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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 […]

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 […]

Can I Use a Different Weight Yarn for My Project?

Have you ever found a project you love, but you don’t love the yarn they use and you wonder, “Can I substitute that for a different weight yarn?” The quick, one word answer is no. BUT, there are a few small instances where you can […]

Top 10 Crochet Patterns of 2017

My Top 10 Crochet Patterns of 2017 I’m working on a plan to make 2018 my best year ever. Part of that includes reviewing my patterns released last year and seeing which were my top 10 crochet patterns for the entire year. I love doing […]

How to Finish Your Crochet Gifts by Christmas

How to Finish Your Crochet Gifts by Christmas

As Christmas approaches most of us wonder how we’re going to get crochet projects done in time. We prioritze who we’ll see before Christmas against who we won’t see until the day after. We stay up until midnight on Christmas Eve and into the early […]

10 Days of Thanksgiving – Rainbows {Day 8}

10 Days of Thanksgiving – Rainbows November…. the month that reminds everyone that we need to be thankful for all that we have. Crafting Friends Designs, Sweet Potato 3, Snappy Tots & I have come up with a 10 days of Thanksgiving Crochet Event. Each […]

10 Days of Thanksgiving – Service {Day 2}

10 Days of Thanksgiving – Service November…. the month that reminds everyone that we need to be thankful for all that we have. Some of my designer friends & I have come up with a 10 days of Thanksgiving Crochet Event. Each day we will […]

10 Days of Thanksgiving – Family {Day 1}

10 Days of Thanksgiving – Family November is the month that reminds everyone that we need to be thankful for all that we have. Some of my designer friends & I have come up with a 10 days of Thanksgiving Crochet Event. Each day we […]

10 Days of Thanksgiving Crochet Event

November is the month that reminds everyone that we need to be thankful for all that we have. Some of my designer friends & I have come up with a 10 days of Thanksgiving Crochet Event.     10 Days of Thanksgiving   10 days […]

Tips to Crochet the Perfect Project

I’m pretty sure we all want to sit down and crochet the perfect project…..every time! We want the pattern to be easy, we want the yarn to look and feel the way we had hoped, and we want it to come out the way it […]