Crochet, Crochet Patterns

Aranea Afghan

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

Crochet, Crochet Patterns

Spa Soap Sack Pattern

Spa Soap Sack Free pattern + chart This post contains affiliate links, if you decide to purchase something from this page, I may earn a small commission at no cost to you. This allows me to offer my patterns for free. With Mother's Day coming up this weekend, I thought I'd share this easy &… Continue reading Spa Soap Sack Pattern

Crochet, Finished Projects

Finished Project Friday – Stroller Blanket

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

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Ergonomic Crochet Hooks

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

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2020 Goals (Not Resolutions)

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)

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Saving The Planet One Bag At A Time!

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!

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Mini Spa Package

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

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“Set Fire To Your Hair” Dumb Ways To Die Amigurumi

https://youtu.be/IJNR2EpS0jw Last year while visiting my extended family, my 3 year old cousin (and his mom) introduced us to Tangerine Kitty's Dumb Ways To Die. My sisters loved it and listened to it a LOT. After watching it for the twentieth time, I realized that the characters would make awesome crocheted amigurumi figures.  I decided… Continue reading “Set Fire To Your Hair” Dumb Ways To Die Amigurumi