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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 […]

Breath of Life Shawl CAL – Section 1

Welcome to the Breath of Life shawl CAL. The pattern has two sections broken into two separate stitch combos. Below are the instructions for the first section of the shawl. If you’re not sure where to start you can see the Getting Started post which […]

Breath of Life Shawl CAL

I love making accessories, but when temps get warm it’s harder to work with yarn. The new Breath of Life shawl is the perfect pattern for spring ro summer because it uses lightweight yarn. This gorgeous shawl will be introduced as a CAL and will […]

Cupcake and Candle Applique – Free Crochet Pattern

We make birthdays a big deal in our house. It’s the one day a year that is solely for our kids. If you have a little one in your life, you can make this cupcake and candle applique crochet pattern to help celebrate that big […]

18″ Doll Sleeping Bag & Pillow Crochet Pattern

Do you have a little girl in your life that loves her American Girl doll (or other 18″ doll equivalent)? Now you can make her a doll sleeping bag and pillow so she can bring it on her sleepover. The pattern works up quickly and […]

Tails of the Sea: Children’s Crochet Blankets – Book Review & Giveaway

Mermaids, sharks, octopi…..oh my!!! Tails of the Sea blankets look so fun! What child wouldn’t love one of these on their bed?! Especially if they love sea creatures! (Please see the bottom of the post to find out how you can win a copy.)   *This […]