How To Find Yarn Yardage Without Unraveling

Whether I like it or not, math is an integral part of designing and aside from my crochet hooks, is probably the tool I use the most. It's used in everything from figuring out stitch count, sizing, and finding the yardage of yarn used in my designs or projects. This last point is what today's… Continue reading How To Find Yarn Yardage Without Unraveling

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


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)

Finished Projects, Uncategorized

Scrub-ology Yarn Review

This dishcloth set was my Christmas present for my Grandmother. The patterns I used are: Hurdle Stitch Diagonal Dishcloth by Tricots et Creations Isabelle (bottom right), Sandstone Dishcloth by Anastey Lovely (left), & Tribble by Abigail - 1870pearl (upper right) (all of these are free patterns). The yarn I used is Yarn Bee's Scrubology Cotton… Continue reading Scrub-ology Yarn Review


Top 5 Worst Yarns For Beginners

Following yesterday's post on the Top 5 Yarns For Beginners, here are the Top 5 Worst Yarns For Beginners. These yarns can be problematic even for more experienced crocheters. 1. Lion Brand Homespun This yarn is one of the most hated yarns, even for experienced crocheters. It's a single ply yarn and single ply yarns… Continue reading Top 5 Worst Yarns For Beginners


Top 5 Yarns For Beginning Crocheters

Choosing yarn as a beginner can be daunting, there are tons of brands, colors and weights to choose from. At first, a medium weight (no. 4) acrylic yarn in a light color is best. Acrylic slides better on the hook, and a light color allows you to see your stitches better. All of the yarns… Continue reading Top 5 Yarns For Beginning Crocheters


My Yarn Storage Solution

I finally finished my yarn storage system!  I was getting tired of tangled yarn whenever I would try to find something in my yarn baskets. Below is how I made my yarn storage system.   I started off with an empty bookcase. Then I had to organize my yarn, I did this by using collapsible fabric… Continue reading My Yarn Storage Solution