration in many places, some expected, some surprising. So check this out! In a recent Pinterest search, I stumbled upon a stitch I’d never heard of before —- the counterpane stitch. "The what??" I asked myself. Well a little research (thank you, Google fairy) told me that it is the translation of an Old French word meaning bedspread. Naturally, I was intrigued, began to play and ended up with headbands! The counterpane crochet stitch (say that 3 times … [Read more...] about Free Pattern – Winter Waves Ear Warmer