Crochet Pattern: Simple Lace Isosceles Shawl or Scarf

I’m sharing a beginner-friendly crochet pattern today. (For all you crochet pros out there, this makes a good “tv project,” too.) The Simple Lace Isosceles Shawl or Scarf uses a very simple lace pattern to make the perfect cover up to protect against a breeze on a warm night. This project can also be worn as … Read more

Crochet Pattern: Justine Shawl

This post contains affiliate links. Yarn for the sample was generously provided by Malabrigo. Last year, I fell in love with a skein of Malabrigo Sock at my local yarn shop, Knitty City. That yarn was eventually transformed into the Picnic Basket Shawl, and when I reached out to Malabrigo, they agreed to sponsor the … Read more

Temperature Cowl for Mom

In 2013, I had a great time crocheting my temperature scarf, and having a 365 row scarf certainly came in handy during the brutal cold of January and February. If you’re new to the temperature scarf phenomenon, it’s a conceptual project where you link a particular colorway to a set of temperatures, and then allow the … Read more

Vogue Knitting Live 2014: Day 2

This post contains affiliate links. My second day at Vogue Knitting Live started off with no hot water at home (and who doesn’t love showering in cold water when it’s sleeting outside?).  In the rush to get out the door, I forgot to take the ceremonial pre-show picture of me in my handmade goodies.  (I was … 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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