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Boardwalk Shawlette CAL

Boardwalk Shawlette CAL

Introducing the Boardwalk Shawlette CAL! (I had some great name suggestions on my FB page, so I had my 2 oldest daughters choose the name.) This asymmetrical shawlette is perfect for those cool spring days when you still need some warmth but don’t want to […]

Laurel Hill Crochet Hook Review

Laurel Hill Crochet Hook Review

Many years ago I purchased a wooden hook and I was so disappointed. It gave me a blister and after just using it a couple times the finish had worn off and it would catch on the yarn. I went back to my trusty ole […]

Mountain Majesty Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern

Mountain Majesty Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern

I was on a mission to create a new pattern with this gorgeous wooden hook I received from Laurel Hill Hooks. Honestly, picking the yarn was harder than picking the hook. But that’s when I remembered my good friend Rachel keeps telling me to make […]

Stella Shawlette Crochet Pattern

Stella Shawlette Crochet Pattern

The Stella Shawlette is the latest in the Stella Collection of patterns. Stella ignited in me a new mission for my designs and I’m excited for all the new ideas I have coming. If you don’t know the story of Stella you can read it […]

National Crochet Month Designer Showcase

National Crochet Month Designer Showcase

March is National Crochet Month and I’m participating in the International Crochet Month Designer Showcase with Underground Crafter. Every day during March 2019, we’ll highlight a different crochet designer who is also a member of the Crochet Guild of America. Each designer will share a […]

Stella Cowl Free Crochet Pattern

Stella Cowl Free Crochet Pattern

Stella was the nurse that took care of my husband while he was in the hospital recovering from surgery. I don’t have a ton of experience with hospitals (thankfully), but from my perspective Stella was the kind of nurse you want taking care of you. […]

Crossroads Shawl Crochet Pattern

Crossroads Shawl Crochet Pattern

A couple weeks ago, my husband lay in a pre-op room about to undergo kidney removal surgery. It was going to be a minimum of a 5-6 hour surgery and I had opted to sit alone at the hospital – despite everyone’s pleas to join […]

Shades of Blue Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

Shades of Blue Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

Below you’ll find a free, corner to corner (C2C) baby blanket crochet pattern. Please note: The yarn I originally used has since been discontinued, but you might either find it in your stash or you can substitute for any other #3 light worsted. I’d love […]

Love My Messy Bun – Free Crochet Pattern

Love My Messy Bun – Free Crochet Pattern

It’s winter. It’s cold. Most of us just want to stay warm and be comfortable. The “Love My Messy Bun” will be a perfect addition to your winter wardrobe. Stripe it or make it in solids. Either way you’ll love it. LOVE MY MESSY BUN […]

Pine Grove Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern

Pine Grove Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern

Cowls are my favorite crochet item to make for myself. There’s just something cozy about wrapping a cowl around my neck to keep me warm. The Pine Grove Cowl will work up quickly and will be ready to wear with your favorite jacket in no […]