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Modular Crochet Blocking Station

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....

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Crochet Fish Scrubbie Washcloths

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...

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Invisible Half Double Crochet Decrease

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...

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Perfect Crochet Stripes Without Cutting Yarn

Perfect Crochet Stripes Without Cutting Yarn

There I was, wanting to make stripes for a project I'm working on (which I'll be sharing!) and I kept seeing that ugly seam where the rounds join up. I'm sure you know what I mean. I suppose I could cut the yarn each time, join it with an invisible join, and then...

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Crochet Cupcake Pincushion Sewing Kit

Crochet Cupcake Pincushion Sewing Kit

A long time ago, I think sometime last year, a friend of mine sent me a photo and asked if I could make her a cupcake pincushion that could sit atop one of those mason jar sewing kits. After much thought and much procrastination, here's what I think is a great gift...

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Crochet Pinwheel Afghan Square

Crochet Pinwheel Afghan Square

Here's a fun situation you probably don't want to be in every day. Commit to a project and then get so caught up in life that you forget you've got commitments that need to be honored. Yikes! Well, good thing Tamara is awesome and reminded me that I'm crocheting for...

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Crochet Bunny Ears Wooden Teether

Crochet Bunny Ears Wooden Teether

I had this project done last year, would you believe it? But I never got around to posting it...until now.  It's been so long that I can barely understand my notes, so bear with me on this one, and feel free to correct me if you make it, so others can benefit. Let's...

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Crochet Curly Cue Sampler – How to Choose the Best Curl

Crochet Curly Cue Sampler – How to Choose the Best Curl

As you may or may not have noticed, I've been on a bit of a blog break lately.  Mostly because I traveled overseas with LM, and came back with a bad case of the jet lags. After that, it's just taken me a while to get going again, but hopefully, I'll find my groove in...

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Rainbow Cuddles Crochet Unicorn Pattern

Rainbow Cuddles Crochet Unicorn Pattern

UPDATE: I am now offering a printable PDF version of this Rainbow Cuddles Crochet Unicorn pattern for sale on  Etsy. The PDF does not have ads or comments, and has the photos at the bottom for easier printing. Here we go.  A unicorn.  A large, bright and colorful...

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Pom-pom Gnomes {Crochet Pattern}

Pom-pom Gnomes {Crochet Pattern}

I'm sharing two last minute projects inspired by stuff I saw on the internet.  First up are these pom-pom gnomes.  I saw this pom-pom Santa knew I wanted to make my own.  The instructions are pretty self-explanatory so I'm going to keep this simple. Supplies 1 inch...

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