Free pattern: Chevron Shell Scarf

Sometimes things get lost in transit. This post contains affiliate links. Yarn for the sample was generously provided by Imperial Yarn. As an example, in 1997, I took a trip to Europe to visit several countries. My checked bag, stuffed with 30 days worth of clothing and toiletries, never made… View Post

Giveaway: Rippling Effects

 This post contains affiliate links. Continuing my theme of unclaimed prizes, today’s book is Rippling Effects by Carole Prior, courtesy of Leisure Arts.  (Ravelry members can see most of the patterns here.) This was one of the prizes from the Ripple Mania CAL, but linda74 from alottastitches already owned a copy.… View Post

Ripple Mania CAL: Giveaway

Whether you’re just joining in or you’ve been participating in the Ripple Mania Crochet-a-long since October, I know you’re excited to hear more about the prizes!  The Ripple Mania CAL has four fantastic sponsors, Coats & Clark, Leisure Arts, Lion Brand Yarn, and Magique Enterprises, who have each put together a great prize package.… View Post

Ripple Mania CAL: Week 2 – Ripple Basics

This week is all about ripple basics.  Most ripple newbies struggle with one of three things: increasing, decreasing, or changing colors.  Not to worry!  This week’s Ripple Mania PDF includes photo tutorials for all three! If you’re a ripple pro, there’s still something for you.  I included patterns for three ripple… View Post

Calling all ripple lovers: Announcing the Ripple Mania CAL!

If you love crochet ripples, you’ve come to the right place. I’m kicking off the Ripple Mania Crochet-A-Long today.  This CAL will teach you everything you need to design your own fabulous ripple projects – how to select a color palette, how to increase and decrease, how to design your… View Post