Handmade for the Holidays! Every year, after the holidays wrap up, I say to myself that next year will be the year that I am going to start early and get all my holiday crochet gifts and projects finished way before the holiday season gets into full swing. Then time passes and other projects, and life, get in the way and the next thing I know, it is December and I haven’t finished anything except a Pinterest board with ideas. I want to do all the crochet things for the holidays (stockings, … [Read more...] about Handmade for the Holidays! Get started early!
Pin this Crochet Cord resource for later! One of the things I love about crochet is that there are several ways to make things and crochet cords are no exception. So for example, there are so many options for tote bag handles, or drawstring cords, that you could go for a long time without repeating or getting bored! I decided to put together a collection of tutorials for various cords and handles and I'll keep adding to it over time. Enjoy! Click on photos below … [Read more...] about Crochet Finds: Crochet Cords, Strings and Such!
I love crocheted bags and have made my fair share of totes and market bags with sturdy crocheted handles, and they are great for practical purposes. Sometimes, though, I want something a little more elegant and dressy, perhaps for evening wear or a special occasion. With today's endless selection of yarns and threads, you can really craft a beautiful and elegant accessory but the traditional crochet handle probably won't be what you are looking for. There is the clutch of course, but if you are … [Read more...] about Tutorial: Make Your Own Beaded Purse Handles!