Hi Crochet Lovers! You need to hear about some amazing things happening with my Kaleidoscope Shawl, a lovely--and free--crochet shawl pattern I placed with Red Heart several months ago. I got so excited when I learned that the Kaleidoscope Shawl is part of an ebook collection called--get this--Coffee and Yarning. Um, I don't know about… Continue reading The Kaleidoscope Shawl: a free crochet pattern for you!
Hi Crocheters, Today, I'm sharing my first crocheted granny square sweater design with you. How I love a granny square sweater! I'm forever collecting these colorful wonders of happy crochet goodness on Pinterest. I recently finished a tiny granny square sweater for my daughter. The Candy Shop Cardigan sweater is my own design, sized… Continue reading Candy Shop Crochet Cardigan
Hi Knitting Friends, My needles were clicking fast back in January, and now I can share this fun freelance knitting pattern I designed for Red Heart Yarns: the Fantastic Ripple Scarf! The scarf is a single repeat of traditional Old Shale lace, edged with garter stitch, and the coolest thing about it is that… Continue reading Red Heart Yarns: Fantastic Ripple Scarf
I was hard at work on an everlasting blanket of colorful crocheted granny squares when I realized I barely had enough for a crib-size baby blanket. I couldn't bear the thought of making 3-12 times as many squares to get the size I wanted and having to stitch them all together. You know what I needed?… Continue reading Last-Minute Granny Square Gifts: 6 Charming Projects Made from 1 or 2 Granny Squares
Our baby girl is due in 11 days and the word of the hour [day, week, month] is "nesting." I took inspiration from Pinterest, of course. I feel that Pinterest is a kind of Oracle of Delphi for today's DIY-er and consult her frequently. The mobile is made from the inner ring of a cheap bamboo… Continue reading Butterfly Nursery Mobile