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7 Free Fruit Crochet Patterns Perfect for Summer

7 Free Fruit Crochet Patterns Perfect for Summer

Summer is here! That means it’s getting too warm to be sitting inside covered in blanket projects, so I’ve been starting to look for smaller summery projects that won’t make me melt away underneath them. And nothing says summer like watermelons, lemons, and pineapples! So […]

The Icicle Granny Square

The Icicle Granny Square

Our Granny Square of the Month is the Icicle Granny – a homage (and a farewell)  to a lovely winter as we’re heading into spring.   Disclaimer: This post includes affiliate links, which means that, at no extra cost to you, I receive a small […]

Tunisian Crochet Sweater

Tunisian Crochet Sweater

This Tunisian Crochet Sweater is perfect even if you’re just getting started with tunisian crochet. It only uses the tunisian simple stitch (tss) and easy shapes to create this comfy sweater. The TSS results in a tight-knit sweater that will keep you nice and warm. […]

Barefoot in the Grass Slipper Socks Crochet Pattern

Barefoot in the Grass Slipper Socks Crochet Pattern

Many years ago I had a dream that I would get a tattoo. It was on the side of my foot, and it pictured blades of grass and daisies so that it looked like I was standing barefoot in the grass. I woke up and […]

Cute Soap Cozy Crochet Pattern for Beginners

Cute Soap Cozy Crochet Pattern for Beginners

When I was a crochet newbie, I was always looking for quick and easy crochet patterns. I wanted to make pretty things, but also see results quickly. I made many scarves, but they took me forever. Then I moved on to fingerless gloves (to go […]

Quick and Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners – A Slippin’ Stitch Roundup

Quick and Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners – A Slippin’ Stitch Roundup

The best part of learning to crochet is to finish a piece and marvel at the fact that you created something out of a string! I work on a computer all day, so the fact that I had created something real with my hands was […]

How to Crochet Edges around Fleece Blankets – A Crochet Tutorial for Beginners

How to Crochet Edges around Fleece Blankets – A Crochet Tutorial for Beginners

Giving somebody a blanket is one of the nicest gifts I can think of. Blankets provide warmth and comfort, it’s basically like giving away a permanent hug. Even better if the blanket is handmade with love. I was absolutely thrilled when I learned out how […]

The Gingham Granny Square – Crochet Square of the Month February 2018

The Gingham Granny Square – Crochet Square of the Month February 2018

For this month’s crochet square pattern, I was inspired by the gingham pattern you see used for many blankets. I love the neat and geometrical look, and how it makes me think of country homes and picnics. I’ve seen many granny square blankets that create […]

The Cherry Pop Key Chain Crochet Pattern

The Cherry Pop Key Chain Crochet Pattern

I’m currently working on a whole bunch of bigger projects, like blankets and comfy pants that will take a while to complete. So Friday night, I was looking for a quick and fun project that I could complete in an evening. I always aim to […]

The Watermelon Burst Scarf – Corner to Corner Crochet Pattern

The Watermelon Burst Scarf – Corner to Corner Crochet Pattern

Corner to Corner (C2C) is excellent to create all sorts of motifs. Thanks to its blocks you can basically crochet any image that has been broken down into squares, or pixels for the digital generation. If you don’t know how to do Corner 2 Corner […]