Crochet Pattern: Snowdude

The weather has definitely started to feel chilly this week, and that has me thinking about the winter holidays. I thought a little amigurumi Snowdude would brighten my mood, and I was right. This fun project can be used as a stress ball (just squeeze from the back with your… View Post

Crochet Pattern: Fantail Pencil (Or Crochet Hook) Case with No-Sew Liner

I’m so excited to kick off CAL Central’s Back-to-School crochet-a-long with a pencil (or crochet hook) case featuring one of my favorite crochet stitches, the fantail stitch. I’ve combined this lacy stitch with a sturdy, no-sew liner that keeps your pencils (or hooks) inside so they don’t poke through your… View Post

Crochet pattern: Picking Flowers Pillow

This floral pillow cover features crocheted roses and forget-me-nots. A button closure with a shell edging lets you replace the pillow cover easily. This project is part of the Summer Activities Crochet-a-Long with CAL Central, and continues my 30-day celebration of crochet motifs (also known as Granny Square Month). This… View Post

Free pattern: Textured Button Cowl

It’s that time of year where I can never decide if I need a coat or how many layers to wear. This post contains affiliate links. Yarn for the sample was generously provided by Red Heart. It’s a bit too warm for a big scarf but it’s still dipping at… View Post