The Puffy Lace Shawl was designed by the lovely Natalia Johnson of Natali's Crochet for the June issue of Happily Hooked Magazine - and friends, it's a stunner! Natalia designed the shawl with the most beautiful and intricate stitches, while keeping the design easy and fun to crochet. Take a look at the one I … Continue reading Puffy Lace Shawl – A Crochet Pattern Review!
The 15th of the month brings about one of the best things in crochet, Happily Hooked Magazine's Pattern Pack Pro. It's a themed collection of patterns from incredible designers from our community, hosted by the ever awesome Happily Hooked Team. And this month is no exception! I had the pleasure of designing a new pattern … Continue reading Home Decor Has Never Been So Perfect!
Whimsical Stitches by the lovely Lauren Espy from A Menagerie of Stitches, is absolutely packed with the most adorable amigurumi designs you could ever hope for! As soon as I received my copy for review from Lauren, I was just taken aback at how beautiful this book was! My kids immediately picked out which patterns … Continue reading Whimsical Stitches – A Book Review for Amigurumi Enthusiasts!
Isn't this top beautiful? I absolutely love it! I've designed it in a wide range of sizes for you, here's what you need to make one of your own! Yarn Loops & Threads Sugarspun DK yarn (3 oz/270 yds): 5 (6, 7, 8, 9) balls Lavender Materials US Size H/8 (5.0mm) crochet hook, yarn … Continue reading The Garden Party Top – Free Crochet Pattern
I recently had the amazing opportunity to sit down with Brittany from Bhooked to chat about all things amigurumi, and let me tell you, it was SO fun! Brittany is one amazing maker! If you'd like to listen to our tips, advice, and general thoughts on the subject of designing and making crochet stuffies, you … Continue reading Talking Amigurumi on the Bhooked Podcast
When I was contacted by Alba, one of the team members behind the small but mighty yarn companies Darn Good Yarn, I was immediately drawn in by their mission. "Darn Good Yarn isn’t your run-of-the-mill yarn. There are special stories of hard work, love and creativity wrapped into everything you find at Darn Good Yarn. … Continue reading The Mermaid Splash Crochet Top – An Ethically Sourced Pattern Kit from Darn Good Yarn
Summer Cottons!?! I always turn to Knit Picks Dishie! This skein of Dishie Multi in the Sunshine colorway told me that it wanted to be a happy dishcloth to brighten my Saturday cleaning day. This post uses affiliate links. Add this pattern to your Ravelry favorites HERE To purchase an ad-free pdf version of this … Continue reading Sunshine Scrubber Free Crochet Pattern
My #100daysofnewbornhats project continues, and today I've worked up a few baby lamb hats to donate to my local hospital! You can make a few yourself, here are the instructions! Yarn Any light weight/baby yarn in two colours. Materials US Size G/6 (4.0mm) crochet hook, scissors, yarn needle. Special Stitches 2-tr cluster (2 treble crochet … Continue reading Newborn Lamb Hat – FREE Pattern
Have your morning coffee with a burst of sunshine! Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton works so perfectly for this piece. An ad free pdf is available on Ravelry for a small fee here This post uses affiliate links. Yarn Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton worsted weight yarn (3.5 oz/100 g): 1 skein each #108 Denim … Continue reading Geometric Coffee Sleeve Free Pattern
My #100daysofnewbornhats Project continues, and I have a sweet new pattern for you! Take a peek at this adorable Watermelon Hat, and make a few to donate to your local hospital if you'd like to join me! Newborn Watermelon Hat Yarn Any medium weight yarn, you'll need pink (A), black (B), and green (C). Materials … Continue reading Free Crochet Watermelon Newborn Hat