This dress, loosely inspired by children's dresses of the 1950's is the perfect play dress for you Calico Critter Child figures. Add this pattern to your Ravelry queue A PDF version of this pattern is available for $2.50, all purchases help support this blog and make it possible to offer my patterns for free. You… Continue reading Cotton Candy Dress Free Pattern
Starting this Friday June 12th, I will be making one of my paid Calico Critter patterns available for free. Every Friday, be sure to check back for that weeks free pattern. The pattern PDFs will still be available for purchase if you would like an offline version of the pattern. All purchases help support the… Continue reading Exciting Announcment!
Last year when I was visiting my grandmother for Christmas, she showed me a picture of a blanket in one of her old magazines and asked if I knew where she could find the pattern. She told me she'd looked online, and had even called the magazine publisher, but couldn't find anything. I told her… Continue reading Aranea Afghan
Spa Soap Sack Free pattern + chart With Mother's Day coming up this weekend, I thought I'd share this easy & quick pattern for a soap sack. Pair this with a bar of luxury soap and you've got an inexpensive gift in no time! The soap bar I'm using is by Buff City Soap, a… Continue reading Spa Soap Sack Pattern
Even though I love trying new patterns, there are a few patterns that I find myself coming back to over and over.
This week I (somehow) finished a baby blanket in 2 days! I've talked before about how long it takes me to make blankets, and for that reason I tend to avoid making them. However, I had about a 1/3 of a ball of Bernat Baby Sport in Popsicle Blue that I needed to use up.… Continue reading Finished Project Friday – Stroller Blanket
I realized that after all these years of blogging, I have never really written about one of my favorite crochet tools - ergonomic crochet hooks. They are honestly one of, if not THE best investment you can make for your crafting. 5 years ago, I suffered a violin RSI and as a result it became… Continue reading Ergonomic Crochet Hooks
I am not one to make New Year's Resolutions, I know that I'll fail and I don't like setting myself up for failure. I do however, set goals for the coming year. So, without further ado here are my 2020 Goals: Knit a sweater I’ve started this one, and so far I’m about halfway through… Continue reading 2020 Goals (Not Resolutions)
I met my goal and made 4 plarn bags this year! All of these bags together used about 500 single-use plastic shopping bags. The first one I made unfortunately don't have any decent pictures of, but the pattern I used is Grrlfriend Market Bag. Bag no. 2 is Frankston Market Bag designed by Frankston Hooker.… Continue reading Saving The Planet One Bag At A Time!
One of my favorite parts of the Christmas season is making gifts for family and friends. In years passed I've done more elaborate things (one year it was ruffled scarfs, another year it was shawls), this year I've decided to keep things fairly simple and make this mini spa package. The best part is you… Continue reading Mini Spa Package