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Why Crochet? Thoughts on the Craft

Why Crochet? Thoughts on the Craft

A little while ago, I was working a new page for the blog, and I started to think, why crochet? I was wondering why so many of us love this craft and why in particular it’s become such a big part of my life. Is […]

How to Crochet the Half Double Crochet

How to Crochet the Half Double Crochet

It’s time for another Crochet for Beginners tutorial! I wasn’t sure when I started this series that I’d enjoy writing how to posts, but I am excited every time I sit down to write one. Today, I’m going to teach you the half double crochet. […]

Special Edition: How to Crochet the Slip Stitch

Special Edition: How to Crochet the Slip Stitch

  Today I’m going to show you how to crochet slip stitch. This is an essential stitch in crochet, as it’s used to join rounds, to create a ring, in amigurumi, to create granny squares and about a dozen other things. In crochet, this is […]

Chunky Lavender Scarf: Free Pattern

Chunky Lavender Scarf: Free Pattern

I know it’s not the season for chunky yarn, but this lovely chunky lavender scarf just had to be made. I mean, the yarn is to die for. Purchased at my local Michaels, this is an acrylic and alpaca blend that was heavenly to work […]

How to Crochet the Single Crochet

How to Crochet the Single Crochet

Today, I’m going to showing you how to crochet the single crochet. This is one of the shortest crochet stitches, so I’m starting with this stitch because you will see it used frequently. The single crochet stitch (sc is used to indicate this stitch in […]

Elephant Collection: Cute Elephant Rug

Elephant Collection: Cute Elephant Rug

Today I’m sharing with you an absolutely gorgeous, not to mention cute elephant rug crochet piece! As you all know, I started the Elephant Collection to share with you my love not only of crochet, but of elephants. Elephants are creatures that I think are […]

Great Grape Scarf: Free Pattern

Great Grape Scarf: Free Pattern

The Great Grape scarf is absolutely great because it’s grape! That’s a tongue twister, I know but what drew me to this project was the yarn. And what drew me to this every day acrylic yarn was its colour. I love all shades of purple […]

How to Crochet, Beginner Basics

How to Crochet, Beginner Basics

Beginner basics are essential in learning to how to crochet. Therefore, these basics are where my series Crochet for Beginners is going to begin. The series will run weekly throughout the month of July. I know you are likely eager to start your first project […]

My Crochet Mandala Project

My Crochet Mandala Project

Crochet mandalas make for lovely decorative pieces, and certainly add that vintage feel to a room. Last summer I was given a lovely book on mandalas, filled with patterns on how to make some lovely pieces. I was inspired to make a crochet mandala, or […]

How to Crochet the Chevron Stitch

How to Crochet the Chevron Stitch

Ever wonder how to crochet the chevron stitch? I did for years! I figured it was easy but never took the time to look up the stitch pattern. And recently I had some gorgeous yarn–more Bamboo Pop that I thought would lend itself beautifully to […]