Reaching Out, One Stitch At a Time

Tag: crochet

WIP Wednesday

I love “Wordless Wednesday” but have found that I’m always in the middle of something. Hence, Work In Progress Wednesday. Here’s how it works: Show off what you’re making. Post a photo of a project you’re in the middle of….as much or as little of […]

Crocheted Snowflake Pattern

Heidi from Snappy Tots is putting together a CAL Advent Calendar and asked if I would be interested in designing something for it.  Here is the snowflake pattern I made.  If you’re interested in joining the CAL visit Snappy Tots blog here. Snappy Snowflake   Finished […]

Princess Worthy or Just Girly?

When I released my newest pattern – Once Upon A Time – last week, Denise over at Insomniac with a Hook had the idea I come up with a few more “princess” themed afghan patterns.  I thought it was a great idea, and I may even release them […]

Happy Mother’s Day

I love being a mother. I think it is the greatest feeling in the world. So, on this Mother’s Day, I’m offering a 25% discount on any pattern purchase in my shop. (no minimum/maximum required) You can click on my shop button in the right […]

My Mother Understands My Yarn “Issues”

Winner of Thursday’s giveaway is…….Tami Dragon. As I think back to all my mother has taught me, I am reminded of just how dedicated she was to her children. Her second greatest accomplishment (in my opinion) was teaching me to crochet. ;)  As I began […]

Tunisian Sampler Scarf Crochet Along

Due to my children having strep throat last week, I didn’t get as much done on the tunisian scarf as I had hoped.  BUT, I’m planning on kicking off the CAL next Monday (4/2).  Interest has been split between whether to do it here, or […]

Alternative To The Magic Ring

If you found this post because you’re having difficulty working the magic circle, I have 2 suggestions that may help. 1)  DON’T GIVE UP!  You can do it.  I tell my girls all the time, “Practice makes perfect.” 2)  Here is a simple alternative I […]

A Crocheted Playground for Kids

Yesterday, while looking for some really cool things people crochet, I found this….. A playground that is actually crocheted!  I knew my girls would love it, and when I showed them the pics, they all said in unison “Coooollllll”…..I might even climb for a while […]

What Wouldn’t You Crochet?

Is there anything too wacky/weird to crochet?  I guess that depends on the artist, and the recipient.  My husband and I recently had this discussion.  I was surprised at his answer.  He thinks nothing for the bathroom should be crocheted.  Why?  Because, in his mind, […]

New Patterns Coming Soon

I have quite a few projects that just need finishing touches and then they’ll be ready for purchase.  I just have to learn to finish my open projects before beginning new ones.  Here are 2 patterns that just need a little TLC and they’ll be […]