Tag Archives: crochet

Spice Cake Scarf

Find it on Etsy Find it on Ravelry I’ve been making this scarf for a little while and I’m really enjoying it, so it’s now [...]

Windowpane Scarf

This Windowpane Scarf was so easy to make and the yarn creates all the “WOW”. I had this yarn sitting around for a while and lat [...]

Irish Fantastica Crocheted Shawl

I was able to use up some older stash in this shawl that kept asking, “What’s my purpose? Why do you buy so much sock yarn and n [...]

Yet Another Seraphina’s Shawl

Added one of my picot shell borders. I love the Seraphina shawl – if you haven’t made one – DO IT – This is my 10th! The [...]

Alpine Frost Wrap/Scarf

This yarn is amazing – so soft, but it’s a bit fragile, so I crochet with it. It feels like it may break when blocking if you do [...]

Across The Pond

I tend to make the same things over, and over, and over….. Do you? I just get these favorites going and they’re like old friends [...]

Pikachu Hat for my DS

My son has a yellow and black sports car that he calls Pikachu, so he needed a Pikachu Hat. He seems to be really enjoying it too – ev [...]

Venetian Carnival Cowl

Yes, another Venetian Carnival Cowl. When I published this pattern, I know I mentioned that I don’t publish a pattern unless I enjoyed [...]

Quiet time produces so much joy

In the last month I’ve made quite a few things. I was overwhelmed with work drama so I tuned out from everything – facebook and [...]

Shell Script Scarf

It may seem silly that I make my own pattern often, but this is why I published them – because I really do enjoy making them that much [...]

Alpine Frost Scarf

Love, love, love this yarn Berroco Folio in the colorway Cushing. The softness made it hard to put down once started. The pattern was in Int [...]

Summer Linen Destash Top

Made a top from old-weird-splitty-linen-yarn (MaggiKnits Maggi’s Linen) that I really needed to either use, or toss. No pattern, just [...]

Ewe Tube Cowl

This pattern is fun for me, so I wanted to put it out there and hope others enjoy it too. It’s done in sock weight and I’ve made [...]

A new cowl pattern coming soon…

This crocheted cowl pattern will be available within a few weeks. It uses sock yarn for the body and a worsted weight contrast yarn for the [...]

Skull Scarf for Halloween

This is really cool and I’ll be making more of these for sure. This is the Painted Desert yarn (by Knitting Fever) in my previous post [...]

Some miniature afghans

I’m truly in love with squares, especially the grannies. They bring back tons of memories of the 70’s and crocheting growing up. [...]

Ireland in the summer

We just returned from a bus tour and family visit in Ireland. People ask where we went, and it’s more like, where didn’t we go? [...]

Flower Baby Blanket

A new flower baby blanket for my Etsy shop.… [...]

Autumn Baby Gifts

Recently, a friend asked if I would make a blanket for a “Black & White themed baby room, but with a touch of orange” and th [...]

The Wooleater Blanket

I finished it and it sure did eat a LOT of wool! Made with acrylic yarns leftover from other projects. Somehow, I had a whole rainbow but fo [...]

Flower Power Shawl

Really enjoyed finding something a little different to play with. Something with unique motifs (long and tall stitches), a new lace stitch t [...]

Deep Red Shawl

This shawl is made of yarns given to me by friends. It’s nice when gifted yarn yields something so special – I really love it. T [...]

Woohoo for Baby Blankets

I make these when I drive – YEP – You read that correctly. BUT not when I’m moving, just at traffic lights, train crossing [...]

Valentine tin recycle

Lucky enough to receive a really pretty tin, it’s now holding my floss for a nice little canvas project…     [...]

French Black Shawl

Quick project but so many ends to weave in.  This was a free pattern over at Cascade Yarns and for the yarn and pattern details, my Ravelry [...]

Piquant

In my effort to complete the 12 Shawls in 2013, I try to get ahead in January so I can break from shawls to make holiday gifts later in the [...]

Shawl of Happy

One again it’s time to start my shawls for the shawl group I belong it. It was previously named so you would make the same shawls as t [...]

A year of Shawls

Year 3 …………… Year 2 …………… Year 1 …………… [...]

Cherry Blossom Scarf

This finished scarf is for sale in my etsy shop and the pattern is for sale here in the pattern section. I love it in red, so pretty. [...]

Colorful Coasters

I really liked the Coffee flower coasters pattern. When I made these, they weren’t big enough so I decided to add a few more rows in p [...]

Colorful Noro Granny Scarf

Made from Noro leftovers and Paton’s Kroy (held double) I made a stash buster scarf that will look great with my winter coat. Modifica [...]

