Striped Fish Scrubbie Crochet Pattern

Sorry this has taken so long! Here’s the striped fish that many of you saw when I shared the shell fish scrubbie pattern. I don’t have a lot of in-progress photos in this post, but there’s step by step photos in the Invisible Stripes post and photos for creating the tail in the original fish… 

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My Labor of Love: Crocodile Flower Afghan

Well, my friends, I haven’t posted for a long time, but here I am. For those of you who have followed this blog and the occasional personal news, you may have known that my dad had cancer. He went to Heaven in August and I’ve been trying to find the will to get back to… 

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DIY T-shirt Crafts by Adrianne Surian

DIY T-Shirt Crafts: A New Book from My Friend Adrianne!

I know I haven’t been around much, but I’ve got some really exciting news to share with y’all! My friend Adrianne Surian of Happy Hour Projects just published her first craft book, DIY T-Shirt Crafts! A real, hold-it-in-your-hands, buy-it-off-the-bookshelf, tangible, bound book! And it’s gorgeous! Why the excitement? Because Adrianne is one of my first and… 

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Say Not Sweet Anne 2015 June-June Planners

I received free product for this review, but my opinions, words and experiences are 100% my own. You know, I always thought, growing up, that I was pretty organized. And I guess I can be, sometimes. But there are definitely other times when my brain is just a muddle of information, which is why I’m… 

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See how to make this unique chevron afghan using granny squares! |

Granny Squares Chevron Afghan Crochet Pattern

You might have seen a glimpse of my two-toned granny squares in a recent post where I shared my granny square blocking station. Now I get to share what I made with all those squares – a granny square chevron afghan! This is a baby-blanket sized project made with 36 two-toned granny squares that were… 

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Lace Trimmed Jersey Knit Scarf

Every time I pull out my trusty sewing machine, I am reminded why I rarely pull out my trusty sewing machine. But it’s SCARF WEEK, and that makes it worthwhile! Plus, I’ve been crocheting a lot lately, and it felt sew nice to do something a little different, a little scarfy and a little lacy. And a… 

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Modular Crochet Blocking Station

I’ll admit, I don’t usually make crochet blankets. My last big blanket project, with its billions of loose ends, sorta turned me off to the whole idea of a mess of granny squares. So, I’ve tended to stick to cute little things, like owls and fish scrubbies and things. BUT love can make you change…. 

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Crochet Fish Scrubbie Washcloths

On our last date night, Drew and I walked around the “downtown” of the town we’re moving to this fall, you know, to get a feel for our neighborhood. We found this little doodads store that had a bunch of, well, doodads, and all sorts of vintage-y, charming things. I’m sure you know the type… 

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Invisible Half Double Crochet Decrease

Here’s a quick tutorial for today, an invisible half double crochet decrease. The invisible decreasing single crochet is something I learned from Planet June, and it’s pretty ingenious, probably because it’s so simple. Instead of inserting your hook through both loops to create the decreasing stitch, you only insert your hook through the front loop… 

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