Cuddly Animals to Crochet by Lucia Forthmann Book Review with Nelly the Hippo Pattern

Who doesn’t love cuddling up with an adorable crochet creature? I’m sharing a book review for a crochet pattern book filled with cute, huggable animals, along with the pattern for Nelly the Hippo and your chance to win a copy of the book, so read on for details! This post… View Post

20 Handmade Upcycled Gift Ideas | Handmade Holiday Gift Ideas Week 7

This is the seventh in a series of 12 weeks of roundups for the handmade holidays! I’m sharing 20 free patterns and tutorials for upcycled gifts, including crochet, sewing, no-sew, paper crafts, and hot glue projects! This roundup includes gift wrap, decorations, home decor projects, clothing, and more. Photos are… View Post

Crochet Pattern: Chipper the Christmas Tree

As you can tell, I’m on a Christmas crochet spree! Chipper the Christmas Tree is a huggable holiday friend that can be gifted as a softie or used as a decorative pillow. The crochet pattern for this plush Christmas tree is decorated with comical eyes and pom pom yarn. This… View Post

Crochet Patterns: Lion Rag Doll Pals

The Lion Rag Doll Pals has the option for a hanging ornament loop. This crochet amigurumi lion is a little version of your favorite big cat. It’s just the right size for small hands to carry, or to add embellishment to gift wrap, or to use as an ornament. To… View Post

32 Handmade Patterns and Tutorials To Make Great Gifts for the Home | Handmade Holiday Gift Ideas Week 6

This is the sixth in a series of 12 weeks of roundups for the handmade holidays! I’m sharing 32 free patterns and tutorials for projects for the home, including ten crochet patterns, eight fabric and embroidery projects, seven knitting patterns, and seven projects made with other crafts including dyeing, melt-and-pour… View Post