Pin It Too! This time of year, I'm always looking for great gift ideas. Crocheted slippers, sweaters, and other garments are always a big hit with my group. I have quite a few slipper patterns so I'm sure you'll find something you like and they are usually quick to work up too. Tops and other garments vary in time and skill, so browse through and see what strikes your fancy! Let's get crocheting! Warm Your Feet! Slippers, Socks and Booties: No one … [Read more...] about Crochet Finds – Slippers and Wearables and More!
As a designers, I don't usually buy crochet patterns, but every once in a while I make an exception for extraordinary works of art. A couple of years ago, while browsing the crochet book shelf at my local craft store, I found such an extraordinary work of art -- The Crochet Closet by Lisa Gentry. This book is full of beautiful, fashionable, feminine sweaters perfect for every occasion. The 15 patterns in this book are well written, figure flattering and unique … [Read more...] about Friday Finds – The Crochet Closet
Here are the guidelines I use when designing toddler and kid's items. This is my second post in my Sizing & Measurements series, you can find the others in the Tips & Tricks section of my blog! I hope you find this useful! … [Read more...] about Crochet Patterns – Toddler and Kid’s Measurements & Sizes
When I first started designing patterns, I sometimes struggled to figure out the correct sizing for various pieces. After some research and much trial and error, I've collected a set of guidelines that I now use routinely when designing a pattern. I'm happy to share them with you and will post them in the Tips & Tricks section of my blog for future reference too. The chart below is written in inches, however, I'm sure it will be a quick conversion for my metric friends. I hope you … [Read more...] about Crochet Patterns – Baby Measurements & Sizes