Nacho Granny’s Scarf – Crochet Pattern

Who loves the Granny Square? I do! I do! The first crochet I learned was from magazines called Granny Squares and I loved these books. Did y [...]

Autumn Diamonds Scarf

I wanted to try Mini-Mochi for a long time, so I picked up 2 skeins from Jimmy Beans Wool and used the Diamond Exchange pattern to make it. [...]

A 3rd venetian Carnival cowl?

I do tend to make the same patterns over and over and over… I guess patterns are a bit like books, recipes or even friends – som [...]

Venetian Carnival Cowl Pattern

Find it on Etsy Find it on Ravelry You only need 1-skein of Madelintosh Merino Light (or a nice sock yarn) To make this one. I love that! Un [...]

Venetian Carnival testing is wrapping up…

Testing is just about complete and the pattern should be out on or near August 15th. I will make it available here, so I hope you check back [...]

Venetian Carnival – New Crochet pattern

This is the Venetian Carnival cowl. A new crochet pattern coming end of August in time for Fall. Recommended yarn: 2 skeins Malabrigo Lace ( [...]

A Doily Rug for My Sister

My sister saw some doily rugs on Etsy or Pinterest, made from tshirts or that tshirt yarn and asked me if I could make one. I tried to find [...]

Blue Memory Shawl

As part of Camp Loopy 2012, here is my Project #1. A crocheted shawl and the pattern is Recuerdos de infancia (Childhood Memories?). Easy an [...]

Red & Tan Shawl

This crocheted red and tan shawl is made from various gifts of threads I’ve received over time from some lovely friends. The body is a [...]

Dainty Mary Janes

A friend at work asked for baby booties for her expectant friend, so we settled on this cute pattern and she just loved them. The yarn is Be [...]

Special Olympics Scarves

What a great idea, really. [...]

Black Cherry Scarf

I tend to make some of the same things over and over and that’s when I know people might also enjoy the pattern. If I can’t make [...]

Robin’s Egg Afghan

This WIP has been “In progress” since February 2009. In my own defense, it’s pretty hot here to be stitching together a he [...]

Blossomy Scarf Pattern

The Blossomy scarf has 2 fun motifs, a very simple body and so much elegance. Shown is fingering weight and sock yarns to make the scarf pic [...]

Blossomy – a new pattern coming soon

I have a new pattern being tested right now that should be out before the month is over. It’s not a hard pattern, but has enough twist [...]

Thanksgiving may be over, but I’m still thankful

Over the years I’ve learned to simplify my Thanksgiving a bit by using more out of the box foods and enjoying the meal more. I still s [...]

Aquamarine Frill

Ok, I admit it, when I write a new pattern I make it over and over. At least you know I wouldn’t publish something I don’t enjoy [...]

Raspberry Frill

This pattern is available: Find it on Etsy Find it on Ravelry A class sample for the Knitting Garden and uses up some JoJoland Melody Superw [...]

Olive Juice

Do you know this phrase? I think you do. Whisper it…again…sexier… LOL 😉 Anyway, I love this yarn, color and yardage. Th [...]

More pattern testing, Plumeria Frill

Tried a destash version and really liking it enough to keep it for myself. The pin is one of my own creations from some mahogany found in my [...]

Plumeria Frill

New pattern – This is a scarf that can be worn many ways.  Wearing my scarves as cowls, I like when they’re curved enough to st [...]

Angry Birds Sombrero

No pattern – These are basically hackey sacks and embellishments were added using crochet, embroidery, felt and wiggly eyes. I tried a [...]

South Bay Shawlette in Handspun

This shawl is practically weightless. I’m amazed. Made from the spinning wheel of a friend, I’m in awe of how pretty turned out. [...]

Christmas in July, 2011, continued

A few gift scarves are finished for Christmas, whew! But I still have a to-knit-or-crochet list a mile long. Eventually I’m hoping tha [...]

Christmas in July, 2011

I have to work on my Christmas gifts year-round, or I would never get them done. From Webs, this is worsted jo-joland + Valley Yarns Stockbr [...]

My favorite pin to wear to dollhouse miniature shows. :)

This is a crochet/knitting basket pin I like to wear when I go to the dollhouse shows and stuff. It’s a collection of small pieces in [...]

Burgundy Wine

Crocheted in Wollmeise lace and the pattern is from Bernadette Ambergen. [...]

Iwen Shawl

This is made from the Cascading Stylish Shawl, widened the base chain by adding 2 repeats and added matte beads for the edges and 2 gold mon [...]

Artichokes and Eggplants Shawl

My ‘Artichokes and Eggplants’ shawl is really the Cabin Shawl in disguise with beads and an edging added. Download the FREE patt [...]
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