Can’t Stop…But I Must!

Or at least, I need to push pause! I can’t stop making baskets! The oatmeal colored basket pattern came from Crochet in Color The blue & cream colored basket pattern is from Rescued Paw Designs I have discovered they are so much fun and so useful. I mean, you can never have too many baskets,…

To Give Others the Best Experience

I’m very excited to say that I am on my way to becoming nationally certified as a crochet instructor. When I first started teaching crochet, I just kind of fell into it. When I realized how much I enjoyed it, I wanted to make the experience as rewarding as possible for my students. One of…

That. Hat… Yes. That One!

I have joined the other Crochet Queens who are attempting to master “this hat”. This hat has turned out to be simply irresistible – not only for crocheters, but also for people who want others to crochet the hat for them! The original hat was crocheted by a talented lady from Russia. There was no translation…

Never Trust A “Guest-imate”!

So, funny story. My daughter has a good friend who really wanted me to crochet a beanie for him. “OK, so how big is his head?” I asked her. “It’s as big as a basketball!” “Huh? No… seriously.” “Seriously, he says it’s the SAME size as a basketball!” Ummm… OK. Started crocheting the hat. Got…

Just a Little Something I Do

Crocheting in the round. Instead of going back and forth and turning every time to start a new row, you crochet in a circle shape. Just like it sounds! Instead of talking about “rows” the pattern will talk about “rounds” that you complete. Some patterns want you to join each round with a slip stitch.…

Wristwarmers To Match!

Here is the pair of wrist warmers to that I made to match the Harley Orange boot cuffs that I made for my friend a couple of weeks ago! I love this pattern. There are some changes that I will make the next time, but I will definitely make this pattern again. It was really…