Reaching Out, One Stitch At a Time


The “Choose Your Own Adventure” Crochet Project

We all want our finished crochet project to look as gorgeous as the pictures we see online or in a magazine. But what did it take for that project to look that good? With Pinterest, and so many other social media outlets portraying the “perfect” […]

The One Question You Shouldn’t Ask a Crocheter

  Crocheting vs Knitting . . . . Knitting vs Crocheting. It feels like an age old argument. One that seems like it will never be solved. And why does it have to be like this? Why do knitters not include crocheters? And why do […]

Black Friday for the Crocheter

Black Friday is in 2 days. While the stores will be full of deals, there are many of us who still prefer to give (and receive) something handmade. I’ve been asking around, and doing some research, and hunted for some great deals for crocheters….and some […]

Last Day to Nominate Your Crochet Favorites

The Flamies are back! I have heard that I have been nominated for Best Tech Editor and Friendliest Designer. I am so humbled by both those nominations and would love to see my name on the ballot! Only the top 10 Nominees in each category […]

Kid’s Neck Cozy & Headband Free Crochet Pattern

I designed this pattern because I wanted to submit my own pattern to the Crochet Pattern a Day calendar.  I found a stitch I liked and decided to make a scarf with it. By making the scarf smaller and sewing the ends together I can […]

The Crochet Awards, “Tag Ur It Game”

Have you heard of The Crochet Awards called the FLAMIES? If you’ve never heard of them, here is an explanation straight from their website: “The Flamies are the Flaming Hook of Justice Awards, also known as The Crochet Awards. Created by Founder and Fearless Leader […]

WIP Wednesday

It’s Wednesday! I had a busy weekend with my girls’ dance competition, but I’m still working toward my goal of being more organized with my business (and household). I’M a work in progress! as well as all my crochet projects. After Christmas I had posted a photo, on my […]

Flower Cluster Baby Afghan Set

It’s Wednesday! Usually my WIP is a secret, for fear that the recipient will see what I’m making, or even that it is for a publisher and I can’t show you. So, I was super excited when I realized that this week I can show […]

Textured Slouchy Beret Pattern Sale

Fall is here! One of my favorite patterns is my Textured Slouchy. If you love textured stitches, then hopefully you’ll love this pattern. It’s made completely with post stitches. It’s perfect for fall, so today’s markdown is for my Textured Slouchy Beret. Through tomorrow at […]

WIP Wednesday

I have been CRAZY busy!!! I don’t have too much more progress on my Sampler Throw because I’ve been doing so much tech editing, but I love that part of crochet too, so it’s ok. Below was my view on Sunday as I did some […]