For the longest time I have been intrigued by circular crochet vests. I’ve seen them on Pinterest and Instagram and they looked so intricate and beautiful and I wondered if I could ever make one. This was also how I felt about mandalas in general until I finally made one. Once I discovered how rewarding it was to crochet mandalas I felt ready to create
Often when I’m browsing through crochet patterns on the interwebs I come across projects that I think I’ll make. Of course I think that about most things I find and then nothing ever happens. There are those rare times, however, when I find something that really grabs me and I’m pulled in by the project’s strong magnetic force. My Favorite Pullover pattern by Katy of
St Patrick’s Day is always a blast with good friends paired with Guinness and Irish whiskey. But rather than wearing giant green leprechaun hats, I thought I’d celebrate St Patty’s Day my own way by making a little crochet lucky hat key chain! This is a simple pattern and great for beginners who are looking for a feeling of accomplishment you get from finishing a new project.
Did you know you can make your own mouse pad? Okay maybe you did but did you know you just need fabric, craft foam, and glue? In just minutes I made a unique Adventure Time mouse pad, how awesome is that? Want to make one yourself? Grab your materials and let’s get started! Materials -1 sheet of 18″ x 11.75″ or 2 sheets of 8.5″
Last week I made an executive decision to scrap the lace crochet top design and start over. I decided to go for the shelled top after fellow crocheter Eleanor (of Harebells Crochet) pointed out that, though the granny square top was her favourite, the shelled top was more in the lace crochet style and would provide the challenge I needed. How right you were, Eleanor!
On May 4th I posted a pattern for a Death Star pillow and after a reader brought up an issue with the trench stitches, I decided to double check the pattern. I made a very VERY small version and discovered that this reader was right (thank you!!). I adjusted the pattern but then went back and tried the original pattern’s instructions for the trench. The difference