Crochet Pattern: Not Quite a Slouchy Hat in 4 sizes

I’m thrilled to kick off the Holiday Stashdown Crochet-a-long today with the Not Quite a Slouchy Hat pattern. (If you’re new to the Holiday Stashdown CAL, you can find all the details here.) This post contains affiliate links. I may receive compensation (at no added cost to you) if you make a purchase using these … Read more

Crochet Pattern: Diagonal Box Stitch Square (Mystery Lapghan CAL)

Last month, I shared the Diagonal Rainbows Baby Blanket pattern with you. I had so much fun using this variation of the diagonal box stitch (also known as the corner-to-corner or c2c technique), that I decided to design a 6″ (15 cm) square using it. This square is my first contribution to the Mystery Lapghan … Read more

Crochet Pattern: Circle and Popcorn Granny Square

It’s no secret that I love crocheting granny squares! I make granny squares for “mindless” crochet at night with the tv on, or for making gifts, or for charity projects. This post contains affiliate links. The yarn for the samples was generously provided by Lion Brand. But I do like to mix things up a bit. … Read more


This week, I’m releasing another square pattern inspired by the Spring Garden theme of Crochetville’s National Crochet Month Designer Blog Tour.  I’m sharing one new pattern a week during NatCroMo, and these new patterns are available as free Ravelry downloads through March with the coupon code NatCroMo14. I call this square Gerbera.  Unlike the other 3 square … Read more

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