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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 […]

5 Things I Will NOT Do In 2019

5 Things I Will NOT Do In 2019

In 2016 I wrote the post, 5 Things I Will NOT Do in 2016 and it changed my whole outlook on how my year would play out. It wasn’t a list of resolutions I could break, it was a list of things I wanted to change […]

My #1 Crochet Pattern of 2018

My #1 Crochet Pattern of 2018

I am SO excited to announce my #1 crochet pattern of 2018! I’ve been trying to reflect on my top 10 from last year so I have some idea what to create this year. I’ll still be making lots of scarves (I love scarves!) but […]

Top 10 Crochet Patterns of 2018 – #2

Top 10 Crochet Patterns of 2018 – #2

Ahhh! We’re at my #2 best selling pattern for all of 2018. I’m SO excited to show you these last two! I’m planing on making 2019 my best year ever but to do that I’m reflecting on 2018 and how I can make it better.  […]