It's that time of year, gift making season! So what better time to have a Christmas CAL! Yarn Hag Ryan and I are hosting a Christmas Tree CAL. You can make a pillow, a small blanket, or a big blanket. Choose which project you would like to make. These Christmas tree designs are simple colorwork… Continue reading Let’s Get Ready for Christmas with a CAL!
This easy shawl works quickly and is the perfect project for a cake yarn. I used one mandala cake to make this but could easily be done in a four weight with something like a caron cake. Materials 3 Weight Yarn (5oo yards) Size H hook (5.0 mm) Scissors Needle Gauge… Continue reading Crescent Scarf
Get ready for this fun summer kimono. It has a beautiful floral texture and can easily be made to customize to your measurements. It is made from a beautiful silk cotton yarn from ice. The silk cotton is classified as a 2 weight yarn. It can be replaced with any other 2 weight yarn or… Continue reading Floral Kimono
Are you looking for a gift to make that is fun and festive? Well I have the pattern for you. This fun stocking design is sure to inspire laughter. You will use less than an entire skein per color and this pattern works up very quickly. It is the perfect pattern to make when you… Continue reading Santa in the Chimney Stocking Pattern
This beautifully textured blanket provides a squishy texture no matter what yarn you use. You will want to wrap up in it forever. This blanket is made using the #hagstitch. This stitch was invented by The Yarn Hag Ryan for a shawl pattern. She is an amazing crocheter and has a YouTube channel. She has… Continue reading #Hagstitch Wave Blanket Pattern
This blanket has an intriguing appearance with the color swirling around. It is a great way to use up a bunch of random cake yarns you may have. It can also be made using worsted weight yarn. Materials I hook for dk weight yarn or J hook for worsted weight yarn 5 to 9 mandala… Continue reading Spiral C2C Blanket
This blanket has a beautiful texture and works up so quickly. It would be a great project if you need easy baby or toddler gift. The bobbles on a baby blanket are also a great sensory experience for babies to feel as well. This blanket is made with Lion Brand's new Naptime yarn. Using that… Continue reading Bubble Wrap Blanket
This new stocking pattern is my 5th and favorite teacher themed stocking I have designed. It is a crayon. It is the perfect gift for any teacher or something you can use to store stuff in. It would make a great plastic bag holder or even store small light objects. To make this, you will… Continue reading Crayon Stocking
I would like to share with you my favorite blanket I have made for my family. Not only is the patterning and color beautiful, but the feel of the yarn I used is amazing. I sit with it around me most nights even when I am not cold because it is made from one of… Continue reading Color Strip Blanket
At the beginning of the pocket shawl trend, a friend of mine showed me a post of someone's beautiful version. I was intrigued by it but didn't have much experience making shawls. After making a few other shawls, I decided to try my hand at a pocket shawl. I don't know why but having found… Continue reading C2C Pocket Shawl
My new diamond shawl pattern is a fun and beautiful design for everyday use or for when you are allowed out for a night again. Use any thinner yarn to make a nice shawl for your average spring night or use a fancier yarn to make a dressy version for next wedding or banquet you… Continue reading Diamond Shawl
Who else is stuck in their house trying to remember what the world looks like outside your neighborhood? Well, I have a way to for everyone to see other parts of the world while social distancing. It will be a great way for all of us yarn fanatics to connect while seeing other parts of… Continue reading Who is Flat Yarnie?
The other day I was working on a waffle stitch blanket and it made me wonder if anyone had used that stitch to make a waffle person. Immediately, I went off to search for a pattern to make my children and I couldn't find one. That is how Brekky the Waffle person came to be.… Continue reading Crochet A Waffle Friend! What?!
I love a good yarn deal. Every time yarn that I like or think could be useful later on is clearance, I purchase it. I also love to purchase mystery boxes. Needless to say, I have a lot of different yarns in my collection. I can't pull out enough to make a blanket without figuring… Continue reading Amount of Yards to Make a Scarf or a Blanket
Here we are at week 3 of my education and crochet blog series. At this point, this new life is starting to become more normal. We are all use to not being able to leave the house and learning in new ways. We zoom with classmates and send photos of school work. This week I… Continue reading Crochet and Educating My Children! Yes Please! Week 3
Photo by SewrellaCheck out her Hand Crochet Color Block Blanket here. Welcome to week 2 of the crochet education blog series. This week we are featuring a Sewrella pattern but before we go into that let me know down below how you are coping. We are about to start week 3 of sheltering in place. … Continue reading Crochet and Educating My children! Week 2
Check out A Crafty Concept's Bubble Bug Pattern Are you just trying to get through the day? Are you trying to figure out how to homeschool your children? Are you trying to figure out how to fit in crocheting the crazy away? Like many other areas of the world, there are a lot of restrictions… Continue reading Crochet and Educating My Children. YES PLEASE!
There is just something about those twisted knot headbands that makes me absolutely love them. They are simple to make yet look more complicated. Plus, it is an added bonus that you can add some style and warmth with something that fits in your pocket. After making several twisted ear warmers, I realized I could… Continue reading Twisted Mini Bean Hat
If you have seen my most recent post and liked it, then you will love this one too. This one is another stocking in my series and it will go perfectly with the pencil stocking. If you love having themed things or you just want all your holiday items to match, then make this pencil… Continue reading Paper Stocking
There only a few weeks until summer. A few weeks until my three children are running around the house all day long. I have been so busy this year helping in school and working on end of the year teacher gifts that I didn’t realize how soon this is coming. I am a mom of… Continue reading How can I justify crocheting while my children are home for the summer?
Here it is, the final section. You are almost done and just in time for Halloween. I hope you have enjoyed this CAL. In case you missed it, here is week 1, week 2, and week 3. 106. Using olive DEC block, 3 olive, 7 black, 20 green, 14 black (45 blocks) 107. Using black… Continue reading C2C Shape Monster Blanket Week 4