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Wall Hangings Book Review

Wall hangings have become sure popular this year! But I have to admit, I knew how to do macrame as a kid, but I honestly haven’t tried in probably over 30 years. So when I saw this book, I thought…..genius! I can make a wall […]

Hope Endures Prayer Shawl

Hope Endures Prayer Shawl

This year for the Sweet Potato 3 Cancer Challenge, in addition to the Hope Lives Chemo Hat, I also designed the Hope Endures Prayer Shawl pattern for the challenge. If you haven’t heard of the Cancer Challenge here’s a quick rundown. You receive a free pattern (the offer […]

Hope Lives Chemo Hat

Hope Lives Chemo Hat

This is my 3rd year taking part in the Sweet Potato 3 Cancer Challenge. If you haven’t heard of it here’s a quick rundown. You receive a free pattern (the offer is for a limited time). In exchange for that pattern, you pledge to make […]

Fun-tastic Kid’s Scarf Crochet Pattern

Fun-tastic Kid’s Scarf Crochet Pattern

Welcome to the 12 weeks before Christmas Blog Hop 2018! Each Saturday (from Sept 23 – Dec 8th) a new designer will be bringing you a project that is great for gift giving.It’s week 2, and today I have a new pattern that is so […]

Summer’s Kiss Demi Shrug

Summer’s Kiss Demi Shrug

I have this dress. You know that dress. The one you don’t want to put away when summer comes to an end. Yeah, that one. When summer comes to an end I just wish I could wear it one more time. Pair it with the Summer’s […]

Mentoring the Youth

Mentoring the Youth

For a long time it was said that “crochet is a dying art”. In the last few years there has definitely been a resurgence in popularity, but with that I believe there is a responsibility to pass on our love of crochet so that the […]

Coastal Crochet Book Review

Coastal Crochet Book Review

I have a confession to make. I never liked the beach, or summer. I know, it’s not normal. But that all changed when we moved to the lake. I now have that appreciation for water and warm weather that most others do. That’s why I’m […]

Breath of Life Shawl CAL – Finishing Touches

We’re at the end and ready to finish the Breath of Life shawl CAL. Below are the instructions for the finishing touches of your shawl. If you’re just joining us you can go back to the Getting Started post which has all the info you need for […]

Breath of Life Shawl CAL – Section 2

Welcome to section 2 of the Breath of Life shawl CAL. The pattern is broken down into two sections, each section with its own stitch combo. Below are the instructions for the second and final section of the shawl. If you’re just joining us you […]

Stars & Stripes Collection

Yesterday I released the first pattern in my new Stars & Stripes Pattern Collection; the Stars & Stripes Legwarmers, and it was with much trepidation. I was super excited for this new collection of patterns at first. I support our troops 100% and appreciate all they […]