Crochet Pattern: Layered Button Cuff (with Tips for Organizing Your Button Collection)

After 10 years, I finally organized my grandmother’s button collection. In this post, I’ll share my organizing tips along with crafty product reviews and a free crochet pattern! With buttons now at the ready, I used a soft cotton yarn to make a fun accessory. Make it your own by changing up yarn colors or … Read more

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 night, so I want to … Read more

Scraptastic Shawlette with Crochet Button

I love swaps, even though (more often than not) they come into conflict with my desire to downsize my stash.  I’ve been participating, on and off, in the International Scarf Swap on Ravelry.  Recently, I joined in their Stashbuster Swap, which seemed perfect for me.  I needed to make a scarf (broadly interpreted) with stash … Read more

2013 Temperature Scarf: Lessons Learned

I’m excited to say that I did finish crocheting my temperature scarf this week.  The 113 remaining rows just flew by. I ended up using 8 different colorways for this project.   Four of the skeins (Dream in Color Classy in Spring Tickle and Happy Forest and madelinetosh tosh vintage in Fragrant and Cove) were purchased at … Read more

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