Crochet Pattern: Boho Tam

Back in May, I went to see Counter Couture: Handmade Fashion in an American Counter Culture at the Museum of Art and Design with my mom. The exhibit was filled with handmade inspiration from the 1960s and ’70s (including some stunning crocheted pieces) and it inspired me to design a… View Post

Free Tunisian crochet pattern: Modern Melissa Skirt

I love looking through vintage crochet books. (If you do, too, you may want to check out the archives of my Vintage Needlecrafts Pick of the Week series.) But, let’s face it. The farther back you go, the harder it is to understand the stitch patterns. There aren’t as many… View Post

Tunisian Crochet Pattern: Basketweave Mini Messenger Bag

I’m a big fan of Tunisian crochet, and I especially love using it to make bags. Although Tunisian crochet can be delicate and lacy, it can also make a nice, dense fabric if you use a hook that is the right size. That fabric is perfect if you’re like me… View Post

Crochet Pattern: Pinky Circle Scarf

I’m releasing a new free crochet pattern every week through December. Each one can be made with 3 skeins of yarn or less, and would make a great gift (for someone else, or as a reward to yourself for all of your holiday crafting!). This post contains affiliate links. The yarn… View Post

Interview with Pauline Turner

I’m excited to share an interview with Pauline Turner today as part of National Crochet Month.  Pauline is a multi-craftual artisan, designer, author, and teacher.  I was first introduced to Pauline’s work in the early 2000s when I read How to Crochet as I was learning how to (finally) read crochet… View Post